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The Shotgun/Throwdown (6/5/18): New Mountaineers Arrive in Morgantown as Summer Begins

Incoming freshmen and transfers of WVU’s 2018 recruiting class have arrived for camp.

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Stills & Robinson arrive: All 21 football signees enrolled at WVU | WV MetroNews
21 Mountaineers are already in Morgantown, as summer courses begin at WVU.

West Virginia Football Launches #Grier7Heisman Campaign | The Smoking Musket
The Summer of Will Grier Hype continues. #Grier7Heisman

WVU target Maurer wins spot among Elite 11 quarterbacks | WV MetroNews
West Virginia will be competing with Boston College, Indiana, N.C. State, and possibly more notable programs, as quarterback prospect Brian Maurer gets more attention at camps around the country.

West Virginia offers speedy but unheralded Georgia cornerback | Diehards
An underrated cornerback from the Atlanta area has received one of West Virginia's most recent recruiting offers this week. The Mountaineers are competing with Boston College, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Pitt, Temple, UVA, and Virginia Tech for this southern play-maker.

Holgorsen to Chair WVU Medicine Children's Capital Campaign | West Virginia Athletics
Mountaineer Head Coach Dana Holgorsen will serve as chair, joined by co-chairs, former WVU and NFL quarterback Jeff Hostetler, and West Virginia native Steve Antoline, to lead the $60 million capital campaign to build a new home for WVU Medicine Children's pediatric and maternal services.


Konate's Return Bolsters Deep Mountaineer Roster | West Virginia Athletics
Bob Huggins has formed a tremendous recruiting class and Sagaba Konate will be returning to WVU for another season. The future is already looking bright for this year's Mountaineer basketball team.

Report: Jevon Carter's presence sways some NBA prospects to cancel workouts | Diehards
Few NBA prospects want to go up against former Mountaineer guard Jevon Carter in their pro workouts leading up to the NBA Draft.

WVU alumni basketball game to return to Joe Retton Arena | The Times WV
Over the last three years, former WVU basketball players have come back to the Mountain State to take part in an alumni basketball game for what has become an annual tradition, led by John Flowers.

Jevon Carter’s NBA future remains a mystery | The Times WV
Jevon Carter might be the mystery man in this year’s NBA Draft.

WVU Athletics

Dates Changed for Two Road Matches | West Virginia Athletics
Dates have changed and times have been determined. See when and where you can see the WVU men's soccer team this fall.

Lyons Announces 2018 Volleyball Schedule | West Virginia Athletics
This year's volleyball schedule features 15 home games for WVU, including two tournaments that the Mountaineers will host in Morgantown. The schedule also features 11 matches against teams that qualified for the 2017 NCAA Championships.

Flores Called into Camp | West Virginia Athletics
Vanessa Flores of the WVUwomen's soccer team has been called into a training camp with the Mexican Women's National Team.

Around the Big 12

The most outrageous finish for every Big 12 football team in the last 20 years | Diehards
The Big 12 has been home to plenty of fantastic finishes over the years.

Vince Young, Byron Hanspard among finalists for 2019 College Football Hall of Fame | Diehards
Vince Young, Byron Hanspard, and Rickey Dixon are among those who are one step closer to cementing their place in the College Football Hall of Fame.

Texas Tech baseball advances to NCAA Super Regionals | Diehards
Texas Tech baseball defeated Louisville on Sunday night to advance to the NCAA Super Regionals.

Texas storms into Super Regionals with 3-2 victory over Indiana | Diehards
Texas baseball finally is headed back to the Super Regionals. The Longhorns nailed down their tenth Super Regionals bid Sunday night with a 3-2 win over Indiana.

Around the NCAA

Friday Five: Ranking the worst college football coaches against the spread | CBSSports
Before you get mad that Dana Holgorsen is ranked second on this list, take a look at who is the worst college football coach against the spread.

NCAA Baseball Tournament 2018: Regional round wrap-up and scores from Day 4 | SBNation
Only 16 teams are left and eight of those remaining will go to Omaha.

Jordyn Adams MLB draft: UNC 4-star WR and baseball star could turn pro | SBNation
MLB might steal a wide receiver from the UNC Tar Heels.

Big 12 Food Tour: Best game day eats near West Virginia's campus | Diehards
Check out where to get the best wings, burgers, and more in Die Hards assessment of Morgantown game day cuisine.

2018 World Cup teams as college football teams | SBNation
See what World Cup team West Virginia would be.

Donald Trump cancels Eagles’ White House celebration before the visit | SBNation
A small contingent from the Eagles planned to attend, but were uninvited Monday.

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