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Backyard Brawl returns on the hardwood

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia University and the University of Pittsburgh have agreed to a four-game series in men’s basketball, Director of Athletics Shane Lyons announced today. The series will begin in Pittsburgh during the 2017-18 season before returning to Morgantown during the 2018-19 season. Pitt will be the home team in 2019-20,

Holgorsen Throws Haymaker At Pitt

That didn't take long. With the clock ticking to the start of camp across the country, West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen used twitter to get his message out. And boy did it take off. It's no secret that both WVU and Pittsburgh have discussed renewing the bitter rivalry, and no

Is Pitt Refusing To Renew Backyard Brawl?

There is no question talks have taken place between WVU and Pitt to renew the Backyard Brawl, at least on a short term basis. Both BGS as well as media outlets out of Pittsburgh have verified that WVU AD Shane Lyons and Pitt AD Scott Barnes have been in discussions. However,

WVU In Negotiations With Multiple ACC Schools

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WVU is continuing to fill its future non-conference schedules and reports indicate the Mountaineers are looking toward a conference they once desired to be a part of. BGS has verified reports from both The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Palm Beach Post that WVU is in talks with both Florida State University

Pitt and WVU Renew Rivalries; Just Not With Each Other

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While college football shifts their focus towards media rights, licensing agreements and branding -- the traditions and pageantries that make the sport so wonderful continue to take a back seat. Caught in the crossfires of the transformation is the Backyard Brawl, a historic rivalry between West Virginia and Pittsburgh. Often referred to as

Offer Puts WVU Among Top With Cornerback

Social media can be a very powerful recruiting tool. No one knows that better than 3 star cornerback Devron Davis. A 2016 recruit playing at Merced C.C. in Merced California had long had Colorado State alone at the top of his list. That was until WVU cornerbacks coach Brian Mitchell Recruiting Rundown

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With national signing day one month from today recruits are starting to make decisions. The recruiting rundown gives you the latest information surrounding decommitments, commitments, visits, and pertinent information to the 2015 recruiting class and beyond. - WVU has lost numerous commitments over the last month. We have removed Robert Landers

Guest Opinion: WVU is Where It Needs To Be

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There have been a few articles written within the past month regarding both positives and negatives concerning the conduct of Mountaineer Fans. Barry Tramel of the Oklahoman states the Oklahoma fans were very impressed with Mountaineer fans as did Texas fans comment to me personally last year when they came

Pitt newspaper argues against Brawl with lame excuse

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An article written Monday in the Pitt News, the University of Pitt newspaper, stated that although the Panthers were looking for a replacement to fill the void left in their schedule by Notre Dame the Brawl was the last thing they wanted. Obviously this is not news to any Mountaineer

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