West Virginia Sports

After Huggins’ scary moment, No. 12 WVU beats Texas 77-62

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bob Huggins fell to his knees and clutched his chest during a scary moment just before halftime. West Virginia players picked up their coach, got him to the bench and made his job easier by maintaining a comfortable lead the rest of ...

Carter scores 24, No. 9 WVU beats Texas Tech 83-74 in 2 OTs

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Tarik Phillip weren't in the mood for another debilitating loss after the Mountaineers let a late lead slip away at the end of regulation for the second straight game. Carter scored the go-ahead basket ...

Williams, Potts help Middle Tennessee to win over Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — JaCorey Williams scored 25 points and Giddy Potts 19 as Middle Tennessee weathered a late Marshall rally to hang on for a 97-86 win, its fourth in a row. Williams made 9 of 17 shots and has scored 20 or more points in nine games this season. Potts made five ...

Big 12 with 5 teams on NCAA Tournament bubble, WVU a Lock

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer The Atlantic Coast Conference had more teams in the NCAA Tournament selection committee's top 16 with four. The Big 12 had more teams near the top and could be right behind the ACC when the actual selections are made. Through Thursday's games, the Big 12 ...

Elmore scores 25 points, leads Marshall over UAB 74-59

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 25 points and had five assists, and Marshall rolled to a 74-59 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Thursday night. Elmore was 9 of 19 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Ryan Taylor added 17 points and Ajdin Penava had 13 points and 10 rebounds ...

Ray, Montgomery lift West Virginia women past No. 24 K-State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Chania Ray and Lanay Montgomery had double-doubles and West Virginia held on to defeat No. 24 Kansas State 66-59 on Wednesday night despite blowing most of a 19-point lead. Ray had 14 points and 10 assists and Montgomery had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the ...

No. 3 Kansas rallies to beat No. 9 West Virginia 84-80 in OT

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham never felt as though the game was over, even when they huddled around coach Bill Self with less than four minutes to go and Kansas trailing West Virginia by 14 points. "We just talked about staying in ...

No. 13 West Virginia defeats Kansas State 85-66

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jevon Carter was pretty excited to exact revenge against Kansas State. "Revenge was a factor," he said. "That's what the Big 12's all about. You get to play everybody twice. If you lose, you get a chance at redemption." His 19 points ...

Elmore, Loop combine for 11 3s, Marshall outlasts WKU 84-79

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Austin Loop sank six 3s and finished with 20 points, and Marshall held on for an 84-79 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday night. Elmore finished 5 of 7 from beyond the arc and 10 of 16 overall for Marshall ...

Doug Belk named cornerbacks coach at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Alabama defensive graduate assistant coach Doug Belk has been hired as cornerbacks coach at West Virginia. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen announced Belk's hiring Friday. Belk replaces Blue Adams, who left to join the staff of Charlie Strong at South ...