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West Virginia staring at tough October after 3-1 start

West Virginia coach Neal Brown has little time to gloat about a winning record and what went right in the initial third of the season with the toughest part of …


Top 25 capsules: Lamonte’ Turner shines as No. 1 Tennessee beats West Virginia 83-66

Lamonte’ Turner had 23 points and No. 1 Tennessee held West Virginia scoreless for a 9 1/2-minute stretch Saturday on its way to an 83-66 victory.


West Virginia hires Troy’s Neal Brown for 6 years, $19.05 million

West Virginia hired Troy’s Neal Brown on Saturday to coach the Mountaineers, landing the youngest of six coaches in the FBS who have won at least 10 games each of …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Houston hires coach Dana Holgorsen away from West Virginia

Houston hired West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen as its coach Wednesday, ending his eight-year run with the Mountaineers.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018

Syracuse tops West Virginia in Camping World Bowl, 34-18

Abdul Adams rushed for two touchdowns in his Syracuse debut after transferring in, and fellow transfer Trishton Jackson caught a TD pass from Dungey.


West Virginia QB Will Grier to skip bowl, prepare for NFL draft

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier won’t play for the 15th-ranked Mountaineers in the Camping World Bowl against No. 17 Syracuse and instead will focus on preparation for the NFL draft. …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018

Top-25 roundup: No. 6 Oklahoma edges No. 12 West Virginia in offensive shootout

Kyler Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score, No. 6 Oklahoma scored two defensive TDs and the Sooners beat No. 12 West Virginia 59-56 Friday night in …


Top 25 roundup: Shai Werts leads Georgia Southern past No. 25 App State 34-14

Appalachian State’s first visit to the AP Top 25 will be short-lived. Shai Werts ran for 129 yards, including a 47-yard touchdown, and Georgia Southern beat No. 25 Appalachian State …


UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018

West Virginia Freshman All-American Lamonte McDougle announces transfer to Washington State

McDougle, a high-profile transfer from West Virginia, signed a letter of intent with Mike Leach and the Cougars Wednesday. McDougle will have three years of eligibility remaining when his clock …


UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018

Villanova uses 3s to down West Virginia pressure 90-78

Villanova’s 3-point party rolled past the pressure of West Virginia to bring the Wildcats to the doorstep of another Final Four two seasons after winning a national championship.


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

East Regional preview: Chalkiest region gives no confidence to No. 1 seed Villanova

Sporting the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament’s chalkiest region doesn’t give Villanova coach Jay Wright any special confidence heading into Friday night’s game against West Virginia.


West Virginia gets better of in-state rival Marshall, 94-71

Jevon Carter scored 28 points, Lamont West added 18 off the bench and West Virginia overwhelmed its in-state rival beating Marshall 94-71 on Sunday night in the second-round of the …


Jevon Carter leads West Virginia past Murray State 85-68

SAN DIEGO – Jevon Carter scored 21 points, had eight assists and six steals, Teddy Allen added 16 points and No. 5 seed West Virginia overwhelmed 12th-seeded Murray State 85-68 …


Top 25: West Virginia survives Trae Young’s 32 points to beat Oklahoma

Lamont West scored 17 points, and No. 19 West Virginia survived a 32-point night from Oklahoma’s Trae Young to escape with a 75-73 win over the 17th-ranked Sooners on Monday …


Men’s Top 25 capsules: No. 10 Kansas roars back to beat No. 6 West Virginia

Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, including 12 over the final seven minutes, and No. 10 Kansas roared back from a big deficit to beat No. 6 West Virginia 71-66.


Top 25 Capsules: Keenan Evans, No. 8 Texas Tech knock off No. 2 West Virginia

Keenan Evans scored 20 points, Brandone Francis had a career-high 17 and No. 8 Texas Tech won the first Top 10 matchup on its home court, beating second-ranked West Virginia …


No. 6 West Virginia holds off Kansas State, 77-69

Teddy Allen scored 22 points, Lamont West added 19 and sixth-ranked West Virginia beat pesky Kansas State 77-69 on Monday to push the Mountaineers’ winning streak to 13 games.


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 …


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams played important role in breaking West Virginia’s pressure

The last question asked of anyone involved in Gonzaga’s win over West Virginia belong to Bulldogs coach Mark Few, who turned to Johnathan Williams and broke a cardinal sports writing …


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017

No shortage of fouls, free throws for Gonzaga, West Virginia

Gonzaga and West Virginia combined for 51 fouls and 61 free throws in an NCAA tournament game that lacked flow for significant portions.


Gonzaga calls upon seldom-used Rui Hachimura for defensive help inside

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few decided to shake up his defense in the first half of the Bulldogs’ 61-58 win over West Virginia on Thursday.


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

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

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017

Analysis: What Gonzaga can expect from (11) Xavier

Gonzaga will have a distinct size advantage on Saturday against its opponent, Xavier, whose largest starter is 6-foot-9 freshman Tyrique Jones.


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

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

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 …


Despite loss, West Virginia’s Jevon Carter was outstanding against Gonzaga

The decisive moments of Gonzaga’s 61-58 win over West Virginia were a pair of missed 3-pointers by West Virginia guard Jevon Carter, and the first thing he said during the …


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

TV Take: Oh, baby, the Sweet 16 crew had trouble with delivery

“People don’t ask about the labor pains,” my dad used to say. “All they want to do is see the baby.”


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

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

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 …


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

Gonzaga survives a nail-biter to beat West Virginia 61-58 in defensive battle

The first foul was called 20 seconds in, and the whistles just kept coming, interrupting any chance for flow or rhythm on the court.


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017

Updating coverage of (1) Gonzaga vs. (4) West Virginia in NCAA Tournament

SAN JOSE, Calif. – 3:06 p.m. - Welcome back, everybody. I hope you had a restful week. The Spokesman-Review Crew is in San Jose and I’m here at the SAP …


Gonzaga looks to make it 4-0 over West Virginia

A look back on the history between Gonzaga and West Virginia in men’s basketball.