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Big 12 Triggers Six-Day Window for West Virginia v. Texas on Nov. 7

Big 12 Triggers Six-Day Window for West Virginia v. Texas on Nov. 7

Photo by Tim Warner/ We will have to wait to find out when the Mountaineers and Longhorns will play. On Monday, the Big 12 announced that West Virginia football’s game at Texas on Saturday, Nov. 7, in Austin, Texas, will be flexed into the six-day window for broadcasting. This means the game time and network will be determined on Sunday, Nov. 1. The @Big12Conference has announced that ESPN and Fox will utilize a six-day window to announce the broadcast network and time slot for the game at Texas on Nov. 7. https://t.co/lWvZd55zU2— WVU Football (@WVUfootball) October 26, 2020 The...
A Disaster Waiting To Happen For WVU

A Disaster Waiting To Happen For WVU

The disaster waiting to happen to West Virginia finally happened. Sophomore wide receiver Sam James, who had been hanging by a fingernail on the edge of a cliff all season with dropped balls, finally dropped one too many and it laid a 34-27 defeat on the Mountaineers, leaving them with a 3-2 overall record and […]
Inefficiency In Fourth Quarter, Run Game Costs The Mountaineers Dearly

Inefficiency In Fourth Quarter, Run Game Costs The Mountaineers Dearly

West Virginia entered the fourth quarter of Saturday’s battle at Texas Tech tied at 27-27, but the Mountaineers weren’t able to make the plays necessary in the final 15 minutes to pull out a victory in Lubbock. Instead it was the Red Raiders who took advantage of a Sam James fumble midway through the fourth […]
WATCH: West Virginia Mountaineers – Texas Tech Red Raider Highlights, Interviews

WATCH: West Virginia Mountaineers – Texas Tech Red Raider Highlights, Interviews

LUBBOCK, Texas — Highlights and interviews from West Virginia’s 34-27 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday evening. WVU threw 50 passes against just 29 runs as the Red Raiders did all they could to limit the Mountaineer rushing game, which yielded only 91 yards on 29 carries. West Virginia head coach Neal Brown didn’t hold […]
Grading the Mountaineers: West Virginia at Texas Tech

Grading the Mountaineers: West Virginia at Texas Tech

WVU came up short at Texas Tech Saturday, falling to the Red Raiders 34-27. West Virginia (3-2) returns home for its next game, as No. 20 Kansas State (4-1) comes to Mountaineer Field Saturday for a noon kickoff in a Big 12 contest that will be televised by either ESPN or ESPN2. Atmosphere – It […]
The Smoking Musket Oct 24, 2020
RECAP: West Virginia fumbles game away late, drops one to Texas Tech in Lubbock

RECAP: West Virginia fumbles game away late, drops one to Texas Tech in Lubbock

HERE HAVE A PICTURE OF A TIGHT END CATCHING A PASS | Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports The West Virginia Mountaineers fell to 3-2 (2-2 Big 12) on the season this evening, after getting into the least likely Big 12 shootout ever — a physical, pound-the-ball competition with the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock. Highlights Trick-Or-Treat #HailWV pic.twitter.com/Edc2B0EyRP— WVU Football (@WVUfootball) October 24, 2020 Leddie Brown now has a team-leading 8️⃣ touchdowns, including 6️⃣ on the ground.➡️ https://t.co/pAfwY9qoIp#HailWV | #TrustTheClimb...

Photo Gallery I: West Virginia Mountaineers – Texas Tech Red Raiders

LUBBOCK, Texas — Photos from West Virginia’s 34-27 loss to Texas Tech. The Mountaineers allowed Tech to convert 10-19 third and fourth down plays in the defeat. Click on any photo to launch the gallery Get all of our print editions with your subscription today!
Self-Inflicted Wounds Down WVU in Lubbock

Self-Inflicted Wounds Down WVU in Lubbock

LUBBOCK, Texas — Turnovers, drops, missed throws and opportunities left wanting sent West Virginia to a 34-27 road loss to Texas Tech  (2-3, 1-3) in a Saturday evening road game. The Mountaineers, despite outgaining the Red Raiders 438-348, gave up a late defensive touchdown on a fumble by wide receiver Winston Wright, and could not […]
Halftime: West Virginia Trails Texas Tech 20-13

Halftime: West Virginia Trails Texas Tech 20-13

LUBBOCK, Texas — A continuing welter of self-inflicted mistakes has put West Virginia in a 20-13 hole at halftime against Texas Tech. WVU has missed three potential touchdowns on a drop, an overthrow and a scoring reception called back due to a penalty. The Mountaineers did end the half on an uptick, moving the ball […]
The Smoking Musket Oct 24, 2020
GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

Join us in the comments section as the Mountaineers look to keep climbing with a road win in Lubbock 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. GAME VITALS Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020 Time: 5:30PM ET Location: Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, Texas Channel: ESPN2 | DirecTV 209 | Dish 143 Announcers: Anish Shroff (PBP), Tom Luginbill (analyst) and Ian Fitzsimmons (sideline) Online Streaming:...
Limited Tailgating, And A WVU Tie, As Mountaineers Visit Texas Tech

Limited Tailgating, And A WVU Tie, As Mountaineers Visit Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas — While Texas Tech is still limiting the number of fans inside the stadium for its 2020 football games, the Red Raider administration is allowing some tailgating. Those with recreational vehicles can set up as normal for their weekend around the game, although those with passes are asked to limit their attendees and […]
Parade Of Quarterback Changes Continue As WVU Faces Texas Tech

Parade Of Quarterback Changes Continue As WVU Faces Texas Tech

Another game, another quarterback … and so go the days of our lives, at least if we happen to be defensive coordinators for West Virginia. It seems like every week, WVU is facing a quarterback they don’t have a very strong understanding of, and this week is no exception at the Mountaineers travel to Lubbock, […]
The Smoking Musket Oct 24, 2020
How to Watch/Listen/Stream West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

How to Watch/Listen/Stream West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Don’t miss a minute of the action as the Mountaineers travel to West Texas to take on the Red Raiders. How to Watch the West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders Location: Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, Texas Time: 5:30PM ET Channel: ESPN2 Online Streaming: WatchESPN with a valid cable subscription Cord Cutters: Mountaineer fans can catch all the action on fuboTV. fuboTV is an over-the-top streaming service that carries all the major networks, including CBS, NBC, FOX, and now....the ESPN Disney networks! It also carries ABC, CBS...
WVU Coaches Adamant In Defense Of Sam James

WVU Coaches Adamant In Defense Of Sam James

On the surface it looked to be among the most inconsequential passes of last Saturday’s football game, yet it many turn out to be one of the meaningful passes of the football season for West Virginia University. The tone of the game had turned to WVU in the second quarter and Leddie Brown has just […]
WVU Women’s Soccer Posts Shutout Win

WVU Women’s Soccer Posts Shutout Win

The No. 6-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team earned a 1-0 win over Oklahoma on Friday night at John Crain Field in Norman, Oklahoma. Junior forward Alina Stahl tallied the match’s lone goal in the 20th minute, helping the Mountaineers to their fourth consecutive win. WVU also logged its second shutout of the season […]

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    Sam James

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    Josh Chandler-Semedo

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    Tony Fields II

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