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Saturday March 17, 2018

Differently constructed shot-blockers could swing 2nd-round showdown

NCAA second-round notebook: Teddy Allen looking to attack, D'Antoni won't play 2-for-1, and Jarrod West's dad is choosing son over alma mater.

Herd earned its shot against WVU as state watches from afar

Allan Taylor's column: Schools that can’t agree on where to play within their own state will be meeting at the edge of the Pacific, for a berth in the Sweet 16.

Friday March 16, 2018

Routt’s roof-raising dunk culminates feel-good day for former walk-on

"Seeing him hoop like that is awesome,” said teammate Teddy Allen after Routt gave WVU quality backup minutes,

Inside job: Mountaineers work it close to erase Murray State

Not willing to settle for 3-pointers, West Virginia took only 11 of them — a season-low — and beat the Racers 85-68 on Friday in the NCAA tournament opener.

Home opener ends with Kearns’ walk-off winner

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Isaiah Kearns singled home the decisive run in the ninth inning as West Virginia enjoyed a 10-9 walk-off win over Canisius...

Photo gallery: West Virginia handles Murray State, 85-68

SAN DIEGO — Images from Friday’s NCAA tournament first-round game with West Virginia defeating Murray State 85-68.

On upset alert, Press Virginia aims to outrace Murray State

A preview and prediction as the Mountaineers face Murray State in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

Thursday March 15, 2018

Overlooked and under-appreciated, Carter became the face of a program

Not even the West Virginia staff that extended his only power league offer realized what a find they had.

Mountaineers seniors know about tough first-round matchups

The debacle against Stephen F. Austin, and tight wins over Buffalo and Bucknell, show WVU there are no cupcakes in the NCAA openers.

The Lunch: How deep will Big 12 teams go?

SAN DIEGO — Only three times in the past decade has a Big 12 team reached the Final Four. How far will the league’s seven...

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