WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS NEWS

Bob Huggins: “They were what I thought they were”

CLEVELAND — Transcript from West Virginia press conference after 78-39 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament’s Midwest Regional semifinal. MODERATOR: West Virginia has arrived at the main interview room. We’re joined now by West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins; … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
5 hours ago

Everything coach Bob Huggins said after West Virginia lost to Kentucky: NCAA Tournament 2015

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins talks about the Mountaineers loss to the Kentucky Wildcats.
Via The Plain Dealer
5 hours ago

Andrew Harrison is a wizard

The Kentucky Wildcats dismantled the West Virginia Mountaineers 78-39 on Thursday night. It was one of the most lopsided Sweet 16 game in NCAA Tournament history. The Mountaineers were very disappointing. But do not blame them. How can you beat Kentucky, when their starting point guard Andrew Harrison is doing something like this? The post Andrew Harrison is a wizard appeared first...
Via The Garbage Time
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky player dunks on his own teammate

  University of Kentucky forward Marcus Lee threw down a nasty alley-oop against the West Virginia Mountaineers Thursday night in the NCAA Sweet 16 round. Unfortunately, Lee didn’t posterize any West Virginia players. Instead, freshman Devin Booker, and Lee’s teammate, was the victim of the sick dunk. WATCH: The post Kentucky player dunks on his own teammate appeared...
Via Pass The Pill
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky’s Marcus Lee Posterized His Own Teammate

By now, we’re all used to seeing Kentucky basketball players dunking on opponents. Thursday night, Wildcats sophomore forward Marcus Lee took things a step further, opting instead to dunk on his own teammate, Devin Booker. Early in the the team’s first half against West Virginia, Lee took an alley-oop pass from freshman point guard Tyler Ulis and slammed it home over Booker....
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Inside The Numbers: Kentucky vs West Virginia

Coming Into The Game Kentucky leads the all-time series vs West Virginia 14-5. UK is 1-1 vs WVU under coach John Calipari: Lost 73-66 in 2010 Elite Eight, won 71-63 in 2011 round of 32. Coach Cal has a career record of 2-8 vs West Virginia coach Bob Huggins. This will be just the 6th […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back at the Pittsnogle Game, 10 Years Later

Want to feel old today? That’s right “The Pittsnogle Game,” was on March 26th, 2005; a decade ago today. The Cardinals had just gotten past 1 seed Washington and went to war against the West Virginia Mountaineers in The Pit for a trip to the Final Four. There’s no doubt you remember Kevin Pittsnogle’s insane 25 point outburst. But don’t forget that Larry O’Bannon and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky vs West Virginia: Impact Players, What To Watch For and Prediction

What To Watch For Kentucky has headed north to Cleveland, Ohio in its next chapter of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The Cats, now 36-0 and just four games away from a ninth title and a perfect 40-0 season will face the 25-9 West Virginia Mountaineers on Thursday night, which is a slighter better version of […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WVU’s Daxter Miles Jr on Kentucky: “they’re gonna be 36-1 after Thursday night”

Thursday night, the Sweet 16 portion NCAA Tournament will take place. The West Virginia Mountaineers are the next team in line to face off with the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats. Head coach Bob Huggins I’m sure will have his team ready and confident for tonight’s game. Speaking of confidence, one Mountaineer player basically has told everyone to get ready to see Kentucky lose...
Via No Guts, No Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WVU freshman Daxter Miles: We're going to beat Kentucky

By Larry BrownWest Virginia freshman Daxter Miles may have given Kentucky some blackboard material by insisting that his Mountaineers are going to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season when the teams meet in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night.Kentucky Rivals reporter Brett Dawson quoted Miles as saying Wednesday that Kentucky’s undefeated season is going to come to an end...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats vs. West Virginia Online Stream, Channel, Odds, Radio and more

The Kentucky Wildcats will look to keep up their pursuit of perfection when they take on West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. Bob Huggins’ Mountaineers will once again look to upset Cal’s Cats in the tournament. That was the case in 2010, when Huggins’ 2-seeded WVU squad upset calipari’s 1-seeded Wildcats in the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Everything West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said about Kentucky: NCAA Tournament 2015

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has a lot to say about Kentucky, and UK head coach John Calipari.
Via The Plain Dealer
1 day ago

West Virginia transcript from Midwest Regional

CLEVELAND — Here’s the transcript of the West Virginia press conference on Wednesday as WVU prepares to play unbeaten Kentucky on Thursday night in the NCAA’s Midwest Regional. MODERATOR: Coach Bob Huggins joining us in the interview room. Q. I … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
1 day ago

West Virginia's defensive pressure has a Cleveland look to it: NCAA Tournament 2015

Former Cleveland State coach Kevin Mackey helped West Virginia coach Bob Huggins get his pressure defense ready for this season.
Via The Plain Dealer
1 day ago

CBS Sports Preview West Virginia vs. Kentucky (video)

We’re one day away from the Kentucky Wildcats facing West Virginia in the Sweet 16. The guys at CBS Sports previewed the game while saying the Cats should cruise past the Mountaineers. Boomer and Carton also weighed in on if Bob Huggins can devise a plan capable of stopping Kentucky’s magical season (they’re not confident […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia, The Best Shot to Take Down the Wildcats?

Tarik Phillip #12 of the West Virginia Mountaineers goes up against the Maryland Terrapins in the second half during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) On Thursday, the top ranked and clear-cut favorite to win the championship Kentucky, (36-0), will take on...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the West Virginia Mountaineers can advance to the Final Four: NCAA Tournament 2015

The West Virginia Mountaineers do not lack for confidence as they prepare to face the Kentucky Wildcats, but that confidence must be backed up by continued stellar defense and a bit more quality offense than WVU has shown to date.
Via The Plain Dealer
2 days ago

Five things to know about the West Virginia Mountaineers: 2015 NCAA Midwest Regional

Five things about the West Virginia Mountaineers, including the question, is coach Bob Huggins a Mountaineer or a Buckeye?
Via The Plain Dealer
2 days ago

WVU's Huggins looks for another win over Kentucky's Calipari

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has had his way against Kentucky's John Calipari over the years. Huggins is 8-2 all-time against his close friend. Meeting No. 11 will be Huggins' greatest challenge against a Calipari-coached team when West Virginia takes on the NCAA Tournament's top overall seed in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night in Cleveland. Huggins says the greatest challenge for...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2010 Loss to WVU is already Avenged

With a date with West Virginia on the horizon, there are a lot of folks who look at this as an opportunity to make right a wrong that was done to UK back in 2010.  That night, with a spot in the Final 4 on the line, Desean Butler and the West Virginia Mountaineers defeated […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia, UCLA Among Underdogs Entering Sweet 16 Matchups

Since starting their campaign last fall as 500/1 long shots on the odds to win the NCAA Tournament, the West Virginia Mountaineers have exceeded expectations to reach the Sweet Sixteen this week. However, if the Mountaineers are to return to the Final Four for the first time since 2010 they must first get past the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats, who they will meet in the Sweet Sixteen...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers 2015 Spring Football Preview

West Virginia rebounded from a 4-8 mark in 2013 to finish 7-6 and earn its first winning record (5-4) in Big 12 action since joining the league. The...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia's Bob Huggins Rips TV Experts

West Virginia entered the opening round of the NCAA Tournament with TV experts hyping the return of Bobby Hurley, and with Buffalo planted firmly in...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins Doesn’t Know if West Virginia is Ready for Kentucky

Unlike Cincinnati, who were convinced they could beat Kentucky even after they had already lost, West Virginia doesn’t seem quite as confident heading into their matchup on Thursday with the 36-0 team. When asked if his team is ready for the challenge of playing Kentucky, West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins had the following to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins’ Daughters Tweeted Some Pretty Despicable Rape Jokes About Maryland’s Dez Wells Sunday Night

Maryland and West Virginia rarely play each other in basketball, so there isn’t much of a rivalry between the two programs that border each other.  After Sunday night’s NCAA Tournament Third Round game, though, maybe one is going to heat up. The No. 5-seeded Mountaineers defeated the No. 4-seeded Terrapins in a contest in Columbus that featured a lot of trash talking and some...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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