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West Virginia lands top junior-college scorer

By Tribune-Review
The West Virginia men’s basketball team on Thursday landed the top scorer in junior college. Guard Teyvon Myers, a standout at Williston (N.D.) State, signed a letter of intent to play at West Virginia. The 6-foot-2 Myers, who will have two years of eligibility remaining, led all junior-college scorers at 25.0 points ...

WVU senior Kwiatkoski ready to switch to original LB role
By Bill West
Whether called upon as “Sam,” “Mike” or “Will,” West Virginia redshirt senior Nick Kwiatkoski answers. In his final time through spring practices, Kwiatkoski, a Bethel ...
West Virginia defensive lineman Rose faces charges
By Reuters
West Virginia senior defensive lineman Kyle Rose was arrested over the weekend at a Morgantown, W.Va., bar and charged with a series of misdemeanors. According ...
West Virginia falls to UCLA in WNIT championship game
By The Associated Press
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The gap in the middle of West Virginia’s defense was a repeating invitation that UCLA freshman Jordin Canada couldn’t pass up. Canada scored ...
Highlands grad Gillette beaming heading into regionals for West Virginia
By Bill Beckner Jr.
When she tip-toes across the balance beam to start her routine, Jordan Gillette does so with little fear and minimal reservation. That’s because, in her ...
Challenge from coach helped WVU women turn season, get to WNIT final
By Karen Price
Following the West Virginia women’s loss to Oklahoma State in mid-February, Mountaineers coach Mike Carey said it was a performance that set the game back 15 years, and that was not his only criticism. He said some of his players didn’t deserve to wear West Virginia uniforms. He said ...
West Virgina advances to WNIT title game
By Karen Price
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia coach Mike Carey has made no secret throughout the WNIT that he’d rather his team be playing in the NCAA Tournament. Once the Mountaineers reached the semifinals, however, Carey said they’d come so far they may as well win the whole thing. They now have ...
West Virginia continues WNIT run, advances to semifinals
By Karen Price
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Senior forward Averee Fields said after West Virginia’s win over Duquesne on Thursday in the third round of the WNIT that the Mountaineers finally were focused and coming together as a team for the first time all season. Better late than never. On Sunday, Fields made sure that momentum ...
West Virginia men’s basketball team hopes best is yet to come
By Bill West
With few reporters eager to get his thoughts after Thursday’s lopsided loss in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, soft-spoken West Virginia freshman guard Jevon Carter ...
West Virginia basketball great Hundley dies at 80
By Staff and Wire Reports
Former West Virginia basketball great Hot Rod Hundley died Friday at his home in the Phoenix area, according to the Utah Jazz. He was 80. ...
Kentucky labors little in 78-39 rout of West Virginia
By Bill West
CLEVELAND — The energy and edginess that propelled West Virginia to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 evaporated just minutes into the Mountaineers’ encounter with undefeated ...
West Virginia women oust Duquesne from WNIT
By Karen Price
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia women’s basketball team advanced to the WNIT quarterfinals with a 60-39 win over Duquesne in a third-round game Thursday before 1,471 at WVU Coliseum. The Mountaineers led almost the entire game and ran away with it in the second half after leading at the ...
Rossi: Seeking out the real Huggie Bear
By Rob Rossi
CLEVELAND The Huggie Bear hasn’t told his best story yet. “It’s not for print,” Erik Martin said. “There are a few words you can’t print.” Interesting. But ...
West Virginia hopes to top unbeaten Kentucky with conditioning
By Bill West
CLEVELAND — In front of media and members of the public, West Virginia went through the paces of an hourlong practice Wednesday afternoon at Quicken ...
Morgantown police brace for ramifications of WVU upset
By John Harris
Morgantown authorities are prepared if West Virginia’s basketball team upsets undefeated Kentucky Thursday night in an NCAA Tournament game played in Cleveland. “We deal with large crowds every year with the football team. We are prepared,” Morgantown Assistant Chief of Police Harold Sperringer said. “We don’t like to be blindsided. Contingency ...