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Wickline hopes to find stability at WVU | Exponent Telegram
Football coaches are people, too. This is sometimes terribly difficult to understand — both by their players and the public.
WVU can clinch second place in finale at Baylor | The Daily Athenaeum
It’s been quite a long road for the West Virginia University men’s basketball team, but the Mountaineers are one game from completing one of the toughest conference schedules college basketball has ever seen.
WVU looks to clinch No. 2 seed in Big 12 basketball tournament | Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia was West Virginia Wednesday night and Texas Tech was not Texas Tech. Little else is needed to explain how the 10th-ranked Mountaineers beat a likely NCAA tournament team by 22 points.
Romeo, Romeo | Beckley Register-Herald
As West Virginia senior walk-on Richard Romeo listened to a packed house at the WVU Coliseum chant his name late in the Mountaineers’ 90-68 win over Texas Tech Wednesday in Morgantown, he couldn’t help but think back to the journey that had led him to that point.
Miles’ unveils newshooting form | The Dominion Post
urns out it wasn’t just a sore hamstring that was bugging Daxter Miles Jr. The West Virginia sophomore guard had a bad case of crossover, too.
What a relief: WVU Coliseum at center of $15M upgrade | WV MetroNews
The arena will boast more bathrooms, modern signage and eventually baseline suites. But did we mention the bathrooms?
No. 3 seed WVU prepares for Big 12 Tournament | The Daily Athenaeum
Continuing what has been a remarkable season, the West Virginia women’s basketball team enters tournament play, heading to the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship on Saturday in Oklahoma City.
Mountaineers Drop Opener in Hawaii | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team saw its five game winning streak come to an end with a 4-1 loss at Hawaii in the series opener on Thursday night at Les Murakami Stadium in Honolulu.
Around The Big XII:
Dez Bryant, other former Cowboys unveil new Oklahoma State uniforms | ESPN
Former Oklahoma State stars Dez Bryant, Brandon Weeden and Dan Bailey were back in Cowboys gear on Wednesday.
Brandon Weeden’s true calling is as an Oklahoma State jersey model | SBNation
Oklahoma State has produced loads of great football talent over the years, and they decided to bring some of it back to campus for their new jersey unveiling. And Brandon Weeden.
Around The NCAA:
The 25 best college football defenses of then and now | SBNation
Using advanced statistics to rank some of the best defenses in college football history, from 1907 Michigan to 2015 Alabama.
Louisiana Lafayette vacates 22 victories because of NCAA violations
The NCAA slapped Louisiana Lafayette with a stiff punishment after it was determined an assistant coach falsified ACT scores, the school announced Thursday.
21-loss Stetson is making weird things happen in the Atlantic Sun Tournament | SBNation
Stetson is ineligible for the NCAA Tournament, so the Hatters decided to wreak havoc on the Atlantic Sun Tournament. This led to a rather strange scenario.
Every 2015-16 college basketball award winner in one place | SBNation
A list of every conference's end-of-season honors and all-league teams.
(10) West Virginia Mountaineers vs (19) Baylor Bears
Saturday at 2PM EST on ESPN from Waco. The Mountaineers look to sweep the Bears and clinch the second seed in the Big 12 tournament.
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