West Virginia Sports

Elmore has 22 points, 13 assists; Marshall wins 106-70

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore had 22 points and a career-high 13 assists to tie a Conference USA record for double-doubles and Marshall beat Div. II Concord College 106-70 on Sunday to top 100 points for the second time this season. It was Elmore's ninth career double-double with ...

Mayfield leads No. 3 Oklahoma past West Virginia, 59-31

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Baker Mayfield began the week with tears and an apology. He ended it as he so often has — by celebrating a victory. The Oklahoma quarterback passed for 281 yards and three touchdowns after being punished for directing a lewd gesture ...

Muldrow leads No. 11 West Virginia women past Va Tech 79-61

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — MVP Teana Muldrow had 23 points and 11 rebounds and No. 11 West Virginia won the Paradise Jam Island Division on Saturday night with a 79-61 win over Virginia Tech. Chania Ray had five 3-pointers for 17 points and Naomi Davenport 15 points as all five starters scored ...

Backup QBs seize spotlight for Oklahoma-West Virginia

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Two very different situations changed the quarterback matchup between Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and West Virginia's Will Grier. Mayfield, the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy, was caught on camera making a lewd gesture towards the ...

No. 23 West Virginia dominates 1st half, routs UCF 83-45

By MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins called out his team after the opening round of the Advocare Invitational. It definitely sunk in. James Bolden scored 17 points, Jevon Carter had 16 and No. 23 West Virginia quickly responded ...

Carter gets 20, West Virginia beats winless Marist 84-78

By MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins didn't mince any words about his team's performance. Jevon Carter had 20 points, Sagaba Konate added 14, and No. 23 West Virginia survived an upset bid by winless Marist, beating the Red Foxes ...

No. 11 West Virginia women top Butler 75-68 in Paradise Jam

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Teana Muldrow had 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Naomi Davenport added 16 points and 15 boards, and No. 11 West Virginia beat Butler 75-68 on Thursday in the relocated Paradise Jam. West Virginia scored the opening 10 points of the game and held Butler to ...

Elmore scores 24 points; Marshall beats NC Central 92-84

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 24 points, Ajdin Penava added 23 and Marshall beat North Carolina Central 92-84 on Wednesday night. Elmore was 8 of 14 from the floor, made four 3-pointers and had nine assists. Penava was 9-of-11 shooting. C.J. Burks chipped in 19 points for ...

No. 3 Oklahoma looks to maintain momentum vs. West Virginia

The Associated Press West Virginia (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) at No. 3 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1, CFP No. 4), Saturday, 3:45 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Oklahoma by 23. Series record: Oklahoma leads 7-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma has won six straight and has already clinched a spot in the Big 12 title game, ...

No. 23 WVU beats Long Beach State 91-62

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Once West Virginia turned on the heat, there was too much offense for Long Beach State. Lamont West paved the way with 22 points, one shy of a career high, and the 23rd-ranked Mountaineers beat the 49ers 91-62 on Monday night. For the ...

West Virginia QB Will Grier undergoes surgery, out 4-6 weeks

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has undergone surgery on a broken finger in his throwing hand and will miss four to six weeks. Coach Dana Holgorsen on Monday did not explicitly rule out Grier for the Mountaineers' bowl game but said coming back is "going to be ...

Lot of Big 12 bowls, Oklahoma title game opponent still TBD

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer The Big 12 already has a higher percentage of bowl-eligible teams than any other conference. Now the Big 12 gets one more weekend to find out if the league can add to that and make it eight out of 10 teams in bowl games. Plus, No. 3 Oklahoma needs an ...

Miles leads No. 24 WVU in rout of Morgan State 111-48

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was wondering whether his team would regain its energy before the tough part of the schedule. That problem was solved Saturday night as Daxter Miles scored a career-high 32 points to lead the 24th-ranked ...

Black, Nichols lead Illinois past Marshall 91-74

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Nursing a late-game lead over Marshall that topped 20 points more than once, Illinois coach Brad Underwood took a timeout and unloaded on his team. Coasting toward its fourth straight win, Underwood thought the Illini had lost their ...

No. 23 West Virginia women dominate North Florida 87-59

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Teana Muldrow and Katrina Pardee scored 20 points apiece Sunday and No. 12 West Virginia never trailed in an 87-59 win over North Florida. Naomi Davenport added 15 points and Kristina King had 14 for West Virginia, which shot 52.5 percent from the field and dominated ...

Ehlinger leads Texas over No. 24 WVU 28-14; Grier injured

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sam Ehlinger helped Texas get that elusive win over a ranked opponent. Ehlinger threw two touchdown passes and the Longhorns became bowl eligible under first-year coach Tom Herman with a 28-14 win over No. 24 West Virginia on Saturday ...

West Virginia QB Will Grier hurts throwing hand vs. Texas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has hurt his throwing hand while trying to score on a run against Texas. Grier dove for the pylon in the first quarter Saturday and landed awkwardly on his right hand. One of his fingers appeared to be bent backward as he held up ...

Morehead State rallies to beat Marshall 86-83

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A.J. Hicks scored 17 points with seven assists and Morehead State rallied to beat Marshall 86-83 on Thursday night. Morehead State's Ajdin Penava tied it at 58 with a free throw with 9:09 left after the Thundering Herd went scoreless for nearly two-and-a-half minutes. ...

Big 12 Spotlight: Title matchup maybe easy, or all tied up

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer The most straightforward championship game scenario for the Big 12 would be No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 11 TCU both winning their last two games and meeting again Dec. 2. Then again, nothing ever seems to come that easy for the Big 12. Remember, the Big 12 ...

Texas tries to become bowl eligible at No. 24 West Virginia

The Associated Press Texas (5-5, 4-3 Big 12) at No. 24 West Virginia (7-3, 5-2), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN) Line: West Virginia by 3½. Series record: West Virginia leads 4-2 WHAT'S AT STAKE Texas needs a win in its final two games to become bowl eligible under first-year coach Tom Herman. ...