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West Virginia AD Shane Lyons Amends Contracts For Three Football Assistants

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West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons amended the contracts for three football coaches last month and granted two of the assistants raises.

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News Of Note

Football:

WVU AD Lyons amends contracts for three football assistants | Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons amended the contracts for three football coaches last month and granted two of the assistants raises.

WVU's Defense Retooling in '16 | WVU Athletics
Tony Gibson’s West Virginia University defense is in a different place this spring. Gibson is going back to basics with new players occupying key spots at linebacker, safety and corner.

Baseball:

WVU baseball looks to rebound with weekend home series | Charleston Gazette-Mail
WVU is now 12-10, and this was not the way Mazey wanted to start a five-game home stand and a string of 14 out of 15 games at home. The Mountaineers won’t leave the state during the 15 games because their only game away from home is this coming Tuesday against Marshall at Appalachian Power Park.

West Virginia needs strong showing against No. 21 Oklahoma State | The Daily Athenaeum
After losing six of its last eight games, the upcoming stretch for West Virginia University baseball team’s schedule does not get any easier as the Mountaineers start their series with the No. 21 Oklahoma State Cowboys tonight.

Crucial weekend series as Big 12 leader Oklahoma State visits | WV MetroNews
Even with seven weeks and 32 games left in the regular season, the West Virginia baseball team could be facing a do-or-die series this weekend when it hosts Big 12 leader Oklahoma State.

WVU Hosts No. 16 Oklahoma St in Big 12 Home Opener | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team hosts No. 16 Oklahoma State in its Big 12 home opener at Monongalia County Ballpark from April 1-3.

WVU Athletics:

Mountaineers continue spring slate Sunday against rival Pitt | The Daily Athenaeum
The West Virginia women’s soccer team, attempting to regroup after the best season in the program’s 20-year history, will play their second match of their rigorous six-game spring slate this weekend. The Mountaineers travel to face rival Pittsburgh at 3 p.m. Sunday

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

Former student files Title IX lawsuit against Baylor, Art Briles | SBNation
She alleges a pattern of Baylor creating an unsafe environment for its students.

Zack Sanchez's early departure leaves hole in Oklahoma secondary | ESPN
The early departure of All-Big 12 CB Zack Sanchez is a concern for Oklahoma, but the Sooners don't lack for viable secondary options.

Texas coordinator responds to Kliff Kingsbury's April Fools' Day joke | ESPN
Texas' loquacious defensive coordinator Vance Bedford was asked about some recent Charlie Strong comments that got people talking.

Around The NCAA:

Revisiting the 2001 college football season, in which Miami was every bit as good as you thought | Football Study Hall
Revisiting the 2001 college football season, which would have been a 2007-level mess if not for a dominant Miami team.

NCAA Tournament 2016: The best and worst of the tournament's first 2 weeks | SBNation
There are just three games left to play in the 2015-16 college basketball season, and that should make you sad. To make you happier, let's look at how fun the 64 we just experienced were.

Basketball has never seen a player like superstar recruit Lonzo Ball | SBNation
The UCLA commit is pushing the sport to its evolutionary limits one outlet pass at a time.

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