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Kansas Claims Big 12 Title Over WVU

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Devonte Graham piled up 18 points and 13 assists, Silvio De Sousa came up big in place of Udoka Azubuike and ninth-ranked Kansas proved its toughness down the stretch for an 81-70 victory over No. 18 West Virginia in the Big 12 Tournament title game Saturday night. De ...

WVU Tops Texas Tech, 66-63

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— West Virginia has made a habit of reaching the Big 12 Tournament title game lately. Now, the Mountaineers will try to end the habit of losing it. Daxter Miles Jr. scored 22 points and Jevon Carter added 17, and the tournament’s No. 3 seed advanced to its third straight ...

WVU Faces Baylor In Big 12 Opener

MORGANTOWN — The one constant during the last two Big 12 Championship Tournaments was that No. 18 West Virginia was one of the two teams fighting for a title on Saturday night. If the No. 18 Mountaineers (22-9, 11-7 Big 12) are to accomplish that feat for a third consecutive season, it is ...

West Virginia Falls to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Their season fading and their big man still on the bench with a sprained toe, the Texas Longhorns were in desperate need of a big win to bolster their NCAA Tournament hopes. They got it Saturday with an 87-79 overtime win over No. 20 West Virginia, spurred by guards Matt ...

WVU Closes Regular Season Today at Texas

MORGANTOWN — While No. 6 Kansas (24-6, 13-4 Big 12), which captured its 14th consecutive regular season title, will again be the top seed when the Big 12 Tournament gets underway on Wednesday in Kansas City. But, the No. 2 seed won’t be decided until today when No. 20 West Virginia (22-8, ...

Ferns Back in the Mix at Linebacker for Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN — The roller coaster ride for St. Clairsville High School graduate Brendan Ferns appears to be back on the tracks for West Virginia University and defensive coordinator Tony Gibson. “Really good,” Gibson explained when asked about Ferns. “We are in shorts and a T-shirt ...

Drills Start For WVU

MORGANTOWN – The 2018 West Virginia University football team took its first steps toward challenging for a Big 12 Championship and College Football Playoff berth Tuesday when Coach Dana Holgorsen and his staff welcomed back a solid roster that includes starting quarterback Will Grier and ...

’Eers Take Down Red Raiders, 84-74

MORGANTOWN — Jevon Carter scored 21 points and Daxter Miles Jr. added 18 in their final home game, and No. 20 West Virginia rode a hot start to an 84-74 victory over No. 12 Texas Tech on Monday night. West Virginia (22-8, 11-6 Big 12) broke a second-place tie with the Red Raiders (22-8, ...

Carter, Miles Jr. Lead Senior Night Victory

MORGANTOWN — Normally, the emotions surrounding playing one’s final game at home is too much for the player and his performance will suffer because of them. That was not be the case Monday night at the Coliseum as a sellout crowd gave seniors Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles Jr. the ovation ...

WVU, Texas Tech Seeking No. 2 Seed

MORGANTOWN — When asked about his team’s chance to secure the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Big 12 Conference Championships when No. 21 West Virginia (21-8, 10-6 Big 12) plays host to No. 6 Texas Tech (22-7, 10-6 Big 12) at 9 p.m. on ESPN2, veteran coach Bob Huggins made a unique comparison ...

West Virginia Routs Iowa State

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Jevon Carter needed one assist to make history. It turned out to be just one of his milestones on Saturday. Carter scored 24 points as No. 21 West Virginia pulled away for an 85-70 victory over Iowa State. With 15:59 left in the first half, Carter picked up his first ...

Carter Joins An Exclusive Club

MORGANTOWN — Jevon Carter has dished out a lot of assists during his four-year career for the No. 21 Mountaineers — 499 to be exact. His next one, however, would put the senior in a class by himself. In the history of college basketball, no player at a major college had ever scored ...

Oklahoma State Spoils WVU Senior Day

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University and veteran women’s head basketball coach Mike Carey said goodbye to three of its best — seniors Teana Muldrow, Kristina King and Chania Ray — against No. 25 Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon at the Coliseum. But, it was a pair of upperclassmen ...

No. 21 WVU Seeking a Little Payback

By JIM BUTTA For The Intelligencer MORGANTOWN — West Virginia senior Jevon Carter is about to join an exclusive group. So exclusive that the Mountaineers’ point guard will be its only member. No player competing at this level of college basketball has ever scored more than 1,500 ...

WVU Runs By Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jevon Carter and Esa Ahmad both scored 15 points as No. 21 West Virginia beat Baylor 71-60 on Tuesday night, ending the Bears’ five-game winning streak that had been the longest in the Big 12 Conference. The Mountaineers (20-8, 9-6 Big 12) were pretty much in control ...

WVU Seeking Rebound With Visit to Baylor

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has been doing what he’s doing for a long time. What happened in Saturday night’s 77-69 loss at No 13 Kansas, however, was a first for the future Hall of Famer. “We can’t win when they shoot 35 free throws ...

Kansas Rallies to Take Down WVU

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Bob Huggins didn’t mince words in his postgame press conference after West Virginia lost to Kansas. “They shot 29 free throws,” Huggins said. “We shot two. You don’t think that had anything to do with it?” Huggins’ rising frustration finally boiled over with ...

WVU, Kansas Fighting

MORGANTOWN — When the 2017-18 season opened the consensus among Big 12 coaches that No. 13 Kansas (20-6 overall, 9-4) was the overwhelming favorite to win its 14th consecutive conference crown. It was also the belief that No. 20 West Virginia (19-7 8-5) would be the best bet if someone ...

WVU Baseball Opens Season Friday Ranked No. 22

MORGANTOWN — The first day of spring is more than a month away. But, that won’t stop No. 22 West Virginia University’s ‘Boys of Spring’ from opening the season with a trio of games at John Sessions Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., beginning Friday. “Don’t know and don’t ...

Allen Is A Spark For W.Virginia

MORGANTOWN — Teddy Allen scored 16 points, giving No. 20 West Virginia a needed spark off the bench in an 82-66 victory over TCU on Monday night. James “Beetle” Bolden added 14 points, Daxter Miles Jr. scored 13 and Wes Harris had 11 points for West Virginia (19-7, 8-5 Big ...