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West Virginia Football Nowhere Near Finished Product At Spring's End

The Mountaineers showed plenty of promise during Saturday's spring game, but will have several key additions throughout the summer ahead of the upcoming season.

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News Of Note

Football:

WVU Football Nowhere Near Finished Product at Spring’s End | WV Illustrated
The Mountaineers showed plenty of promise during Saturday's spring game, but will have several key additions throughout the summer ahead of the upcoming season.

White Following Brother Kevin's Path to Success | WVU Athletics
Ka’Raun White has chosen to follow the same path his older brother Kevin has taken, first to Lackawanna College, then to West Virginia University, and now, hopefully, one day on to professional football.

Freshman QB Saunders shows lots of potential | The Daily Athenaeum
Cody Saunders isn’t the starter, but he’s making the case to be one down the road.

NFL Draft — WVU style | Exponent Telegram
And you thought you knew everything about WVU and the NFL Draft, right?

Basketball:

Paige, Williams Named MVPs | WVU Athletics
Senior Jaysean Paige and junior Devin Williams were named co-Most Valuable Players of the WVU men’s basketball team at the squad’s 2015-16 banquet, held Monday in Morgantown.

Carey has reinforcements on the way for next season | The Daily Athenaeum
After raising eyebrows in the 2015-16 season, the now-experienced WVU women’s basketball team welcomes four talented recruits to add even more depth to next year’s roster.

Baseball:

WVU starts homestand against Marshall | Exponent Telegram
Delayed a day by rain, West Virginia opens its final homestand of the regular season — and it’s a long one — as it faces in-state rival Marshall in a 6:30 p.m. game today at Monongalia County Ballpark.

Senior catcher Guerrini develops into one of WVU’s leaders | The Daily Athenaeum
West Virginia University baseball catcher Ray Guerrini has had an eventful journey while in Morgantown, dating back to his freshman year in 2013.

West Virginia Athletics:

Men’s Soccer 2016 Spring Recap | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University men’s soccer team has concluded a strong spring season, filled with growth and development.

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

Here's the full case for the Big 12 to add BYU and Cincinnati | Vanquish The Foe
For the sake of their future, the Big 12 should expand. Specifically, they should add BYU and Cincinnati.

New Shawn Oakman Abuse Allegations from 2013 | Our Daily Bears
According to police reports obtained by OrangeBloods' Alex Dunlap, former Baylor DE Shawn Oakman was involved in a 2013 domestic violence incident. Oakman was arrested almost two weeks ago on charges of sexual assault

Art Briles has questions to answer about latest Shawn Oakman report | Sporting News
Art Briles might not get fired for this. Get prepared for that scenario.

Around The NCAA:

Tulsa football will score on anybody and also allow anybody to score | SBNation
Tulsa was prolific and fun in Philip Montgomery's first year in charge, but the Golden Hurricane's defense was helpless against offenses with a pulse. How much that changes will determine Montgomery's ceiling, both in 2016 and beyond.

Eastern Michigan feels pressure to drop out of Division I football
#MACtion might get a little less exciting. Students and faculty at Eastern Michigan are pleading for the football team to drop out of Division I and find a different league for the rest of its sports

Michigan football: Nike secures $174 million deal with Wolverines | SI.com
Michigan has secured a deal with Nike for up to nearly $174 million, the university announced Tuesday.

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