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The Shotgun/Throwdown (2/26/19): Beetle Bolden Might be Done for the Season

WVU guard Beetle Bolden might be finished with his junior season, as a result of his ankle injury.

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WV MetroNews Junior kicker Luke Hogan leaves West Virginia football team - WV MetroNews
Kicker Luke Hogan has left the West Virginia football team. Hogan, a walk-on from Keller, Texas, was entering his redshirt junior season.


WVU basketball: Beetle Bolden 'probably' done for season with ankle injury | WVU Gameday |
Beetle Bolden’s injury-plagued junior season with the West Virginia men’s basketball team is likely over.

Opportunity Still Knocking For Youthful Mountaineers - West Virginia University Athletics
It was apparent, even from afar, that the young players veteran coach Bob Huggins put into the game last Saturday were finally playing for each other instead of simply with each other.

WV MetroNews Three Guys Before The Game - The Unbelievable Email (Episode 96) - WV MetroNews
With four regular-season games to play, the undermanned Mountaineers may have reached a unity they’ve lacked all season. Will recent performances against Kansas State and Baylor translate to victories?

West Virginia Athletics

Mountaineers Rank No. 24 - West Virginia University Athletics
After sitting just outside the top 25 for the last six weeks, the WVU gymnastics team jumps back into the Road to Nationals rankings at #24.

Towson Game Moved to Wednesday - West Virginia University Athletics
Due to a forecast of warmer temperatures in Morgantown, the Mountaineers' baseball game against Towson has been moved back to Wednesday.

West Virginia falls short of series sweep in second game of Georgia Southern doubleheader - The Smoking Musket
The Mountaineers had the tying run in scoring position, but came up just short in the second half of Saturday’s doubleheader.

Meet the Mountaineers: Abby Gibbons - West Virginia University Athletics
Throughout the spring semester, Mountaineer fans will have the unique opportunity to get acquainted with the WVU volleyball team. Next up is Abby Gibbons.

WATCH: Tarik Phillip Goes Off in G-League Game
Former Mountaineer, Tarik Phillip, had an absolutely monster game.

Around the Big 12

TCU basketball: Frogs dealing with injuries ahead of WVU | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The TCU men’s basketball team is down to a seven-man roation for now. Coach Jamie Dixon and the Frogs still have NCAA tournament aspirations going into another pivotal game at West Virginia.

Big 12 basketball: Iowa State's long-lost A-team showed up against Oklahoma
Iowa State can close with a 4-0 regular-season flurry after breaking a two-game losing streak — the Cyclones have already beaten each of the teams ahead this season.

Around the NCAA

NCAA Basketball Rankings: Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 in the AP Poll -
The Zags take advantage of Duke’s stumble against North Carolina.

Jacksonville baseball game suffers fish delay after eagle and osprey fight in skies above -
One of the weirder delays in baseball happened over the weekend when Jacksonville played Jacksonville State.

Alabama’s 2019 recruiting class: Can it beat Clemson? -
Alabama signed another absurd group, but is it built for revenge?

College basketball FBI trial: Arizona, LSU coaches subpoenaed. Now what? -
Arizona head coach Sean Miller and LSU head coach Will Wade have been subpoenaed in the federal college basketball corruption trial.

28 college football recruits to know from Orlando camp, including some star QBs -
The Nike Opening regional camp tour rolled into Orlando on February 23, and many of the state’s best players showed up and showed out.

This dad mic’d up his 4-year-old son playing hockey, and it’s the greatest -
We have heard hundreds of players mic’d up over the years in every sport under the sun, but nothing compares to this 4-year-old hockey player.

How Trae Young self-orchestrated his best play of the year -
Trae Young’s brilliance was on display as he shook the core of an entire defense. Here’s how he did it.

NFL free agency 2019: Tracking rumors you need to know -
Where is Le’Veon Bell going? Will the Texans franchise Jadeveon Clowney?

The All-Bad NFL Combine Team: 29 players who overcame bad pre-draft workouts -
You can make a career for yourself even if you don’t do anything impressive in Indianapolis.

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