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WVU hangs on against Cornell, 68-62
The West Virginia women’s basketball team gained a 17-point first half lead against Cornell and held off several late runs by the Big Red to come away with a 68-62 win in the Mountaineers’ final game before the start of Big 12 Conference play.
WVU Remains No. 21 in Coaches Poll
The West Virginia women’s basketball team is ranked #21, again, in this week’s USA Today Coaches’ Poll.
West Virginia Athletics
Decade of change: The 10 biggest moments in WVU sports of the 2010s
The last decade has included both success and change for West Virginia sports. As the 2010s come to an end, here is a look back at the 10 biggest moments in Mountaineer athletics from the decade.
Adams Named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week
West Virginia’s Noah Adams has been named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for Week 8. This honor serves as the first Big 12 award for the redshirt sophomore’s career.
Adams Leads WVU on First Day of Southern Scuffle
Redshirt sophomore Noah Adams of the West Virginia wrestling team earned three wins on the first day of the 2020 Southern Scuffle, hosted by Chattanooga.
Mountaineers in the Pros: Week 17
In the final week of the NFL regular season, former Mountaineer Nick Kwiatkoski recorded a tackle for loss for the Chicago Bears and Rasul Douglas knocked down three passes to help the Philadelphia Eagles secure their spot in the playoffs.
Around the Big 12
Ehlinger leads Texas’ Alamo Bowl win over No. 12 Utah 38-10
Quarterback Sam Ehlinger passed for three touchdowns and ran for another, and Texas registered a dominant 38-10 win over #12 Utah in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Tuesday night.
Around the NCAA
The 30 best men’s college basketball players of the decade, ranked
Check out this list of the top players that defined college basketball in the 2010s.
Wisconsin vs. Oregon score, Rose Bowl 2020: Justin Herbert’s three rushing TDs send Ducks to victory
#6 Oregon started hot, cooled off in a major way, and finished in a flury to hold off #8 Wisconsin, 28-27.
The top NFL coaching candidates who could be hired for the 2020 season
Four NFL teams are currently looking for new head coaches to lead the way in 2020 and beyond.
2020 NFL mock draft: What could happen after Joe Burrow goes No. 1
Now that regular season is over, we know the order of the first 20 picks in the 2020 NFL Draft. Here is a first-round projection.
4 reasons Ron Rivera is the right hire as Washington’s next coach
The Carolina Panthers fired head coach Ron Rivera, and now he is going to be the new head coach of to the Washington Redskins. Check out why Rivera is going to be a good fit in Washington.
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