WVU Sports

Grier Looking For More Efficiency

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s loss to Utah in the Heart of Dallas Bowl revealed a number of holes in the Mountaineers’ offense. First, and foremost, it showed that the Mountaineers were unmanned at the quarterback position with the loss of then-junior Will Grier sidelined with a broken ...

WVU Has Short Tourney Turnaround

For the second straight year, a major winter storm has scrambled West Virginia’s travel plans for the NCAA Tournament. About 20 hours after arriving back on campus from the West Coast, the Mountaineers left Tuesday to begin preparations for Friday’s Sweet 16 appearance in Boston against ...

West Virginia Runs Away From Murray St.

SAN DIEGO — This long into their time together at West Virginia, Bob Huggins is only surprised when Jevon Carter has a bad game. What Carter did on Friday in the first-round of the East Region against Murray State is simply what Huggins expects. “I would be shocked if he didn’t play ...

Mountaineers Face Murray State for First Time

MORGANTOWN – When you have played basketball for as many years as No. 15 West Virginia University has, it’s rare that fans witness a matchup between their beloved Mountaineers and an opponent for the very first time. But, that will be the case when WVU (24-10) takes on Murray State (26-5) ...

Murray St. First For WVU

MORGANTOWN — Players, in any sport, goes through highs and lows during the season. For that reason, they must have short memories if they want to be successful at their chosen sport. “This will hurt (Saturday), but we’ll wake up on Selection Sunday and find out who we play next,” ...

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 ...