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Shane Lyons Speaks About Winning NACDA AD of the Year

On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) that WVU Athletic Director Shane Lyons was named the AD of the Year. Lyons was one of four NCAA Division I AD's that were selected as winners. Matt HogueCoastal Carolina UniversityTom HolmoeBYUShane LyonsWest Virginia UniversityRob MullensUniversity

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

WVU inks Mazey to contract extension

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Sept. 23, 2019) --West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons has announced a three-year contract extension for baseball coach Randy Mazey that will run through the 2025 season. The extension puts Mazey under contract for the next six seasons with a base pay

WVU’s Bob Huggins joins elite group, gets 800th win

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia University head coach Bob Huggins earned his 800th win on Saturday afternoon. It was a milestone reached by only nine other men but it was one that almost didn't happen. Back in September of 2002, Huggins suffered a near fatal heart attack on a sidewalk at the Pittsburgh Airport while on a

Quick Hit: Mountaineer Fans Need To Enjoy The Moment

With the early success the Mountaineers have had this season many fans are growing concerned about Dana Holgorsen's contract extension, or lack thereof. Contract negotiations broke down between the 6th year head coach and the University early this year. WVU AD Shane Lyons verified in early May that Holgorsen had indeed

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,

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