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Rod Thorn’s Number To Be Retired

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 16, 2020) – West Virginia University will retire the playing number of all-time basketball great Rod Thorn, Director of Athletics Shane Lyons announced today. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Thorn has excelled as a player and as a front office executive where he became one of

WVU moves up in this week’s AP Top 25 Poll

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— After defeating then-No.22 Texas Tech and Oklahoma State last week, West Virginia moved up five spots to No. 12 in this week’s AP Top 25 on Monday. The Mountaineers moved up to No. 13 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Baylor jumped to No. 2 in the AP Poll after

Smith Named to FWAA Freshman All-American Team

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 13, 2020) – West Virginia University freshmen safety Tykee Smith was named to the Football Writers’ Association of America (FWAA)-Shawn Alexander Freshman All-America Team as announced by the organization.      Smith, an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention performer, played in all 12 games and started in eight as a true

McBride lifts No. 17 WVU past No. 22 Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Miles "Deuce" McBride scored a career-best 22 points as No. 17 West Virginia downed No. 22 Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night at the Coliseum. Brandon Knapper added 10 points for the Mountaineers (13-2, 2-1 Big 12) and Oscar Tshiebwe grabbed 17 boards. Davide Moretti led the Red Raiders (10-4, 1-2)

Neal Brown adds two new coaches to staff

MORGANTOWN,W.Va.--West Virginia head coach Neal Brown filled the two coaching vacancies on his staff on Friday with the additions of special teams coordinator/inside linebackers coach Jeff Koonz and offensive coordinator/ wide receivers coach Gerad Parker. Matt Moore has been promoted to assistant head coach and will continue to coach the offensive

Missed free throws could be difference maker for WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–After a disappointing season last year, the West Virginia basketball team is off to a great start with the potential to do big things this season. The West Virginia basketball team is off to a 12-2 start but they very well could be undefeated.  Both of WVU’s losses came in close

No.17 WVU tops Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla.—Oscar Tshiebwe scored 12 points and Derek Culver grabbed 12 rebounds, helping lift No.17 West Virginia past Oklahoma State 55-41 on Monday night. Miles McBride added 10 points for the Mountaineers (12-2, 1-1 Big 12). Lindy Waters tallied 12 points and Cameron McGriff dropped 10 for the Cowboys (9-5, 0-2). WVU

WVU drops Big 12 opener to Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan.— Udoka Azubuike scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 4 Kansas came from behind to beat No. 16 West Virginia 60-53 in both teams’ Big 12 opener on Saturday. Devon Dotson tallied 16 points and Marcus Garrett finished with 12 points and six assists for the

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