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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Jevon Carter is Turning Heads this NBA Season

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Phoenix Sun, and former West Virginia Mountaineer, Jevon Carter has been a pleasant surprise for his new team this season.

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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

Do-it-all George Campbell ready to elevate role in West Virginia offense

West Virginia wide receiver George Campbell catches touchdown passes and contributes on special teams. Campbell’s role in WVU’s offense will be taken up a notch this week with T.J. Simmons unlikely to play against Texas Tech.

Three Guys Before The Game – Mountaineer Morsels (Episode 153)

Tony Caridi, Brad Howe, and Hoppy Kercheval break down the information from Neal Brown’s weekly press conference. They also discuss the injuries for the West Virginia football team, as well as where to get giant scissors.

Coaches keeping center Mays confident after tough Baylor game

Redshirt freshman center Briason Mays had a tough time when West Virginia faced #11 Baylor last week. Mays cost the Mountaineers 48 yards off of snap miscues.

Qualls out for season as West Virginia injury list continues to grow

West Virginia’s bandit linebacker Quondarius Qualls will be out for the remainder of the season. Qualls joins many other key Mountaineers on the injury list.

Jack Allison Hits NCAA Portal

Neal Brown has announced that quarterback Jack Allison will graduate in December and has decided to transfer. Allison transferred to West Virginia from Miami.

Basketball

Carey’s 2019-20 Mountaineers Long and Athletic

The West Virginia women’s basketball team will have nine players available in tonight’s season opener against Saint Francis. Head coach Mike Carey says that all nine will play significant minutes.

WVU Set for Season Opener Thursday

The West Virginia women’s basketball team will open the 2019-20 season tonight when the Mountaineers welcome the Saint Francis Red Flash to Morgantown. WVU returns five players from last season’s lineup, including Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year Kari Niblack and Big 12 All-Freshman Team honoree Madisen Smith.

Martin Named to Citizen Naismith Trophy Watch List

Tynice Martin of the West Virginia women’s basketball team has been named to the Women’s Citizen Naismith Trophy Watch List. Martin is heading into her senior season with WVU.

Bob Huggins Show Live From Kegler’s Replay | 11-4-19

Did you miss last night’s Bob Huggins Show? Here is a full replay of the show!

West Virginia Athletics

WVU Hosts Akron in Regular-Season Finale

The West Virginia men’s soccer team closes the 2019 regular season by hosting Mid-American Conference foe Akron in Morgantown tonight. The senior night match will honor WVU’s seven seniors.

WVU Suffers Setback at Iowa State

The West Virginia volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss to Iowa State on Wednesday. The Mountaineers are now 11-13 overall, with a 2-9 record in the Big 12 Conference.

NBA

‘It Doesn’t Just Happen’: How Jevon Carter Turned Himself Into The Phoenix Suns’ Biggest Surprise

Many who have watched the rise of Jevon Carter want to give credit to James Long, the college teammate turned graduate assistant turned friend who was often found in the gym with Carter long after others hit the showers. But in order to turn yourself from a high school role player to a breakout stud on an NBA court, Long says, you need more than a buddy willing to rebound your shots.

NFL

Mountaineers in the Pros: Week Nine

In this week’s report, Karl Joseph breaks up a pass and teammate Daryl Worley grabs an interception to help the Oakland Raiders beat the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Mountaineers in the NFL: Week 9

Here are the former Mountaineers that had the biggest impacts for their NFL teams this week.

Around the Big 12

Five Named to Ray Guy Award Final Candidate List

West Virginia’s Josh Growden, Kyle Thompson of Kansas, Kansas State’s Devin Anctil, Ryan Bujcevski of Texas, and Texas Tech’s Austin McNamara have been named to the Ray Guy Award final candidate list.

Big 12 power rankings: Unbeaten Baylor is Rhuling over conference

As long as Baylor continues to squeak out victories, coach Matt Rhule’s team will stay atop the USA TODAY Network’s Big 12 Conference power rankings.

Around the NCAA

The Realignment Window: A history of lesser teams winning because the good teams left

Leaving for a better conference sounds enticing, but what if you stay put and win your depleted league? Here are the best teams ever at doing that, including West Virginia.

The Big Ten’s domination of Rutgers is the ultimate case study in lopsidedness

The gap between any two teams in a conference can be huge. Here is what it looks like when the gap between one team and all of the other teams is basically that big.

NFL Panic Index 2019: The 49ers are the last undefeated team ... and that’s bad news

The New England Patriots’ once fearsome offense is now average, the Minnesota Vikings only beat bad teams, and what just happened to the Green Bay Packers?


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