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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 ...

Big 12 Honors Colton McKivitz

MORGANTOWN — Colton McKivitz had just wrapped up dinner with his parents — Matt and Wendy — Wednesday afternoon and was ready to get on the road back to Morgantown when he took a quick glance at his Twitter account. The former Union Local High School standout and now former Mountaineer ...

Culver Records Double-Double in WVU Victory

MORGANTOWN — Revenge. That was the word used by West Virginia forward Emmitt Matthews Jr. to describe their win over Rhode Island Sunday afternoon after losing to them last year. The Mountaineers needed a big night from Derek Culver to escape another loss from Rhode Island after the ...

WVU Rallies to Stun TCU in Season Finale

FORT WORTH, Texas — West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege threw the ball and then took a big hit. When he got up and looked down the field, he saw the official with his hands in the air signaling a touchdown. “I had no idea what happened,” Doege said. “Just in my head. I’m ...

WVU Bids to Win Finale

MORGANTOWN — Frustrating losses have become all too commonplace for WVU this season. The Mountaineers take a 4-7 record into today’s finale at TCU. The latest disappointment came just six days ago when Neal Brown’s young charges dropped a 20-13 verdict to visiting Oklahoma State. That ...

TCU Fighting for Bowl Eligibility

FORT WORTH, Texas — Garret Wallow and TCU are in the same position again, having to win their last regular season game just to get bowl eligible. “It’s definitely like last year’s situation. Definitely very intense,” said Wallow, the junior linebacker and Big 12 leading tackler. ...

Creighton Upsets No. 23 West Virginia

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Jaylyn Agnew scored a career-high 34 points with six 3-pointers, Tatum Rembao had 19 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists, and Creighton beat No. 23 West Virginia 82-75 on Thursday in the Cancun Challenge. Agnew scored 23 points in the first half to help Creighton take ...

WVU Rallies Past Northern Iowa, 60-55

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Miles McBride came off the bench to score 18 points and hand out five assists and West Virginia overcame a 15-point second-half deficit to beat Northern Iowa 60-55 in the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (5-0) trailed 42-27 after Northern Iowa’s ...

Colton McKivitz Relishes His Time At WVU

MORGANTOWN — When he entered high school, football was not even on his radar. Fast forward nine years and he leaves as one of the finest offensive linemen in WVU football history. Colton McKivitz played his final home game Saturday. And while Senior Day, as well as the season, didn’t go ...

WVU Smacks Boston

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia hasn’t had much success on defense since Jevon Carter left for the NBA after the end of the 2017-18 season. The Mountaineers showed some inside dominance against Boston University on Friday night. Led by big men Oscar Tshiebwe and Derek Culver, West Virginia ...

Rejuvenated WVU Welcomes Cowboys

WHEELING — It’s been a tough maiden voyage for Neal Brown at the WVU football helm. However, after a 3-6 start, Brown got the signature win he was looking for to help build his program. The struggling Mountaineers traveled to Kansas State Saturday and shocked the nationally ranked ...

QB Doege Gives Mountaineers Hope

West Virginia’s chances for an elusive bowl berth rest with a quarterback who wasn’t a significant part of the offense a few games ago. Bowling Green transfer Jarret Doege delivered last week in his first start when West Virginia needed a spark at Kansas State to end a five-game losing ...

West Virginia Defeats Northern Colorado, 69-61

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Derek Culver and Jermaine Haley rescued West Virginia from certain embarrassment after the Mountaineers let a big lead over Northern Colorado slip away. Culver and Haley combined for all of West Virginia’s points in a late 10-0 run that enabled the Mountaineers to pull ...

WVU Upsets Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. — West Virginia coach Neal Brown was staring down the prospects of a six-game losing streak amid his first season in Morgantown, a streak of futility unmatched by the Mountaineers since 1986. Instead, he walked out of Kansas State with a foundational win for his vast ...

Tshiebwe Leads WVU to Backyard Brawl Win

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh did everything it could to prepare for West Virginia freshman Oscar Tshiebwe. The real thing, however, proved to be another matter entirely. Frustrated by a foul-riddled performance in his debut with the Mountaineers last week, when he managed just five points and ...

WVU Seeks To Reverse Fortune

MORGANTOWN — The WVU season bottomed out Saturday, suffering a 38-17 home setback to a then 3-5 Texas Tech team. The Red Raiders scored TDs on their first five possessions. The Mountaineers, meanwhile, went scoreless in three trips into the red zone. The tough-to-swallow loss dropped the ...

Brown Vows to Build a Winner at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN — The Red Zone became the Dead Zone for the WVU offense Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers came away pointless on three trips inside the Texas Tech 20-yard-line, resulting in a 38-17 loss to the Red Raiders at frigid Milan Puskar Stadium. Adding a little salt to the offensive ...

Texas Tech Roughs Up West Virginia

MORGANTOWN — Texas Tech quarterback Jett Duffey continues to give West Virginia fits. The junior moved the offense at will in the first half and the Red Raiders used a fast start to beat West Virginia 38-17 on Saturday, handing the Mountaineers their fifth straight loss. Duffey threw for ...

WVU Takes Down Akron

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins understands it’s going to take time for a roster filled with young and new players to perform anywhere close to his standards. When it comes to offense, at least this group knows how to score. But the mistakes were evident across the ...

West Virginia in Search Of Much-Needed Win

MORGANTOWN — There are no moral victories in football. WVU, a 17-point underdog, came within one score of upsetting unbeaten Baylor last week in Waco. However, a few hiccups resulted in a 17-14 setback, the fourth straight for the Mountaineers. Bad snaps, a blocked field goal and an inept ...