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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Bob Huggins and the Mountaineers Show Out at the Big 12 Media Day

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Check out what coach Huggins and the Mountaineers had to say at this year’s Big 12 Media Day, and take a look at Huggins’ West Virginia themed outfit.

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Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions.

Football

Neal Brown: ‘Austin Kendall’s our starter’ at quarterback

West Virginia head coach Neal Brown is continuing to state that Austin Kendall will remain the starting quarterback for the Mountaineers. Whether or not Jarret Doege will play in (up to) four games, while retaining his redshirt status, is yet to be determined.

Neal Brown provides updates on Josh Chandler, other injured players

West Virginia coach Neal Brown confirmed that linebacker Josh Chandler will miss multiple games after injuring his knee against Oklahoma. Quandarius Qualls is currently questionable for the Baylor game on Halloween.

2020 Football Schedule Released

Start scheduling your fall vacations and weddings accordingly, because the 2020 WVU football schedule has been released. The schedule features seven home games, and two Power 5 nonconference games, including the season opener against Florida State in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, Georgia.

Basketball

Bob Huggins appears content to let West Virginia’s play do the talking

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins is ready to get started with the 2019-20 season. Yesterday Huggins discussed the development of Derek Culver and the potential rule changes with the Big 12 media. Coach Huggins also showed off his new drip with a WVU themed vest.

After breakout freshman season, Culver says he now has “patience”

During his first year with West Virginia, Derek Culver learned a lot on and off the court. One of the most notable changes Culver is looking to implement in his second year in Morgantown is to slow the game down and determine when to shoot and when to pass.

Touted Tshiebwe Working Hard To Get Better

Martin Named to Myers Drysdale Award Watch List

Tynice Martin of the West Virginia women’s basketball team has been named to the 2020 Ann Myers Drysdale Award watch list. The award recognizes the top shooting guard in women’s NCAA Division I college basketball.

West Virginia Athletics

WVU Opens Road Swing at No. 23 Kansas

The West Virginia women’s soccer team has just three games left on its difficult schedule, and this last stretch starts against one of the top teams in the nation. The Mountaineers are going on the road to face #23 Kansas in a match that could have Big 12 Championship seeding implications. The match will be streamed on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.

WVU, TCU Square Off on Thursday

The West Virginia volleyball team will face another Big 12 team that has struggled this season, TCU, on the road tonight. Both teams enter tonight’s match with only one conference win. The Mountaineers are currently 10-9 overall and TCU is 6-11.

Mountaineers Complete Play at the Tavistock

The West Virginia golf team finished in 15th place after shooting 27-over at The Tavistock Collegiate Invitational. UCF shot 22-under to take first place at the invitational.

Venues, Times Set for Fall Home Matches

Start times and match locations have been set for the fall portion of the #1 West Virginia rifle team’s 2019-20 home schedule.

Mountaineers in the Pros: Week Seven

In Week 7 of the NFL, David Long tallies his first career tackle as a Tennessee Titan and Tavon Austin finds the endzone to help the Dallas Cowboys grab a win on Sunday Night Football. Check out what the other Mountaineers did in the NFL this week.

A play away: Will Grier knows his number may be called any moment

Six games into the season Cam Newton is once again sidelined and the Carolina Panthers’ choice to select Will Grier is looking smarter and smarter by the week. Grier is currently the second quarterback on the roster behind Kyle Allen.

Mountaineers in the NFL: Week 7

Here are the former Mountaineers that had the biggest impacts for their teams on NFL Sunday. Tavon Austin had his first touchdown of the season for the Dallas Cowboys and Daryl Worley tallied seven tackles for the Oakland Raiders this week.

Around the Big 12

Takeaways from Big 12 basketball Media Day

From which veterans look ready to step into starring roles to which freshmen are already impressing their new coaches, here are the biggest takeaways for each Big 12 basketball team at the annual media event.

2020 Big 12 football schedules unveiled: Which schools got good draws? Which ones are in trouble?

There is plenty to discuss after the Big 12 schedule reveal, including an early Bedlam date, a brutal stretch for TCU, and a great final week of the season.

Ranking Big 12 coaching salaries in 2019

The Big 12 certainly can’t be accused of scrimping on football head coaching salaries. So which coaches in the conference are the highest paid this season?

Around the NCAA

The biggest question remaining for each Top 25 college football team

What is the biggest question for each Top 25 college football team as it hits the home stretch of the season? From injuries to depleted defenses to weak schedules, each contender has something it needs to answer.

Wisconsin Badgers jump up, jump up and get down into the Bottom 10

There are some familiar faces in this week’s college football Bottom 10, but there is also a newcomer. Check out this week’s Bottom 10.

Astros vs. Nationals score: Washington uses big inning to crush Houston in World Series Game 2

The Washington Nationals are taking a 2-0 lead back to Washington, D.C.

NFL Panic Index 2019: The Eagles are even more dysfunctional in the locker room than on the field

The Philadelphia Eagles’ problems are starting to pile up, Jacksonville’s Gardner Minshew suddenly looks like a rookie, and Sam Darnold’s body is rejecting itself.

5 NBA stars who could get traded this season (plus one who probably won’t)

The NBA’s title picture can swing on a trade. These are the biggest names that could be on the move.


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