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 →
West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins talks about the Mountaineers loss to the Kentucky Wildcats.
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?
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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.
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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....
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 […]
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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...
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 […]
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...
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...
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 […]
West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has a lot to say about Kentucky, and UK head coach John Calipari.
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 →
Former Cleveland State coach Kevin Mackey helped West Virginia coach Bob Huggins get his pressure defense ready for this season.
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 […]
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...
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.
Five things about the West Virginia Mountaineers, including the question, is coach Bob Huggins a Mountaineer or a Buckeye?
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...
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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 […]
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...
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...
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...
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 […]
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...