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Tony Caridi, Brad Howe, and Hoppy Kercheval recap West Virginia’s loss to Iowa State on this episode of Three Guys Before The Game. A key injury, an ejection, and the use of true freshmen were the keys points that the guys evaluated.
West Virginia quarterback Austin Kendall is currently questionable for WVU’s upcoming game at #5 Oklahoma. The Mountaineers had Jack Allison step in at quarterback when Kendall left the Iowa State game, and Allison will likely start this week if Kendall is unavailable.
The West Virginia women’s basketball team is making improvements on the roster, adding six new players to the roster, both upperclassmen and underclassmen. This helps head coach Mike Carey and his team with their depth issues from last year, but the newcomers will need to get their experience the hard way.
West Virginia Athletics
The second College Rifle Coaches Association (CRCA) Poll of the season is out, and the #1 West Virginia rifle team remains at the top. WVU is currently 1-0, after defeating #11 Nebraska in the season opener.
The West Virginia volleyball team is visiting Morehead State in a nonconference match that will be streamed on ESPN+. The Mountaineers are currently 9-8 overall, with a 1-4 record in Big 12 conference play.
Around the Big 12
The Big 12 weekly football awards have been announced. #5 Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb was named the Offensive Player of the Week and Kenneth Murray was named the Defensive Player of the Week. Special Teams Player of the Week went to Baylor kicker John Mayers. Iowa State’s Breece Hall and Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts shared Newcomer of the Week honors.
Devon Dotson of Kansas and Texas Tech’s Davide Moretti have been selected as two of the 20 watch list candidates for the 2020 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. This season there will be fan voting for the award.
Is the Big 12 a two-team race already? Take a look at this week’s Big 12 Roundup and Recap.
The Big 12 weekly volleyball awards have been announced. Texas’ Brionne Butler was this week’s offensive player, the defensive player was Baylor’s Kara McGhee, and Texas Tech’s Caitlin Dugan was the rookie of the week.
Around the NCAA
How would you rank all 14 teams in the SEC? Or all 10 in the Big 12? Here’s a full ranking of every team in every Power 5 conference.
We have officially reached the midway point of the 2019 college football regular season, and to commemorate the occasion, let’s look at some midseason awards and superlatives.
Here’s how ESPN’s experts see the bowl matchups after Week 7. Check back each week for their predictions.
Onside kicks in the NFL are a foregone conclusion now. Here are three much more interesting alternatives.
Awards season is nearly upon us in MLS, with official voting for the league’s 2019 awards already over. To get ready for the real deal, SB Nation writers took their own vote and here are the results.
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