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Mountaineer Sunday Morning Roundup: June 7 Edition

Huggins' Fantasy Camp, more football & hoops notes, varsity news, plus recruiting & pros updates.

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Henson Inducted into National Wrestling HOF - WVU Athletics
Sammie Henson was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Sat.

Buchanan, Lawrence play 90 in Canada win - BGN
West Virginia women's soccer players Kadeisha Buchanan and Ashley Lawrence were both in Canada's starting lineup Saturday as the hosts kicked off the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup with a 1-0 victory against China PR.

Izzo-Brown 'Proud' of WVU's Canadian National Team Stars - WVillustrated
Nikki Izzo-Brown has coached 18 All-Americans during his 20-year head coaching career at West Virginia University. Yet, she has never been more proud of a pair of her players, justified by her rece...

Men’s Soccer Schedule Changes - WVU Athletics
Two matches have been changed for the 2015 season.


Staten Continues West Coast Swing - EerSports
Former West Virginia point guard Juwan Staten continued his workout schedule with West Coast teams today, going through drills with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced on Twitter.

Huggins Expects Small Changes, Improvement - EerSports
The "Press Virginia" style defense wasn’t implemented until practices had already started in the fall, or so Huggins has said, so this summer the team at least has a jumpstart on that. However, there will need to be some tweaks thanks to rule changes emphasizing defensive fouls, including a likely increase in touch fouls.

Men's Basketball: Fantasy Camp - WVU Athletics
Former Mountaineer greats return to Morgantown this weekend for the annual men's basketball Fantasy Camp. Names such as Joe Mazzulla, Marc Bulger and John Flowers will all take part in the event.

WVU Fantasy Camp Has Plenty Of Personality - BGN
The latest incarnation of the Bob Huggins fantasy camp will include some new faces, and some old familiar ones. We check in with the latter first, getting an update from Huggins on his team's offseason workouts, as well as details of the current careers and reflective takes from former players John Flowers and Marc Bulger.

The road not traveled - Exponent Telegram
There was a chance, maybe even a really good chance, that one-time West Virginia University basketball star Dale Blaney could have been a part of the Los Angeles Lakers "Showtime" teams with Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy, Byron Scott, Michael Cooper, Kurt Rambis and A.C. Cooper.

WATCH: Former 'Eers Arrive for Bob Huggins Fantasy Camp - WVillustrated
The 2015 Bob Huggins Fantasy Camp is underway from inside the WVU Basketball Practice Facility, as several former Mountaineers have arrived for the big weekend. TV: Huggins Fantasy Camp -
Huggins, Mazzulla, Dale Blaney & JFlow

Patrick Beilein to Accept Le Moyne Head Coach Job - WVillustrated
Younger Beilein follows in his father's footsteps in new head coaching venture at Le Moyne.

Early Father’s Day for John Beilein - Charleston Gazette
His son, Patrick, was named the head basketball coach at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, and you could feel the father’s pride through his Twitter account.


Bosch adds to Mountaineer offensive line depth - Charleston Gazette
What Bosch’s eligibility means for the Mountaineers won’t be fleshed out until this fall. But again, it certainly can’t hurt.

2015 Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 5 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
Brandon Chatmon’s pick: West Virginia at Oklahoma

2006 Sugar Bowl: Steve Slaton - WVU Athletics
Who could ever forget Steve Slaton’s 188-yard, six-touchdown performance against Louisville in 2005, or his 204-yard, three-TD game against Georgia in the 2006 Nokia Sugar Bowl?

FURFARI: Taylor standout as running back at WVU in the 1980s - Times West Virginian
Craig Taylor, a New Jersey native, excelled as a running back on West Virginia University football teams of 1985, ’86, ’87 and ’88.


2016 ATH updates recruitment, to attend Freak Show - 247Sports
From his offer list Johnson tells CarolinaBlue that "West Virginia, Georgia, Virginia, Rutgers, Indiana, and MSU (Michigan State)" are standing out, but no one school is recruiting him any harder than the others.

Media Day video: Lamont Wade -
Lamont Wade dishes the latest on his recruitment during the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge Media Day in Baltimore

Mountaineers offer Vinson - EerSports
Offensive tackle Blake Vinson (Citra, Fla./North Marion) picked up an offer from West Virginia, per his high school coach Stephen Field.

Offensive tackle prospect Ball opts for Florida State - WV MetroNews
West Virginia was among the finalists for 4-star prospect from Fredericksburg, Va.

Wesco: It is home -
Growing up in the state of West Virginia tight end Trevon Wesco always had the dream to suit up for the Mountaineers and following his commitment to the program Thursday he will now have that chance.


After Further Review: Why Jets are smart not to scrap Geno Smith yet -
What the tape shows is that Smith has a chance to be a solid NFL starter who could grow into more with a little time.

Pat McAfee helps teach kids about good nutrition, staying active - 13 WTHR Indianapolis
Students from Whiteland's Clark Pleasant elementary and middle schools went to Kelsay Farms to learn about what goes into creating the dairy products they see on store shelves.