Alex Hickey, Author at WV MetroNews

Today January 22, 2020

How suspensions for Kansas-Kansas State brawl will affect WVU games

Both Kansas and Kansas State will be short-handed when they come to West Virginia after brawling.

Sudden show of offense adds a layer to Gabe Osabuohien’s game

West Virginia's hustling defensive specialist is adding a side of scoring to his game.

Yesterday January 21, 2020

Spencer Macke living as king for a day after making first shot

In a single shot, walk-on Spencer Macke went from WVU cult hero to national sensation.

McCabe, Matthews and Haley find the best way to shut skeptics up

A trio of once-struggling Mountaineers combined to quiet their very noisy critics -- especially this one.

Monday January 20, 2020

Texas two-stomp: Mountaineers crush Horns in historic beatdown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bob Huggins’ teams have always been known for rebounding, but what happened Monday night at WVU Coliseum took the word to an...

Former WVU running back Pettaway transfers to Middle Tennessee St.

The former Mountaineers running back has come out the other end of the transfer portal.

West Virginia looks to rebound with visit from Longhorns

The Mountaineers look to right the ship against Texas after a blowout loss at Kansas State.

Saturday January 18, 2020

After another dismal showing from McCabe, it’s time to start McBride

Saturday's loss at Kansas State exposed an unpleasant truth -- it's time for a lineup change for West Virginia.

West Virginia has a bad trip to Manhattan in 84-68 loss to Kansas St.

The Mountaineers were run off the floor in a sloppy, uninspired performance at Kansas State.

West Virginia vying to keep Kansas State winless in Big 12 play

Just a few days after rolling over one of the last two teams without a loss in Big 12 play, West Virginia figures to face...

Friday January 17, 2020

Big 12 Power Index: Baylor catapults itself to the top of loaded league

With Big 12 play in full swing, we rank the league from top to bottom in the first MetroNews Power Index.

Wednesday January 15, 2020

Osabuohien’s effort energizing everyone around him for WVU

West Virginia fans are falling in love with the gritty style of forward Gabe Osabuohien.

West Virginia squashes Horned Frogs in laugher at WVU Coliseum

West Virginia handed TCU its first Big 12 loss in most emphatic fashion.

Tuesday January 14, 2020

Mountaineers looking to hand upstart TCU its first Big 12 loss

TCU was picked dead-last in the Big 12 preseason poll, but the Horned Frogs come to West Virginia atop the standings.

Monday January 13, 2020

Mountaineers move up to No. 12 in latest AP Top 25 poll

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia shot up five spots to No. 12 in this week’s AP Top 25, which was released Monday afternoon. The Mountaineers...

Sunday January 12, 2020

McBride and Knapper forming dynamic bench tandem for WVU

They may practice with the second team, but Miles McBride and Brandon Knapper are building a solid chemistry in WVU's backcourt.

Saturday January 11, 2020

McBride lights up scoreboard to lead West Virginia over Texas Tech

In a matchup of highly touted freshmen, it was Miles McBride who stole the show in a West Virginia win.

Texas Tech at West Virginia: Three keys for the Mountaineers

A look at the key factor's for West Virginia's Top 25 showdown with Texas Tech.

Friday January 10, 2020

Penn State’s Parker joins West Virginia as offensive coordinator

West Virginia's offense will go in a new direction next season with the expected addition of Gerad Parker to the coaching staff.

West Virginia announces Jeff Koonz as special teams coordinator

Neal Brown has found his preferred target to replace departed inside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Blake Seiler.

Latest Newscasts