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West Virginia Sports

West Virginia beats TCU to end seven-game losing streak

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Taz Sherman scored 21 points and West Virginia's veterans came through to beat TCU 70-64 on the Mountaineers' senior day to snap a seven-game losing streak Saturday. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said his frustrations over watching his team make the same mistakes ...

Ryan scores career-high 29, No. 8 Iowa State women beat WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly isn't going to cringe about Ashley Joens' mini-slump, especially with Emily Ryan playing her best. Ryan scored a career-high 29 points and No. 8 Iowa State clinched the second seed in the Big 12 women's tournament with a 74-57 victory ...

Groves, OU beat WVU 72-59 to keep NCAA tourney hopes alive

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tanner Groves had his second consecutive double-double, Jordan Goldwire scored 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting and Oklahoma beat West Virginia 72-59 on Tuesday night to keep the Sooners' NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Oklahoma (16-14, 6-11 Big 12), which beat in-state rival ...

Taylor leads Marshall against Western Kentucky after 24-point game

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (17-12, 9-7 C-USA) at Marshall Thundering Herd (11-18, 4-12 C-USA) Huntington, West Virginia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Marshall hosts the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers after Andrew Taylor scored 24 points in Marshall's 74-65 loss to the Middle Tennessee ...

No. 20 Texas plays West Virginia after Jones’ 21-point game

Texas Longhorns (20-8, 9-6 Big 12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (14-14, 3-12 Big 12) Morgantown, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 20 Texas visits the West Virginia Mountaineers after Andrew Jones scored 21 points in Texas' 75-66 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs. The ...

Brockington brings Iowa State back, tops West Virginia 84-81

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Izaiah Brockington stole an inbounds pass underneath the Iowa State basket and scored with 22.6 seconds left to give the Cyclones the lead en route to an 84-81 comeback victory over West Virginia on Wednesday night. Iowa State trailed by 12 points with more than 14 minutes ...

4 WVU Mountaineer mascot candidates to compete in finals

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Four finalists have been selected for the chance to become West Virginia University's next Mountaineer mascot. The finalists will participate in a cheer-off competition Saturday at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown during the men's basketball game against Texas. A ...

Miller leads balanced TCU past West Virginia 77-67

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Emmanuel Miller had 18 points and all five starters scored in double figures as TCU defeated West Virginia 77-67 on Monday night. Mike Miles had 15 points, Chuck O'Bannon 11, and Damion Baugh and Xavier Clark 10 each for TCU. Baugh also had seven assists and seven ...

Pittsburgh deputy AD Christian Spears named AD at Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pittsburgh deputy athletic director and chief operating officer Christian Spears was hired as athletic director at Marshall on Monday. Spears will guide Marshall's pending transition from Conference USA to the Sun Belt, joining Brad Smith, who came on board as the ...

Agbaji, McCormack lead No. 6 Kansas over West Virginia 71-58

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas enters the final two weeks before the Big 12 Tournament in control of its own chances to earn at least a share of its 20th regular-season championship. There's still time to clean up the glitches that keep the sixth-ranked Jayhawks from winning some games ...

West Virginia faces Oklahoma State, looks to stop road slide

West Virginia Mountaineers (14-9, 3-7 Big 12) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-12, 4-7 Big 12) Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia will try to break its five-game road losing streak when the Mountaineers play Oklahoma State. The Cowboys are 7-5 in home games. ...

Sun Belt-bound Marshall plans to end C-USA affiliation early

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall, which announced last fall that it would join the Sun Belt by July 2023, said Friday it intends to end its affiliation with Conference USA a year early. Marshall's athletic department said it will stop participating in Conference USA effective June 30, ...

Taylor leads Marshall against Florida International after 28-point outing

Florida International Panthers (13-11, 3-8 C-USA) at Marshall Thundering Herd (8-15, 1-9 C-USA) Huntington, West Virginia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Marshall plays the Florida International Panthers after Andrew Taylor scored 28 points in Marshall's 88-64 loss to the Charlotte ...

Coach files complaint against police in basketball scuffle

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A high school coach has filed a complaint alleging two West Virginia State Police troopers used excessive force when detaining him after a scuffle at a girls basketball game. Eugene "Gene" Nabors, an assistant coach of the Woodrow Wilson High School girls basketball ...

Sherman returns to help West Virginia down Iowa State 79-63

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Taz Sherman had 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists in his return from a one-game absence and West Virginia beat Iowa State 79-63 on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers never trailed and led by double figures most of the second half. Izaiah Brockington made ...

West Virginia hosts No. 20 Iowa State on home skid

Iowa State Cyclones (16-7, 3-7 Big 12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (13-9, 2-7 Big 12) Morgantown, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia is looking to end its three-game home skid with a victory over No. 20 Iowa State. The Mountaineers are 10-3 on their home court. West ...

Williams, Shannon help No. 14 Texas Tech beat West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Terrence Shannon yelled after falling to the floor following a first-half dunk and had to be helped off the court, dragging his right leg. He returned in time to help No. 14 Texas Tech get a rare road win. Bryson Williams scored 15 points, Shannon sparked a ...

No. 18 Oklahoma women win 101-99 in double overtime

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Madi Williams drove to the hoop and scored with nine seconds left in the second overtime to give 18th-ranked Oklahoma its 20th win this season, a 101-99 victory over West Virginia on Saturday. Williams finished with 22 points and nine rebounds. Taylor Robertson scored 26 ...

Sherman leads West Virginia against No. 14 Texas Tech after 29-point outing

Texas Tech Red Raiders (17-5, 6-3 Big 12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (13-8, 2-6 Big 12) Morgantown, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: West Virginia -5.5; over/under is 130.5 BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia hosts the No. 14 Texas Tech Red Raiders after Taz Sherman scored 29 ...