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West Virginia to Battle Potent TCU Offense

MORGANTOWN — Oftentimes, a bye week is a blessing. It’s time to recover. Time to get right, mentally and physically. For West Virginia, it also allowed extra time to prepare for the high-powered TCU offense the Mountaineers will face on Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPNU). Among those leading ...

TCU Trying To Correct Defense

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU’s often-stingy defense is in an unfamiliar place among the triple-digit crowd in the NCAA rankings, with two losses when scoring in the 30s after years of coach Gary Patterson preaching the Horned Frogs only needed one more point than the other team. West ...

Frazier Emerging as Vocal Leader for WVU

MORGANTOWN — Zach Frazier sits before a gaggle of media members, taking questions. The West Virginia University football team’s starting center is soft spoken, and his answers are brief. The 6-foot-3, 300-pounder hears the questions, but a much more reserved version of Frazier ...

Cottrell Is Healthy For WVU

MORGANTOWN — Roughly nine months ago, Isaiah Cottrell’s season came to an abrupt and painful end. The 6-foot-10 forward tore his Achilles tendon on Dec. 29, ending his freshman season before it ever really began. He averaged about five and a half minutes per game in a reserve role, ...

Brown Has Optimism In Bye Week

MORGANTOWN — Entering the bye week with a 2-4 record is not the position that Neal Brown expected to find himself in. He didn’t anticipate being the head coach of an undefeated team, either, but what he did expect was growth. Despite the team’s struggles of late, which include three ...

West Virginia Going For First Big 12 Win

MORGANTOWN — Neal Brown is in unfamiliar territory. He’s in his third season at the helm of the West Virginia football program and his sixth as a college head coach but, for the first time, his team has opened the season with a somewhat undesirable 2-3 record, and 0-2 in the Big ...