Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions.
By the time this fall rolls around, football season will be a must for sports-starved fans. But even they won’t need it as much as the academic institutions who have invested in college football.
West Virginia has been to the Final Four twice in the program’s history. Let’s take a look back at the three games WVU has played on college basketball’s biggest stage.
On this episode, Tony Caridi, Brad Howe, and Hoppy Kercheval are joined by West Virginia assistant basketball coach Ron Everhart. They also answer questions regarding the potential of changing the schedules for college football and basketball.
This week’s Mountaineer Insider Podcast, with Dan Zangrilli, explores what West Virginia’s baseball roster could look like in the future with the NCAA recently granting an extra year of eligibility to spring-sports athletes. Women’s basketball star Tynice Martin also stops by to discuss her recently concluded career and what is next for her.
West Virginia’s All-American guard Rosemary Kosiorek recalls playing before mostly empty seats at the WVU Coliseum during much of her college career, before more Mountaineer fans started coming out to support the team during her senior season.
West Virginia Athletics
The NCAA voted to allow seniors in spring sports to return for an extra season of competition next year, but it left the matter of whether their scholarships will be funded up to the discretion of the individual institutions themselves. According to West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons, the decision has yet to be made on whether WVU’s returning seniors would receive their scholarships next year.
The baseball season may be over for West Virginia, but that doesn’t mean baseball has stopped for head coach Randy Mazey and the Mountaineers.
West Virginia’s Mountaineer mascot is aiming to make a run in this year’s bracket, and it’s up to Mountaineer Nation to give him the push he needs. Sirius XM College is holding a mascot bracket on their Twitter account, pitting college mascots in a public vote to see which is the best in the nation.
Nine West Virginia gymnasts were named to the 2020 Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team. The nine first-team honors are a WVU record.
Around the Big 12
The winner of 806 games and three Final Four appearances, Oklahoma State’s legendary men’s basketball coach Eddie Sutton has been selected for enshrinement in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey has been selected as a part of an eight-member 2020 class to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Around the NCAA
A November thriller tops a list that should have been loaded with March classics. Here are the 10 best games the college basketball season had to offer.
On this episode of “Three Guys Before The Game,” Dr. Clay Marsh from WVU provides invaluable insight into West Virginia’s current situation and looks ahead to what transformations COVID-19 will ultimately bring.
Younger scouts, front-office executives, and even coaches find themselves coping with a whole new draft process with Americans hunkering down and doctors overwhelmed by the mounting cases of COVID-19.
The NBA and its broadcast partners are plotting a televised H-O-R-S-E tournament involving several high-profile players competing in separate gyms. Here are some suggestions on who the league should target for their H-O-R-S-E competition.
NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace rage quit a virtual race on Sunday. He was competing in a serious race and exiting early might have cost himself a little money.
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