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WVU Well-Represented on All-Big 12 Team

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University was well-represented as the 2020 All-Big 12 Football Awards were announced Thursday. Tony Fields II received Defensive Newcomer of the Year while Darius Stills claimed Defensive Lineman of the Year honors. Both players were selected on First Team ...

Flowers Joins WVU As Preferred Walk-On

MOUNDSVILLE — John Marshall running back Dalton Flowers has worked for everything he’s gotten to this point in his outstanding high school football career. That work ethic didn’t go unnoticed as he signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic careers as a preferred ...

Mountaineers Will Bring in 16 Signees

The West Virginia University football team had a successful National Signing Day 2021. On Wednesday, 16 student-athletes from seven states and two different countries (Sweden, Finland) signed their names on the dotted line as they committed to being Mountaineers. “(Wednesday) is a ...

Hot Start Gives WVU Victory Over Richmond

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University men’s basketball team’s walk-ons checked into the game with just over a minute remaining, a piercing move signaling that the end was near. The substitutions were the final nail in the coffin in an 87-71 WVU victory, one that the No. 11 ...

West Virginia Rallies To Take Down North Texas

MORGANTOWN — No amount of piped-in crowd noise could accurately capture the environment of a game day at the WVU Coliseum. It could not replace the roar of attendees following a big 3-pointer or a crucial defensive stop but, along with squeaking shoes, coach chatter and a bouncing ...

WVU-OU Canceled Due to COVID Issues

From STAFF REPORTS West Virginia University’s 2020 football season started with hope. It will end with a canceled game. WVU announced Thursday afternoon that its scheduled Saturday game versus Oklahoma at Milan Puskar Stadium had been canceled. The game was called off after WVU was ...

No. 7 Baylor Downs West Virginia Women

By MATT THORNSBURY Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — DiJonai Carrington hit her back hard on the floor coming down with a third-quarter rebound, then got up and almost immediately hit a 3-pointer from the corner. Carrington scored 14 of her 19 points in the decisive period and No. ...

Big 12 Is Having RB Resurgence

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterbacks Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray and former Texas Tech signal caller Patrick Mahomes have been the Big 12’s most visible standard bearers in recent years, helping the league gain a reputation for high-flying ...

WVU-Oklahoma football game canceled due to COVID issues

West Virginia University’s 2020 football season started with hope. It will end with a canceled game. WVU announced Thursday afternoon that its scheduled Saturday game versus Oklahoma at Milan Puskar Stadium had been canceled. The game was called off after WVU was forced to suspend all team ...

West Virginia Home Opener Off

The West Virginia University men’s basketball team’s home opener is no more, less than 24 hours before it was scheduled to tip off. WVU announced late Tuesday night that its 7 p.m. Wednesday game versus Robert Morris at the WVU Coliseum had been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols inside ...

WVU Men Finish Strong, Down Georgetown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Miles McBride scored 17 points, Derek Culver had 14 and No. 11 West Virginia finished fast to beat Georgetown 80-71 Sunday in the first meeting between the former Big East rivals since 2014. Culver, the leading scorer and rebounder for the Mountaineers (4-1), was limited to ...

Iowa State Routs West Virginia; Next Stop Big 12 Title Game

AMES, Iowa — Moments after No. 12 Iowa State finished a 42-6 rout of West Virginia on Saturday, Cyclones coach Matt Campbell said he walked into a subdued locker room. “Obviously, this team is very proud of what they were able to do,” Campbell said, “but there’s also a sense of ...

West Virginia Volleyball Is ‘Skye High’ In 2020 Season

MORGANTOWN — Former Oak Glen first team all-state standout Skye Stokes wanted to go to college somewhere she could make a change. The 2019 W.Va. Class AA Player of the Year didn’t have to leave the state to find that opportunity at West Virginia University. In fact, Stokes has already ...

Iowa St. Next Test for WVU

By JARED SERRE For the Intelligencer For the first time since early November, the West Virginia University football team is headed back to the gridiron. Eyeing an upset of the Big 12’s top team, the Mountaineers will head to Iowa State for a bout with the No. 12 Cyclones on Saturday. ...

No. 11 WVU Gets Shot At No. 1 Gonzaga

During the downtime of last week’s Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic, West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins pounced on an opportunity to challenge his team early. Tennessee had dropped out of the Jimmy V Classic, leaving No. 1 Gonzaga without an opponent. Never one to shy away from a ...

Brown Squashes South Carolina Rumors

Staff Reports If there were any questions about current West Virginia coach Neal Brown being a candidate for the South Carolina head coach position, they have been answered. Brown, during a press conference Tuesday, squashed any rumors that he was a candidate for the Gamecocks’ position. ...

Culver Leads No. 15 WVU Past Western Kentucky

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit against Western Kentucky and had to hold off a frenzied rally down the stretch to win the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic. The 15th-ranked Mountaineers (3-0) led 66-57 with just under three minutes to play ...

West Virginia Advances to Crossover Classic Title Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia missed its first 10 shots of the game. The Mountaineers still raced to a 13-0 lead over VCU. Derek Culver had 23 points and 15 rebounds to help No. 15 West Virginia beat VCU 78-66 on Thursday in the Bad Boys Mowers Crossover Classic semifinals. “I ...

WVU-OU Game Postponed

STAFF REPORTS MORGANTOWN — Just days ahead of its first night game inside Milan Puskar Stadium in the Neal Brown era, the Big 12 Conference announced on Wednesday that the Oklahoma and West Virginia football game scheduled for Saturday night at 7 p.m. has been postponed until Dec. 12. The ...

Mountaineers Fend Off Pesky Jackrabbits

STAFF REPORTS SIOUX FALLS, SD — It may have been closer than West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins was hoping but a win is a win. The Mountaineers opened the season with a 79-71 victory over South Dakota State on Wednesday night in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic. WVU led ...