With West Virginia senior forward/center Deniz Kilicli’s earlier comments about how this year’s WVU men’s basketball team consisted of ‘prima donnas’ and ‘guys who didn’t work hard,’ it was safe to assume that some players would react negatively and respond on Twitter.
That’s indeed what happened.
While some players didn’t want to respond to engage in any negative...
West Virginia fans held up cutouts of ESPN’s Brent Musburger and newly crowned celebrity Katherine Webb during the Mountaineers basketball game against the No. 2-ranked Kansas Jayhawks Monday night. The Charleston Daily Mail’s Mike Casazza tweeted that Musburger, who called the game for ESPN, had a little fun and posed for a picture. Of course, Musburger discovered Webb —...
West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has never been one to hold back his feelings or emotions. Those feelings boiled over again today following the Mountaineers 74-67 win over Eastern Kentucky. Although WVU has won three straight, they haven’t been pretty. Just when Huggs thinks his team has turned the corner, he’s left [...]
West Virginia's Bob Huggins has received a contract extension that includes the choice of moving into another role or continuing his basketball coaching duties beyond the 2017-18 season.
Athletic director Oliver Luck said the 59-year-old Huggins will earn $3 million this season, including a base salary of $250,000. The contract runs through 2022-23.
Under the agreement released...
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November 21, 2012
West Virginia University basketball coach Bob Huggins announced Monday that freshman forward Tommie McCune has left the team.
McCune, from Saginaw, Mich., appeared in only 13 games this season, averaging 0.4 points and 0.6 rebounds per game.
Marquette basketball coach Buzz Williams nearly incited a riot after yesterday's 61-60 win at West Virginia by doing a little two-step dance at center court while John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" played in the background. Williams obviously didn't realize that John Denver's song is West Virginia's unofficial theme song and is played after...
Kevin Jones led scored 22 points and West Virginia routed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 84-64 Saturday.
Darryl ''Truck'' Bryant added 14 points and Deniz Kilicli scored 13 for the Mountaineers (7-2).
Jones and Kilicli were particularly impressive in the second half when Jones scored 18 and Kilicli 11. Jones was held out with two fouls for most of the first half,...