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It's Time For West Virginia Fans To Turn Attention To Baseball

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It’s very easy and tempting to just shut down after the early tournament exit and wait for football to start again next fall. But that would be a mistake. Packing it in now would mean that you miss a West Virginia baseball team with an extremely bright future and a present that could get them in striking range of an NCAA Tournament.

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News Of Note

Basketball:

Syracuse rally makes you wonder what could have been | Exponent Telegram
The Mountaineers were one of those teams capable of making noise in the postseason but, at the same time, a team incapable of stretching its ability out of the shape it was in to allow itself to adjust to situational play.

Baseball:

Time for WVU fans to turn attention to baseball | The Daily Athenaeum
It’s very easy and tempting to just shut down after the early tournament exit and wait for football to start again next fall. But that would be a mistake. Packing it in now would mean that you miss a West Virginia baseball team with an extremely bright future and a present that could get them in striking range of an NCAA Tournament.

Homestand Begins vs. Canisius | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team begins a five-game homestand with a midweek series vs. Canisius at Monongalia County Ballpark.

West Virginia Athletics:

Men’s Soccer Spring Slate Unveiled | WVU Athletics
Featuring three home matches, the West Virginia University men’s soccer spring schedule has been announced.

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

Gary Patterson statue set to be unveiled on Saturday at TCU | ESPN
Gary Patterson says he's humbled by the fact TCU is putting up a statue of him, but he's eager to get down to the business of winning more games.

This Texas Tech receiver did a 60-inch box jump SITTING DOWN | SBNation
Wow.

With some stability, can Texas Tech Red Raiders turn defense around? | ESPN
The Red Raiders struggled on defense last season, but having coordinator David Gibbs back could do wonders for a group that returns seven starters.

Around The NCAA:

Georgia politicians think restricting access to public records will help UGA football. That's stupid. | SBNation
This isn't the first time a state's tried to make a law in the name of football, but it is an especially silly idea.

2016 NFL mock draft: SB Nation bloggers make their picks | SBNation
Our 10th annual NFL mock draft brought to you by SB Nation's professional football bloggers is here. Each SBN NFL team site is making the picks for their respective teams, so use this StoryStream hub to follow along.

Mike Krzyzewski and John Calipari are hypocrites in completely different ways | SBNation
Mike Krzyzewski and John Calipari may seem like opposites, but they really aren't that different from each other.

Syracuse's Final Four run is the greatest trick Jim Boeheim ever pulled | SBNation
Everything about Syracuse's Final Four berth is absolutely impossible.

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