Allan Taylor

Today January 31, 2015

Huggins: Team leaders rebuilt culture of commitment

Hear what Wet Virginia's coach had to say after the No. 17 Mountaineers improved to 18-3.

Second time no charm: Press Virginia rattles Red Raiders again

Credit the Mountaineers with another 26 turnovers, which made for a 77-58 runaway over Texas Tech.

Photo gallery: West Virginia rips Red Raiders

Check out the images from Saturday afternoon's Big 12 game at the WVU Coliseum.

FINAL: Mountaineers take it to Tech in 77-58 runaway

Allan Taylor provides updates and analysis from the WVU Coliseum.

Yesterday January 30, 2015

Texas Tech comes to Morgantown after historically bad beatdown

After being obliterated 81-36 at Oklahoma, do the Red Raiders stand a chance at WVU? See Allan Taylor's prediction.

Thursday January 29, 2015

Coral Gables coach: New WVU commit Wilson ‘has tremendous upside’

Three-star recruit Shaquery Wilson was pulled away from Georgia by Mountaineers offense that typically rewards multiple receivers.

Wednesday January 28, 2015

Mountaineers flip long-time Georgia commit Wilson with chance to play WR

Three-star prospect Shaquery Wilson had been pledged to the Bulldogs since June.

Big 12 reprimands TCU’s Johnson for confronting refs after loss to WVU

Coach said he regrets letting "a difficult ending get the best of me" after overtime loss in Morgantown.

After ‘bar room fight’ at Bramlage, WVU was only team left standing

Allan Taylor's column following the No. 17 Mountaineers' 65-59 victory at Kansas State.

Tuesday January 27, 2015

FINAL: Rugged No. 17 Mountaineers wear down Kansas State, 65-59

As West Virginia visits K-State, Allan Taylor provides in-game updates and analysis.

Can West Virginia’s pressure manage to speed up slow-and-steady K-State?

The Wildcats, once 7-7 and left for dead, now sit only a half-game out of first in the Big 12.

Monday January 26, 2015

Can West Virginia finish strong enough for a top-25 recruiting class?

See where the Mountaineers stand with top targets as national signing day nears.

Sunday January 25, 2015

Former Pitt commitment becomes WVU’s 4th offensive line pledge for 2015

Rob Dowdy of Westerville, Ohio, is a three-star prospect who also holds offers from Arkansas, Michigan State, Miami, Arizona State and Minnesota.

Same ol’ One True Champion: Kansas puts Big 12 race to bed early

Six weeks remain in the Big 12 season and already an 11th consecutive title for the Jayhawks seems inevitable.

Saturday January 24, 2015

Calm prevails on TCU’s Johnson, but close loss hits ‘really hard’

The coach suggested Kyan Anderson, who committed Saturday's game-deciding foul, doesn't get the respect he deserves.

Huggins: Freshmen’s improvised ending was ‘unbelievable’

Coach credits the smarts of Daxter Miles and Jevon Carter for decisive overtime play against TCU.

Miracle finish helps Mountaineers avoid upset in OT

TCU seemingly had the upset in the bag—twice—before West Virginia delivered clutch plays to win 86-85 in overtime.

FINAL: West Virginia survives TCU 86-85 in OT

Allan Taylor provides in-game updates from the WVU Coliseum.

Friday January 23, 2015

Mountaineers try to sweep away Texas loss by sweeping TCU

Read Allan Taylor's preview and prediction for Saturday's game, the season's first sellout at the WVU Coliseum.

Ex-Cleveland State coach: WVU, Louisville, VCU are rare, pressing breed

Kevin Mackey said West Virginia's players "are built for it" and their press will only get better throughout the season.

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