West Virginia Sports

Morehead State rallies to beat Marshall 86-83

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A.J. Hicks scored 17 points with seven assists and Morehead State rallied to beat Marshall 86-83 on Thursday night. Morehead State's Ajdin Penava tied it at 58 with a free throw with 9:09 left after the Thundering Herd went scoreless for nearly two-and-a-half minutes. ...

Big 12 Spotlight: Title matchup maybe easy, or all tied up

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer The most straightforward championship game scenario for the Big 12 would be No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 11 TCU both winning their last two games and meeting again Dec. 2. Then again, nothing ever seems to come that easy for the Big 12. Remember, the Big 12 ...

Texas tries to become bowl eligible at No. 24 West Virginia

The Associated Press Texas (5-5, 4-3 Big 12) at No. 24 West Virginia (7-3, 5-2), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN) Line: West Virginia by 3½. Series record: West Virginia leads 4-2 WHAT'S AT STAKE Texas needs a win in its final two games to become bowl eligible under first-year coach Tom Herman. ...

No. 24 WVU has gone scoreless in second half of last 2 games

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer David Sills would prefer to focus on the fun part of West Virginia's offense. The crazy catches. The quick-scoring drives. Piles of yards and points — all in the first half of West Virginia's last two games. The second half: Silence. No. 24 West Virginia has ...

Crosby, Sheary lead Penguins past Sabres 5-4 in OT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby ended a long goal drought and assisted on Conor Sheary's winner 16 seconds into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Tuesday night. Crosby scored his sixth of the season, Sheary had a pair of goals and Patric Hornqvist added one ...

Muldrow, Davenport lead No. 12 WV women past Sac St 101-47

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Teana Muldrow and Naomi Davenport combined for 49 points on 20-of-25 shooting and both had double-figures in rebounding and No. 12 West Virginia rolled to a 101-47 win over Sacramento State on Tuesday night. It is the first time the Mountaineers (2-0) scored 100 ...

Grier, Crawford help No. 23 Mountaineers beat K-State 28-23

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Will Grier scrambled to his right and then retreated to his left, time ticking off the clock in the first half and No. 23 West Virginia seemingly content to take a one-point lead over Kansas State into halftime. Then Grier unloaded a ...

Johnson’s pick-6 helps secure Marshall’s 30-23 win

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Nazeeh Johnson returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown and Marshall held on for a 30-23 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday night. Johnson jumped a route in the left flat and coasted untouched for a 27-10 lead late in the third quarter. On the ensuing ...

Elmore scores 38; Marshall beats UT-Martin 102-91 in OT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored a career-high 38 points to lead Marshall in a 102-91 overtime victory over Tennessee-Martin on Friday night in a season opener. C.J. Burks added 23 points, and Ajdin Penava recorded his third career double-double with 20 points and 10 ...