Bonner, Sanders shine to help Falcons punch ticket to NCAA Tournament.
Charleston has likely secured the top seed for the Atlantic Regional tournament.
(Fairmont State-Charleston men’s highlights above) MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Championship games are set for Sunday afternoon at the MEC Tournament at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. All 14 MEC Tournament games will be broadcast at wvmetronews.com. Check out the complete tournament schedule and pairings at mountaineast.org. Women’s Semifinal #1 – Charleston 71, Wheeling 55 Women’s Semifinal #2
(West Liberty-Concord highlights above) MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two teams have advanced to Saturday’s MEC men’s semifinal round at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. All 14 MEC Tournament games will be broadcast at wvmetronews.com. Check out the complete tournament schedule and pairings at mountaineast.org. Men’s MEC Quarterfinals: Game 1 – Glenville State 83, Notre Dame College 68
(Concord-Wheeling highlights above) MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Four teams have advanced to Saturday’s MEC semifinal round at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. All 14 MEC Tournament games will be broadcast at wvmetronews.com. Check out the complete tournament schedule and pairings at mountaineast.org. Women’s MEC Quarterfinals: Game 1 – Glenville State 118, West Liberty 87 Game 2
Although GSC coach worries about team's conditioning, her program has become accustomed to winning on this stage.
Opening round games are set for Monday, quarterfinals begin Thursday in Wheeling.
— Story by Taylor Kennedy WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. — West Liberty lit up the scoreboard in a 126-96 rout over Fairmont State Wednesday evening. The Hilltoppers extended their winning streak to eight games, and they picked up their fifth straight victory against the Falcons. “I thought it went really well,” said West Liberty head basketball
Falcons improve to 9-2 with 94-84 win.
Wheeling will host the MEC Tournament in the first week of March.
Butler scored 2,095 points in his WVU career.
— Story by Taylor Kennedy WHEELING, W.Va. — The Wheeling University Cardinals (2-4) picked up their second consecutive win after starting the season 0-4. The Cardinals defeated Davis & Elkins (2-5) 82-71 Saturday afternoon. “We have been through a lot this past month. It has been about taking what happens and making the most of
— Story by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — We have reached the halfway point in the Mountain East Conference season. Wednesday evening saw yet another night of craziness in the MEC. Home teams went 3-2 Wednesday evening. Two teams scored over 90 points, including a 117-point performance from West Liberty. Frostburg State 77, W.Va. State
— Story by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Mountain East Conference had three games Monday evening. One team snapped a historic losing streak and the other lost its first game of the year. All three home teams won yesterday by an average of 28 points. Also, two of the three home teams scored above
— Story by Taylor Kennedy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The University of Charleston did something Saturday evening that had not been done in a long time. The Golden Eagles gave West Liberty its first three-game losing streak in the Ben Howlett era. UC defeated the Hilltoppers 78-74, which was the Golden Eagles’ sixth straight victory. A
— Story by Taylor Kennedy WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. — Three West Virginia State players scored in double figures in a 100-96 win at No. 9 West Liberty. Jeremiah Moore and Anthony Pittman combined for 54 points. The victory gave West Virginia State its sixth straight win. “Two very good college basketball teams. I thought it
— Game recaps by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Wednesday evening in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) could be described as a rodeo. Games coming down to the wire, one of the remaining two undefeated team receives its first loss and a player writes his name into his school’s history. Fairmont State and Notre Dame
— Story by Taylor Kennedy BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Glenville State Pioneers remain undefeated as they went on the road to defeat the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats, 106-85. The Pioneers extended their win streak to five regular season wins dating back to last season. “I thought we were good and very poor in spurts. We
The Pioneers are one of three unbeaten teams in MEC play.
The Hilltoppers improve to 3-0 in MEC play.