Allan Taylor, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday February 21, 2019

Sweet Spot podcast: What’s needed in WVU’s basketball rebuild?

Check out Episode 64 of "The Sweet Spot with A.T."

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Column: 3 takeaways from West Virginia’s 65-51 loss to K-State

Allan Taylor's commentary from Barry Brown's big night and WVU's slippery finish at the WVU Coliseum.

Monday February 18, 2019

What are the recruiting territories for West Virginia’s new football staff?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — While West Virginia coach Neal Brown confirmed position assignments for his new 10 full-time assistants on Monday, the staff also clarified their...

Thursday February 14, 2019

‘Sweet Spot’ podcast: How deep will hoops shakeup go?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — On Episode 63 of “The Sweet Spot with A.T.” podcast, the studio crew fields your questions regarding … 1. Should Bob Huggins...

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Lyons confident in turnaround under Huggins: ‘He’s obviously very capable of fixing the team’

Allan Taylor's column: Losing season has AD being "support system" for iconic coach.

Monday February 11, 2019

Dismissals of Ahmad, Harris latest turn in dismal West Virginia basketball season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia dismissed senior Esa Ahmad and junior Wesley Harris for violating athletics department policies, adding upheaval to an already disappointing season....

Sunday February 10, 2019

Defensive combinations haven’t unlocked answer for Huggins

From full-court pressure, man-to-man and a series of zones, West Virginia continues struggling to stop easy baskets

Saturday February 9, 2019

Column: 3 takeaways from Texas whipping West Virginia

Allan Taylor's commentary after the Longhorns claimed a 75-53 win at the WVU Coliseum.

Friday February 8, 2019

Contract details for WVU football assistants Blake Seiler, Xavier Dye

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Incoming West Virginia defensive assistant Blake Seiler will earn $300,000 next season, while receivers coach Xavier Dye will be paid $200,000. MetroNews...

Wednesday February 6, 2019

‘Sweet Spot with A.T.’ podcast: What signing day meant for West Virginia

MORGANTOWN. W.Va. — West Virginia didn’t produce a Darnell Wright Miracle, but it stiff-armed Florida State for the signature of Jordan Jefferson. On Episode 62...

Tuesday February 5, 2019

3 takeaways: West Virginia trips out during embarrassing loss in Lubbock

Allan Taylor's commentary after the Mountaineers made only nine baskets in an 81-50 loss at Texas Tech.

Saturday February 2, 2019

Column: Glass-crashing Mountaineers complement Knapper’s deep 3s

Allan Taylor's commentary after West Virginia knocked off Oklahoma 79-71.

Friday February 1, 2019

West Virginia hiring K-State defensive assistant Blake Seiler

The 34-year-old Seiler is expected to coach linebackers with the Mountaineers.

Life after Tre Young going so-so for Sooners

Oklahoma visits Morgantown on Saturday looking to break a three-game skid against West Virginia.

Wednesday January 30, 2019

3 takeaways from West Virginia’s latest beating, 93-68 at Iowa State

Nonexistent defense and a whopping free-throw differential saw Bob Huggins exasperated and ejected: Allan Taylor's commentary

Sunday January 27, 2019

Neal Brown hypes fun spring game atmosphere, still learning lyrics to ‘Country Roads’

West Virginia University football head coach Neal Brown spoke at last weekend's Big Atlantic Classic.

Saturday January 26, 2019

Column: Seeking some consolation nuggets from a knockdown in Knoxville

Allan Taylor's commentary after West Virginia fell 83-66 at No. 1 Tennessee.

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Neal Brown relies on Troy connections to fill 3 administrative roles

Mark Perry was named director of WVU football administration, with Brian Bennett coming along as director of player personnel and Patrick Johnston joining the Mountaineers as director of football operations.

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Column: West Virginia’s basketball sugar rush faded quickly

Allan Taylor's commentary after Baylor flattened the Mountaineers 85-73 on Monday night.

Saturday January 19, 2019

Column: Written-off Mountaineers find measure of hope by toppling Jayhawks

Allan Taylor's commentary after West Virginia enjoyed another court-storming against Kansas.

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