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Basketball Hall of Fame Names Twenty Centers to Watch List for 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

Springfield, Mass. (Oct. 18, 2019) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. Named after Class of 1995 Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the annual honor in its sixth year recognizes the top

Big 12 Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll Announced

Irving, Texas - For the ninth straight season and 19th time overall, Kansas tops the men’s basketball Big 12 Preseason Poll. The Jayhawks received eight of 10 first-place votes.  KU has captured 18 outright or shared Big 12 regular season championships in the previous 23 campaigns.  The program’s 14 consecutive (2005-18) and

Gold tops Blue in Gold-Blue Debut

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia's basketball season kicked off on Friday night in the annual Gold-Blue Debut, where the Gold Team topped the Blue Team 67-54. JUCO transfer Taz Sherman led all scorers with 18 points on 7-of-15 shooting. Jermaine Haley tallied 15 points and Logan Routt had 12 points and six rebounds

Osabuohien’s eligibility would be big for WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--When Arkansas dismissed Gabe Osabuohien, West Virginia jumped on the chance to add the addition to the team. While the big man hasn't been granted immediate eligibility, the Mountaineers remain hopeful that he can make an impact this season. With the Razorbacks, Osabuohien played in 54 games with eight starts

WVU fills this year’s recruiting class with 6’7″ versatile forward, Jalen Bridges

Jalen Bridges announced on September 2, 2019 that he committed to West Virginia University’s basketball program. Bridges scheduled to take five official visits this upcoming month to Alabama, Xavier, Miami, and Indiana, but cut his recruitment process short after he visited WVU this past weekend.  Bridges played high school basketball at Fairmont

Big 12 2019-20 season preview: WVU

The West Virginia Mountaineers 2018-19 Record: 15-21 (4-14) 2018-19 Big 12 Conference Finish: 10th The West Virginia Mountaineers ended the 2018-19 basketball season as one of college basketball's biggest disappointments. The Mountaineers ranked No. 13 in the nation at the beginning of the 2018-19 season. In addition to their high preseason

WVU leaves Spain undefeated

In their final game of the foreign tour in Spain, the West Virginia Mountaineers faced the Barcelona All-Stars. The All-Stars challenged the Mountaineers through the first three-quarters; however, WVU picked up the pace during the second half, ultimately beating the All-Stars 98-67. Derek Culver led the Mountaineers with 26-points and

Tshiebwe to miss Spain trip

MADRID, Spain (August 4, 2019) – West Virginia University men’s basketball forward Oscar Tshiebwe did not travel to Spain due to visa restrictions. The WVU freshman hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Mountaineers arrived in Madrid early Sunday morning. WVU will play three games in Spain with the first game

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