West Virginia Sports

No. 6 West Virginia beats No. 7 Oklahoma 89-76

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Every season, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins seems to have someone ready to jump off the bench in a scoring mood. Teddy Allen has become that guy for the Mountaineers at the start of the Big 12 season. The freshman's nickname? ...

Thompson has triple-double, WKU rolls past Marshall 112-87

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Darius Thompson collected Western Kentucky's first triple-double in nine years, and the Hilltoppers scored a program record with their 112-87 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Thompson had career highs in all three categories: 33 points on 11-of-16 shooting, ...

West Virginia, Oklahoma to tussle in Morgantown

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 7 Oklahoma at No. 6 West Virginia on Saturday. With sensational freshman Trae Young leading the nation with 29.4 points and 10.6 assists per game, the Sooners (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) have already won ...

Williams, KState women drop No. 12 West Virginia 60-52

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Peyton Williams scored 22 points with 10 rebounds, Kaylee Page scored seven of her 12 points in the fourth quarter and Kansas State handed No. 12 West Virginia its second straight loss 60-52 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (9-5, 1-2 Big 12 Conference), who had lost ...

Marshall football player paralyzed in Maryland shooting

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — The mother of a Marshall University football player shot at a New Year's party in Maryland says he is paralyzed. News outlets report redshirt freshman defensive tackle Larry Aaron was one of two people struck by gunfire at a house party in Severn early Monday morning. Anne ...

West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad to return Jan. 13

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad will return from a two-month academic suspension next week. The Mountaineers' announced Tuesday that it received confirmation from the NCAA that Ahmad can play starting Jan. 13 against Texas Tech. Ahmad had been ruled ineligible for ...

WVU Up to 6th in Latest AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer Michigan State was passed by Villanova for the No. 1 ranking after Duke and Kansas lost three weeks ago. The Spartans were No. 3 at the time, but voters moved the fourth-ranked Wildcats to the top spot. Look who's No. 1 now. Michigan State (14-1) moved ...

Woe and 16: Browns go winless after 28-24 loss to Steelers

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a lost season distilled to one play, filled with hope and achingly familiar anguish for a franchise that's known little else over the last two decades. Fourth down. Trailing by four. One last shot at avoiding NFL infamy. Cleveland ...

McCarty leads No. 8 Texas past No. 9 West Virginia

By MARK ROSNER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas used its depth to overwhelm West Virginia. Brooke McCarty scored 17 points and the eighth-ranked Longhorns beat the No. 9 Mountaineers 79-58 on Sunday. Twelve Longhorns appeared in the game. West Virginia, afflicted with injuries, ...

Calipari to join Huggins at benefit before hoops matchup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari will join West Virginia's Bob Huggins at Huggins' annual fish fry benefit next month. The sixth annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry is scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Mylan Park Events Center. The Mountaineers and Wildcats will play the next day in ...

Moss, Utah run past West Virginia 30-14 in Heart of Dallas

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Zack Moss took a third-down handoff and burst through the line into an opening in the middle of the field. Utah was off and running to another bowl victory. Moss ran for 150 yards, including a career-long 58-yard run for a touchdown on the ...

Villanova still at No. 1; WVU at 7 in latest AP Top 25 poll

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer Villanova stayed comfortably at No. 1 in an AP Top 25 poll that offered little change at the top. The top four teams stayed the same in Monday's new poll , led by the Wildcats (12-0) receiving 43 of 65 first-place votes to stay at No. 1 for the third ...

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 ...