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Former Mountaineer inks deal to pursue career overseas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Former West Virginia guard Chase Harler signed a contract to play professional basketball overseas on Monday. Harler announced the news via Instagram that he had signed a professional contract with a team in Lithuania, the Palangos Kuršiai. https://www.instagram.com/p/CC4nHVeBC2J/ As a senior Harler averaged 4.4 points per contest for the Mountaineers.

Former Mountaineer Jonnie West and wife welcome daughter

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Former West Virginia basketball player Jonnie West and his wife Michelle Wie welcome an addition to their family last Friday. The couple took to social media over the weekend to announce the birth of their daughter Makenna Kamalei Yoona West. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBqpAFWJIdn/ The couple got married last August. After graduating, West continued to

NCAA Releases APR Data

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University’s varsity athletic teams have a combined Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 985 according to data released today by the NCAA. The 985 score matches last year’s high score for the 16 years of the NCAA Academic Performance Program. WVU’s average APR score of 985 is

Tshiebwe returning for sophomore season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 26, 2020) – West Virginia University forward Oscar Tshiebwe will return for his sophomore season at WVU after requesting an evaluation from the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee. “I would like to thank the WVU basketball coaching staff, my family and the NBA Advisory Committee for the guidance and the

WVU women’s basketball signs four on National Signing Day

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 15, 2020)– West Virginia University women’s basketball coach Mike Carey announced the addition of four Mountaineers for the 2020-21 season, as Jasmine Carson (Memphis, Tenn./Georgia Tech/McEachern), Ariel Cummings (Toledo, Ohio/Chipola Community College/Notre Dame Academy), Jayla Hemingway (Collierville, Tennessee/Mississippi State/Houston) and Abby Ogle (Baldwin City, Kan./Hutchinson Community College/Baldwin)

Brandon Knapper enters transfer portal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia sophomore Brandon Knapper entered his name in the transfer portal on Friday. Knapper has spent three seasons with the Mountaineers, including one in which he redshirted because of a knee injury. The 6-foot, 185-pound point guard appeared in all 32 games for the Mountaineers and averaged five points per

NCAA to grant spring athletes another year of eligibility

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--After the NCAA canceled the NCAA Tournament and all other winter and spring championships due to the coronavirus, the NCAA announced that it is granting “eligibility relief” to student-athletes whose seasons and careers were cut short. It spans further than men's basketball but to baseball, softball, lacrosse, hockey, women's

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