Justin Jackson, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday March 21, 2019

WNIT: Despite lacking center, Mountaineers rip Rider 83-43

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — By the time Kari Niblack’s debut to the WNIT was 2 minutes old Thursday, she already had two fouls and maybe one of...

Wednesday March 20, 2019

Haley finishes off Grand Canyon with attacking style, 77-63

The Mountaineers improved to 15-20 with the CBI first-round win.

Tuesday March 19, 2019

More than Majerle: Grand Canyon has size, better NET than Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As a freshman at New Mexico State, Jermaine Haley scored a combined 16 points in two games against Grand Canyon. That’s the only...

Sunday March 17, 2019

Mountaineers will host Grand Canyon in CBI opener Wednesday

The Antelopes were runners-up in the WAC tournament and own a 20-13 record.

Saturday March 16, 2019

Tank runs empty for West Virginia in Big 12 loss to Kansas

After falling 88-74 to Kansas in the Big 12 semifinals, the Mountaineers turn their focus to a CBI consolation prize.

Friday March 15, 2019

From cellar to Cinderella: Matthews scores 28 in upset of Texas Tech

Freshman forward takes his turn leading West Virginia's youth rally at the Big 12 tournament.

Thursday March 14, 2019

Was Konate’s return a smoke screen? ‘That’s above my pay grade’ says Jordan McCabe

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sagaba Konate exited the team hotel Thursday armed with his No. 50 jersey, while the school’s pep band played the fight...

Konate ‘game-time decision’ when West Virginia meets Texas Tech: Source

The junior center has been sidelined for more than three months by a knee injury.

Déjà review: West Virginia rides replay to oust Sooners in the Big 12 tournament

Another WVU-Oklahoma matchup was decided on the video board in Kansas City, and the Mountaineers liked what they saw.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Culver on possibly playing with Sags next year? ‘Watch out’

Justin Jackson reports from Kansas City, where the Mountaineers prepare for a first-round Big 12 tournament game against Oklahoma.

Friday March 8, 2019

Can West Virginia snatch that elusive first road win?

The Mountaineers visit Oklahoma State on Saturday in the regular-season finale. The loser decides last place.

Wednesday March 6, 2019

Mountaineers use blistering first half to take revenge on Iowa State, 90-75

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The worst thing that happened to Jermaine Haley on Wednesday was pinning the ball against his leg in the final seconds of...

Source: Beetle Bolden has left West Virginia basketball team

Junior guard James "Beetle" Bolden has played his final game as a Mountaineer.

Tuesday March 5, 2019

Huggins on possibility of backups transferring: ‘Why not leave?’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — If not for some of West Virginia’s student managers approaching graduation, West Virginia’s would have no guests of honor on Senior Night. But...

Can West Virginia slow down Cyclones the second time around?

It's Senior Night in Morgantown where the Mountaineers want revenge Iowa State dominated the first meeting 93-68.

Sunday March 3, 2019

Jermaine Haley focused on turnovers not his career-high 23 points

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley didn’t care about his stats, save for his four turnovers, which he blamed for fueling Oklahoma’s first-half...

Saturday March 2, 2019

West Virginia defenseless in 92-80 loss to Sooners

Oklahoma made 29-of-49 from the field for a 59.2 shooting percentage, the highest the Mountaineers have allowed all season.

Friday March 1, 2019

Strong finish on the glass could give Culver season-long double-double

Only 12 Mountaineers have ever averaged double-figures scoring and rebounding across an entire season.

Tuesday February 26, 2019

Marathon men: West Virginia backcourt delivers in 3OT upset of TCU

Justin Jackson's coverage from Morgantown, where the Mountaineers 104-96.

Monday February 25, 2019

How will West Virginia’s young players attack the homestretch?

Facing the rest of the season with eight scholarship players, Bob Huggins is not content with simply playing out the schedule.

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