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Dana Holgorsen Believes The Future Is Bright For West Virginia Football

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West Virginia put together a superb offensive effort in the Cactus Bowl, and Dana Holgorsen is quick to point out almost all of his offense returns.

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News Of Note

Football:

Future bright for West Virginia football | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Dana Holgorsen believes West Virginia's first eight-victory Big 12 season is just the beginning.

Dana Holgorsen believes future bright for West Virginia Mountaineers | ESPN
West Virginia put together a superb offensive effort in the Cactus Bowl, and Dana Holgorsen is quick to point out almost all of his offense returns.

Five questions facing West Virginia Mountaineers in 2016 | ESPN
The questions that West Virginia face going into the 2016 season have to do with Dana Holgorsen's job security and a youthful defense.

Season report card: West Virginia Mountaineers | ESPN
The West Virginia offense was explosive at times, but all too often, it was also erratic.

Campus Connection: Passing Key to Cactus Bowl Win | WVU Athletics
Now two days removed from West Virginia’s exciting, 43-42 come-from-behind victory over Arizona State in the 2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl, we can take better stock of precisely what happened out in the desert late Saturday night.

WVU coordinator concerned Worley ‘shorted himself’ couple million dollars | WV MetroNews
Calling cornerback Daryl Worley’s foray into the NFL draft a calculated risk, West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson made the calculation.

Worley's departure leaves more questions for WVU defense | The Exponent Telegram
It wasn’t like Daryl Worley’s decision to leave West Virginia a year early for the NFL hit the Mountaineers like a sucker punch.

Basketball:

WVU's Bench Comes Up Big Again | WVU Athletics
Jaysean Paige scored 20 points and Tarik Phillip added 18 to lead 17th-ranked West Virginia to a 95-87 come-from-behind victory over TCU tonight at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.

No. 17 WVU holds on to beat TCU | The Exponent Telegram
At one point in the middle of the second half of what would become a rather unbelievable 95-87 West Virginia road victory over TCU, an errant pass zipped toward one of the officials and slipped through his hands.

No. 17 WVU wins on the road at TCU | Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia accomplished something Monday night the basketball program hasn’t seen since Bob Huggins was on the sideline at Akron.

Paige helps No. 17 West Virginia men beat TCU | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Jaysean Paige was in foul trouble like many of his West Virginia teammates. The senior guard made the most of his time on the court.

West Virginia on-guard during second-half comeback at TCU | WV MetroNews
Tarik Philip sank a 3 from the right wing and flexed at the TCU fans jeering him courtside. When Daxter Miles drilled a follow-up 3 moments later and Jaysean Paige buried one from the corner, the guards for No. 17 West Virginia had nixed Monday night’s upset alert.

Photo gallery: Mountaineers outlast TCU 95-87 | WV MetroNews
FORT WORTH, Texas — Check out the gallery from No. 17 West Virginia’s 95-87 win at TCU on Monday night.

West Virginia Athletics:

Lyons reflects on first year as WVU athletic director | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Shane Lyons showed up at his office Monday morning, not yet 24 hours after returning from a work trip out west for the Cactus Bowl, and flipped through his calendar to get up to speed for what he’d missed and what awaits.

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

Kansas outlasts Oklahoma 109-106 in triple overtime instant classic | SBNation
The best college basketball game of the season happened Monday night, and it lived up to every ounce of hype.

Wayne Selden's breakout season has made Kansas college basketball's No. 1 team | SBNation
Wayne Selden is finally playing like the guy Kansas fans have been waiting to see for two years, and the Jayhawks are the nation's top-ranked team because of it.

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield is more than a shooter. He's one of the best players in the country | SBNation
The Sooners guard has gone from sniper to superstar as a senior.

Around The NCAA:

Casteel, Kirelawich let go by Rodriguez and Arizona | WV MetroNews
Former WVU defensive assistants Jeff Casteel and Bill Kirelawich will not be returning for 2016 to Arizona’s coaching staff under former WVU head coach Rich Rodriguez.

'We are not leaving.' Not even a loss could stop Iowa's Rose Bowl celebration | SBNation
For tens of thousands of people in Pasadena on New Year's Day, what mattered more than anything else was being there.

The Alabama vs. Clemson National Championship advanced stats tale of the tape | SBNation
Let's start talking about the Championship by looking at the numbers. All the numbers.

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