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No. 21 West Virginia tops K-State 76-72

Another strong effort from its bench helped stop No. 21 West Virginia's tailspin in February. Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. West Virginia (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) snapped a two-game losing streak and handed the Wildcats their fifth straight...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Watkins comes off bench to help No. 21 West Virginia top Kansas State

  Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. West Virginia (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) got plenty of scoring from its deep bench to snap a two-game losing streak and hand the Wildcats their fifth straight loss. Kansas State (12-13, 5-7) scored 12 unanswered...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Basketball: close call at home

After experiencing their first back-to-back losses of the season in embarrassing fashion, the West Virginia Mountaineers were faced with a must win home game against Kansas State on Wednesday. WVU started the game with a lot of intensity and showed flashes of the team that was successful early on in the season. Poor shooting has become a struggle for West Virginia over the past few...
Via isportsweb.com
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 21 West Virginia tops Kansas State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. West Virginia (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) got plenty of scoring from its deep bench to snap a two-game losing streak and hand the Wildcats their fifth straight loss. Kansas State (12-13...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU's Watkins apologizes for obscene gesture during game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia forward Brandon Watkins has issued an apology to Texas Tech and coach Tubby Smith for an obscene gesture. Watkins made the apology in a statement released Tuesday by the university. The sophomore made the gesture in the first half of the 15th-ranked Mountaineers' 77-58 win over the Red Raiders on Saturday. After fouling Texas Tech's Robert Turner...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia forward Watkins apologizes for obscene gesture

West Virginia forward Brandon Watkins issued an apology for directing an obscene gesture toward Texas Tech players during Saturday's win in Morgantown.  "I would like to apologize to Coach Smith and the Texas Tech basketball team for my obscene gesture in Saturday's game," Watkins said in a release. "That gesture does not reflect how I was raised. I realize that I embarrassed my...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU Player Executes Perfect Double Middle Finger

The only reason you should care about the events from the West Virginia – Texas Tech game today is this perfect double bird flip, executed by Mountaineers forward Brandon Watkins. Watkins’ gesture went unseen by the game referees. He should be praised for his stealthy and uninhibited use of the double bird. This truly was an inspiring moment. Here’s a another view of Watkins’...
Via Busted Coverage
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: West Vrginia’s Brandon Watkins Gives Texas Tech’s Norense Odiase the Double Bird After Hard Foul

Texas Tech and West Virginia played Saturday afternoon. The game went as could be expected for one between a nationally ranked team and an unranked one with a .500 record. The No. 17 Mountaineers clobbered the unranked Red Raiders 77-58. While the score and the game itself may have been a little unremarkable a scence from the game will make Sportscenter and just about every blog...
Via FatManWriting
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: WVU player flips opponent the double-bird

By Dan Lyons If West Virginia’s Brandon Watkins can be given credit for anything, it is that he picks and chooses his spots well. After getting called for a foul on a fast break during Saturday's game against Texas Tech, Watkins went tumbling out of bounds. Following the play, Watkins flipped the double-bird at a group of Red Raiders, who began to go after him. Somehow, Watkins’...
Via College Spun
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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