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West Virginia blows lead late in loss to Kansas

By Reuters
LAWRENCE, Kan. — No. 9 Kansas rallied from an 18-point deficit Tuesday to forge overtime, then outlasted No. 20 West Virginia, 76-69, in Allen Fieldhouse. Junior ...

Without Staten, Browne, West Virginia goes quietly against Baylor
By The Associated Press
WACO, Texas — No. 20 West Virginia was already without leading scorer Juwan Staten. To make things worse, team captain Gary Browne got hurt less …
WVU tops Texas to win 3rd straight
By The Associated Press
Devin Williams didn’t back down after taking a shot to the nose and a forearm to the chin on separate occasions in the first half ...
Staten, Brown lead West Virginia to road win over Oklahoma State
By The Associated Press
STILLWATER, Okla. — It was a defensive assignment that helped lead Gary Browne to his career-best offensive day. Deployed to cover Oklahoma State guard Phil ...
WVU football assistant and former Penn State coach Bradley headed to UCLA
By The Associated Press
Former longtime Penn State assistant Tom Bradley is leaving West Virginia after one season to become defensive coordinator at UCLA, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because the deal still was being finalized. ESPN.com first reported Bradley ...
West Virginia assistant Bradley nears deal to join UCLA
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia assistant Tom Bradley reportedly is the top candidate to become UCLA’s defensive coordinator. A former Penn State player and longtime assistant under Joe Paterno, Bradley spent last season as one of two defensive line coaches after a two-year absence from coaching. The Johnstown native also had the title of ...
WVU on 2-year probation after reporting recruiting violations to NCAA
By Bob Cohn
The NCAA put West Virginia on two years probation Wednesday for self-reported recruiting violations that pertained to 66 impermissible telephone calls and 294 impermissible text messages to prospects and their parents by coaches in 14 sports from June 2010 and February 2013. Most of these infractions were committed by football, ...
Staten’s game-winning layup propels WVU over No. 8 Kansas
By The Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Leg cramps weren’t going to keep Juwan Staten from getting West Virginia to 20 wins for the first time in four seasons. ...
Proposed change of college baseball season would benefit northern schools
By Jerry DiPaola
When Randy Mazey was entering ninth grade at United High School, his father sent a petition through the small town of Armagh, Indiana County, with ...
No. 21 West Virginia swept at No. 14 Iowa State
By The Associated Press
AMES, Iowa — West Virginia has hit a wall. Monte Morris scored 19 points and No. 14 Iowa State overwhelmed the 21st-ranked Mountaineers, 79-59, on Saturday, ...
No. 21 West Virginia recovers to edge K-State, snaps skid
By The Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points, and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 ...
Charleroi Area grad takes aim at 2016 Summer Games
By Chris Buckley
Jean-Pierre Lucas has been shooting as long as he can remember. Growing up in Lower Speers, he often fired in his back yard or on his ...
WVU’s Gee a president with broad interest in sports
By Bob Cohn
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Wedged between Twitter posts last month welcoming students back to campus (“It’s been too quiet”) and one that paid respects to a ...
No. 15 WVU falls to No. 19 Baylor for 2nd blowout loss in a row
By The Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Coach Bob Huggins has hit a new low at West Virginia. The 15th-ranked Mountaineers struggled to score early, were sloppy with the basketball ...
On signing day, Holgorsen also pleased with what he doesn’t have
By Bob Cohn 6:10 p.m.
Every college football coach raves about his recruiting haul on national signing day, and West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen was no different Wednesday. But Holgorsen, as he does on occasion, also veered in a different direction. There are, he said, “a couple of guys that I’m thrilled are not part of ...
No. 15 West Virginia dropped by No. 21 Sooners
By The Associated Press
NORMAN, Okla. — As West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was asked how his team’s vaunted press performed against Oklahoma, he muttered “What press?” into the ...