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The Shotgun/Throwdown (1/30/19): West Virginia’s Beetle Bolden Out For Tonight’s Showdown With No. 20 Iowa State

The West Virginia University men’s basketball team will be without one of its best players Wednesday night when the Mountaineers visit No. 20 Iowa State.

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Without Bolden, tall task looms against Iowa State | WV News
Esa Ahmad’s first point when West Virginia takes on No. 20 Iowa State at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Hilton Coliseum in Ames before the ESPNU cameras will be the 1,000th point of his career, making him the 53rd 1,000-point scorer in Mountaineer history. So much for the good news. Now for the bad news.

WVU basketball: Bolden out for Mountaineers visit to No. 20 Iowa State | Charleston Gazette-Mail
The West Virginia University men’s basketball team will be without one of its best players Wednesday night when the Mountaineers visit No. 20 Iowa State.

WVU Travels to Frigid Ames Minus Bolden | West Virginia University Athletics
West Virginia's annual trek to Ames, Iowa, has fallen under a similar pattern for the last four years – play the Big 12/SEC Showdown on the weekend and then three days later hop on an airplane and face Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum on a Wednesday night.


Manoah Tabbed to Preseason All-America Team | West Virginia University Athletics
West Virginia University baseball junior right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah has been named to the Baseball America Preseason All-America Second Team, the publication announced today.

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