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Fellow West Virginia basketball legends and Hall of Famers, Jerry West and Rod Thorn, will introduce WVU head coach Bob Huggins when he is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September. After 916 wins, two NCAA National Coach of the Year awards, and two Final Four appearances, Huggy Bear’s induction is well overdue.
The #6 West Virginia men’s soccer team is the favorite to win the Sun Belt Conference in its first year in the league. In-state rival, and recent national champion, Marshall is projected to finish in second place behind the Mountaineers.
West Virginia defender Jordan Brewster has been selected for the 2022 Preseason All-Big 12 Women’s Soccer Team. The fifth-year senior was a Third Team All-American last season.
ESPN has released its television schedule for the 2022 Big 12 soccer and volleyball seasons. The West Virginia women’s soccer team will have at least one match nationally televised on ESPNU, while the WVU volleyball team will have one match on ESPN2 and two matches on ESPNU.
Around the Big 12
Oklahoma has secured another top football recruit with this athlete that will likely play defensive back.
Around the NCAA
Alabama enters the 2022 college football season at the top spot in the AP poll, with Ohio State and Georgia also receiving first-place votes.
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