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Bobby Bowden headlines WVU Sports Hall of Fame inductees, plus WVU sports news and notes from around the horn.

Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

General

2015 Hall of Fame Class Revealed - WVU Athletics
The 2015 class includes Jerome Anderson, Bobby Bowden, Kevin Gilson, Ken Herock, Megan (Metcalfe) Wright and Amos Zereoue.

WVU names six to 2015 Hall of Fame class - Exponent Telegram
Football coach Bobby Bowden, once hung in effigy at West Virginia University, will return on Sept. 26 as a conquering hero, being inducted with five others into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame.

HERTZEL COLUMN: Bowden HOF worthy, and not just for victories - Times West Virginian
It was announced today that Bobby Bowden heads a distinguished group of athletes and coaches who are being inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame, and, considering that he also receives mail at the College Football Hall of Fame among a dozen or so other valhallas, the only question about it becomes what took so long?

Campus Connection: WVU's Greatest Competitors - WVU Athletics
Jerry West and Pat White were WVU's two greatest competitors.

Anderson left a legacy at Mullens as well as at WVU - Beckley Register-Herald
Jerome Anderson would no doubt have been proud to be in the newest class of the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame.

White starred in hoops for WVU in the 1950s - Beckley Register-Herald
Pete White of Charleston was an outstanding, highly productive basketball player for West Virginia University from 1951-52 through ’54-’55.

Phillips, All-American on 1988 team, coached in Parkersburg - Beckley Register-Herald
Rick Phillips of Parkersburg was an All-American offensive tackle at West Virginia University in 1985-86-87-88.

Football

WVU athletics boss likes Big 12, is scheduling for a football title run - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
"I think we have got to look into totality and what is best for West Virginia University, but what is best for the Big 12 Conference as well."

Ranking the Big 12's Offensive Triplets for 2015 - AthlonSports.com
6. West Virginia

Big 12 post-spring position rankings: Special teams - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
3. West Virginia

Slaton, White still linked in retirement - Exponent Telegram
Slaton’s retirement came just a couple of months after quarterback Pat White announced that he would no longer play the game that made them both famous

Baseball

Overachieving Mountaineers Earn Valuable Experience in 2015 - WVillustrated
After a quick exit from the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Tulsa, the WVU baseball program is preparing for an offseason full of hope as plenty of starters return for next year.

Basketball

Huggins pleased West Virginia is back on the winning track - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
"I didn’t really adjust," Huggins said. "I think I had to adjust when we didn’t win. I’m kind of used to winning. I’m more used to what happened this year than I was the two prior years."

WVU, MU hoops, Sports Hall and Super Six - Charleston Gazette
The views from here

Recruiting

New recruit idolized Devin Williams during high school days in Cincinnati - WV MetroNews
Lamont West says he's eager to arrive in Morgantown next month after becoming WVU's fourth signee of 2015.

Durante Set for Enrollment - EerSports
Seemingly since the moment he committed to the Mountaineers almost two years ago, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Miramar (FL) wide receiver Jovon Durante would ever end up at West Virginia.

Jersey WR Retains Leader; Eight Trips on Tap - Scout (autoplay)
Palmyra (N.J.) High receiver Kelvin Harmon continues to hold one school above all others, but he will be on eight campuses in the next two months.

WVUPros

Feel Good Friday: Scooter Berry thanks God for return to field - College To Pro Sports
Scooter Berry knows that it’s nothing short of the grace of God that has him back on the playing field this year.