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Today February 22, 2018

No. 1 Buckhannon-Upshur wins sectional title over Morgantown

Hanna McClung scored 22 points as No. 1 Buckhannon-Upshur beat No. 4 Morgantown 53-49.

Herd player dies from gunshot wound suffered while shielding girlfriend

Sophomore defensive tackle Larry Aaron, 19, died due to complications with treatment for a gunshot wound.

Column: Big 12 reprimand means Huggins allowed to vent for free

At least the Big 12 didn't fine West Virginia's coach. After all, that 35-2 free-throw gap invited some criticism.

‘Sweet Spot with A.T.’ Episode 29: Refs, recruiting and RPIs

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — You may not trust college refs as far as Adam Shuler can throw the discus, but would Bob Huggins’ plan to bring...

Yesterday February 21, 2018

Statewide high school girls basketball sectional scores, schedule

Scores from high school girls basketball sectional play across the state.

Three Guys Before The Game – Pre Iowa State Edition

A meltdown in Kansas left many thinking WVU would implode at red-hot Baylor. Instead, the Mountaineers build a four touchdown lead in Waco before gently sashaying to a 71-60 win.

Final 2018 MetroNews HS girls basketball Power Index

Buckhannon-Upshur ends the regular season as the overall No. 1 in girls high school basketball.

Updated boys basketball MetroNews Power Index: Feb. 21

The MetroNews Power Index is a computer based formula that factors in strength of schedule.

Updated MVB Bank Champions Cup standings through swimming

George Washington (boys) and Parkersburg (girls) won swimming team championships, impacting the MVB Champions Cup standings.

The Lunch: Has Konate caught Carter as WVU’s top defender?

Sagaba Konate’s nine blocks vs. Baylor on Tuesday night matched the West Virginia record set by D’or Fischer.

Defensive end Adam Shuler plans to transfer

West Virginia's thin defensive line getting thinner with the departure of Shuler, a 10-game starter as a sophomore.

Tuesday February 20, 2018

Defender disputes Miles’ 4-point play: ‘Didn’t think I touched him’

Notebook: West Virginia ran away early and kept Big 12 player of the week Terry Maston buttoned-down as it settled for a 1-1 road trip.

Mountaineers mend morale: Konate-led block party cools off Baylor

Esa Ahmad re-asserted himself with 15 points, Sagaba Konate looked impenetrable and No. 21 West Virginia salvaged a split on their two-game road swing by whipping Baylor 71-60.

Photo gallery: West Virginia downs Baylor 71-60

Images from Tuesday night's Big 12 matchup in which West Virginia downed Baylor 71-60 at the Ferrell Center.

Muldrow sparks balanced effort in win over K-State

Led by Teana Muldrow's 19 points and 11 rebounds, all five West Virginia starters scored in double figures during a 75-66 win at Kansas State on Tuesday night.

Gallery: Martinsburg girls advance in sectional play over Hedgesville

Martinsburg defeated Hedgesville 45-40 in girls high school basketball.

Morgantown wins wild, 4OT thriller over No. 4 Martinsburg

No. 10 Morgantown twice hit clutch, game-tying 3s in the closing seconds, beating No. 4 Martinsburg in a marathon, four-overtime contest.

Monday February 19, 2018

Mountaineers seek consolation of busting Baylor’s bubble

All but eliminated from Big 12 title contention, the Mountaineers try to rebound in Waco.

Dolan: Postseason for wrestling, basketball to stay on schedule

WVSSAC executive director Bernie Dolan says the wrestling state tournament and basketball postseasons will go on as scheduled despite the looming teachers' strike set for Thursday and Friday.

4 takeaways on where WVU stands after Kansas loss

Don't harp on 35-2 too long, because the officials weren't that bad.

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