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Saturday February 29, 2020

Slumping West Virginia’s issues hit home in another loss to Oklahoma

West Virginia's issues are no longer limited to the road after a disheartening home loss to Oklahoma.

West Virginia retires Rod Thorn’s No. 44 in halftime ceremony

A West Virginia legend joined the rarest air in West Virginia basketball history on Saturday.

West Virginia looks to end tailspin against OU team that started it

Oklahoma helped derail West Virginia's season. Now the Mountaineers seek to return the favor.

Friday February 28, 2020

Big 12 Power Index: Jayhawks assume their normal position in league

Kansas is back on top of the Big 12, while West Virginia must stem a backwards slide.

Thursday February 27, 2020

Doomsday scenarios for Mountaineers aren’t quite warranted

West Virginia is limping to the finish line, but has already done enough to punch its ticket into March Madness.

Tuesday February 25, 2020

West Virginia’s abandonment of Sherman and McNeil puzzling

Trailing late at Texas, Bob Huggins didn't get West Virginia's top two three-point threats involved in the offense.

Monday February 24, 2020

Listless West Virginia continues late swan dive with loss at Texas

West Virginia lost for the fifth time in six games as its once-promising season continues swirling the wrong direction.

Bowlsby: Big 12’s opinion on one-time transfer exception coming in March

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby discussed issues facing the conference and the NCAA as a whole on Monday.

West Virginia looking to solve road woes against banged-up Texas

If West Virginia is ever going to win on the road, an injury-plagued Texas squad seems like the best hope.

Saturday February 22, 2020

Following disastrous TCU loss, West Virginia season reaches tipping point

After dropping what should have been an easy win, West Virginia's basketball season is officially on the brink.

Big O-fer: Tshiebwe’s poor game sets tone in brutal WVU loss at TCU

Oscar Tshiebwe played the worst game of his young West Virginia career and several of his teammates shared in the struggle as the 17th-ranked Mountaineers...

TCU looms as ideal opponent for a West Virginia road win

West Virginia's recent road struggles may finally come to an end in Texas.

Friday February 21, 2020

Big 12 Power Index: Moment of truth arrives with Kansas-Baylor

Saturday will reveal whether Kansas or Baylor is the team to beat in the Big 12.

Thursday February 20, 2020

New-look lineup gives West Virginia flexibility moving forward

Bob Huggins is unlikely to repeat the same starting lineup he used against Oklahoma State, but that game showed he has options.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Derek Culver responds to benching with energetic performance

After getting pulled from the starting lineup, Derek Culver gave West Virginia a needed defensive spark against Oklahoma State.

Tuesday February 18, 2020

Behind new starters, West Virginia finishes strong to snap skid

Bob Huggins changed his lineup, but West Virginia's win over Oklahoma State was all about the finish.

Neal Brown completes coaching staff with addition of Dontae Wright

The Western Michigan defensive assistant fills West Virginia's final coaching vacancy this offseason.

Cowboys riding high coming into rematch with West Virginia

Oklahoma State surprisingly has the momentum going into its rematch with West Virginia.

Monday February 17, 2020

As WVU dips again in polls, Huggins vows ‘nothing is off the table’

Bob Huggins will finally shake up his starting lineup, with shooting guard Taz Sherman getting an opportunity.

Sunday February 16, 2020

The sky isn’t falling on West Virginia, but the sun isn’t shining either

As Bob Huggins says, the sky is not falling on the Mountaineers -- but the sun won't shine without some changes.

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