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Lyons and Oversight Committee still in holding pattern for fall football

West Virginia University Athletic Director Shane Lyons is not only West Virginia sports' biggest advocate for Mountaineer football this fall, but is also on the NCAA's college football Oversight Committee. The committee's current biggest concern: is there going to be football this fall? Unfortunately for Lyons, the NCAA, collegiate athletes

Around the Big 12: Kansas football pauses workouts

Lawrence, KS - In this week's installment of "Around the Big 12," we scoot over to the other Kansas team; the Kansas Jayhawks. The Jayhawks are in their second year under seasoned head coach Les Miles and look to increase the successes the Jayhawks saw their first year with Miles

Coach Huggins highlights mask importance in new NABC video

West Virginia men's basketball head coach Bob Huggins is the latest of the public figures to speak out on the importance of mask-wearing during the COVID-19 outbreaks. Huggins was featured in the National Association of Basketball Coaches's (NABC) video to encourage people across the country to wear a mask.

Athletics Postpones Men’s Basketball Workouts

Via MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in consultation with its medical officials, has today postponed the start of men's basketball team workouts for 14 days following the most recent COVID-19 test results. The men's basketball team was slated to begin workouts on Monday, July

Six Mountaineers to appear on 60-man MLB pools

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Six former West Virginia baseball stars appear on the 60-man MLB Player pools announced over the weekend. They are Alek Manoah (Toronto Blue Jays), Jedd Gyorko (Milwaukee Brewers), John Means (Baltimore Orioles), Michael Grove (Los Angeles Dodgers), David Carpenter (Cincinnati Reds) and Ryan McBroom (Kansas City Royals). Due to Covid-19, the baseball

Huggins names his top players in 10 categories

West Virginia men's basketball head coach Bob Huggins (who really needs no introduction) was recently a guest on the March Madness 365 podcast with Andy Katz. Huggins was asked to break down his top players in ten categories over the course of his collective 29 years coaching between Cincinnati (16)

Will Grier provides Black Student-Athlete Scholarships in West Charlotte

West Charlotte, N.C. - Carolina Panthers quarterback Will Grier is a Mountaineer that makes most people smile when they hear his name. Going into his second NFL season with his hometown favorites the "girl dad" husband and father of two has found another way to make people smile. Grier has

2019-2020 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team Recognizes 856

Irving, Texas - A total of 856 student-athletes have been named to the 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, which honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective league institution. Oklahoma State led the way with 107 honorees, while Texas followed with 101 and Oklahoma 100. A total of 102

Mountaineers Tabbed Scholar All-American Team

Mountaineers Tabbed Scholar All-America Teams LINK: CSCAA RELEASE: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 30, 2020) – The West Virginia University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have been named Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for their success in the classroom during the 2020 spring semester. West Virginia

Lynch Named to 2020 All-Big 12 Preseason Team

IRVING, Texas – The Big 12 announced its 2020 volleyball preseason awards, including the All-Big 12 Team, Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Baylor’s Yossiana Pressley was tabbed the Preseason Player of the Year, while Kansas’ Caroline Crawford was named the Preseason Freshman of the Year. Eight of the

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