Allan Taylor

Saturday February 10, 2018

Comeback Cowboys hand WVU stinging defeat, 88-85

Lindy Waters buried the go-ahead 3-pointer with 17 seconds left and Oklahoma State’s late comeback stunned No. 19 West Virginia 88-85 on Saturday.

Friday February 9, 2018

Despite 107 RPI, Cowboys have flair for road scares

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report features Allan Taylor's preview and prediction for Oklahoma State visiting No. 19 West Virginia.

Thursday February 8, 2018

The Sweet Spot: Mountaineers bandwagon back to capacity

Podcast Episode 27: Press Virginia makes big gains but football has holes to fill after a signing day snoozer.

Wednesday February 7, 2018

Quiet signing day: Juco prospects spurn WVU for Vols, Louisville

The Mountaineers were runners-up for four-star recruitsEmmit Gooden and Marlon Character.

Tuesday February 6, 2018

Cincinnati guard becomes WVU’s first hoops commit for 2019

The 6-foot-1 junior at Moeller High is projected as a top-200 recruit in his class.

Titans announce hiring of WVU assistant Tony Dews

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia running backs coach Tony Dews has agreed to join the staff of the Tennessee Titans, the NFL club announced...

3-point flurry: Coaches, teammates told Lamont West ‘let it go’

West poured out 15 points in a span of 2:48, sparking the Mountaineers at OKlahoma: Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report:

Mountaineers back in Big 12 race thanks to sweeping Oklahoma

Trae Young scored 32 points but West Virginia's defense held down his teammates in a 75-73 win.

Sunday February 4, 2018

Mountaineers hope Trae Young sequel follows same script

The nation’s leading scorer (29.8) on the country’s highest-scoring team (89.9), Sooners freshman is ready for rematch in Norman.

Saturday February 3, 2018

After pregame purge, Miles provides gritty minutes

Notebook from 89-51 win over Kansas State: Sick team gets well, Carter deals 11 assists, and WVU's free-throw shooting reaches record heights.

Reinvigorated Mountaineers regain identity by crushing K-State, 89-51

Sagaba Konate scored 19 points and No. 15 West Virginia choked out Kansas State on Saturday.

Friday February 2, 2018

Sore from slump, aching from flu, Mountaineers face tough weekend

Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report: Five players dealing with illness as WVU hosts Kansas State.

Thursday February 1, 2018

Sweet Spot podcast: Episode 26 on what’s gone wrong with WVU

After five losses in six games, the Mountaineers are damaging their NCAA tournament resume and vexing their coach.

Coaches vote Mountaineers 5th in Big 12 preseason baseball

Two-time defending champion Texas Tech and TCU were the runaway leaders in the poll, splitting the nine first-place votes.

Postgame barbecue: Huggins lights into passive players

Irked by lackadaisical defense and disorganized offense, Huggins event hinted at roster changes after West Virginia suffered its fifth loss in six games at Iowa State.

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Cyclones blow past reeling WVU: ‘Offense was coming easy’

Iowa State, the last-place team in the Big 12, rekindled some Hilton Magic and used 62-percent shooting to bury the Mountaineers 93-77 in Ames, Iowa.

Ahmad has company in drought as Mountaineers visit Iowa State

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report offers a prediction for West Virginia in Ames and updates the injury status of a key Cyclone.

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Kansas commit Mike Brown flips to WVU, with brother joining too

Mike Brown and Miami transfer Joe Brown from Eastern Arizona Junior College give the Mountaineers 25 commitments.

Monday January 29, 2018

Calipari predicts March rematch vs. West Virginia … and Lunardi agrees

After WVU's blazing start and Kentucky's big comeback, why not have a do-over in the NCAAs? The Gold & Blue Lunch Report.

Sunday January 28, 2018

Calipari: Konate’s exit ‘probably tilted’ game toward Kentucky

Notebook: Konate swats seven shots, Coach Cal dons a pullover, and the SEC claims its first challenge.

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