Allan Taylor

Yesterday February 10, 2016

Column: Kansas turns on the toughness to earn season split

Allan Taylor's commentary from Allen Fieldhouse, where West Virginia brought out the grit in Kansas.

Tuesday February 9, 2016

Self: 57 percent shooting fuels win over No. 10 West Virginia

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Hear Bill Self’s postgame comments after No. 6 Kansas pulled out a 75-65 win over No. 10 West Virginia on Tuesday night.

Huggins: Too many missed opportunities vs. Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Hear Bob Huggins’ postgame comments after No. 10 West Virginia’s 75-65 loss at No. 6 Kansas on Tuesday night.

Ellis’ buckets, Lucas’ boards doom West Virginia at The Phog, 75-65

The Mountaineers played catchup throughout the night in Lawrence, unable to slow down hot-shooting Kansas.

Photo gallery: West Virginia-Kansas stage marquee matchup

Check out the images from Tuesday night's showdown at Phog Allen Fieldhouse.

Even if Holton remains sidelined, Mountaineers won’t fear Phog

WVU handled Kansas in first meeting with Holton scoring only two points.

Monday February 8, 2016

Gold & Blue Lunch: Daring to dream of a Final Four?

The Monday edition of The Lunch focuses on the Big 12's hottest team.

Miles answers Huggins ‘chewing’ with season-best performance

Sophomore guard says mechanics and mindset are aligned a West Virginia preps for Tuesday's return to Phog Allen Fieldhouse.

Sunday February 7, 2016

Column: Mountaineers turn Baylor’s stars into onlookers

Allan Taylor: After West Virginia's 80-69 victory, the next time it meets Baylor—in the regular-season finale—could be for the Big 12 title.

Saturday February 6, 2016

Huggins likes how his team attacked Baylor’s zone

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia continued executing its halfcourt offense, carving up Baylor’s zone and curbing its own proclivities for turnovers. The resulting 80-69 win on...

With Miles heating up, WVU snaps string of futility against Baylor

Daxter Miles made four 3s and scored a season-high 20 points as West Virginia took sole possession of first place in the Big 12.

Friday February 5, 2016

Bruisers under the boards bring extra muscle to West Virginia-Baylor

Can the No. 14 Mountaineers prevent Baylor from winning in Morgantown for the fourth straight season? Allan Taylor's preview and final score prediction.

Freshman Ahmad delivers as halfcourt execution hums

“It’s sort of what we’ve been waiting for,” says Bob Huggins after the four-star recruit provided big second-half buckets vs. Iowa State.

Thursday February 4, 2016

Gold & Blue Lunch: How WVU went uptempo for juco RB

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia coaches spent months and years pursuing Steven Smothers, Brendan Ferns and Kyzir White. But a fast-tracked relationship with junior college...

Wednesday February 3, 2016

Fax reax: Decent-looking class of 2016 must make early impact

Allan Taylor weighs in on the new collection of West Virginia recruits, about one-third of whom must produce immediately.

4-star LB Ferns signals huge signing day victory for WVU

The blue-chipper's long-awaited decision went WVU's way Wednesday as Brendan Ferns became the star signee of the 2016 class.

Commitment tracker: Keeping up with the new recruits

Check out the bios for West Virginia's 2016 recruiting class. Each player's status will be updated as national letters of intent are submitted Wednesday.

‘Mess Virginia’ headline has Huggs making copies, WVU making a stand

Allan Taylor's column from Ames, where West Virginia rebounded to earn its most significant Big 12 win to date.

Tuesday February 2, 2016

Road rally keeps Mountaineers atop Big 12 at the turn

Jaysean Paige scored 23 points including the go-ahead 3 with 1:05 left and Devin Williams was a monster on the boards as No. 14 West Virginia rallied from 15 down to stun No. 13 Iowa State 81-76.

3-star junior college cornerback commits to West Virginia

In dire need of cornerback help, the Mountaineers land a pledge Tuesday from Mike Daniels of New York Globe Tech.

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