Justin Jackson, Author at WV MetroNews

Friday July 12, 2019

WVU basketball notes: McCabe recovering nicely from knee surgery

Guard Jordan McCabe should be fresher this season after a knee surgery, plus other WVU basketball off-season updates from Bob Huggins.

Thursday July 11, 2019

Huggins rewards Logan Routt with open scholarship spot

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The latest scholarship addition to West Virginia’s basketball roster has been there all along. WVU head coach Bob Huggins said during...

Monday June 24, 2019

Fairmont State coach Joe Mazzulla, ex-WVU standout, hired by Celtics

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — After two seasons as head coach of the Fairmont State men’s basketball program, Joe Mazzulla is set to become an assistant with...

Monday June 3, 2019

Heartbreaking defeat an all-too familiar tale for West Virginia fans

West Virginia's stunning regional loss to Texas A&M joined a long line of Mountaineer heartbreakers with championship implications.

Sunday June 2, 2019

Brandon White stays in game after scary head-first dive into wall

Brandon White improbably stayed in Saturday's game after a scary collision with the wall.

Monday April 29, 2019

After Nadolny picks Texas Tech, what’s next for Mountaineers?

The Mountaineers still have three scholarships open after missing out on shooting guard.

Monday April 22, 2019

West Virginia’s Konate officially declares for NBA draft; plans to sign with agent

Sagaba Konate cleared up some speculation around his future by declaring he will sign with an agent and enter the NBA Draft.

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Taz Sherman picks West Virginia over Utah, SMU

Juco combo guard and Sean McNeil of Sinclair (Ohio) Community College sign with Mountaineers on opening day of spring period.

Monday April 1, 2019

Lamont West reveals he’s transferring to Missouri State

Graduating forward averaged 11.1 points for West Virginia as a junior.

Sunday March 31, 2019

Scott Brown Classic shifts date, location to accommodate Tshiebwe, McBride

Oscar Tshiebwe and Miles McBride planning to play April 14 at University High School.

5 questions facing the basketball offseason for West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — That loss against Coastal Carolina in the second round of the CBI was not an ending to months of confusion and drama...

Thursday March 28, 2019

Lamont West, Andrew Gordon enter NCAA transfer portal

West Virginia’s transfer list kept expanding Thursday as junior forward Lamont West and sophomore forward Andrew Gordon entered their names into the NCAA transfer portal.

Sting from WNIT loss overshadowed by good news of Tynice Martin’s return

West Virginia's junior guard, on pace to become the school's top career scorer, is putting her WNBA prospects on hold.

Tuesday March 26, 2019

The wrongs and a few rights of West Virginia’s basketball season

Justin Jackson recounts the ups and downs of a 15-21 season.

Monday March 25, 2019

Coastal Carolina squashes West Virginia’s late-season momentum, 109-91

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia ended its season Monday the same way it was started. Frustrations over a severe lack of defense, and questions surrounded...

Jordan McCabe after CBI blowout: ‘We let people down’

Justin Jackson's notebook from the WVU Coliseum and a 109-91 loss to Coastal Carolina.

Sunday March 24, 2019

Cliff Ellis and Huggins, members of the 800-win club, face off for first time

West Virginia hosting Coastal Carolina in Monday night's CBI quarterfinals.

Trio scores all but three of WVU’s points in 64-57 WNIT win

Naomi Davenport, Tynice Martin and Kari Niblack lift Mountaineers over Villanova

Thursday 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.

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