Allan Taylor

Today January 19, 2017

Stunning upset could sting all the way to March

Allan Taylor's column: The recipe for a Big 12 title and a NCAA No. 1 seed didn't include blowing a 15-point lead at home to an opponent with a losing record.

Yesterday January 18, 2017

Woodard’s end-to-end winner gashes Mountaineers in OT

Woodard's length-of-the-court drive and layup with 2.5 seconds left gave Oklahoma a stunning 89-87 road victory Wednesday night.

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report plays Kruger vs. Kroger

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As No. 7 West Virginia welcomes Oklahoma, the Gold & Blue Lunch Report plays a little game called Kruger vs. Kroger. Plus...

Different feel this time as Sooners try to rebuild

Allan Taylor's preview and prediction as No. 7 West Virginia welcomes Oklahoma.

Tuesday January 17, 2017

Jake Spavital’s contract incentives revealed, with one curious modification

Take a look at details of the three-year agreement awaiting West Virginia's new offensive coordinator.

Gold & Blue Lunch Report: That 2014 class keeps dissipating

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — William Crest’s departure further eroded the Mountaineers’ 2014 recruiting class, which already looked historically fruitless. For those scoring at home, that means...

Monday January 16, 2017

William Crest never threw a touchdown — or shade — at WVU

Big-time recruit plans to transfer after rarely seeing the field in three seasons: Allan Taylor's commentary.

Big 12 shootaround: Mountaineers still behind Baylor in poll

West Virginia climbed three spots to No. 7 in the AP poll Monday, matching its highest ranking of the season.

Saturday January 14, 2017

Guards provide narrow escape for No. 10 Mountaineers at Texas

Jevon Carter scored 11 of his 15 points late and got help from Teyvon Myers and Tarik Phillip during West Virginia's 74-72 win.

Photo gallery: West Virginia downs Texas 74-72

AUSTIN, Texas — Photos from West Virginia’s 74-72 win Saturday against Texas at the Frank Erwin Center.

Friday January 13, 2017

Will Spavital’s 2nd take at WVU include play-calling?

Could Dana Holgorsen delegate that important chunk of duties as he reunites with his former QBs coach? Allan Taylor's commentary.

Mountaineers seek follow-up fire as heavy favorites at Texas

Allan Taylor's preview and prediction as No. 10 West Virginia visits the freefalling Longhorns on Saturday.

Prep coach dubs 2018 commit Gmiter ‘a classic Mountaineer’

The 6-foot-4, 310-pound junior from Bethel Park, Pa. could play on either side of the ball at West Virginia.

Wednesday January 11, 2017

Justin Crawford vows ‘one more amazing year’ at West Virginia

The junior tweeted he is returning to school after running for 1,184 yards and four touchdowns this past season, averaging a Big 12-best 7.3 per carry.

Gibson enters NFL draft, reshaping look of 2017 passing attack

West Virginia’s receiving yardage leader for back-to-back seasons, Shelton Gibson is skipping his senior season.

Baylor learned first-hand how real ‘Press Virginia’ is

Allan Taylor's commentary after West Virginia's wire-to-wire dominance against the nation's No. 1-ranked team.

Tuesday January 10, 2017

No. 1 knockout: ‘Press Virginia’ buries top-ranked Baylor

Nathan Adrian poured in a career-best 22 points, Jevon Carter scored 17 with seven assists, and the Mountaineers forced 29 turnovers to fuel an 89-68 blowout Tuesday.

Photo gallery: West Virginia 89, Baylor 68

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Action photos from Tuesday night at the WVU Coliseum, where No. 10 West Virginia crushed top-ranked Baylor 89-68.

South Charleston’s Derrek Pitts among WVU early enrollees

Four-star safety joins contingent of 10 midterm signees for the Mountaineers. See who else arrived.

Monday January 9, 2017

Column: Konate flexes freshman fire around the basket

After "Sags" helped West Virginia avoid an upset against TCU, the freshman faces a taller challenge against No. 1 Baylor.

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