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West Virginia Looks For Revenge Tonight Against Texas

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No. 10 West Virginia has some payback stored away for Texas as it travels to Austin for tonight’s basketball game with the No. 24 Longhorns.

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News Of Note

Basketball:

No. 10 WVU looks for revenge tonight on the road at Texas | The Daily Athenaeum
Locked in a tie with Kansas at the top of the Big 12 standings, the No. 10 West Virginia University men’s basketball team knows that every game counts — especially tonight.

Mountaineers hope to avoid Texas' horns | Beckley Register-Herald
If West Virginia could redo any basketball game on its 2015-16 schedule, the Jan. 20 loss to Texas would be the overwhelming choice.

Mountaineers look to get even with Texas | The Exponent Telegram
No. 10 West Virginia has some payback stored away for Texas as it travels to Austin for tonight’s basketball game with the No. 24 Longhorns.

Mountaineers seeking to revise Texas history, keep pace with Kansas | WV MetroNews
Previewing and forecasting Tuesday night's West Virginia-Texas game, with first place on the line in the Big 12 race.

Return of Holton, uncertainty of Miles put WVU lineup in limbo | Charleston Gazette-Mail
On the second Saturday in February, the team that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with No. 2 Kansas and its 11 straight regular-season conference titles effectively blended in a player who missed four games and two weeks of practice.

Huggins Advances to Third Round | WVU Athletics
West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has advanced to the third round of the ESPN Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge.

Holmes’ consistency leading her into WVU record books | The Daily Athenaeum
As the West Virginia women’s basketball team sits at 19-7 overall and 8-5 in the Big 12, Bria Holmes has been one of the consistencies the team has.

West Virginia Athletics:

Baseball Single Game, Season Tickets on Sale Now | WVU Athletics
Single game tickets for 2016 West Virginia University baseball home games are on sale now.

WVU Takes Third at President’s Day Challenge | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University golf team opened its spring portion of the season with a third-place finish at the President’s Day Challenge at the Shadow Hawk Golf Club in Richmond, Texas, on Monday.

Mountaineers begin spring play with third-place finish Monday | The Daily Athenaeum
In their first tournament back after the winter hiatus, the West Virginia University men’s golf team finished the President’s Day Challenge in third.

Around The League

Around The NCAA:

7 of the 11 longest consecutive NCAA Tournament streaks are in major jeopardy | SBNation
In a season where nothing seems sacred, it's only right that more than half of the 10 longest consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance streaks in college basketball are at risk of being snapped.

UNC's NCAA case has outlasted a sanctioned assistant's ban | SBNation
Rarely do the procedural aspects of an NCAA scandal outlast punishments handed down as a result, but here we are.

What's On Tap

(10) West Virginia Mountianeers vs (24) Texas Longhorns
Tonight at 7PM on ESPN2 from Austin. The Mountaineers look to get revenge and hold on to a share of first place in the Big 12.

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Today's Miss Throwdown is one of the three 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover girls. CLICK HERE for Ashley Graham's Instagram.