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Tevin Bush named West Virginia's most exciting newcomer by ESPN

West Virginia has several important newcomers on campus, but the shifty 5-foot-6 running back might be the most fun to watch this spring.

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News Of Note

Football:

Most exciting newcomer: West Virginia Mountaineers | ESPN
West Virginia has several important newcomers on campus, but shifty 5-foot-6 running back Tevin Bush might be the most fun to watch this spring.

Basketball:

Strong Second Half Lifts Baylor Over West Virginia | WVU Athletics
Eleventh-ranked Baylor used a 30-13 run over the remaining 8:33 to defeat 10th-ranked West Virginia, 71-62, before 8,203 fans at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas, on Monday night.

Rough stretch dooms No. 10 WVU at No. 11 Baylor | Charleston Gazette-Mail
After coming back from one of those slow starts that West Virginia is getting to know as well as trips in and out of the top 10, the Mountaineers were in the lead on the road Monday and poised to pounce after six ties and nine lead changes in the first 30 minutes. Instead of what they expected, what they experienced was the complete opposite.

Too much Motley, not enough moxie as Mountaineers fade | WV MetroNews
Johnathan Motley followed up his ordinary first half with an extraordinary finish and No. 11 Baylor dominated the late stages of 71-62 win against No. 10 West Virginia in Waco.

WVU Rolls Past Kansas on Senior Night | WVU Athletics
Four Mountaineers reached double-figure scoring, as the West Virginia University women’s basketball team closed out the regular season with a 73-54 win over Kansas on Senior Night at the WVU Coliseum.

Seeds Set for Phillips 66 Big 12 WBB Championship | WVU Athletics
The seeds have been determined for the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship to be played March 3-6 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. West Virginia will be the No. 6 seed and will play No. 3 Oklahoma on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. CT to open the tournament.

Baseball:

WVU Wins Fifth Straight with Win at No. 18 Coastal | WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team won its fifth consecutive game with a 4-1 victory at No. 18 Coastal Carolina on Monday, its second win over the defending NCAA champions in the last three days.

West Virginia Athletics:

Armstrong Named Student-Athlete of the Week | WVU Athletics
Following his conference win in the men’s 100 breaststroke at the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship this past weekend in Austin, sophomore Jake Armstrong of West Virginia University men’s swimming team has been named the WVU Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by presented by University Apartments.

Around The League

Around The Big 12:

Take Two: Debating Big 12 newcomer of the year race | ESPN
There are several candidates to be the Big 12's top newcomer in 2017, but the spotlight will be on QBs at West Virginia, Baylor and Kansas.

Must-win and trap games of 2017: Oklahoma State Cowboys | ESPN
The Cowboys always have the Bedlam game circled, but they get the Sooners in Stillwater with a veteran offense led by QB Mason Rudolph.

Around The NCAA:

Charlie Strong can win at USF, but he needs the Bulls’ offense to buy him time | SBNation
With his defensive mind and recruiting ability, Strong can succeed in South Florida — as long as the offense keeps clicking.

3 reasons why college teams hiring the coaches of star recruits can be a good thing | SBNation
It can be a win for everybody involved, to varying degrees.

North Carolina could pass law that would let parents send concussed children back into sporting events | SBNation
This is not a good thing.

UTEP’s both a hard place to win and one of college football’s random landmarks | SBNation
Sean Kugler’s fifth year is probably going to be a lot like his fourth, though he’s got an interesting core of youth.

Kevin Keatts has turned UNC-Wilmington into a potential March Madness giant slayer | SBNation
UNCW nearly stunned Duke in the 2016 NCAA tournament. A year later, the Seahawks might be even more dangerous.

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