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Wednesday February 12, 2020

West Virginia goes silent for final five minutes in loss to Kansas

West Virginia's offense melted down late as No. 3 Kansas got out of town with a win.

Battle of big men one to watch as West Virginia hosts Kansas

West Virginia's rematch with Kansas is highlighted by an old-school battle of big men Oscar Tshiebwe and Udoka Azubuike.

Tuesday February 11, 2020

This week, Harler plays his most important role: team psychologist

Chase Harler knows what Bob Huggins wants -- and sometimes it's up to him to make sure his WVU teammates understand too.

Capito voices irritation with Big 12 streaming service in Senate hearing

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito used a Senate hearing to express discontent with the Big 12's streaming service.

Monday February 10, 2020

Oklahoma loss does minimal damage to Mountaineers in polls

Poll voters mostly viewed West Virginia's latest road loss as a hiccup.

Saturday February 8, 2020

The Mountaineers are overrated, but this is no time to overreact

West Virginia showed it isn't as good as the selection committee thinks, but there is time for redemption.

West Virginia delivers another road dud in blowout loss at Oklahoma

West Virginia’s road performances are becoming as predictable as the plot of a “Fast and Furious” movie — and much like that series, there is...

Mountaineers look to solve road puzzle at Oklahoma

West Virginia will have another hungry home team on its hands in a tough matchup at Oklahoma.

Friday February 7, 2020

WVU football defensive assistant Al Pogue headed to Auburn

One of Neal Brown's top recruiters is leaving for a job in the SEC.

Big 12 Power Index: Talk of NCAA tourney position begins in earnest

The Big 12 schedule has reached the halfway mark, and it's a fight to stay on the bubble for those in the middle of the pack.

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Huggins ‘has hard time finding positives’ out of win over Iowa State

Bob Huggins was none too pleased even though West Virginia cruised to a 76-61 win over Iowa State.

West Virginia football adds two more players on National Signing Day

West Virginia brought its overall signing class up to 20 players with two new additions on Wednesday.

West Virginia looks to add to reeling Iowa State’s list of woes

Iowa State has perhaps the best player in the Big 12, but is spiraling in the wrong direction as it comes to WVU Coliseum.

Tuesday February 4, 2020

Major donation will allow WVU to replace antiquated Coliseum seats

WVU Coliseum will potentially become a more comfortable place to sit starting next season.

Monday February 3, 2020

West Virginia announces date, time for spring football game

WVU's annual spring game will take place on April 18.

Mountaineers fall one spot in AP Poll, maintain position in Coaches Poll

In a wild week of college basketball, there wasn't much movement for West Virginia in the polls.

Sunday February 2, 2020

Tykee Smith’s high school teammate McLeod commits to West Virginia

Saint McLeod, a high school teammate of WVU freshman standout Tykee Smith, committed to West Virginia this weekend.

Saturday February 1, 2020

Derek Culver’s full game on display in WVU win over Kansas State

With his skills rounding into form, Derek Culver is showing himself to be the type of player capable of recording a triple-double.

West Virginia bounces back from flat start to down Kansas State, 66-57

An early attitude adjustment helped the Mountaineers avenge their previous loss to the Wildcats.

Friday January 31, 2020

Huggins: West Virginia needs its shooters to step up and score

Bob Huggins believes West Virginia can still snap out of a season-long scoring drought from three-point range.

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