2:10 AM EST, Tue February 19, 2019
2 hours ago
West Virginia Runs Out Of Steam Late, Falls To No. 23 Kansas State At Home

West Virginia Runs Out Of Steam Late, Falls To No. 23 Kansas State At Home

The Mountaineers showed signs of life for most of the game, but couldn’t keep the momentum to upset the Big 12 leaders. The West Virginia Mountaineers (10-16, 2-11 Big 12) battled the No. 23 ranked Kansas State Wildcats (20-6, 10-3) for nearly 30 minutes tonight in Morgantown before the train derailed late in the second half, giving way to a Wildcats win by a final score of 65-51. West Virginia came out in the first half and showed a little bit of fire, as Lamont West jumped a passing lane to pick off a pass to Dean Wade and laid it in for the game’s first points. The Mountaineers led...
5 hours ago
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Kansas State Wildcats Game Thread: Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Kansas State Wildcats Game Thread: Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers look for a win in Morgantown Game Vitals When: Monday, February 18, 2019, 9:00PM EST Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia Betting Odds: Kansas State -7, Over/Under 130.5 Viewing Info TV: ESPN; DirecTV 206, DISH 140 Streaming: WatchESPN Announce Team: Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates), Sirius 81, XM 81 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 starters) West Virginia Mountaineers:...
7 hours ago
WVU To Play Home Opener Tomorrow vs. Canisius

WVU To Play Home Opener Tomorrow vs. Canisius

A game added to the schedule less than 48 hours before first pitch will have the Mountaineers hosting Canisius The WVU Athletic Department announced on Monday morning that the WVU baseball team would be adding a home game to their schedule tomorrow vs. Canisius College. This game will serve as the Mountaineers home opener and is slated to start at 2PM - admission is free due to the late announcement of the game. This game comes nearly 3 weeks before the Mountaineers were originally scheduled to open their season in Morgantown. The temperature at first pitch is expected to be in the...
15 hours ago
West Virginia Kicks Off 2020 Recruiting Cycle

West Virginia Kicks Off 2020 Recruiting Cycle

This past weekend, the Mountaineers kicked off a busy next couple of months with the first official Junior Day under new head coach Neal Brown. It was a small group, but a talented one. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. FOOTBALL Mountaineers kick off 2019 recruiting campaign | Charleston Gazette-MailThis past weekend, the Mountaineers kicked off a busy next couple of months with the first official Junior Day under new head coach Neal Brown. It was a small...
Feb 16, 2019
West Virginia Falls to Georgia Tech in 11-Inning Heartbreaker

West Virginia Falls to Georgia Tech in 11-Inning Heartbreaker

The Mountaineers battled back, but came up short in the finale of The Atlanta Challenge. Down early, the West Virginia Mountaineers (1-2) came all the way back, but ultimately lost a heartbreaker tonight in the final game of the Atlanta Challenge, as they fell 5-4 to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2-1) in 11 innings. The Yellow Jackets made just enough plays in Saturday night’s game to snatch a win from the Mountaineers’ arms. In the first inning, Georgia Tech catcher Kyle McCann hit a 2-run homer to right field putting the Yellow Jackets up 2-0 early. Then, in the bottom of the...
Feb 16, 2019
West Virginia Falls To Kansas On The Road

West Virginia Falls To Kansas On The Road

The West Virginia Mountaineers (10-15, 2-10 Big 12) suffered their third straight 20+ point loss, this time at the hands of the No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks, 78-53, in Lawrence. The loss moves the Mountaineers to 0-6 on the season in true road games. Bob Huggins inserted freshman Emmitt Matthews Jr. in the starting lineup alongside Derek Culver, Lamont West, Jermaine Haley and Brandon Knapper, marking Matthews’ first career start. Trey Doomes remains the only Mountaineer on scholarship to not make it into the starting lineup this season. More on this in a moment. Matthews put West Virginia on...
Feb 16, 2019
West Virginia Dominates Georgia State for First Win of Season

West Virginia Dominates Georgia State for First Win of Season

Mountaineers earn their first win of the season behind a strong offensive performance. The first game of today’s doubleheader ended well for the Mountaineers (1-1), as they picked up an 8 to 2 victory over the Georgia State Panthers (0-2) in Atlanta, Georgia. The Mountaineers got off to a fast start after their disappointing loss on Opening Day, striking twice in the top of the 1st inning against Panthers starting pitcher Jake Rogers (0-1). After leadoff man Tyler Doanes was hit by a pitch, consecutive walks to Darius Hill and Marques Inman loaded the bases and after Rogers walked...
Feb 16, 2019
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks Game Thread: Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks Game Thread: Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers attempt to work a miracle in Lawrence, Kansas Game Vitals When: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 4:00PM EST Where: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas Betting Odds: Kansas -14, Over/Under 146.5 Viewing Info TV: ESPN; DirecTV 206, DISH 140 Streaming: WatchESPN Announce Team: Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates), Sirius 381 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 starters) West Virginia...
Feb 16, 2019
Battered West Virginia Limps Into Kansas To Take On No. 14 Jayhawks

Battered West Virginia Limps Into Kansas To Take On No. 14 Jayhawks

Somehow, this will be the year we win in Lawrence. Oh, good, another game. In their first game in the post-Esa Ahmad era, the West Virginia Mountaineers (10-14, 2-9 Big 12) travel to Lawrence, Kansas this afternoon to take on the No. 14 ranked Kansas Jayhawks (19-6. 8-4 Big 12). The last meeting between these two teams ended with a last second bucket by Jermaine Haley to give the Mountaineers a one point win in Morgantown, one of their only two conference wins this season. Can West Virginia perform a miracle and do it again in Lawrence? Doubtful, but if this is the year we get a win in...
Feb 15, 2019
West Virginia Falls to Kennesaw State in Season Opener

West Virginia Falls to Kennesaw State in Season Opener

Mountaineers allow big 7th inning which sparked the Owls to the victory. The West Virginia Mountaineer baseball team got their season off to disappointing start on Friday afternoon after losing to the Kennesaw State Owls 5 - 3. Alek Manoah started the game for the Mountaineers and threw six dazzling innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 runs (only one earned), striking out 13 and walking 0. Manoah earned a quality start and got a no-decision. The Golden Spikes Award watch list nominee began his campaign with a dominant outing. He’ll look to build on this performance next Friday vs. Georgia...
Feb 15, 2019
OPENING WEEKEND: WVU Baseball Opens 2019 Season in the Peach State

OPENING WEEKEND: WVU Baseball Opens 2019 Season in the Peach State

Can the Mountaineers get off to a hot start in Georgia? The West Virginia Mountaineers baseball team will begin their 2019 season this weekend in Georgia as they take on a trio of teams in the Atlanta Challenge. A challenging weekend of baseball will include matchups against Kennesaw State (Friday), Georgia State (Saturday) and Georgia Tech (Sunday). Can the Mountaineers get off to a hot start to their campaign? If you missed our season preview on Monday, you can find it here. Kennesaw State Owls On Friday, the Mountaineers will take on KSU in Kennesaw, Georgia. Last season, the Owls...
Feb 14, 2019
Mountaineers Win Close One at Texas Tech

Mountaineers Win Close One at Texas Tech

The WVU women’s basketball team pulled out a tough win on the road, in a 75-72 win in Lubbock. Happy Valentine’s Day! Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football WV MetroNews Neal Brown talks quarterback competition, spring practice buildup - WV MetroNewsNeal Brown discussed why West Virginia's quarterback competition won't drag on, plus preparations for the start of spring practice. Basketball WV MetroNews Late surge lifts WVU women in Lubbock - WV...
Feb 13, 2019
Dismissals Were The Best Move For A West Virginia Team In Turmoil

Dismissals Were The Best Move For A West Virginia Team In Turmoil

West Virginia University made the most prudent move it could in regard to the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. It pulled the plug. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. FOOTBALL Contract details for new West Virginia assistant Trickett, analysts | WV MetroNewsTravis Trickett’s return home is a fruitful one. A Wes Virginia graduate who was hired Monday as the final coach on Neal Brown’s new coaching staff, Trickett will earn $250,000 annually over the next...
Feb 12, 2019
Two Mountaineer Women’s Basketball Players Recognized for Awards

Two Mountaineer Women’s Basketball Players Recognized for Awards

Point guard Madisen Smith was selected as the Big 12 Freshman of the Week, while junior Tynice Martin was named one of 30 players on the watch list of the Citizen Naismith Trophy for Women’s Player of the Year. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football WV MetroNews West Virginia alum Travis Trickett named as final piece to Neal Brown's staff - WV MetroNewsThe Trickett family's ties to West Virginia football grew even stronger with Neal Brown's latest...
Feb 11, 2019
BREAKING: Esa Ahmad and Wesley Harris dismissed from West Virginia basketball program

BREAKING: Esa Ahmad and Wesley Harris dismissed from West Virginia basketball program

West Virginia’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Season continues According to a one-sentence press release from the West Virginia University athletic department, senior forward Esa Ahmad and junior forward Wesley Harris have been dismissed from the West Virginia Mountaineers men’s basketball program. “West Virginia University men’s basketball senior Esa Ahmad and junior Wesley Harris have been dismissed from the team for a violation of athletic department policies.” No additional information has been given regarding the situation at this time. We will update this article...