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The Shotgun/Throwdown (5/31/18): WVU President E. Gordon Gee Talks Future of Big 12

President Gee discusses the strengths and future of the Big 12, as conference officials meet this week.

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Football

HERTZEL COLUMN: Is WVU’s roster fit to be great? | Sports | timeswv.com
The Mountaineers seem set in some positions, such as quarterback, but is the roster completely equipped to support a run at a conference title?

West Virginia vs. Tennessee Game Time Announced - The Smoking Musket
Pack your sunscreen if you're headed to Charlotte with the Mountaineers in September.

Basketball

The day WVU's basketball team met Steph Curry | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.com
Now that Steph Curry and his Golden State Warriors are back in the NBA Finals, let's look back at the time Curry faced off against the Mountaineers in Madison Square Garden.

WVU Athletics

WVU president Gordon Gee says Big 12 TV future might be Amazon, Google or Netflix | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.com
Check out the second of a two-part series featuring West Virginia University president E. Gordon Gee, as he continues to discuss the future for WVU and the Big 12.

Cashin Earns Academic All-District Honor - West Virginia Athletics
WVU senior Amy Cashin of the cross country and track and field teams has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District 2 Women's Track/Cross Country Team.

Around the Big 12

What to watch for at this week's Big 12 meetings
Big 12 leaders are meeting this week to wrap up this past year and move forward with plans for the future. In many ways, it has been a positive year for the conference, but what should fans expect for the future?

Big 12 lands 5 players on 2018 Rimington Trophy watch list
The Rimington Trophy Committee released the 2018 spring watch list on Wednesday. The Big 12 landed five players on the watch list for the award annually given to the college football's best center.

What would Big 12 coaches tweet from burner accounts?
The Philadelphia 76ers general manager, Bryan Colangelo, and his alleged burner Twitter accounts are the center of controversy in the NBA this week. What would it be like if this type of controversy spilled into the Big 12 with some of the leagues popular coaches?

Around the NCAA

College football: 2018 bets on 13 teams’ entire seasons - SBNation.com
Bud Elliott makes his picks for season win total over/unders for Tennessee, Pitt, Virginia Tech, and ten other college football teams.

Crooked Letters
Take a look inside the NCAA's years-long investigation into the football program at Ole Miss.

Will college football’s version of Cavs-Warriors get a Round 4 too? - SBNation.com
Alabama and Clemson have played in three straight Playoffs and are favored to do it again.

Bryan Colangelo’s alleged Sixers Twitter scandal is totally believable - SBNation.com
Is this part of "The Process" for the Sixers? Philadelphia fans are calling the situation “a disaster.”

These NFL players are the best bargains at each position in 2018 season - SBNation.com
Here is how to make the best NFL roster possible with less than $28 million in salary cap space.

Every player in the 2018 NBA Finals, ranked - SBNation.com
From Kendrick Perkins to LeBron, Steph and KD, these are the most important players in the 2018 NBA Finals.

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