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Oklahoma Tops WVU Women

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Taylor Roberston made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points to help Oklahoma beat No. 17 West Virginia 73-49 on Wednesday night. Robertson, who is the national leader in made 3s with 86, extended her program record to eight straight games with at least ...

West Virginia Rolls TCU

MORGANTOWN — Derek Culver scored 17 points, West Virginia’s bench provided a huge lift on the offensive end and the 12th-ranked Mountaineers stomped TCU 81-49 on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (14-2, 3-1 Big 12) are unbeaten in eight home games and have held 10 opponents this season to ...

WVU Women Edge Texas

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Tynice Martin scored 23 points, Kysre Gondrezick added 21 to rally No. 19 West Virginia to a 68-63 win over Texas on Sunday, running the Mountaineers’ winning streak to nine. Martin and Gondrezick combined to score 20 of 21 West Virginia points in the fourth quarter with ...

McBride Nets Season High 22, WVU Bests Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN — Miles McBride took over when the shots weren’t falling for West Virginia. McBride scored a season-high 22 points, fellow freshman Oscar Tshiebwe added 17 rebounds and No. 17 West Virginia beat 22nd-ranked Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night. It marked the second time in two ...

Huggins Fined for Referring To Refs as ‘Three Blind Mice’

MORGANTOWN (AP) — The Big 12 Conference has fined West Virginia coach Bob Huggins $10,000 for referring to an officiating crew as “three blind mice” after a recent loss at No. 3 Kansas. The league announced the fine in a statement that also issued a public reprimand. “Coach ...

WVU Improves to 12-2

STILLWATER, Okla. — Oscar Tshiebwe scored 12 points and Derek Culver had nine points and 12 rebounds to help lead No. 17 West Virginia to a 55-41 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday night. Miles McBride also had 10 points for West Virginia (12-2, 1-1 Big 12), which is now 5-1 in its last ...

Gondrezick, No. 19 WVU Women Win Big 12 Opener

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick matched career highs with 24 points and eight assists in helping No. 19 West Virginia beat Kansas State 74-63 in a Big 12 opener on Sunday. Gondrezick was 9-of-14 shooting, making half of her eight 3-point attempts. Tynice Martin added 18 points and ...

Kansas Pulls Away From West Virginia In Second Half

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas coach Bill Self knew he would need his toughest bunch on the floor to muscle up against West Virginia. All three of them showed up. Udoka Azubuike had 17 points and 11 rebounds while outplaying Mountaineers big man Oscar Tshiebwe in the second half, Devon Dotson ...

KU Solves West Virginia Big Men

LAWRENCE, Kan. — With his team lucky to be down just six points at halftime of Saturday’s Big 12 Conference opener against West Virginia, Kansas coach Bill Self fell back on the one word that means more to him than any other — toughness. The result was a grind-it-out, 60-53 victory in ...

KU, WVU to Renew Spirited Rivalry

Lawrence, Kan. — With non-conference play behind them, the third-ranked Kansas Jayhawks are on the brink of their first fist fight, according to KU coach Bill Self. That’s how the Kansas coach described today’s matchup with West Virginia at Allen Fieldhouse — 4 p.m. on Big 12 Now/ESPN+ ...

West Virginia Rises to No. 16 in AP Poll

A light holiday schedule led to a rare quiet week atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. Gonzaga remained at No. 1 for a second straight week, receiving 63 first-place votes from a 65-member panel in the poll released Monday. No. 2 Duke and No. 3 Kansas each had one ...

WVU Rallies, Stuns No. 2 Ohio State

CLEVELAND — West Virginia freshman guard Miles McBride remains an avid Ohio State football fan. The Cincinnati native doesn’t share the same love for its basketball team. McBride scored a season-high 21 points, including six in the final 2:22, as No. 22 West Virginia rallied for a 67-59 ...

WVU, OSU Should Become Annual Hoop Event

CLEVELAND — It’s not your run-of-the mill out-of-conference game for the West Virginia University men’s basketball team today. The Mountaineers face Ohio State at noon at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland. The two nationally ranked teams don’t meet very often, although being ...

No. 22 WVU Women Blow Big Lead, Edge Orange

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Tynice Martin scored 24 points, Kysre Gondrezick added 23 and No. 22 West Virginia held on to defeat Syracuse 71-69 on Sunday after blowing a 20-point first-half lead. Madisen Smith added 10 points for the Mountaineers (9-1), who went 2-0 in the Florida Sunshine ...

WVU Holds Off Upset-Minded Penguins

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — West Virginia’s Oscar Tshiebwe and Derek Culver had a happy homecoming. Tshiebwe scored 19 points and Derek Culver added 15 as No. 25 West Virginia overcame scrappy Youngstown State for a 75-64 victory Saturday. West Virginia (10-1) scored the final eight points to ...

WVU’s McKivitz Named AP Third-Team All-American

The accolades continue to roll in for West Virginia offensive tackle Colton McKivitz. On Monday, the Union Local graduate was named an Associated Press third-team All-American. The honor comes less than a week after McKivitz received Walter Camp second-team All-American laurels. McKivitz ...

WVU Defeats Nicholls St.

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s young inside presence stood out, but it was a balanced scoring attack that helped the Mountaineers outlast Nicholls State’s pesky defense. Sophomore Derek Culver scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds while freshman Oscar Tshiebwe had 15 points and 11 ...

WVU’s McKivitz Named Walter Camp All-American

MORGANTOWN — Almost two weeks removed from playing his final game in a West Virginia University uniform, Colton McKivitz had a pretty good idea he wasn’t in any kind of trouble when he saw Neal Brown’s name pop up on his phone Thursday evening. “I had no idea what he could have ...

WVU Throttles Austin Peay

MORGANTOWN — Emmitt Matthews Jr. scored 16 points and added 10 rebounds to lead West Virginia to an 84-53 victory over Austin Peay on Thursday night. Oscar Tshiebwe added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Mountaineers (8-1), who bounced back from their first loss of the season on Saturday ...

St. John’s Hands WVU Its First Loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Rasheen Dunn scored nine of his 13 points in the second half including the winning free throws with five seconds remaining and St. John’s handed West Virginia its first defeat, 70-68, on Saturday in Madison Square Garden for the Red Storm’s fourth straight win. Dunn shot ...