No. 11 West Virginia and Northern Kentucky enter Friday’s matchup attempting to gain a better grip on handling success. The Mountaineers (10-1) won their sixth straight game 84-57 over Radford despite an underwhelming second half that coach Bob Huggins labeled “really lethargic.” Northern Kentucky (9-3), after defeating NAIA member Brescia 97-73 to extend a five-game winning streak, heard coach John Brannen muttering similar criticism. Against West Virginia’s waves of athleticism and pressure defense, the Norse probably need to play a lot better. No opponent has threatened the Mountaineers at home, where they’re 8-0 with an average margin of victory exceeding [...]
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No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineers used a 37-4 first-half blowout to a 112-67 win against UMKC on Saturday. This win, allowed coach Bob Huggins to obtain his 800th career win. Huggins is only the 10th coach to reach 800 wins and only the 3rd to achieve that milestone at his alma mater, Jim Boeheim/Syracuse and Adolph Rupp/Kentucky. An awesome feat indeed. Jim Boeheim along with former Mountaineer great and Golden State executive board member Jerry West, Kentucky coach John Calipari, Louisville's Rick Pitino and countless former Cincinnati Bearcat and West Virginia Mountaineer players were among those to send their congratulations [...]
2017 WVU FOOTBALL SCHEDULE The times and television schedule will be announced at a later time. All dates are subject to change. Date Opponent Time Sat., Sept. 2 vs. Virginia Tech (Landover, Md.) Sat., Sept. 9 East Carolina Sat., Sept. 16 Delaware State Sat., Sept. 23 at Kansas* Sat., Oct. 7 at TCU* TBA Sat., Oct. 14 Texas Tech* (Homecoming) Sat., Oct. 21 at Baylor* Sat., Oct. 28 Oklahoma State* (Mountaineer Week) Sat., Nov. 4 Iowa State* Sat., Nov. 11 at Kansas State* Sat., Nov. 18 Texas* Sat., Nov. 25 at Oklahoma* Sat., Dec. 2 Big 12 Championship (Arlington, Texas) [...]
East Mississippi CC defensive end Ezekial Rose, a late addition to the weekend’s visitor list at WVU, has become the Mountaineers’ 16th commit for 2017. Rose is a 3 star prospect according to 247Sports. He previously had offers from Marshall, Southern Miss, Memphis, South Alabama and Louisiana-Lafayette. Rose also visited with Mississippi State. Rose is 6-foot-3, 250-pounds. After making 6.5 sacks in 12 games as a sophomore, he is expected to sign his national letter of intent this week. Rose also plans to start at WVU in January. Rose previously played tight end in high school. He was also a [...]
This weekend's Mountaineer sports notebook.
The Walter Camp Football Foundation has named West Virginia senior cornerback Rasul Douglas to its All-American team, tonight, as a second-team selection.