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Coll. of Charleston-West Virginia Preview

There are plenty of things Bob Huggins likes about his West Virginia team, but its recent work on the boards isn't one of them. The No. 21 Mountaineers might have a good chance to improve their rebounding Saturday night when hosting the College of Charleston, which has been among the nation's worst on the glass. Off to the program's best start since going 11-0 in 2009-10, West Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Trickett uncertain as West Virginia faces Iowa St

AMES, Iowa (AP) The optimism surrounding West Virginia's impressive start has long since faded, and a loss to Iowa State would be a terrible way to end to a once-promising regular season. The Mountaineers (6-5, 4-4) limp into Saturday's game against the Cyclones (2-8, 0-7) with a three-game losing streak and an unsettled quarterback situation. Starter Clint Trickett, who has thrown...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WVU Banged Up, Trickett Status In Air

When you reach this point of the college football season, training rooms are filled with players. The West Virginia University football team is no different. One hot topic around the program centers around the status of quarterback Clint Trickett. Trickett, who was knocked out of the Kansas State game with a concussion, did not practice on Tuesday and hasn’t been cleared by the...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins Talks VMI Win

No. 21 West Virginia rolled into Charleston to play VMI on Wednesday night and left in impressive fashion. The Mountaineers rolled to a 103-72 win behind the scoring of true freshmen Jevon Carter. Carter finished with a career high 28 points and added 5 steals. Bob Huggins met with Tony Caridi after the game during his post game radio show. WVU improved to 6-0 on the season and will...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 West Virginia beats VMI 103-72

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Freshman reserve Jevon Carter scored 28 points and No. 21 West Virginia forced a school-record 36 turnovers in a 103-72 win over VMI on Wednesday night. West Virginia (6-0) is off to its best start since going 11-0 in the 2009-10 season when it reached the Final Four. It marked the highest-scoring game for the Mountaineers since a 110-44 win over Maryland...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia QB sits out practice with concussion

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday he doesn't know whether quarterback Clint Trickett will return from a concussion to play in Saturday's regular-season finale at Iowa State. Trickett, who was hurt in last week's 26-20 loss to Kansas State, didn't practice Tuesday. Holgorsen said he expects the senior to return to practice on Wednesday and he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Skyler Howard Earn Starting Spot?

Skyler Howard ended the game 15/23, 189 yards, with 2 TD’s in his most extensive playing time so far as a Mountaineer.  Down 20-3 in the third Howard provided a spark to a WVU offense that, to that point, had look stagnant. The Mountaineers ended up losing to Kansas St 26-20 but did Skyler Howard do enough to earn himself the starting spot? We learned after the game that starting...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VMI-West Virginia Preview

After watching West Virginia rely on its defense for a high-profile win, coach Bob Huggins knows the positive vibes from that victory could vanish quickly if his team can't slow down high-scoring VMI. The No. 21 Mountaineers - ranked for the first time in four seasons - will take on the Keydets in their return from Puerto Rico on Wednesday night in Charleston, W.Va. West Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Big 12 Teleconference

West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen spoke with the media during the Big 12 Coaches’ Teleconference on Monday. Coach Holgorsen says Clint Trickett is the starting quarterback and has played at a high level. He said he was happy with the performance of Skyler Howard, but you need to treat your starter differently. The Mountaineers had Saturday and Sunday off...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mountaineers Enter AP, Coaches Polls

Bob Huggins and his West Virginia University basketball team took care of business over the weekend, and the team has been rewarded with rankings in both the AP and Coaches Polls. WVU enters the AP Poll at No. 21, while sitting No. 24 in the Coaches Poll. Here is the full Top 25 for both polls.   AP Top 25 Poll (first-place votes in parentheses) 1. Kentucky (62) 2. Arizona 2....
Via BlueGoldSports.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana Holgorsen Dramatically Grabs Crotch

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen either didn’t agree with a call during the Mountaineers’ game in Austin on Saturday, had a very large itch or just felt like getting his crotch a little face time. Whatever the reasoning was, it provided an amusing moment as he dramatically adjusted his man parts while in full view of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: WVU QB Clint Trickett Wore A USA-Themed Wrestling One-Piece In Locker Room

West Virginia senior quarterback Clint Trickett has looked pretty good so far this year, throwing for nearly 3,000 yards, 18 touchdowns and just seven interceptions. But in the photo below, it’s obvious that he makes some questionable decisions. Trickett was photographed by teammate KJ Dillon wearing a USA-themed Kurt Angle-like wrestling suit in the team’s locker room. We don’t...
Via College Spun
21 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
27 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
October 26, 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

Vine: WVU’s Kevin White Makes An Awesome One-Handed TD Catch Against Baylor

West Virginia’s Kevin White has emerged as one of the best wide receivers in college football this year, and he’s continued to prove why against Baylor today. The Mountaineer star has eight catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and gave WVU a lead on the fourth-ranked Bears with this awesome one-handed touchdown grab. Baylor was called for pass interference on the play...
Via College Spun
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU Kicker Josh Lambert Jokes That Dana Holgorsen “Finally Talked To Him” After 55-Yard Game Winning Field Goal

West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert is not afraid of the big stage. On September 13, he nailed a 47-yarder to beat Maryland. Of course, that wasn’t enough to really get Dana Holgorsen’s attention. After the game, the Mountaineers head coach joked (we hope) that he had never spoken to his clutch special teamer. What did Holgorsen say to Lambert before game-winning kick? “I haven’t...
Via College Spun
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: West Virginia’s Josh Lambert Nails Game-Winning 47-Yard Field Goal As Time Expires

West Virginia vs. Maryland, which is somehow now a Big 12 vs. Big Ten affair, was possibly the most entertaining game of the day – all the way up until the last second. With the game knotted at 37-37 and overtime on the horizon, Mountaineers kicker Josh Lambert nailed a 47-yard field goal as time expired, giving his team the victory. On the afternoon, the two teams combined for...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia QB Clint Trickett Has More Than 300 Yards Passing in the First Half Against Maryland

The expectations were not very high going in to the season for the West Virginia Mountaineers, but if Clint Trickett can keep passing the ball the way he is the fans may find they are going to have plenty of reasons to burn some coaches this season.Maryland is not exactly a powerhouse, but with the first half coming to a close Trickett already has four touchdowns and over 300 yards...
Via FatManWriting
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers: 2014 Season Betting Odds And Predictions

West Virginia Mountaineers betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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