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SundayMarch 7, 2021

Fairmont State slips by West Liberty for first MEC title

Bonner, Sanders shine to help Falcons punch ticket to NCAA Tournament.

Russell’s championship record propels UC over Glenville State

Charleston has likely secured the top seed for the Atlantic Regional tournament.

SaturdayMarch 6, 2021

MEC Semifinal Day Recap

(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

FridayMarch 5, 2021

Men’s MEC Quarterfinals recap

(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

Women’s MEC Quarterfinals recap

(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

MondayMarch 1, 2021

Stephens hopeful Pioneers can hit their stride in Wheeling

Although GSC coach worries about team's conditioning, her program has become accustomed to winning on this stage.

SaturdayFebruary 27, 2021

West Liberty & Charleston earn top seeds for MEC Tournament

Opening round games are set for Monday, quarterfinals begin Thursday in Wheeling.

WednesdayFebruary 24, 2021

Offensive barrage lifts West Liberty over Fairmont State

— 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

ThursdayFebruary 18, 2021

Sanders shines to help Fairmont State top Notre Dame

Falcons improve to 9-2 with 94-84 win.

WednesdayFebruary 17, 2021

MEC basketball tournament format set, spectators welcome in Wheeling

Wheeling will host the MEC Tournament in the first week of March.

MondayFebruary 8, 2021

SaturdayFebruary 6, 2021

Big second half lifts Wheeling over Davis & Elkins

— 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

ThursdayFebruary 4, 2021

MEC Roundup: Frostburg deals WVSU second loss of season

— 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

TuesdayFebruary 2, 2021

MEC Roundup: West Liberty deals Glenville State first loss of season

— 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

SaturdayJanuary 30, 2021

Charleston deals West Liberty third consecutive loss

— 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

WednesdayJanuary 27, 2021

Moore & Pittman lead WV State to win at West Liberty

— 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

ThursdayJanuary 21, 2021

West Liberty receives first loss in a wild night in the MEC

— 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

SaturdayJanuary 16, 2021

Big Second Half Helps Glenville State beat WVWC by 21

— 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

FridayJanuary 15, 2021

Glenville State men’s hoop making noise in the MEC

The Pioneers are one of three unbeaten teams in MEC play.

ThursdayJanuary 14, 2021

Late free throws help No. 4 West Liberty win at Fairmont State

The Hilltoppers improve to 3-0 in MEC play.