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Neal Brown attempting to run tight ship amid coronavirus challenges
West Virginia head coach Neal Brown likes to have a plan. Brown did not plan on the COVID-19 pandemic sending many his players home during the first weeks of spring practices. One way coach Brown is trying to continue working is by having position coaches conduct daily video calls with their position groups.
Meet WVU’s 2020 men’s basketball recruits
The West Virginia men’s basketball team has three newcomers set to join the Mountaineers in Morgantown next season. The recruits include forward Isaiah Cottrell from Huntington Prep in West Virginia, Taj Thweatt from Wildwood Catholic in New Jersey, and Kedrian Johnson from Temple College in Texas. Check out their highlights here!
Culver, Tshiebwe expected to return to WVU next season
West Virginia forwards Oscar Tshiebwe and Derek Culver are both expected to return to WVU next season. Tshiebwe averaged 11.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game, and Culver averaged 10.4 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for the Mountaineers.
WVU men’s hoops garnering “way-too-early” attention for 2020-2021
The West Virginia men’s basketball team is already getting solid projections for next season. CBS Sports has the Mountaineers at #14 and USA Today has them at #17. Check out where other outlets, such as ESPN and NBC Sports, have WVU next year.
West Virginia Athletics
Covich Taking Season’s End In Stride As He Waits For Things To Return To Normal
With everyone now social distancing to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, West Virginia golf coach Sean Covich has taken on the role of physical education teacher for his son.
Around the Big 12
Azubuike, Dotson Collect Consensus All-America Second Team Recognition
Kansas’ Udoka Azubuike and Devon Dotson have earned Consensus All-America Second Team recognition. Baylor’s Jared Butler also received votes.
Around the NCAA
The top 50 players in men’s college basketball for the 2019-2020 season
There are many players who defined the 2019-2020 men’s college basketball season. These are the 50 best players in college basketball this season, including West Virginia’s Oscar Tshiebwe.
The NFL’s best remaining free agents in 2020, by position
The new league year is here for the NFL, but not every big name has been signed yet. Here are the best available players at each position.
The 5 biggest steals of 2020 NFL free agency so far
A few NFL teams added stars to their rosters for relatively low contract prices. Which players were “steals” for their teams?
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