West Virginia Sports

No. 10 WVU beats Fordham 86-69

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jevon Carter picked up his second double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 assists to lead No. 10 West Virginia to an 86-69 victory over Fordham on Saturday. The Mountaineers (11-1) started out a little sluggish in the first ...

West Virginia WR David Sills to return for senior season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wide receiver David Sills is returning for his senior season in 2018. The Mountaineers announced in a statement Monday that Sills is coming back, keeping West Virginia's dynamic pass-and-catch combination intact for another year. Quarterback Will Grier ...

No. 9 WVU women crush Morgan State 84-41

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Teana Muldrow has led injury-plagued West Virginia in scoring all season long. Monday night was no different. Muldrow scored 25 points to lead the ninth-ranked Mountaineers over Morgan State 84-41. The Mountaineers are 11-0 for the ...

Meredith’s 7 3s lead St. Francis past D-III Bethany (WV)

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Scott Meredith made 7 3-pointers off the bench for a career-high 21 points and six St. Francis (PA) players scored in double figures to beat NCAA Division III Bethany (WV) 113-77 on Monday night. St. Francis (5-5) overcame 14 missed free throws by burying 14-of-27 shots ...

Marshall holds Colorado State 31-28 in New Mexico Bowl

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Leading up to the New Mexico Bowl, Marshall wide receiver Tyre Brady kept hearing about Colorado State's explosive offense. Doubters were overlooking the Thundering Herd's own weapons, he thought. So when Brady's chance came in ...

Marshall downs Ohio 99-96 in OT on Penava’s career night

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ajdin Penava set career highs with 33 points and 15 rebounds, C.J. Burks scored a career-high 31, and Marshall held off Ohio 99-96 in overtime on Saturday to win its fourth straight. Burks hit two free throws, Penava made a layup and Marshall led 96-92 with 49 ...

Davenport leads No. 10 WVU women over Radford 75-55

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The injuries are adding up for No. 10 West Virginia, and coach Mike Carey is hoping to find the right combination of players with the start of the Big 12 season just two weeks away. Kristina King, one of the Mountaineers' most ...

Heisman 2018: WVU’s Grier in Early Talk

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer The 2018 Heisman Trophy race could be wide open. There will be no returning winner, with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield becoming the first senior to win the award since 2006. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, the 2016 winner and a ...

No. 10 West Virginia women cruise past Coppin State 101-43

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — After three Power 5 games, there wasn't much for No. 10 West Virginia to learn on Sunday. Coach Mike Carey was less than pleased with the some of his players' habits as the Mountaineers cruised to victory over Coppin State, ...

Carter, West lead No. 18 WVU over No. 15 Virginia 68-61

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Jevon Carter is doing so much more nowadays than just being a key to Bob Huggins' smothering defense. Carter had 23 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead No. 18 West Virginia to a 68-61 victory over No. 15 ...

Marshall downs Chattanooga behind Burks’ 23 points

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — C.J. Burks scored 23 points on 10-of-20 shooting, Jon Elmore added 22 points, and Marshall beat former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga 70-66 on Tuesday night for the first time since departing the league in 1997. Chattanooga took a 62-60 lead on Makale ...

Steelers’ Smith-Schuster, Bengals’ Iloka each banned 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback George Iloka have been suspended one game each by the NFL for violating league safety rules. Smith-Schuster was flagged for unnecessary roughness and taunting after a blindside hit ...

Discipline starts fallout for cringe-worthy Steelers-Bengals

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Two players carted off, two others suspended, many fines to follow. One of the NFL's nastiest rivalries set new lows in prime time, forcing fans to avert their eyes. What's to be done about this long-running animosity between the Steelers ...

Brown, Boswell lead Steelers to 23-20 win over Bengals

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Chris Boswell kicked a field goal on the final play shortly after Antonio Brown caught a 6-yard touchdown pass — taking a hit to the head while landing in the end zone — and the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off another improbable comeback ...

No. 11 West Virginia woman slip past No. 18 Texas A&M 70-56

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Teana Muldrow scored 24 points with 11-for-19 shooting and had seven rebounds to lead unbeaten No. 11 West Virginia to a 70-56 win over No. 18 Texas A&M on Sunday night. Chania Ray added 16 points for West Virginia (7-0), while Kristina King had 14 points, ...

Marshall Faces Colorado State in New Mexico Bowl matchup

By The Associated Press Colorado State (7-5, Mountain West) vs Marshall (7-5, C-USA), Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. EST LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico TOP PLAYERS Colorado State: QB Nick Stevens, 3,479 yards passing, 27 TDs Marshall: QB Chase Litton, 2,853 yards passing, 23 TDs NOTABLE Colorado ...

Marshall ends seven-game skid against Akron, 86-64

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ajdin Penava had 20 points and 13 rebounds and blocked three shots to help Marshall end a seven-game skid against Akron with an 86-64 victory on Saturday night. Jon Elmore, who came into the game averaging 25.3 points, scored 22 with seven assists and C.J. Burks hit ...

Big 12 now guaranteed title game rematch; last 1 was costly

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer The last Big 12 championship game rematch 10 years ago cost the league a national title shot. Back then it was Oklahoma knocking off then-No. 1 Missouri. When the Big 12's title game is revived Saturday after a six-season hiatus, it will be the No. 2 ...

Burchfield hits 10 3s, William & Mary beats Marshall 114-104

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Connor Burchfield scored 30 points on a program-record 10 3-pointers, Nathan Knight had 31 points and 12 rebounds, and William & Mary beat Marshall 114-104 on Wednesday night. Burchfield was 10 of 12 from distance as the Tribe made 18 of 28 (64 percent) in the ...

Carter scores 29 points, West Virginia beats Missouri 83-79

By MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — West Virginia had a wild weekend in Florida that ended up with a three-game sweep. Jevon Carter scored 29 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and the No. 23 Mountaineers overcame a 16-point, second-half ...