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WVU’s Bob Huggins makes a splash at the Big 12 Media Day

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- West Virginia University head coach was front and center at the Big 12 Media Day on Tuesday morning with his snazzy sense of style. Huggins showed up in a suit with flying WV dress pants and he was the show stealer. "We were just talking about that over there," Huggins

WVU’s Shaq Petteway overcame adversity, poised for success

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- Beyond the stats, scores and football field, every athlete has a story. Some of those athletes have to overcome hardships that many couldn't imagine. West Virginia University's Shaq Petteway is one of those athletes. Petteway grew up 78 miles from Morgantown in Steubenville, Ohio, a city plagued with drugs and

Holgorsen, WVU preparing for Baylor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w18RAnXnUCE MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- After suffering two straight losses by ranked opponents the West Virginia Mountaineers will travel to Waco, Texas on Saturday to take on the No. 2 Baylor Bears. This is the fourth year these two teams have played and WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen gives his coaching opponent a lot

WVU’s Jordan Thompson is standing tall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- West Virginia University's Jordan Thompson may be the littlest player on the field, but the senior wide receiver stands tall on and off the field. The 5-foot-7, 176-pound wideout earned the nickname “Squirt” as a freshman from his former teammate Stedman Bailey because of his size. Bailey got the name from

WVU’s Devin Williams earns All-Big12 preseason honors

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- West Virginia University's Devin Williams earned some preseason honors on Thursday when he was named as an honorable mention for the 2015-16 Preseason All-Big 12 Team. The junior forward averaged 11.6 points last season and led the Mountaineers in rebounding with 8.1 boards per game. He was 15th in

Holgorsen, WVU focused on Oklahoma State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--After last Saturday’s disappointing loss to No. 10 Oklahoma, the West Virginia University football team is excited to get back on the field and prepare for No. 21 Oklahoma State. “There should be a ton of excitement around Morgantown,” head coach Dana Holgorsen said at Tuesday’s press conference. “Homecoming, and

Elijah Wellman making a name for himself

MORGANTOWN, W.Va--Growing up in the Mountain State, people are usually either West Virginia football fans or Marshall fans. Elijah Wellman grew up in Huntington, which is Marshall territory, but the 6-foot-2, 232-pound fullback had a different team. He loved the Mountaineers. “I have been a WVU fan my whole life,” Wellman said.

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield against the WVU secondary

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is opening eyes with his spectacular performance in the Sooners' first three games, and West Virginia's secondary will face its toughest challenge on the young season. Mayfield has thrown for 10 touchdowns, averaging 9.65 yards per attempt while completing 67.3 percent of his passes. In the last

All gears shifted towards Oklahoma

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- The West Virginia University football team kicks off Big 12 action on Saturday against the Oklahoma Sooners. The game will be the Mountaineers first road test of the season. Holgorsen isn't concerned about opening the conference on the road. "We know what we are getting into, just like anything else,"

Fall baseball is important for WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- The West Virginia University baseball team began its fall practice last week, and while these games may not count on the season, they could be very beneficial to this Mountaineers' baseball team. The Mountaineers went 27-27, 9-13 Big 12 last season and made a brief appearance in the Big

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