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West Virginia basketball: Three keys to victory against Arkansas

Saturday, West Virginia travels to Fayetteville, AR, to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks. After starting 13-2, the Mountaineers have hit a wall and are currently on a four-game losing streak. Saturday’s road game against the 15-5 Razorbacks will be an opportunity for the Mountaineers to get their season back on track. Arkansas fans are loud; […] West Virginia basketball: Three keys to victory against Arkansas - Hail WV - Hail WV - A West Virginia Mountaineers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
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THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: Mountaineers earn Preseason All-Big 12 honors

THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: Mountaineers earn Preseason All-Big 12 honors

Geoff Coyle/WV Illustrated Good morning! This is the Shotgun Throwdown, your daily West Virginia sports roundup. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. PRESEASON ALL-BIG 12 Baseball season starts in February for West Virginia and two Mountaineers have been selected on the Preseason All-Big 12 Team. Austin Davis is senior outfielder from Orlando, Florida. Davis was an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection last season after leading WVU with a .320 batting average. Jacob...
Photo Gallery II: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma Sooners

Photo Gallery II: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma Sooners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — More photos from West Virginia’s men’s basketball home loss to Oklahoma. The defeat buried the Mountaineers in ninth place in the Big 12 and raised serious questions about the team’s ability to make the NCAA Tournament. Click on any photo to launch the gallery All photos copyright BlueGoldNews.com Get all of our […]
WVU Eighth In Big 12 Preseason Baseball Poll

WVU Eighth In Big 12 Preseason Baseball Poll

West Virginia, coming off an inconsistent 2021 season that was strongly affected by Covid, injuries and inconsistent play, isn’t getting much notice from Big 12 coaches, who picked the Mountaineers to finish eighth in the preseason poll released today by the league. WVU finished 25-27 last year, including an 8-16 conference mark. That doesn’t worry […]
WVU Outplayed, Outhustled In ‘Crucial, Cruical Game’

WVU Outplayed, Outhustled In ‘Crucial, Cruical Game’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s season continued to unravel like a ball of yarn being knocked around by a cat as Oklahoma continued its dominance over the Mountaineers with a 72-62 victory. The defeat, before 10,997 fans who turned out for Bob Huggins’ 500th game as Mountaineer coach, stretched WVU’s rapidly growing losing streak to […]
Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma Sooners

Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma Sooners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photos from West Virginia’s disappointing, disheartening and perhaps terminal 72-62 loss to Oklahoma at the WVU Coliseum. “We don’t know how to run offense,” head coach Bob Huggins summed up accurately after the loss. Click on any photo to launch the gallery All photos copyright BlueGoldNews.com Get all of our print editions […]
WATCH: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma Sooners Highlights, Interviews

WATCH: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma Sooners Highlights, Interviews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Highlights, such as they were, from West Virginia’s 72-62 loss to Oklahoma. The Mountaineeers shot just 37% from the field while yielding a 51% rate to the Sooners. OU also hit 21 of their 22 free throw attempts to keep WVU’s late attempt at a rally at bay. WVU is now 13-6 […]
The Smoking Musket Jan 26, 2022
GAME THREAD: West Virginia vs. Oklahoma

GAME THREAD: West Virginia vs. Oklahoma

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers take on the Sooners in the Coliseum Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here but, for the uninitiated, we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, and don’t be a troll. WHEN/WHERE Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Tip-Off Time: 8:00PM ET Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia WVU Basketball | Photo taken by Katie MacCrory WATCH/LISTEN Channel: ESPN2 | DirecTV 209, Dish 143 Announcers: Mark Neely and...
Scott, Watters On Preseason All-Big 12 Baseball Squad

Scott, Watters On Preseason All-Big 12 Baseball Squad

Senior outfielder Austin Davis and junior right-handed pitcher Jacob Watters of the West Virginia University baseball team have been named to the 2022 Preseason All-Big 12 Team, the conference announced on Wednesday. In all, 18 players were selected to the team, as voted on by the league’s nine head coaches. The Mountaineers were one of […]
Thoughtful Paulicap Searching For Role, Consistency As Mountaineers Head Into Heart Of Big 12 Play

Thoughtful Paulicap Searching For Role, Consistency As Mountaineers Head Into Heart Of Big 12 Play

The only downside concerning West Virginia senior forward Pauly Paulicap’s transfer to the Mountaineer men’s basketball program is that it didn’t come sooner. Off the floor, the thoughtful, articulate native of Elmont, New York, is a polished and engaging interview who gives due consideration to everything he’s asked. On the court, he has traversed an […]
WVU Women Break Into Double Digit Wins With Home Victory Over TCU

WVU Women Break Into Double Digit Wins With Home Victory Over TCU

The West Virginia University women’s basketball team tallied its 10th win of the season on Tuesday evening, as the Mountaineers defeated TCU, 66-54, at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown. Junior forward Esmery Martinez netted her third consecutive double-double in the victory and led the team in scoring, with 16 points. The Hato Mayor Del Ray, […]
Renovation Projects On Display Wednesday When WVU Meets Oklahoma

Renovation Projects On Display Wednesday When WVU Meets Oklahoma

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Few men’s basketball teams anywhere – be it in the Big 12 or nationally – have been faced with bigger rebuilding jobs than the ones which will clash Wednesday night (8 p.m. on ESPN2) at the WVU Coliseum. Bob Huggins’ Mountaineers have had to replace five of their top eight scorers from […]
The Smoking Musket Jan 25, 2022
THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: The Mountaineers are on the bubble

THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: The Mountaineers are on the bubble

Photo by Jack Dempsey/NCAA Photos via Good morning! This is the Shotgun Throwdown, your daily West Virginia sports roundup. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. BUBBLE BOYS Three straight losses in Big 12 play have pushed the West Virginia men’s basketball team to the bubble in the latest NCAA Tournament projections. The Mountaineers are now 13-5 overall, with a 2-4 record in conference play, but the glass could still be seen as half-full. While the three losses are...
WVU Places 341 On Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

WVU Places 341 On Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

A total of 341 West Virginia University student-athletes appeared on the Big 12 Conference’s 2021 Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Of those, 84 Mountaineers recorded a 4.0 grade point average in the fall semester. The Big 12 recognizes all student-athletes with a 3.0 GPA or higher from its member institutions during each semester. WVU’s student-athletes with […]
Oklahoma – Arkansas Week Looms Large For Mountaineer Hoops

Oklahoma – Arkansas Week Looms Large For Mountaineer Hoops

How big is the upcoming week for West Virginia’s men’s basketball team? Far bigger than the recently completed stretch in which it dropped consecutive games to ranked foes Kansas, Baylor and Texas Tech. Without question, the Mountaineers missed a couple of chances to collect a win against  teams that will be on the top seed […]

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