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Mountaineers bounce back, dismantle Texas in 38 point drubbing

MORGANTOWN W.Va.- The Mountaineers avenged their tough loss last Saturday, with a 97-59 blowout victory over the Longhorns Monday night, in front of over 12,000 fans at the Coliseum.  Playing possibly their most inspired basketball this season, the Mountaineers had an all-around effort victory that featured twelve scorers on offense.  “It’s so

No. 12 WVU falls at Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan.--Cartier Diarra tied a career high with 25 points as Kansas State knocked off No. 12 West Virginia for its first Big 12 win this season on Saturday afternoon. Xavier Sneed added 16 points and Dujuan Gordon picked up a career-high 15 points. The Wildcats (8-9, 1-4 Big 12)

Smothering half-court defense clutch for WVU

After a disappointing 2018-19 season, the West Virginia University basketball team has bounced back and has nearly surpassed its total win total of last season (15) with a 14-2 record. Several new faces and maturation of a few others along with a top-notch defense has led to the Mountaineers success. WVU has

WVU-Kanas State Preview

MANHATTAN, Kan.–Things seem to be coming together for the West Virginia University basketball team over the last three weeks.  After walloping TCU on Tuesday, the 12th-ranked Mountaineers (14-2, 3-1 Big 12) square off against Kansas State on Saturday afternoon. Last season things weren’t so promising for WVU at the Bramlage Coliseum. After

Osabuohien brings energy to Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–Hard work, perseverance and grit can define a person’s career. That is what has earned some players respect and admiration over the years during their careers at West Virginia. WVU's Gabe Osabuohien (3) and TCU's Kevin Samuel (21) line up for free throws during the second half of the Mountaineers'

Rod Thorn’s Number To Be Retired

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 16, 2020) – West Virginia University will retire the playing number of all-time basketball great Rod Thorn, Director of Athletics Shane Lyons announced today. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Thorn has excelled as a player and as a front office executive where he became one of

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