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CBI TOURNAMENT GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Grand Canyon Antelopes

CBI TOURNAMENT GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Grand Canyon Antelopes

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers open the CBI tournament with a visit from the Antelopes Game Vitals When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:00PM EST Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia Betting Odds: West Virginia -5.5, Over/Under 154 Viewing Info TV: Not available on TV Streaming: WVUSports.com Announce Team: Tony Caridi & Jay Jacobs Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) Reminder: It is against site policy to post links to illegal streams in the comments. Listen Live Projected Starting Lineups: (Based on previous game’s...
The Smoking Musket Mar 19, 2019
WVU Cruises to Victory Over Lowly Youngstown State

WVU Cruises to Victory Over Lowly Youngstown State

The Mountaineers scored early and often to propel themselves to their 13th win of the season. The West Virginia Mountaineers (13-7) scored a boatload of runs today as they won 14-1 over the rebuilding Youngstown State Penguins (1-18). Freshman shortstop Tevin Tucker had himself a ballgame today: 2/3, 1 double, 1 home run, 1 walk, 4 RBI’s and 2 stolen bases. Coach Mazey has been very high on Tucker, evidenced by the fact that the freshman has started all 20 games so far. You can find the full box score here. Nick Snyder, the midweek starter for the Mountaineers, had another great...
Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Youngstown State Penguins

Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Youngstown State Penguins

Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Youngstown State Penguins MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia made quick work of a struggling Youngstown State team on […]
CBI Benefits Young Mountaineers Now; Next Year For Konate?

CBI Benefits Young Mountaineers Now; Next Year For Konate?

CBI Benefits Young Mountaineers Now; Next Year For Konate? MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When West Virginia tips off in this odd tournament known as the College […]
The Smoking Musket Mar 19, 2019
Who will be the Mountaineers’ Starting Quarterback?

Who will be the Mountaineers’ Starting Quarterback?

For the first time in several years, West Virginia does not have an obvious starter at the quarterback position. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football WVU football: All eyes on QB battle as Mountaineers open spring practice | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.comFor the first time in several years, there is not an obvious starter at the quarterback position. West Virginia football coach Neal Brown has an important decision to make between now and when the...
The Smoking Musket Mar 18, 2019
West Virginia Women’s Basketball Left Out of NCAA Tournament

West Virginia Women’s Basketball Left Out of NCAA Tournament

Head coach Mike Carey is not happy The West Virginia Mountaineers women’s basketball team has been left out of the NCAA tournament, despite winning 20 games this season, including 11 in Big 12 conference play. Head coach Mike Carey took to Twitter to voice his displeasure. This is a joke....— Mike Carey (@CoachMikeCarey) March 18, 2019 11 wins in the @Big12Conference, the 3rd Best RPI rated conference in the country. That’s all that needs to be said #HailWV— Mike Carey (@CoachMikeCarey) March 18, 2019 Carey has repeatedly argued for his teams’ inclusion into the...
The Smoking Musket Mar 18, 2019
“Our Best Athlete” Enters Transfer Portal, Says Goodbye to West Virginia Basketball

“Our Best Athlete” Enters Transfer Portal, Says Goodbye to West Virginia Basketball

The young freshman had his redshirt burned and played sparingly, now he will play elsewhere. The West Virginia Mountaineers will be without their “best athlete by far” as once described by Bob Huggins, freshman guard Trey Doomes for the 2019-2020 basketball season. Doomes, who came to West Virginia with Jordan McCabe and Derek Culver as part of the hyped recruiting class, saw limited action all season. Doomes started the year redshirting before head coach Bob Huggins burned the redshirt midway through the season. Doomes saw limited action throughout the season after he began playing,...
The Smoking Musket Mar 17, 2019
West Virginia to host Grand Canyon University in CBI Tournament opener

West Virginia to host Grand Canyon University in CBI Tournament opener

The season isn’t over for the Mountaineers just yet. The West Virginia Mountaineers (14-20) have accepted an invitation to the CBI Tournament and will kick things off in the first round with a visit from Grand Canyon University this Wednesday in Morgantown. The game is scheduled for a 7:00PM ET tip-off and all tickets at the WVU Coliseum are $10. There will not be a televised broadcast of the game, but fans will be able to watch live on WVUSports.com If West Virginia wins Wednesday’s matchup against the Antelopes, they’ll play the winner of Costal Carolina and Howard next...
The Smoking Musket Mar 17, 2019
Mountaineers Destroy Tribe to Earn Series Win

Mountaineers Destroy Tribe to Earn Series Win

The Mountaineers got a great start by Kade Strowd and the offense supplied plenty of firepower to lead the Mountaineers to the series victory against William & Mary. The Mountaineers (12-7) certainly had the luck of the Irish on their side on Sunday afternoon. On a beautiful day in Williamsburg, Virginia, WVU beat William and Mary (13-4) 12-2. The Mountaineers got another fantastic start out of Kade Strowd on Sunday afternoon. The junior threw 7.0 innings, allowing just 3 hits, 4 walks and 2 runs, while striking out 8. Strowd earned his 2nd win of the season and propelled the...
The Smoking Musket Mar 16, 2019
The Mountaineers Split the First Two Games of the Series vs. William & Mary

The Mountaineers Split the First Two Games of the Series vs. William & Mary

Great pitching and strong offense propelled the Mountaineers to a win over the Tribe on Saturday. The West Virginia Mountaineers (11-7) split two games against the William & Mary Tribe (13-3) in today’s doubleheader to start this three game series. Following the leads of their starters, Alek Manoah and Jackson Wolf, the offense came alive in both games to keep WVU alive for a possible series victory on Sunday. Game 1: West Virginia (9) William & Mary (1) It took the Mountaineers awhile to get the offense going, but when it did... man, was it beautiful. Alek Manoah had another dominant...
Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Kansas Jayhawks

Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Kansas Jayhawks

Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Kansas Jayhawks KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Photos from West Virginia’s 88-74 loss to Kansas in the semifinals of […]
WVU’s Big 12 Tourney Run Ends With Semifinal Loss To Kansas

WVU’s Big 12 Tourney Run Ends With Semifinal Loss To Kansas

WVU’s Big 12 Tourney Run Ends With Semifinal Loss To Kansas The Mountaineers did something no one else had ever done in the Big 12 […]
The Smoking Musket Mar 16, 2019
West Virginia runs out of steam in second half, falls to Kansas in Big 12 semifinal

West Virginia runs out of steam in second half, falls to Kansas in Big 12 semifinal

It was a good run. Go to the CBI games in Morgantown. These kids earned it. The magic has ran out for the West Virginia Mountaineers after an improbable run to the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. Bob Huggins’ young squad couldn’t keep up with a hot-handed Kansas in the second half of Friday night’s game, ultimately falling to the Jayhawks, 88-74. West Virginia got off to promising start, keeping pace with the Jayhawks and holding a narrow lead for all but five minutes of the half. West Virginia led 27-21 with 8:00 on the clock, after a five-point flurry from Brandon Knapper. Kansas...
The Smoking Musket Mar 15, 2019
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT GAME THREAD: No. 10 West Virginia vs. No. 3 Kansas

BIG 12 TOURNAMENT GAME THREAD: No. 10 West Virginia vs. No. 3 Kansas

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers battle the Jayhawks for a spot in the Big 12 Tournament final Game Vitals When: Friday, March 15, 2019, 9:00PM EST Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri Betting Odds: Kansas -9.5, Over/Under 147 Viewing Info TV: ESPN2; DirecTV 209, DISH 143 Streaming: WatchESPN Announce Team: Bob Wischusen, Fran Fraschilla and Holly Rowe Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) Reminder: It is against site policy to post links to illegal streams in the comments. Listen Live Projected Starting Lineups: (Based on...
The Smoking Musket Mar 15, 2019
West Virginia Baseball Preview: Mountaineers Travel to William & Mary for a Weekend Showdown

West Virginia Baseball Preview: Mountaineers Travel to William & Mary for a Weekend Showdown

The Mountaineers will take on the William & Mary Tribe in their final weekend series before Big XII play begins. This weekend, the West Virginia Mountaineers (10-6) will take on the William & Mary Tribe (12-2) in Williamsburg, Virginia. WVU’s final non-conference weekend series before starting Big XII play comes against an up-and-coming Tribe team who have gotten out to a hot start in 2019. In the series opener, WVU will send ace Alek Manoah to the mound. Looking to set the tempo for the series, Manoah hopes to have an outing similar to what he did last weekend vs. Kent State, where he...

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