West Virginia Sports

Big 12 schools continue beating up on one another

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer The Big 12 can stake a claim as the nation's best conference. It has the top RPI rating, five teams ranked in the AP Top 25 and eight teams in the top 50 of the KenPom.com rankings. The only problem: The teams have been beating up on each other since ...

Texas Tech fined, WVU’s Harris reprimanded after court-storm

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Big 12 fined Texas Tech $25,000 and reprimanded West Virginia forward Wes Harris for hitting a fan who joined thousands of others in storming the court during a weekend postgame celebration. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said in ...

No. 8 Texas Tech makes history at home, 72-71 over No. 2 WVU

By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman Zhaire Smith cradled the inbounds pass as the final eight-tenths of a second ticked off the clock and the frenzied Texas Tech fans rushed the court. The Red Raiders will savor this moment, even if the rough-and-tumble Big 12 ...

West Virginia-Texas Tech matchups headlines Big 12 weekend

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 2 West Virginia at No. 8 Texas Tech on Saturday. The Red Raiders shot just 6 of 25 from 3-point range in Tuesday's 75-65 loss at No. 9 Oklahoma, their first Big 12 defeat of the season. But the ...

Bowden likes Fisher’s chances of making Aggies an SEC factor

By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden is 88 and still keeps a busy schedule of speaking engagements. On Wednesday he was in Omaha — his fourth city in a week — to receive the Tom Osborne Legacy Award for his contributions to ...

No. 15 West Virginia women win sixth straight over Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Naomi Davenport hit four 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and Teana Muldrow had 19 points, nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals to help the No. 15 West Virginia women defeat Kansas 74-54 on Wednesday night. Katrina Pardee added 15 points and senior Chania Ray ...

West Virginia at No. 2 in Latest AP Top 25 Poll

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer Villanova needed just a week to reclaim its lost No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25. West Virginia waited a lot longer — nearly six decades, in fact — to get back to its position at No. 2. Villanova returned to the top spot in Monday's new poll after an ...

No. 6 West Virginia beats No. 7 Oklahoma 89-76

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Every season, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins seems to have someone ready to jump off the bench in a scoring mood. Teddy Allen has become that guy for the Mountaineers at the start of the Big 12 season. The freshman's nickname? ...

Thompson has triple-double, WKU rolls past Marshall 112-87

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Darius Thompson collected Western Kentucky's first triple-double in nine years, and the Hilltoppers scored a program record with their 112-87 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Thompson had career highs in all three categories: 33 points on 11-of-16 shooting, ...

West Virginia, Oklahoma to tussle in Morgantown

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 7 Oklahoma at No. 6 West Virginia on Saturday. With sensational freshman Trae Young leading the nation with 29.4 points and 10.6 assists per game, the Sooners (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) have already won ...