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West Virginia Caps Home Season With Ninth Straight Win

Randy Mazey has West Virginia baseball riding a hot streak at the perfect time. What is the ceiling for the Mountaineers?

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News Of Note

Football:

Spring review: West Virginia Mountaineers | ESPN
The Mountaineers had a lot to learn this spring, but now they should have a better grasp of where their deficiencies may be.

The Lunch’s post-spring football review: Defensive line | WV MetroNews
The Gold & Blue Lunch Report continues their post-spring positional look at West Virginia football.

Baseball:

WVU Caps Home Season with Ninth Straight Win | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team concluded its 2016 home season with its ninth consecutive victory on Sunday afternoon, a 6-1 win against William & Mary.

Huth leads WVU to 9th straight win | Exponent Telegram
West Virginia's KC Huth finished with two doubles and three RBIs in his final home game Sunday, leading the Mountaineers to a 6-1 win against William & Mary.

West Virginia Athletics:

WVU Earns Two Big 12 Silver Medals | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University track and field team won two silver medals and earned a total of eight All-Big 12 accolades at the 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Sunday, held at the Lowdon Track and Field Complex in Fort Worth, Texas.

Paladino takes second in Big 12 race | The Dominion Post
West Virginia distance runner Millie Paladino took second place Sunday, May 15, in the 1,500 meters, at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

Baylor gave its former stadium one last fireworks display by blowing it up | SBNation
Floyd Casey Stadium was the home of Baylor football for 64 years. Now you can watch it tumble into a pile of rubble

Floyd Casey Is No More | Our Daily Bears
All that is left now are memories of the 64 years that Baylor football called it home

Breaking Down Matt Campbell's Contract with Iowa State | Wide Right & Natty Lite
Matt Campbell's six year deal with Iowa State paid him a lot up front, and will pay him more if he delivers wins.

Around The NCAA:

Roundtable: Sleeper College Football Playoff contenders | ESPN
In six months, the last leg of the race for the four spots in the College Football Playoffs will be underway. Which teams could be sleeper picks?

Ranking all 63 college football non-powers for 2016: Houston's No. 1, but not a runaway | SBNation
Let's power rank the entire Group of 5, from Houston to Eastern Michigan.

Recruiting

WVU recruiting: New offers abound as spring recruiting period continues | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Even though they didn’t travel quite as much as last week, the West Virginia football coaches were very busy this week, with all nine assistants spread out across five states — Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, Florida, and Texas — and extending at least 16 new offers.

Video Of Interest

Video Of (Dis)Interest

Miss Throwdown

Today's Miss Throwdown is another 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition hopeful. CLICK HERE for Denise Schaefer's Instagram.