MEC Archives

FridayMay 12, 2023

MEC This Week – Bob Bolen Stops By (Episode 22)

Glenville State University has found its new men’s head basketball coach, and it is someone who has not been on the sidelines in eight years. Bob Bolen, a West Virginia native & former head basketball coach at Mountain State University, will return to the sidelines for the first time since 2015. Bolen replaces Justin Caldwell

FridayApril 21, 2023

West Liberty hoops coach Howlett garners Furfari Award

Howlett led the Hilltoppers to Mountain East Conference regular season and tournament titles and a national runner-up finish.

ThursdayMarch 23, 2023

Glenville battles back but falls short against No. 1 Ashland, 76-67

The Pioneers were to within two points late, but came up short against the unbeaten Eagles.

TuesdayMarch 21, 2023

West Liberty handles New Haven, 95-58

The Hilltoppers led by 20 halfway through the opening half and never looked back in a convincing win over the Chargers.

MondayMarch 20, 2023

Strong fourth quarter sends Glenville State to 78-68 victory over Tampa for spot in national semifinal

The defending national champion Pioneers wore down the Trojans, forcing 26 turnovers and winning the fourth quarter by eight points.

TuesdayMarch 14, 2023

Glenville State blows past West Chester to win Atlantic Region

The Pioneers were efficient offensively and had the hot hand from the perimeter in an 88-63 victory.

MondayMarch 6, 2023

West Liberty rolls to 30-point win over Fairmont State for second straight MEC championship

The Hilltoppers were hitting on all cylinders offensively and had no difficulty defeating a Falcons squad they lost to earlier this season.

SundayMarch 5, 2023

Glenville State uses strong third quarter to get past Charleston in MEC women’s final, 76-59

The Pioneers secured a MEC regular season and tournament championship for the fifth time.

WednesdayMarch 1, 2023

MEC Tournament Day 1 recap; Quarterfinal contests set

WHEELING, W.Va. — Glenville State, Concord and Frostburg State collected victories on Day 1 of the 2023 Mountain East Conference Basketball Tournament at WesBanco Arena with victories on Wednesday. Men’s Tournament Game #1 – No. 7 Glenville State 96, No. 10 Wheeling 84 By Duane Cochran for A 24-9 spurt in the final 8:21

FridayFebruary 17, 2023

MEC This Week – Episode 21

We are quickly approaching the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament at the WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. Seeding races on the men’s and women’s sides are shaping up to be an interesting last few games. The MEC also announced that it would move its conference baseball tournament to the GoMart Ballpark in Charleston. Reid Amos, the

SaturdayFebruary 4, 2023

MEC This Week – Episode 20

Travis Jones and Taylor Kennedy get you ready for this weekend in the MEC

WednesdayJanuary 25, 2023

MEC This Week – Episode 19

This past weekend in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) had just about everything you could have asked for in both men’s and women’s hoops. A few memorable moments last weekend included Wheeling University picking up the upset victory over West Liberty by hanging 114 points, the University of Charleston holding off West Virginia State, and

SundayJanuary 22, 2023

Charleston holds off West Virginia State for 86-83 victory

Yellow Jackets' late rally falls short.

SaturdayJanuary 21, 2023

West Virginia State wraps up stellar week with resounding win over Charleston

After picking up a victory earlier in the week against Glenville State, the Yellow Jackets handled business against their crosstown rival.

ThursdayJanuary 19, 2023

MEC This Week – Episode 18

We continue seeing huge performances within the Mountain East Conference this season. Briggs Parris, a Fairmont State Falcon guard, joins the program and discusses his season thus far. What has this season been like for him? What did the 25-point win over West Liberty mean for Fairmont State last Saturday? How did he end up

SaturdayJanuary 14, 2023

Fairmont State blows past nationally ranked No. 8 West Liberty, 101-76

Fairmont State collects its first home victory over West Liberty since 2018

ThursdayJanuary 12, 2023

MEC This Week – Episode 17

MEC This Week returns for the first time this year

ThursdayDecember 22, 2022

MEC This Week – Episode 16

Happy holidays from us to you! Travis Jones and Taylor Kennedy are back one last time before we transition to 2023. Daniel Mondragon, Davis & Elkins men’s head basketball coach, stops by to discuss his team’s 9-4 start. What has gone right for the Senators? What do they have to do differently heading into the

ThursdayNovember 17, 2022

MEC This Week – Episode 12

Another busy week in the Mountain East Conference (MEC)! Volleyball, football, and soccer are all entering tournament play, and the MEC is well represented in those sports. Karly Niesen, Wheeling Cardinals Junior Volleyball Setter, discusses Wheeling’s success, what they are wanting to do well in the NCAA Division II Tournament, how she got to Wheeling,

ThursdayNovember 10, 2022

MEC This Week – Episode 11

Travis Jones and Taylor Kennedy are back with another edition of MEC This Week! Another busy show as there is a lot going on this weekend in the Mountain East Conference. Mark Richmond, Notre Dame College (OH) men’s head basketball coach, and his team made the short drive to Cleveland State the other day, and