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West Virginia Mountaineers

Coverage of Gonzaga’s Sweet Sixteen opponent, the West Virginia Mountaineers

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won’t start home finale after gesture

Baker Mayfield’s on-the-field antics caught up with him this time. Oklahoma’s senior quarterback will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Coach Lincoln Riley also stripped Mayfield of his captain status for the game.

John Blanchette: Gonzaga powers past West Virginia and proves tough enough

UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 12:11 a.m.

How tough do you have to be to sumo wrestle a stump grinder? To slow dance with gunnysack of glass shards? To endure the baleful glare of Bob Huggins and his remorseless ninjas and stare right back, and not just as survivors? To stay nothing of staring down history, cynics and silly narratives.

Jordan Mathews, Gonzaga deliver in crunch time to advance to Elite Eight

UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 12:09 a.m.

It was the best shot Jordan Mathews never saw go in. The senior guard buried a 3-pointer inside the final minute to give Gonzaga the lead and the second-ranked Zags dug out a 61-58 victory over West Virginia with a defensive stand in the closing seconds.

Gonzaga-West Virginia: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 61-58 win

UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 12:37 a.m.

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 61-58 win over West Virginia on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.