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Martinez and Deans lead WVU to win over Oklahoma State

West Virginia (9-7, 1-4 Big 12) picked up their second Big 12 win of the year, forcing 21 turnovers and holding on late, defeating Oklahoma State, 61-57. Starting from the opening tip-off the Mountaineers were able to gage their way through the first quarter. WVU was able to create a lead

West Virginia unravels late, falls to No. 18 Texas Tech

West Virginia’s offensive identity has hinged upon the play of Sean McNeil and Taz Sherman. No. 18 Texas Tech’s team identity has been due to their strong defensive play. Down the stretch on Saturday, Texas Tech’s defense rose to the occasion, while the Mountaineers’ offense sputtered, with the Mountaineers eventually

From high school to college, JJ Quinerly continues to make a name for herself

Before joining the Mountaineers, JJ Quinerly has always been a leader. Quinerly is no stranger to the game of basketball. She started her career in basketball very early, but her love for the game continues to grow. The WVU freshman guard grew up in a town outside of Virginia Beach in

Jan. 20 Big 12 MBB Power Rankings

Big 12 basketball is a cannibalistic league, everyone knows that. But even by Big 12 standards, this was a crazy past week. Team records are in parenthesis. #10 Oklahoma Sooners (12-6, 2-4) Last week in the power rankings, Oklahoma was coming off a big win against Iowa State, then a let-down

Mountaineers and Red Raiders Preparing for Another Classic in Lubbock

 Following a tough loss to No. 5 Baylor, the Mountaineers will be in for another tough matchup, as they’ll travel down to Lubbock, Texas to take on the No. 18 Texas Tech Red Raiders.  West Virginia (13-4, 2-3 Big 12), will have little time to dwell on the Baylor loss, as

Basketball can sometimes be a lot harder than it seems

Finishing around the basket — simple right? For West Virginia, they are proving how difficult the simplest of plays can be. Since the birth of basketball, coaches have preached to get as many "high-percentage looks" as possible. Those looks come from being close to the basket, or laying the ball

West Virginia battles, but No. 5 Baylor pulls away late in 77-68 victory

A back and forth second half went No. 5 Baylor’s way late as the Bears defeated the Mountaineers 77-68 on Tuesday afternoon at the WVU Coliseum. With both teams needing a win, it was Baylor (16-2, 4-2 Big 12) who was able to pull away late. Matthew Mayer finished with 20

West Virginia hoping Sherman returns to form against No. 5 Baylor

West Virginia and Baylor both look to get back on track, and both could be doing so without their leading scorers fully healthy. After getting blown out against Kansas on Saturday, West Virginia will look to upset No. 5 Baylor on Tuesday, and they may do so without their best

Rewind: A look at WVU in conference play thus far

With the season hitting January, West Virginia women's basketball is a fifth of the way through their conference schedule. West Virginia played their first Big 12 opponent Iowa State on Jan. 2 in Ames, Iowa. As the Mountaineers entered the Hilton Coliseum, they knew they had to leave everything on

History suggests Tuesday will be a heavyweight fight

Coming off a 26-point loss to Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse, the Mountaineers will have yet another challenge. On Tuesday, the Mountaineers will welcome the defending National Champion Baylor Bears to town.  West Virginia (13-3, 2-2 Big 12), might be facing their toughest opponent of the year, as Baylor (15-2, 3-2 Big

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