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Where Were West Virginia’s Shooters?

Despite West Virginia’s need to score quickly to come back against Texas, the Mountaineers’ strongest outside shooters were not in the game.

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West Virginia’s abandonment of Sherman and McNeil puzzling

Sean McNeil was a perfect 3-for-3 from three-point range in the first half against Texas and then never took another for the rest of the game, even with West Virginia needing to make up ground quickly. Taz Sherman, WVU’s best outside shooting threat, did not play for the final 15:20 of the game.

Three Guys Before The Game – TCU and Texas Review (Episode 183)

On this episode of Three Guys Before The Game, Tony Caridi and Brad Howe discuss West Virginia’s upset losses to TCU and Texas. The guys also debate whether WVU can rediscover its formula for success or if the Mountaineers will stumble into the off-season.

Baylor deals WVU ninth loss in twelve games, 64-39

#2 Baylor outscored West Virginia 25-9 in the third quarter en route to a 64-39 win in Morgantown. The victory secured at least a share of the Big 12 regular season title for the Bears.

West Virginia Athletics

Mountaineers Open Big 12 Championship

The West Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened competition at the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship, at the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park, in Morgantown on Wednesday. The men’s team’s second-place finish in the 200-medley relay highlighted the evening.

Mountaineers Qualify for NCAA Championships

The #3 West Virginia rifle team will compete for its nation-best 20th NCAA title at the 2020 NCAA National Championships. The Mountaineers look to reclaim the NCAA Championship in March and earn their sixth title in eight seasons.

Around the Big 12

Baylor Records 10th Straight Big 12 Regular Season Title

#2 Baylor has wrapped up the 2019-20 Big 12 women’s basketball regular season championship. The title is the 10th consecutive and 11th overall for the Lady Bears. The 10-season title streak is the longest active mark in the country.

Texas Leads After Day One

The Texas men and women lead the 2020 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship after day one in Morgantown. Texas opened the first final by setting a Big 12 record in the men’s 200-yard medley relay with a 1:23.21 time.

Around the NCAA

Bracketology 2020: Kansas is the new No. 1 overall team

The bracket’s top line isn’t as different as expected after yet another wild weekend. The bubble, on the other hand, is a completely different story.

Sabrina Ionescu’s triumph shows how much we gain by embracing women in sports

Sabrina Ionescu becoming the first Division I player, male or female, to get 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists wasn’t a surprise. Oregon’s triple-double maestro has attained that coveted stat-line more than twice as often as anyone else in NCAA history.

5 young MLS stars who could be playing for the USMNT very soon

There are a lot of promising young Americans in MLS right now. Here are five you absolutely shouldn’t miss.

The Bucks are on pace to reach 70 wins. Can they do it?

Milwaukee has already done most of the heavy lifting on their way to 70 wins. The Bucks now need 20 wins in their final 24 games.

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