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West Virginia Takes Winning Streak On The Road Against No. 5 Texas Tech

The West Virginia University baseball team and its 10-game winning streak travel to No. 5 Texas Tech for the final series of the regular season in Lubbock, Texas, from May 19-21.

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News Of Note

Football:

Senior Center Orlosky Leads a Veteran O-Line | WVU Athletics
Count Tyler Orlosky among those who likes the idea of West Virginia having two offensive line coaches now.

Baseball:

Winning Streak Meets No. 5 Texas Tech | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team and its 10-game winning streak travel to No. 5 Texas Tech for the final series of the regular season in Lubbock, Texas, from May 19-21.

Grove leads WVU baseball into 3-game showdown at Texas Tech | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Michael Grove will stand on the mound Thursday night in Lubbock, Texas, handling what’s merely the latest most-important start of the season for West Virginia’s baseball team, the one that goes to Texas Tech with the nation’s longest winning streak yet is still searching for a few more wins to reach the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1996.

Cramer's bat key to late-season surge | Exponent Telegram
Almost three weeks ago, back after Oklahoma had beaten West Virginia in the first game of a three-game road series, 1-0, in 10 excruciating innings, Mountaineer manager Randy Mazey admits he was truly disappointed in his team.

Around The League

Around The Big XII:

Colorado State's pitch to the Big 12 looks like this 12-page brochure | SBNation
Here's how the Rams are selling themselves to the big leagues.

Big 12 Expansion Q&A: The Case for Brigham Young | Bring On The Cats
It's BYU's turn, and Jon gets some answers from a very interested party.

Big 12 Expansion: Why NOT Brigham Young | Bring On The Cats
A look into why the Big 12 should look elsewhere regarding expansion

Bill Snyder's never-ending tour continues. Does he have another Kansas State rebound in him? | SBNation
Bill Snyder suddenly has a lot to prove in his 25th year as Kansas State head coach. The Wildcats were banged up and young and regressed considerably last fall; do they have enough pure talent to make a jump back into the top 50?

ESPN's Outside the Lines Discovers More New Violent Allegations against Baylor Football Players | Our Daily Bears
It's time for Baylor to come square. Say what you know, what you think, what you're going to do, and be judged for it.

OTL: More police cases for Baylor football | ESPN
As Baylor University's board of regents reviews a law firm's findings about the school's response to sexual violence allegations -- many involving its football players -- Outside the Lines has obtained documents that detail largely unknown allegations of sexual assault, domestic violence and other acts of violence involving several Baylor football players.

Oklahoma has a great 2017 recruiting class, and Texas is a major reason why | SBNation
The Sooners have an elite 2017 class, and Texas is a big reason why.

Around The NCAA:

How Deshaun Watson's elite Clemson offense can level up in 2016 | SBNation
The Tigers star nearly led a national championship season. Personnel, scheme and development could all work in his favor as he takes another shot.

SHUTDOWN FULLCAST 4.16: THE ICE (CREAM) MAN COMETH | Every Day Should Be Saturday
WE DISCUSS OREGON'S DECLINE, UTAH'S PERSISTENT SCRAPPINESS, AND ALSO GO DEEP ON NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL

A slapdash podcast predicts the 2016 college football season, 5 teams at a time | SBNation
Let's collect the records our weirdest college football podcast is throwing out for this year's Power 5 teams.

I am tired of writing this column: Surely, the SEC can schedule better than this. | Roll 'Bama Roll
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Alabama plays the most well-rested conference opponents in the SEC. Yet again.

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