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West Virginia Mountaineers at Texas Longhorns: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday the West Virginia Mountaineers will try to keep their winning ways going and look to move up in the rankings when they play against the Texas Longhorns. No. 23 West Virginia (6-3) is looking for their seventh win of the season while Texas (4-5) simply wants to return to .500 with a win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX Sports...
Via Tireball.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Staten Recovering; Huggs Names Starting Five

West Virginia head basketball coach Bob Huggins met with the media on Thursday and he still feels good about his team as they prepare for this Sunday’s exhibition game against Shepard. Huggs says the Mountaineers will roll out a starting five that doesn’t include point guard Juwan Staten who is still nursing a strained ankle, but he says Staten will work his way into the game...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Trickett Says Team “Positive and Upbeat”

As the West Virginia University football team tries to put the TCU game in the mirror, one has to wonder about the moral and tone of the team as they prepare to travel to Austin, Texas this weekend to face the Longhorns. After the TCU loss, WVU head football coach Dana Holgorsen didn’t make the offense available to the media, and they wasn’t allowed to talk about the game when...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU Men’s Basketball 2014-15 Season Preview

At a glance: 2013-14 Record: 17-16 Overall, 9-9 Big 12 Head Coach:  Bob Huggins, 8th Season Returning Starters: Juwan Staten (Sr.), Nathan Adrian (Soph.), Devin Williams (Soph.) Other Key Returners: Gary Browne (Sr.), Kevin Noreen (Sr.), Brandon Watkins (Soph.), New Additions: Jonathan Holton (Jr.), Elijah Macon(r-Fr.), Tarik Phillip (Soph.), Jaysean Paige (Jr.), BillyDee Williams...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mountaineer Scores Twice – CFL Pro Report

By Allyson Bullian Twitter: @Allyson Bullian Two former Mountaineers took to the field in week 19 games on November 1st and 2nd. Steve Slaton continued to rack up yards for the Toronto Argonauts. In the November 2nd 17-14 loss against the Montreal Alouettes, Slaton rushed 13 times for a total of 55 yards and caught 9 passes for a total of 52 yards.  The Argonauts are 7-10 on...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Medicine: West Virginia Mountaineers

(not a penalty)Ole Miss deserves some Monday Medicine, and some real medicine, after losing to Auburn in the most gruesome way possible, but it's a little known fact that two consecutive doses of Monday Medicine turns you into Clemson and ruins your season. With that in mind we're heading to Morgantown, where West Virginia found a way to hand away a game they never trailed...
Via Double Coverage Football
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Turnovers Hurt Mountaineers, TCU Escapes

In a game that was every bit of the billing, No. 7 TCU came to Morgantown and defeated No 20 West Virginia 31-30 on a field goal with 4 seconds remaining. The Mountaineers turned the ball over five times on the day, but TCU made enough plays in th end. Both quarterbacks would struggle on the day often missing on open receivers or turning the football over. Clint Trickett finished...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: West Virginia's K.J. Dillon Destroys TCU RB B.J. Catalon

There were two things we knew without a shadow of a doubt would happen at some point in the day in Morgantown (three if you want to count College GameDay): (1) coaches would burn either in celebration or in agony over a defeat and (2) there would be some serious hitting going on between the TCU Horned Frogs and West Virginia Mountaineers.Thanks to WVU's K.J. Dillion one of those...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU's Dana Holgorsen Hooks Up Students in 'Tent City' With Free Pizza

West Virginia Mountaineers head coach Dana Holgorsen has seen his popularity rise with each passing week as his football team continues to win games. Winning games will do that for the perception people have of you. Of course as quickly as one rises one can also fall.So to make sure his popularity continued to rise Holgorsen did something that always endears someone to college kids...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU FB – Offensive Update – Game 9

Morgantown, WV (October 30th, 2014) By Dave Ackermann – Senior Writer (Feature Photo by Jessica Boggs for BlueGoldSports.com) Coming off of the sloppy 34-10 win  (or ugly win if you prefer that term) over Oklahoma State in Tropical Stillwater, OK, the Mountaineer Offense did much more than the average media mogul or WVU fan might realize. Coach Holgorsen showed his maturity as...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Gibson Leads Improved Unit

When the West Virginia University football team entered the 2014 season, nobody thought the Mountaineers would be sitting at 6-2 and battling for a Big 12 Championship. With No. 10 TCU coming to Morgantown this Saturday in front of a national televised ABC audience and with ESPN College Gameday coming to town, that’s what West Virginia is fighting for. While the offense has moved...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

CFL Pro Report Week 18 – Two Score

  By Allyson Bullian Twitter: @Allyson Bullian Two former Mountaineers took to the field in week 18 games on October 24th and 25th. Steve Slaton played a great game for Argonauts on October 25th against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.  In the 26-24 win, Slaton rushed 16 times for a total of 80 yards, caught the ball five times for a total of 77 yards and one touchdown. He has five touchdowns...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Holgorsen Growing As Head Coach

When Dana Holgorsen arrived in Morgantown, fans expected to see his highwire act carry over from Oklahoma State to West Virginia. His offense help lead the Mountaineers to a Big East Championship and a Discover Bowl win over Clemson in 2011. In 2012, Holgorsen led the West Virginia into the Big 12 with hype and talk of competiting for a national championship. WVU was fast out of...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn-Ole Miss And TCU-West Virginia Command Attention This Saturday For Different Reasons

After two lackluster weeks of college football, the sport appears poised to get its groove back. Three considerably consequential conference confrontations constitute the core of the week 10 schedule. The editors of The Student Section, joined by guest panelist and TSS columnist Allen Kenney, offer their views on Auburn-Ole Miss and TCU-West Virginia. (Sorry, Stanford-Oregon. It’s...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Award Winners – OSU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 27, 2014) – The West Virginia University football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers’ 34-10 win at Oklahoma State on Saturday, Oct. 25. Offensive Champion – Wendell Smallwood Defensive Champion – Dravon Henry Special Teams Champion – Justin Arndt Offensive Scout Champion – Cameron Nash...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: ESPN’s College GameDay Is Headed To Morgantown Next Week For West Virginia vs. TCU

Two of the most pleasant surprises in college football this year have been the West Virginia Mountaineers and the TCU Horned Frogs. Neither team was expected to be great coming into 2014, but they’ve turned out to be two of the best teams in the Big 12. Next week, the Horned Frogs travel to West Virginia to take on the Mountaineers. It’s such a big game that ESPN has decided...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award filled with current and former Mountaineers

American Heart Association and The Paul Bear Bryant Awards’ Title Sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation today announced the watch list for the coveted Coach of the Year Award, which will be revealed at the 29th annual event on Jan. 14, 2015 in Houston. The list will be cut down in December when the finalist are announced. The watch list, which consists of 20 coaches, is filled with...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 WVU Spoils Homecoming; TCU Next

No. 22 West Virginia rolled into Stillwater and spolied homecoming for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. In a game that was sloppy at times, the Mountaineers did what they needed to do behind a strong run game, defeating OSU 34-10. Clint Trickett finished the day 21 of 30 for 238 yards and 2 touchdowns. Wendell Smallwood led the Mountaineer rushing attack with 23 carries on 134 yards....
Via BlueGoldSports.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers at Oklahoma State Cowboys: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday its a match-up of two Big 12 schools who are headed in opposite directions in the top 25 when the West Virginia Mountaineers travel to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys. West Virginia (5-2) has jumped up to No. 22 and will play against Oklahoma State (5-2). Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Boone Pickens...
Via Tireball.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU Football 2014- A Season for Redemption

The 2013 football season for West Virginia was disappointing, to say the least, finishing the season 4-8, and 2-7 in the Big 12. This team only had 33 returning players who had played a game in the Big 12 conference. However, this year WVU has 55 returning players on the roster. With everything to prove, WVU has avenged four losses from 2013 leading them to enter the rankings at...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Trickett Continues To Lead Mountaineers

When Clint Trickett made the decision to transfer from Florida State to West Virginia, some thought it was crazy to make the move. After all, Trickett could have played behind Jameis Winston and won a national championship, or he could leave the Noles and find playing time elsewhere. Trickett would always be asked if he had any regret about leaving the Florida State program. While...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia President Gordon Gee says riot after Baylor win is not acceptable

West Virginia Mountaineers fans were thrilled about their team upsetting Baylor last Saturday. Their excitement led to fans having a mini riot where they set objects on fire and threw stuff at the police. With all of this mayhem happening just hours after the game, many people feel like this has taken away from the great game the Mountaineers played. West Virgina president Gordon...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Award Winners for the Baylor Game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 19, 2014) – The West Virginia University football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers’ 41-27 win against No. 4 Baylor on Saturday, Oct. 18. Offensive Champion – Kevin White Defensive Champion – Shaq Riddick Special Teams Champion – Josh Lambert; Offensive Scout Champion – Dontae Thomas...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Behold the Most West Virginia Picture in History

Couch on fire. Middle fingers raised. A white guy in a WFV t-shirt. Yep. It meets all the West Virginia criteria.  – – – – – Also see … PICTURE: West Virginia lost their bowel game PICTURE: West Virginia’s most handsome fan SP’s West Virginia Mountaineers page (photo via) The post PICTURE: Behold the Most West Virginia Picture in History appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Police reportedly use tear gas to quell West Virginia celebrations (VIDEO)

West Virginia fans have a reputation for some of the craziest and most inflammatory celebrations of any fanbase in college football.So it was no surprise that  Mountaineer fans once again took to the streets of Morgantown— matches in hand — after their team's 41-27 upset over No. 4 Baylor by setting fire to couches and numerous other objects. And not long after, the images...
Via The Other Paper
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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