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Former West Virginia shooting guard Erik Stevenson led the San Antonio Spurs NBA Summer League team with 23 points on Sunday. Stevenson made four three-pointers, seven total shots from the floor, and five free throws. He also snagged seven rebounds and had four assists in San Antonio’s win over Oklahoma City.
The West Virginia men’s basketball alumni team, Best Virginia, dominated the Maryland alumni team, College Park Boys, in an Alumni Basketball League game this past weekend. Kevin Jones led Best Virginia with 28 points in the 130-100 win. Jonathan Holton added 21 points and John Flowers scored 20.
West Virginia University Director of Athletics Wren Baker has announced that head baseball coach Randy Mazey has decided the 2024 baseball season will be his final year as the Mountaineers’ coach. Mazey will then transition to a senior advisor role within the baseball program following the conclusion of the season, which will last for at least two years. At that time, current associate head coach Steve Sabins will take over as the program’s head coach on a five-year contract through 2029. Mazey led WVU to three NCAA Regional appearances during his first 11 seasons in Morgantown.
AROUND THE BIG 12
The annual football game between Oklahoma and Texas will be named the “Red River Rivalry” once again.
AROUND THE NCAA
NCAA penalties for cheating will force Tennessee’s football program to vacate all 11 wins from the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
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