WVU Sports

Showdown Happening In Morgantown Between Mountaineers, Sooners

MORGANTOWN — No. 6 West Virginia (13-1 overall, 2-0 Big 12) has had some difficult Big 12 Conference openers, but if faces one of its toughest when No. 7 Oklahoma (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) invades the Coliseum for a 7:15 p.m. tipoff tonight. The game, which will be televised nationally on ESPN2 ...

WVU Goes To 2-0 In Big 12 Play

MANHATTAN, Kan. — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has a play card packed with 75 offensive sets, yet he couldn’t seem to find anything that would work against Kansas State on Monday. So Huggins told his guys to get the Wildcats to chase them in the hopes of opening up the lane. Maybe ...

WVU Travels to K-State

MORGANTOWN — Survive and advance — that’s life in the Big 12 Conference as No. 7 West Virginia (12-1, 1-0 Big 12) travels to Manhattan, Kansas, today to face a Wildcats team coming off an impressive 91-75 victory over Iowa State. “This is us,” Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins quipped ...

WVU Fans Need to Dismiss Dallas Showing

DALLAS — Sometimes when you go bowling you end up in the gutter. That is exactly where the WVU offense found itself in Tuesday’s Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl. Playing minus the services of star quarterback Will Grier and top running back Justin Crawford, the Mountaineers’ attack was ...

WVU Wins 12th Straight

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — West Virginia and Oklahoma State played to their defensive personalities Friday night, pressuring and harassing each other for 40 minutes. The seventh-ranked Mountaineers maintained their profile, however, while the Cowboys faltered late at one of their greatest ...

WVU Opens Big 12 Play Tonight

MORGANTOWN — The non-conference portion of West Virginia’s schedule (except for a Jan. 27 showdown with Kentucky) witnessed the No. 7 Mountaineers come out with only one loss in 12 games. Now, the conference play gets underway when WVU travels to Stillwater (Okla.) to face a Cowboys’ ...

Moss, Utah Run Past West Virginia

DALLAS — Zack Moss took a third-down handoff and quickly burst through the line and 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 Utes’ opening drive in the ...

Mountaineers Held to 153 Yards

DALLAS — When Dana Holgorsen made the move from offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State to head coach at West Virginia, he was hailed as one of the top offensive minds in college football. Following a 31-14 loss to Miami in last year’s Russell Athletic Bowl, Holgorsen elected to bring ...

WVU, Utah Meet for First Time Since 1964

DALLAS, TEXAS – It has been a big month of December for seventh-year West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen and his Mountaineers – and that doesn’t include Tuesday’s 1:30 p.m. kickoff against Pac-12 member Utah in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl. “It is great for the program in ...

WVU’s McKivitz Looking for Better Results

MORGANTOWN — What a difference a year makes. Just ask former Union Local standout Colton McKivitz. “Last year I didn’t really know what to expect,” the sophomore right tackle said. “Being a freshman, it all kind of just was a blur. “I mean, you’re in Orlando and you’re ...

WVU Offense Faces Big Challenges

MORGANTOWN — Their names may be unknown to West Virginia football fans, but you can bet the house that they will be on the mind of every Mountaineers player when they take to the field at the Cotton Bowl for their 1:30 p.m. showdown with the University of Utah in the Zaxby Heart of Dallas ...

Mountaineers Win Behind Carter, Konate

MORGANTOWN — Jevon Carter and Sagaba Konate had double-doubles to lead No. 10 West Virginia to its picked up his second double-double 11th straight victory, 86-69 over Fordham on Saturday. The Mountaineers (11-1) started out a little sluggish but managed a 16-point lead with 4 minutes left ...

Who Are The Utes?

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — When members of the selection committee announced that West Virginia’s opponent for the 2017 Zaxby Heart of Dallas Bowl would be the University of Utah, the first thing many Mountaineers asked was ‘What is a Ute?’ Question asked and answered. Wikipedia tells ...

Fordham Final Test For WVU

MORGANTOWN — For most coaches, a 10-game winning streak just before the Christmas holiday would be a reason for glee. West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins isn’t one of those coaches, however. “No,” Huggins said when asked about his team’s success. “We’ve won 10 ...

Wheeling Central Grad Harler Earns His First Career Start at WVU

MORGANTOWN – Moundsville native Chase Harler always believed that he could not only play at No. 10 West Virginia University (10-1), but would one day hear his name announced as one of Bob Huggins starters. That belief became a reality Wednesday night in the Coliseum when the 6-foot-3 former ...

Holgorsen Happy About Class

MORGANTOWN – National Letter of Intent Signing Day actually came two weeks early for Coach Dana Holgorsen and his West Virginia University Mountaineers when seniors-to-be Will Grier and David Sills V announced their intentions to return to campus for their final years of ...

Allen Nets 24 To Lead WVU

MORGANTOWN — Bob Huggins has never been one to mince words so it wasn’t a surprise when he described No. 10 West Virginia’s 77-38 victory over winless Coppin State as “horrific.” Teddy Allen scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Mountaineers (10-1), who ...

WVU Back in Action Tonight Vs. Coppin State

MORGANTOWN — Finals week has come and gone and now it’s time for fans to return to the Coliseum to cheer on the No. 10 ranked West Virginia men’s basketball team (9-1) as it takes on a winless Coppin State (0-11) team at 7 tonight. “We had a big gap in the schedule,” WVU coach Bob ...

WR Sills Will Return to WVU

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia All-American receiver David Sills V has announced that he will return for his senior season in 2018. “After talking with my family and my coaches and taking time in prayer, I have decided to return for my senior season at West Virginia University,” Sills said. ...

No. 9 Mountaineers Women Crush Morgan State, 84-41

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Teana Muldrow scored 25 points to lead No. 9 West Virginia over Morgan State 84-41 on Monday night. The Mountaineers are 11-0 for the second straight season, a first in program history. WVU is the only undefeated team left in the Big 12. The Lady Bears (6-5) held the ...