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West Virginia coaches have eyes on current Florida State quarterback commit

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The West Virginia coaching staff have passed on several quarterback options, opting to monitor a handful of elite targets in hopes of making a move later. The time has now come, and the Mountaineers have their main in their sights.

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News Of Note

Basketball:

WVU men’s basketball again benefitting from great depth, balance | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Without a player who started nine of the first 11 games, without perimeter contributions from three reliable shooters and without the expected outcome of the top scorer, No. 11 WVU was never in danger from start to finish in a 92-75 win at Oklahoma State.

Mountaineers struggle to get stops in first loss of season | The Exponent Telegram
he No. 12-ranked West Virginia University women’s basketball team could not overcome Kansas State’s strong offensive play, as the Mountaineers fell, 86-71, to the Wildcats on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum for their first loss of the season.

Ray’s 23 Paces WVU in Loss at K-State | WVU Athletics
The No. 12-ranked West Virginia University women’s basketball team could not overcome Kansas State’s strong offensive play, as the Mountaineers fell 86-71 to the Wildcats on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum.

Recruiting

WVU coaches have eyes on Florida prep quarterback | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Because of the set-up and depth, there was no pressing need to add a quarterback to this class. The staff passed on several “second-level” options that would have gladly committed to West Virginia, instead opting to monitor a handful of elite targets in hopes of making a move later. Well, “later” is now, and the Mountaineers have a man in their sights

Around The League

Around The Big 12:

Mason Rudolph, James Washington return with big ambitions for 2017 | ESPN
Oklahoma State is riding plenty of momentum into next season, with a feeling that 2017 has potential to be something special.

By the time Joe Mixon’s video went public, Oklahoma had already failed | SBNation
The Sugar Bowl is OU’s first game since the public saw Mixon punching a woman in 2014.

Around The NCAA:

Clemson’s fueled by the only thing Alabama lacks: a true underdog mindset | SBNation
The Tigers embrace everything about their rematch, earned by shutting out Ohio State.

Washington, what matters most is what you do after you lose to Alabama | SBNation
Washington, here’s where you stand.

Dan D’Antoni shut down a reporter with the best ‘damn analytics story’ you'll hear | SBNation
The Marshall coach broke down basketball analytics as well as anyone can.

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