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Mountaineer Morning Links: Wednesday (6/17/14) Edition

Football & soccer notes, lots of recruiting news with Kevin White's other brother committing to WVU, Big 12 roundup & more.

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What You May Have Missed:

Mazey not believed to be candidate at Clemson - WV MetroNews
WVU coach has ties as player and assistant coach at his alma mater, but the Tigers reportedly are negotiating with College of Charleston's Monte Lee.

Lawrence's Goal Helps Canada Advance - WVU Athletics
WVU midfielder Ashley Lawrence tallied Canada's lone goal Monday.

The other Canadian isn’t bad at all - WVU Sports with Mike Casazza
Ashley Lawrence has been starting for the Canadians and she, too, has an international goal to her name.

WVU's Ashley Lawrence Scores First Career World Cup Goal - WVillustrated
WVU rising junior Ashley Lawrence scored her first career World Cup goal for the Canadian National Team on Monday, en route to a 1-1 draw against the Netherlands.

Sharpshooting, rebounding were Prue's specialties - Beckley Register-Herald
Darryl Prue, who started as a basketball player at Dunbar High in the Washington D.C. area, was a standout at West Virginia University in the 1980s.

News of Note:

Summertime Hard Work for WVU Football - WVU Athletics
Mountaineer players are hard at work preparing for 2015.

2015 Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 12 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
Brandon Chatmon’s pick: West Virginia at Kansas

2015 Preseason All-Americans - Sporting News
2nd Team - S Karl Joseph, West Virginia

Gold and Blue Now: Tuesday, June 16 - WV MetroNews
Vegas odds for Big 12 football have been released setting TCU and Baylor as the odds on favorites to win the conference.


Kyzir White verbally commits to WVU - Charleston Daily Mail
He said he plans to graduate next May and enroll at WVU soon thereafter with three years left to play two seasons.

White Becomes Third Family Member at WVU - BGN
When Kyzir White committed to West Virginia on Tuesday evening, it completed a triumvirate of brothers who will play for the Mountaineer program. However, the physical safety said the choices of Kevin and Ka'raun did not have a big impact on his decision.

BREAKING: Kyzir Makes Three Whites for WVU - EerSports
West Virginia added another major piece to their 2016 class tonight, as Lackawanna (PA) C.C. safety Kyzir White announced his commitment to the Mountaineers.

White commits to the Mountaineers -
West Virginia has had success with the White family in recent years so the Mountaineers went back to the well with the commitment of top safety prospect Kyzir White.

WVU recruiting: Pleasant surprises at prospect camp - Charleston Gazette
The day of a summer prospect camp always brings a few twists and turns.

Former Musselman star uses junior college to land spot at WVU - Charleston Daily Mail
The story about Trevon Wesco could have been one to wonder what might have been.

Top Pennsylvania Athlete Trims To 10 - Scout
Khaleke Hudson, the top athlete in Pennsylvania, released a top 10, and Scout gives it meaning.

Around the League (and Beyond):

Baylor Taking the Greatest Show on Turf 2.0 International? - Our Daily Bears

Iowa State football player Fischer eyes college baseball career - Des Moines Register

Fast talk: Jayhawks practice fast to play fast - Lawrence Journal World

Carlbe Ervin, Kamau Stokes fill point guard void for K-State - Topeka Capital Journal

Justice Hansen transferring to Butler Community College, per report - Oklahoman

Mason Rudolph named NFF CPOY - Cowboys Ride For Free

Texas RB Johnathan Gray working to become more of a leader - Burnt Orange Nation

Vandy Outlasts the Frogs; TCU Falls 1-0 - Frogs O' War

Three Texas Tech freshmen who could make an immediate impact this fall, including an Ennis playmaker - Dallas Morning News

What's On Tap:

Pat White and Steve Slaton are set to host an autograph signing at Collectibles Etc. in Cross Lanes WV, on Saturday June 20th.

Video of Interest:

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Video of (Dis)Interest:

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Hump Day Video of the Week:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is another lovely American from the SI Swimsuit issue and VS. CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Chanel Iman.