West Virginia Sports

Texas Tech’s Culver AP Big 12 top player, Beard top coach

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech sophomore guard Jarrett Culver is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year after helping lead his hometown Red Raiders to a share of the regular season conference title. Chris Beard was named coach of the year ...

W.Va.’s Derek Culver Named 2nd Team All-Big 12

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Tech star Jarrett Culver has been voted Big 12 player of the year and coach Chris Beard has been honored as coach of the year after the Red Raiders shared the regular-season title with Kansas State. The league announced its awards Sunday. The Wildcats' Barry Brown was ...

Waters has 19, leads Oklahoma State over W. Virginia 85-77

By MICHAEL KINNEY Associated Press STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — In their final game of what has been an obstacle-filled season, Oklahoma State pulled out an 85-77 victory over West Virginia Saturday. When the game was over, OSU coach Mike Boynton addressed the fans at Gallagher-Iba Arena and ...

Kansas State women top W Virginia 72-59 in Big 12 quarters

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Peyton Williams scored 22 points, Rachel Ranke added 21 and fifth-seeded Kansas State won its sixth-straight, defending West Virginia 72-59 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Conference tournament on Saturday. Williams and Ranke both had critical 3-point plays in the ...

Penguins end Bruins’ 19-game point streak in 4-2 win

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the first time in nearly two months, the Boston Bruins ran out of time. It tends to happen when the Bruins play in Pittsburgh, no matter how hot they are. Jared McCann scored twice, Matt Murray finished with 39 saves and the Penguins ...

Injured West Virginia guard James Bolden removed from roster

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's already thin roster has shrunk even further with the departure of guard James "Beetle" Bolden. Bolden, who has not played since late January with a sprained ankle, is no longer with the team. A West Virginia basketball spokesman did not elaborate ...

Big 12 title race down to Texas Tech, Kansas State

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference: GAMES OF THE WEEKEND: Texas Tech at Iowa State; Oklahoma at Kansas State. With Kansas out of the picture for the first time in 15 years, the Big 12 title race will come down to K-State and Texas Tech. ...

Haley scores 28, West Virginia upsets Iowa State 90-75

By JOHN LOWE Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins believed his team is now the best version of themselves. His team proved it as Jermaine Haley scored a career-high 28 points and the Mountaineers upset Iowa State 90-75 on Wednesday night. "We're not ...

Penguins continue mastery of Blue Jackets in 3-0 win

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan isn't looking for an explanation. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach isn't sure there is one that can adequately describe why his team dominates the Columbus Blue Jackets. "All I can tell you is, every game we play them is a ...

Oklahoma tops Kansas to end Jayhawks’ run of Big 12 titles

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It took more than half an hour for Kansas coach Bill Self to address the media after the Jayhawks' loss to Oklahoma. He had plenty to address with his team first. Kristian Doolittle had 24 points and 11 rebounds to help the Sooners roll ...

No. 1 Baylor women beat WVU to cap perfect Big 12 season

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Lauren Cox and Chloe Jackson wouldn't let Baylor's chances of a second straight perfect Big 12 season slip away. Cox had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and she and Jackson answered West Virginia's late scoring run and top-ranked Baylor beat ...

No. 18 Kansas St still in Big 12 lead after 64-52 win at TCU

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No one has played more games for Kansas State than Barry Brown. The Wildcats have a chance to become Big 12 champs in his next one. Brown scored 16 points to lead four players scoring in double figures for the 18th-ranked Wildcats ...

No. 8 Texas Tech routs Texas 70-51, stays even with K-State

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver finally heard something from Texas Tech coach Chris Beard about the eighth-ranked Red Raiders having a two-game chase for the Big 12 regular-season title. The homegrown talent and his teammates are halfway there. Culver scored 16 points, Matt Mooney ...

Marshall, Notre Dame football to meet in South Bend in 2022

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall's football team will play at Notre Dame in the 2022 season. Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick announced the one-game contract Monday. Marshall will play in South Bend, Indiana, on Sept. 10, 2022. It will be the first meeting between the schools.

PGA Tour stop in W.Va. announces September dates

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The PGA Tour's annual stop in West Virginia has officially moved to September. The Greenbrier resort announced Monday that A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier will be held Sept. 12-15 on the Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs. In previous years the ...

Calixte, Bieniemy score 22, lead Oklahoma past West Virginia

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jamal Bieniemy was calm when the pressure was on. The freshman guard scored a season-high 22 points and made 8 of 10 free throws in the closing minutes to help Oklahoma beat West Virginia 92-80 on Saturday. Oklahoma led by 13 when West ...

Burks carries Marshall past North Texas 85-82

DENTON, Texas (AP) — C.J. Burks scored 21 points as Marshall beat North Texas 85-82 on Sunday. Jon Elmore added 20 points for the Thundering Herd. Elmore also had six rebounds for the Thundering Herd. Taevion Kinsey had 19 points for Marshall (16-13, 9-7 Conference USA). Jarrod West added ...

West Virginia upsets TCU 104-96 in 3OT thriller

JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — TCU's Jamie Dixon and his team came to Morgantown needing to take care of business. The Horned Frogs failed, falling to West Virginia 104-96 in a triple-overtime thriller behind standout performances from Derek Culver and Jordan McCabe on ...

McCann scores twice, Penguins beat Blue Jackets 5-2

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After the Columbus Blue Jackets beefed up their roster at the NHL trade deadline for a Metropolitan Division playoff run, the injury-plagued Pittsburgh Penguins came to town looking more vulnerable than usual. Missing some top ...

Kegler, Baylor turn back West Virginia 82-75

WACO, Texas (AP) — The first time Baylor played West Virginia, it barely had to sweat in the final few minutes of a comfortable Big 12 road win. That wasn't the case Saturday at home, when the game came down to those waning moments, but Baylor was up to the challenge. Mario Kegler was one ...