WVU Sports Archives

TodayAugust 2, 2021

FridayJuly 30, 2021

Highly touted wideout Kevin Thomas commits to Mountaineers

Thomas becomes the 16th commit and second wide receiver in West Virginia's 2022 recruiting class.

Regents at Texas, Oklahoma vote unanimously to accept invitation to SEC

The Longhorns and Sooners say they will remain in the Big 12 through June 2025, but both could come to a settlement with the Big 12 to leave sooner.

McBride selected 36th overall, set to join Knicks

An early entry in the draft, the West Virginia guard was not chosen in the first round, but came off the board early in the second.

ThursdayJuly 29, 2021

Big 12, ESPN at odds; SEC votes unanimously to invite Oklahoma, Texas

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has accused ESPN of wrongdoing; network says accusations have no merit.

WednesdayJuly 28, 2021

The Game Within The Game – Episode 69

Longtime Las Vegas oddsmaker Dave Sharapan joins host Brad Howe for a look at the upcoming NBA draft, the Olympics and MLB futures.

TuesdayJuly 27, 2021

Long’s first experience as coach in TBT helps him take preparation to ‘next level’

The Charleston native found himself in a unique spot coaching past teammates from West Virginia, along with players he grew up watching.

Oklahoma, Texas request invitation to join SEC in letter to Commissioner Greg Sankey

Both schools say July 1, 2025 is desired start date in SEC, but could reach settlement with Big 12 to leave before then.

MondayJuly 26, 2021

Texas and Oklahoma notify Big 12 they will not renew grant of media rights

The Longhorns and Sooners are on their way to the SEC and the question now becomes when.

SundayJuly 25, 2021

Okonkwo skips out on last 2 years of high school, enrolls early at West Virginia

Six-foot-9 James Okonkwo hails from England and will redshirt during the upcoming season.

SaturdayJuly 24, 2021

Raleigh Collins becomes West Virginia’s 15th commit for Class of 2022

Hybrid defender plays at Philadelphia's Neumann-Goretti High School.

FridayJuly 23, 2021

Texas, Oklahoma expected to inform Big 12 next week they’re on the way out

The Longhorns and Sooners could shake up the landscape of college athletics by leaving the Big 12 for the SEC.

Big 12 athletic directors, CEOs hold meeting; Texas, Oklahoma not present

Texas Tech chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell makes displeasure known with Oklahoma and Texas, which have yet to deny their interest in joining the SEC.

ThursdayJuly 22, 2021

Future of Big 12 in jeopardy as report suggests Oklahoma, Texas interested in joining SEC

Losing the Sooners and Longhorns would leave the Big 12 with only eight teams.

West Virginia adds Tennessee transfer Darel Middleton to defensive line

The 6-foot-7, 305-pound Middleton was a contributor for the Vols the last two seasons and has one year of eligibility remaining.

Elam ended: Best Virginia struggles late, eliminated from TBT with 75-67 loss to Team 23

Team 23 scored 19 of the game's final 22 points and outscored Best Virginia 9-2 during the Elam Ending to advance to a quarterfinal in Dayton.