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The Shotgun/Throwdown (11/6/18): Where does WVU’s win over Texas rank among the most dramatic games in Mountaineer football history?

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Was Saturday’s game the most dramatic Mountaineer win ever?

NCAA Football: West Virginia at Texas Bethany Hocker-USA TODAY Sports

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Football

WV MetroNews – Three Guys Before The Game – Post Texas (Episode 64)
Saturday's victory ranks among the school's all-time best. But, exactly where does it fall on the list when it comes to drama and significance? Tony Caridi and the crew break down some of the most dramatic wins in WVU history, as well as Saturday's questionable officiating.

West Virginia two point conversion Dana Holgorsen Will Grier Big 12 race
Dana Holgorsen's gutsy, confident decision to go for the win against Texas paid off in a big way. Where does West Virginia go from here?

West Virginia beat Texas on 2-pointer as Will Grier penalized - SBNation.com
Will Grier was penalized for this celebration, but it didn’t matter.

Grier, Staley earn Big 12 weekly honors
A pair of Mountaineers have earned Big 12 Conference honors after their performances in Austin, Texas.

The Texas Horns Down motion is a penalty? Let’s check the NCAA rulebook - SBNation.com
Many players have done the "Horns Down" hand sign in the past and without being penalized, but that was not the case this in WVU's game against Texas this past Saturday.

West Virginia Moves Inside The Top Ten Again - The Smoking Musket
West Virginia messes with Texas, wins, and moves up in the polls.

WVU football notebook: Holgorsen turns to Steelers' Tomlin for 2-point inspiration | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.com
It has been a few days since West Virginia quarterback Will Grier ran in a 2-point conversion with less than a minute to play to give the Mountaineers a 42-41 comeback win at Texas, but that is still the topic of conversation surrounding WVU coach Dana Holgorsen.

WVU-TCU to kick at noon - The Smoking Musket
Mountaineer fans will have to cut pregame activities a little short this Saturday.

WV MetroNews – Kelby Wickline was up to the task as West Virginia’s unexpected left tackle
Backup left tackle Kelby Wickline turned lemons into lemonade following Yodny Cajuste's surprising ejection at Texas.

Monday Football Notebook - West Virginia Athletics
Listen to what coach Holgorsen had to say in this week's Big 12 Teleconference.

Basketball

WVU to Host Coppin State in Season Opener - West Virginia Athletics
The #25 West Virginia women's basketball team will open the season tonight when the Mountaineers host Coppin State at the WVU Coliseum.

West Virginia Athletics

WVU Women’s Soccer Again Seeded in NCAA Tournament - The Smoking Musket
The Mountaineer women's soccer team has now made the NCAA Tournament 19 times in a row.

Mountaineers Rank No. 2 - West Virginia Athletics
Following a week away from action, the West Virginia rifle team drops to second in this week's College Rifle Coaches Association Rankings.

Hustle fall to Skyforce | Sports | desototimes.com
The Memphis Hustle lost to the Sioux Falls Skyforce 126-125 in a back-and-forth battle on Monday night at Sanford Pentagon, but former Mountaineer Jevon Carter led the way for Memphis with 29 points and six steals.

Around the Big 12

OU Football: Does Lincoln Riley get satisfaction when Big 12 agrees on a missed call? | Sports | wahpetondailynews.com
Oklahoma questions and will send clips of officiating calls to the Big 12 asking for an interpretation of a ruling.

Around the NCAA

NCAA basketball’s 50 best non-conference games in 2018-19 - SBNation.com
Don’t ignore college basketball until March. The early season schedule is loaded with great games. Find out where WVU's SEC matchups rank among this season's top non-conference games.

College Basketball’s Top 100 players for the 2018-19 NCAA season
Who are the best players in college basketball? And which Mountaineer is ranked highly with the nation's best players?

Power 5 conference power rankings Week 10
Find out how every Power 5 team stacks up against conference foes after 10 weeks of competition.

ACC football standings: Coastal’s history of creative mediocrity - SBNation.com
This is nothing new — the ACC Coastal has been overachieving at mediocrity for years now.

The 5 most interesting unranked college basketball teams of 2018-19 - SBNation.com
Some of the most interesting storylines in college basketball this year will reside with teams beginning the season outside the top 25.

NFL playoff picture: How Week 9 impacted the postseason race - SBNation.com
There has been a shakeup in the NFC playoff picture after a number of interesting outcomes on Sunday.

NFL Week 9 reaction: Michael Thomas answered the Saints’ call - SBNation.com
When you bring up the best receivers in the NFL, you have to mention Michael Thomas’ name.

Here’s how Bill Belichick broke the Packers defense - SBNation.com
The Patriots didn’t have Rob Gronkowski and Sony Michael, but the Packers still couldn't stop the New England offense.


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