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Brown not worried about bowl game quarterback situation with Doege
After upsetting Kansas State this weekend, West Virginia will make a bowl game if it wins its final two games against Oklahoma State and TCU. If the Mountaineers do win out, it would bring up a postseason dilemma with quarterback Jarret Doege.
The “evolution” of George Campbell
After difficult seasons at Florida State, the graduate transfer wide receiver now leads West Virginia in touchdown receptions.
Three Guys Before The Game – Kansas State Review (Episode 157)
It was an incredibly productive weekend for West Virginia sports teams. Mountaineer football, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s soccer all posted important victories. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe, and Hoppy Kercheval put the wins in perspective.
How calm prevented snowball from growing on WVU at Kansas State
West Virginia showed composure when Kansas State made big plays last week, and it helped the Mountaineers come away with an upset win.
Norwood’s final play cements legacy with WVU coaches, teammates
On the most extraordinary piece of playmaking by a West Virginia defender this season, Josh Norwood picked off a pass in the second quarter of West Virginia’s 24-20 win at Kansas State. Norwood’s collarbone broke upon its full-speed impact with the ground.
Twenty-Two Players Named to Academic All-Big 12 Football Team
Multiple West Virginia student-athletes were recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom, led by Jake Abbott, Hakeem Bailey, Josh Chandler, Reese Donahue, Elijah Drummond, Noah Guzman, Adam Hensley, Trey Lowe III, Sean Mahone, Briason Mays, Mike O’Laughlin, Jeffery Pooler Jr., Blaine Scott, Evan Staley, Adam Stilley and Logan Thimons, who earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team distinction.
Now ranked, Carey’s No. 25 Mountaineers put undefeated record on the line vs. Coppin State
West Virginia women’s basketball is off to a 3-0 start for the season, and its undefeated stretch has already earned the team some recognition. The Mountaineers now return home to host Coppin State.
Bob Huggins Gets Good News: Osabuohien Eligible Immediately
The seemingly deep Mountaineers received good news on Wednesday, learning that Arkansas transfer Gabe Osabuohien has been ruled immediately eligible.
Bob Huggins Show Live From Kegler’s Replay | 11-19-19
Did you miss last night’s Bob Huggins Show, Live From Kegler’s? Here is a full replay of the show.
West Virginia Athletics
Mountaineers bound for Virginia seeking spot in NCAA Elite Eight
The West Virginia women’s soccer team will face Central Connecticut State on Friday afternoon. The winner of the match will play in the NCAA Sweet 16.
The West Virginia rifle team returns to # 1 in this week’s College Rifle Coaches Association Poll. The Mountaineers are currently 6-0 this season.
Mountaineers Host First-Ever WVU Invitational
The West Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are tabbed to host the WVU Invitational for the first time at the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park.
The Fall Classic is held to put the West Virginia gymnasts under pressure just weeks away from the start of a new season. Combined, the Mountaineers hit 37 of 40 routines.
Mountaineers in the Pros: Week 11
In Week 11 of NFL action, Quinton Spain helps the Buffalo Bills get a win, Gary Jennings sees action for the first time in his NFL career, and three Mountaineers recover a fumble.
Mountaineers in the NFL: Week 11
Here are the former Mountaineers who had the biggest impact for their NFL teams over the weekend.
Around the Big 12
Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts was named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week, and the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week.
Rhule and Riley Named Semifinalists for George Munger Coach of the Year Award
Baylor head coach Matt Rhule and Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley have been named semifinalists for the 2019 George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award.
Sooners’ Offensive Line Up for National Honor
Oklahoma has been named as a finalist for the Joe Moore Award, given annually to college football’s most outstanding offensive line unit.
Around the NCAA
James Wiseman’s eligibility case with the NCAA, explained
James Wiseman, the Memphis Tigers’ star center, is being hit with a 12-game suspension from the NCAA. Wiseman is still able to practice.
The ‘NCAA Football’ Return Checklist: the 5 things that have to happen
Fans have spent the years since then clamoring for the return of a game that can’t possibly return until a handful of key things happen. Here is where those dominoes stand.
How to actually enjoy talking about the Playoff
Here is a path to letting the Playoff enhance your enjoyment of the sport’s unpredictable nature, rather than hinder it.
NBA City Edition jerseys for 2019-2020, ranked
Nike has brought the NBA another crop of “City Edition” jerseys. From the best to the worst, here are Nike’s new NBA “City Edition” jerseys.
The 5 most fireable NFL coaches heading into Week 12
Here are the five coaches who could be cruising toward their destinies after unfortunate Week 11 performances.
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