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Crawford Finished, Grier Will Return

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that senior running back Justin Crawford has decided not to participate in the 2017 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl and will focus on his preparation for the 2018 NFL Draft. “Justin has logged a lot of miles and been a ...

Plenty of Tickets Left For WVU Bowl Game

MORGANTOWN — According to according to West Virginia University Senior Associate Athletic Director/External Affairs’ Matt Wells, nearly 5,000 tickets for the Xaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl remain unsold. “Including the tickets we have held for thru internal usage (official travel ...

WVU Women Down Coppin St.

MORGANTOWN, — 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, 101-43. “Tough game to play,” Carey said. ...

West Virginia's Chase Harler, right, hugs Daxter Miles Jr. after West Virginia defeated Pittsburgh 69-60 in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

WVU Defeats Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Facing on the hardwood for the first time since the 2012 campaign, No. 18 West Virginia (9-1) went to the Peterson Event Center on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh and came away with a 69-60 victory. The Mountaineers received a game-high 19 points from senior Jevon ...

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins questions a referee during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia, Tuesday Dec. 5, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

West Virginia Renews Rivalry With Pitt Tonight

MORGANTOWN — No player for No. 18 West Virginia (8-1) or unranked Pitt (5-4) were on their college campuses the last time the two teams met in what is known as the “Backyard Brawl.” But, it won’t take any of them very long to learn about it when the universities, which are separated ...

WVU Women Rout Panthers

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Teana Muldrow had 20 points and 11 rebounds as No. 10 West Virginia beat archrival Pittsburgh 73-52 in the first matchup between the schools since 2012. The Mountaineers (8-0) cruised to the victory after opening the game on a 12-0 run. Pitt (5-4) was outscored 26-13 in ...

Carter, West Lead Way for ’Eers

MORGANTOWN — When your end game is making the 68-team field for the NCAA basketball tournament, you schedule games featuring programs looking to accomplish that same feat. That was the case Tuesday night at the Coliseum when No. 18 West Virginia played host to No. 15 Virginia. “I ...

Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins (21) West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate, right, struggle for control of a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday Dec. 5, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

No. 18 WVU Defeats Virginia

MORGANTOWN — 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 Virginia 68-61 on Tuesday night, sending the ...

West Virginia forward Teddy Allen (13) pushes the ball up the court in front of Central Florida guard Djordjije Mumin (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the AdvoCare Invitational tournament Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. West Virginia won 83-45. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WVU Set To Face Virginia

MORGANTOWN — Fans attending tonight’s 7 p.m. showdown between No. 15 Virginia (8-0) and No. 18 West Virginia (7-1) will get to see something that hasn’t happened in more than four decades. A Cavaliers’ team playing inside the Coliseum. Virginia makes its first visit to Morgantown ...

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen looks up at the scoreboard in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

WVU Will Face Utah

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia will be heading west for the holidays as the Mountaineers have been matched up with Pac-12 member Utah in the Xaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26. The game will be televised on ESPN. This will mark the Mountaineers’ third trip to ...

No. 11 West Virginia Tops Texas A&M

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, ...

West Virginia guard Jevon Carter (2) splits NJIT guards Diandre Wilson (15) and Shyquan Gibbs (11) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia won 102-69. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

West Virginia Gets Victory Over NJIT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Following a career-high 29 points in a 16-point comeback against Missouri on Sunday, Jevon Carter was in for another special night. Carter scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds and became West Virginia’s all-time steals leader in a the 19th-ranked Mountaineers’ ...

Carter Becomes All-Time Steals Leader in Win

MORGANTOWN – Like a fine wine WVU senior guard Jevon Carter gets better with time. The Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year overcame a sluggish start to lead No. 19 West Virginia to an 102-69 victory over visiting NJIT Thursday night at the Coliseum. On an evening when the Illinois native ...

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen celebrates a touchdown with his team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia faces Texas this week. While the Mountaineers will need help to get into the Big 12 championship game, they first to have to win their own games. Plus, Texas is still trying to get bowl eligible in coach Tom Herman’s first season. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File)

Busy Weeks Ahead For Holgorsen, WVU

MORGANTOWN — The final regular season game has come and gone for West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen and his staff. Just who, when and where the Mountaineers will play in the postseason won’t be announced for several more days. So, what are the short term plans for the Mountaineers and ...

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins, right, hugs guard Daxter Miles Jr. (4) after earning a 83-79 win over Missouri in an NCAA college basketball championship game at the AdvoCare Invitational tournament Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Mountaineers Set To Face NJIT

MORGANTOWN — Fresh off a championship performance at the AdvoCare Invitational and with a Top 20 showdown with Virginia looming in the near future, No. 19 West Virginia (6-1) plays host to New Jersey Institute of Technology tonight. Trailing by 16 points in the second half the Mountaineers ...

West Virginia forward Lamont West (15) goes up for a shot in front of Missouri guard Blake Harris (55) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game at the AdvoCare Invitational tournament Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WVU Rallies Past Mizzou

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jevon Carter scored 29 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and No. 23 West Virginia overcame a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Missouri 83-79 on Sunday night in the Advocare Invitational championship game. Daxter Miles Jr. added 26 ...

Oklahoma wide receiver CeeDee Lamb (9) falls into the end zone with a touchdown in front of West Virginia cornerback Elijah Battle (19) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Oklahoma Downs WVU

NORMAN, Okla. — Baker Mayfield threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns after being punished for directing a lewd gesture toward the Kansas bench last week, and Oklahoma routed West Virginia 59-31 on Saturday to maintain its momentum heading into the Big 12 Championship game. Mayfield was ...

No Defense For Mayfield

NORMAN, Okla. – Defenseless. Oklahoma took advantage of a WVU defense that had more holes than a sieve Saturday at Gaylord Family/Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to hand the Mountaineers a 59-31 setback in the regular season finale for both teams. Unranked West Virginia (7-5, 5-4 Big 12) made the ...

No. 23 WVU Takes On Missouri for AdvoCare Title

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — No. 23 West Virginia (5-1) hasn’t had a lot of success at the AdvoCare Invitational (formerly known as the Old Spice Classic) nor has it tasted much when it comes to tonight’s 9:30 p.m. championship game foe Missouri — dropping two of its three previous meetings ...

West Virginia quarterback Chris Chugunov (11) attempts a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. Texas defeated West Virginia 28-14. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

Mountaineers Look to Upset No. 4 Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. — The task is an enormous one. Vegas has you picked to lose by three to four touchdowns. And, you don’t have your starting quarterback. Why, then, does players and coaches from unranked West Virginia (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) still believe they can go into Gaylord Family/Oklahoma ...