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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 ...

Bench Big In Victory By ’Eers

MORGANTOWN — Playing its 26th game of the season one would think that a head coach would be comfortable with his starting lineup and rotation. That was not the case Monday night at the Coliseum as veteran head coach Bob Huggins reinserted senior Daxter Miles Jr. into the starting lineup in ...

Getting To Line Key For WVU

MORGANTOWN — Players for No. 19 West Virginia (18-7, 7-5 Big 12) won’t talk about it. Veteran head coach Bob Huggins can’t talk about it. But, the numbers don’t lie. West Virginia heads into its 26th game of the regular season at 9 p.m. tonight when Texas Christian (17-8, 5-7 Big 12) ...

Cowboys Surprise W.Virginia

MORGANTOWN — Road games against ranked teams don’t seem to be much of a problem for coach Mike Boynton Jr and his Cowboys. Kendall Smith and Cameron McGriff each scored 20 points and Oklahoma State beat another ranked team on the road, topping No. 19 West Virginia 88-85 ...

Early Foul Trouble Thwarts Ahmad

MORGANTOWN — Junior Esa Ahmad’s fourth start of the season didn’t last very long for the Cleveland native as a pair of personal fouls in the first three minutes of No. 19 WVU’s home contest against Oklahoma State, sent the smooth-shooting forward to the bench for the final 17 minutes of ...

No. 19 WVU Plays Host to Oklahoma State Today

MORGANTOWN — Ask Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton about No. 19 West Virginia’s recent up and down season and the former Mountaineers assistant will give you a simple answer. “I see a really good team that is capable of making a really deep run in March,” Boynton said during ...

WVU Adds Two Lineman

MORGANTOWN — The official National Letter of Intent Signing Day came and went on Wednesday with little, if any, fanfare. After inking 20 new players to the Mountaineers program in December, Coach Dana Holgorsen and his staff went into the traditional signing day with only six scholarships ...

Mountaineers Sweep Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. — Lamont West scored 17 points, and No. 19 West Virginia survived a 32-point night from Oklahoma’s Trae Young to escape with a 75-73 win over the 17th-ranked Sooners on Monday night. Esa Ahmad and Sagaba Konate each scored 14 and Jevon Carter added 10 points, eight assists ...

WVU Looks To Sweep OU

MORGANTOWN— Rebounding. Toughness. Play hard. A trio of traits which all basketball players are expected to display if they are going to be successful on the hardwood. But, for sophomore forward Logan Routt they were the key for the former-Cameron High School standout to advance from ...

WVU Ends Losing Skid

MORGANTOWN — Even with several players recuperating from the flu bug, West Virginia’s defense can still frustrate the tar out of opponents. One game after allowing the most points in a Big 12 game since joining the league in 2012, No. 15 West Virginia overwhelmed Kansas State with its ...

Bolden Nets 13 In First Career Start

MORGANTOWN — Sophomore James ‘Beetle’ Bolden came to West Virginia University with the moniker of being an outstanding shooter. Throughout his first 49 games with the Mountaineers, the Kentucky native continued to show flashes of the shooter that averaged 19.2 points per game as a ...