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West Virginia returns bulk of team next season

West Virginia will press on. A defense in permanent hyper-mode was the catalyst for the Mountaineers' first tournament appearance in three years and a surprising run to the Sweet 16. But the press, and anything else, for that matter, didn't work in a 78-39 loss to against top-ranked Kentucky on Thursday night. West Virginia's worst-ever loss in the NCAA Tournament was another glaring...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WVU’s Daxter Miles Jr. Reportedly Hid In A Handicapped Bathroom To Avoid The Media Thursday Night

Twitter/@dmilesjr4 As we all witnessed Thursday night, the West Virginia Mountaineers were no match for the Kentucky Wildcats. The contest, which ended with a 78-39 victory for UK, was a nightmare for WVU freshman Daxter Miles Jr., who, in addition to scoring no points and dishing out no assists, had predicted a day before that his team would prevail. After the game, Miles Jr.,...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Demolishes West Virginia, Thanks to Daxter Miles Jr.

The West Virginia Mountaineers talked their way into a royal spanking last night against the Kentucky Wildcats. It safe to say that the Wildcats didn’t play their best ball during their first two tournament games against Hampton and Cincinnati, but they turned it up a notch against Bob Huggins’ Mountaineers. The Wildcats came out with a mission to demolish West Virginia, and...
Via The Front Office News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins sticks up for Daxter Miles Jr: I’m happy he had confidence

Daxter Miles Jr. is a West Virginia freshman who has become a household name for all the wrong reasons. Before the Mountaineers were blown out by Kentucky in the Sweet 16, Miles predicted his team was going to end the Wildcats’ undefeated season. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was not upset with the 18-year-old for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
1 day ago

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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 days 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
3 days ago

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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins’ Daughters Taunt Maryland’s Dez Well with Rapist Yells and Tweets

Apparently things got dicey during the West Virginia-Maryland game in Columbus on Sunday night and it had very little to do with the actual game. Maryland star Dez Wells was dismissed from Xavier in 2012 amid sexual assault allegations but was never charged in the case. However, that has not stopped opposing fans and sexual Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins’ daughters hurl vile insults at Dez Wells during NCAA Tournament

Bob Huggins’ daughters make Indiana fans look reasonable. During West Virginia’s NCAA Tournament win over Maryland, Jenna Huggins, the daughter of, Huggins and an assistant to the team, took to twitter to personally attack Maryland senior guard Dez Wells.  Huggins’ other daughter, Jacqueline, also made several vile remarks towards Wells. I’m not going to post all of […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins doesn’t want to talk about Kentucky (Video)

Bob Huggins has coached his West Virginia Mountaineers squad to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, which is pretty impressive. Excuse him if he’d like to celebrate that for a second before beginning to worry about the death sentence of having to face Kentucky next. After leading his team to a 69-59 win over...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia’s Bob Huggins Takes A Shot At The NCAA For Tournament Game Starting At 11 P.M.

Friday night’s NCAA Tournament Second Round game in Columbus between No. 6 Providence and No. 11 Dayton started at roughly 11 p.m. E.T.  The game was scheduled to tip off at about 10 p.m. E.T., but due to the previous two games – West Virginia-Buffalo and Maryland-Valparaiso -at the site running long, the tip time between the Friars and the Flyers was delayed. Cleveland.com...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is no fan of Doug Gottlieb and Seth Davis

If you’re following the NCAA Tournament, then you know that West Virginia advanced to the Round of 32 with a win over Buffalo on Friday. With the Mountaineers win, it helped to seal that all of the 5 seeds in the tournament would survive upset bids from the 12 seeds, the first time that’s happened since 2007. But due to the fact that West Virginia was perceived as only a 4½...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU’s Bob Huggins Gave An Awesome Answer When Asked If He’s Nostalgic About Playing In Ohio

Bob Huggins, 61, spent most of his life in the state of Ohio. He was born in West Virginia but grew up in Port Washington, a small town about an hour and a half from Columbus. From 1984-2005, he was a head coach in the state; at Akron from ’84-’89 and Cincinnati from ’89-’05.  This weekend, Huggins’ West Virginia squad is playing its NCAA Tournament games in Columbus. ...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Coach Dana Holgorsen Taking On More Responsibility in 2015

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen announced this past Sunday the hiring of former Mountaineer graduate assistant Mark Scott as the new special...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins, Mountaineers Basketball Receive Commitment from Top JUCO Guard

The shooting woes of the 2015 West Virginia basketball team are very well documented by anyone that follows the Mountaineers and has left...
Via Athlon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: WVU Basketball Flight Crew Got Team A Cake To Celebrate The Big 12 Tournament, Predicts A Championship

West Virginia’s odds to win the Big 12 Tournament are the fifth highest at 15/2, according to Bovada. Don’t tell that to the team’s flight crew, though. As the Mountaineers departed for the tournament in Kansas City, the crew brought the team a cake, which seems to predict that the team will return to Morgantown as conference champions. What an awesome suprise for the team...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: West Virginia shocks Kansas in closing seconds, fans storm the court

This was a huge win last night for the #23 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers as they overcame the #8 team in the country with a coast-to-coast buzzer beater…. What a move: Juwan Staten's #SCtop10 spin to the basket in closing seconds leads West Virginia over Kansas. http://t.co/gq5eYGVk7L — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 17, 2015
Via The Student Section
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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