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What You May Have Missed:
Moisey Caps Season as NCAA Runner-Up - WVU Athletics
The true freshman droped a 9-5 bout to Nathan Tomasello in the NCAA finals.
NCAA runner-up Moisey believes future is bright for WVU wrestling - Charleston Daily Mail
Moisey believes WVU will be a top-five program before he graduates, based largely on his faith in first-year coach Sammie Henson.
Baseball Defeats Baylor in Series Finale - WVU Athletics
The WVU baseball team avoided a sweep with a Sunday win.
Donato Baffles Baylor As WVU Wins 8-2 - BGN
Chad Donato limited Baylor to just five hits and a pair of runs over eight innings for the longest start of his career as West Virginia won 8-2 Sunday to salvage the series finale.
Gymnastics Places Second at Big 12 Championship - WVU Athletics
The finish is the Mountaineers’ best in their three-year Big 12 history. Tonight’s score is the team’s third-highest road score of the season.
News of Note:
NFL Draft 2015: Kevin White compared to Terrell Owens - Fansided
West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White may be the first player at the position taken in the 2015 NFL Draft and he’s being compared to a future Hall of Famer.
Why West Virginia embraces its surly, inelegant coach - New York Post
"Why follow the same tradition as everyone else?" Staten asked. "Create your own."
West Virginia’s Bob Huggins puzzled by NCAA tournament scheduling - Washington Post
West Virginia coach mocks NCAA after Dayton-Providence ran into the wee hours of Saturday morning.
Williams has 16, WVU pounds boards to beat Maryland, 69-59 - ESPN
Recap, stats, photos, etc
WVSports.com TV: Basketball Player Interviews - WVSports.com
Browne, Williams, Phillip, Carter, Paige & Adrian
WATCH: WVU Players Talk 3rd Round Win Over Maryland - WVillustrated
Browne, Carter, Phillip, Staten & Miles
Seasons End for WVU Commits - EerSports
The end of the year finally came for the remaining two West Virginia commits battling in the postseason, although neither went out the way they hoped.
West Virginia offers Culpepper - EerSports
Quarterback Rex Culpepper (Tampa, Fla./Plant) said West Virginia offered.
Around the League (and Beyond):
What's On Tap:
Sweet 16 Tickets - WVU Athletics
A limited number of tickets will be available.
Tickets for WNIT Second Round on Sale - WVU Athletics
Tipoff for Tuesday’s contest is set for 7 p.m. inside the WVU Coliseum.
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Today's Miss Throwdown is a hot Danish model turned politician. CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Nikita Klaestrup (trust me, the gallery is much better than the video).