Justin Jackson

Monday November 12, 2018

WVU basketball unranked in AP top 25 for first time since 2015

Loss to Buffalo ends streak of 55 consecutive weeks in the Associated Press poll.

Toughness lacking as West Virginia re-focuses on rebounding

Outrebounded by a smaller Buffalo team in Friday's upset, the No. 13 Mountaineers will face tough practices.

Saturday November 10, 2018

Without Bolden, Mountaineers unravel in overtime loss to Buffalo

No. 13 West Virginia made the wrong kind of history at the worst possible time Friday night.

Thursday November 8, 2018

West Virginia guard Beetle Bolden 50-50 for Buffalo opener

The Bulls come to Morgantown looking like one of the nation's most dangerous mid-majors

Wednesday November 7, 2018

Naomi Davenport’s triple-double nice distraction from Gondrezick’s leave

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Naomi Davenport and Tynice Martin achieved the rare cinco-double Tuesday night. Davenport the senior forward from Cincinnati became the first West...

Saturday November 3, 2018

Last-second exhibition loss to Penn State shows Mountaineers have miles to go

Bob Huggins said he coached Saturday’s 84-82 exhibition loss against Penn State just like a game that meant absolutely nothing.

Wednesday October 24, 2018

College basketball rule change could mean flagrant foul for hooking

KANSAS CITY — The biggest rule change this year, according to Big 12 Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officials Curtis Shaw, will revolve around players hooking...

With Kansas under scrutiny, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns against convicting all of college basketball

At Big 12 basketball media days in Kansas City, the commissioner said he has been in contact with officials from Kansas and Adidas.

Tuesday October 23, 2018

If West Virginia doesn’t win the Big 12 basketball title, it won’t be for lack of talent

KANSAS CITY — It won’t be a matter of physical talent, West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins said when it comes to his group of...

Jermaine Haley’s size huge for West Virginia

KANSAS CITY — One of West Virginia’s new players is 6-foot-7 point guard Jermaine Haley, who Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins said could be a nice...

Saturday October 20, 2018

5-star center Tshiebwe: Huggins ‘is going to treat me like his son and push me every day’

A native of Congo who attends Kennedy Catholic in Hermitage, Pa., Tshiebwe chose the Mountaineers over finalists Kentucky, Baylor and Illinois.

5-star recruit Oscar Tshiebwe picks West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The recruiting battles are yearly for West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins. It’s phone calls and visits and trips across...

Friday October 19, 2018

Sagaba Konate is adding three-point shooting to his defensive game

Sagaba Konate’s facial expression and demeanor doesn’t change when the topic turns to him shooting 3-pointers. “I’ve put in a lot of work to extend...

West Virginia picked third in Big 12 men’s basketball

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The Kansas men’s basketball team has been selected to win the Big 12 Conference. The Jayhawks, who...

Thursday October 18, 2018

West Virginia guard Jordan McCabe looks to build his own game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The moves came early and often for West Virginia freshman point guard Jordan McCabe. From the family home in Kaukauna, Wis., McCabe...

Wednesday October 17, 2018

West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate makes Big 12 preseason first team

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia junior forward Sagaba Konate was named to the All-Big 12 preseason first team Wednesday. The team was selected by a...

Wednesday October 3, 2018

Kysre Gondrezick made the switch to point guard, now a double threat for West Virginia’s women

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Kysre Gondrezick admits she saw the writing on the wall. In truth, when it came to her switch to playing point guard...

Tuesday October 2, 2018

How Brandon Knapper reacted when he was cleared to play

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The day Brandon Knapper received medical clearance in August to resume basketball activities, it came as a complete surprise to him. Knapper...

Why Esa Ahmad is a different player for West Virginia this season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The sweat rolled off Esa Ahmad’s goatee and down his neck in a stream — the result of a pre-practice shootaround Tuesday at...

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