West Virginia Sports

Elmore scores 24 points; Marshall beats NC Central 92-84

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 24 points, Ajdin Penava added 23 and Marshall beat North Carolina Central 92-84 on Wednesday night. Elmore was 8 of 14 from the floor, made four 3-pointers and had nine assists. Penava was 9-of-11 shooting. C.J. Burks chipped in 19 points for ...

No. 3 Oklahoma looks to maintain momentum vs. West Virginia

The Associated Press West Virginia (7-4, 5-3 Big 12) at No. 3 Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1, CFP No. 4), Saturday, 3:45 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Oklahoma by 23. Series record: Oklahoma leads 7-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma has won six straight and has already clinched a spot in the Big 12 title game, ...

No. 23 WVU beats Long Beach State 91-62

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Once West Virginia turned on the heat, there was too much offense for Long Beach State. Lamont West paved the way with 22 points, one shy of a career high, and the 23rd-ranked Mountaineers beat the 49ers 91-62 on Monday night. For the ...

West Virginia QB Will Grier undergoes surgery, out 4-6 weeks

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has undergone surgery on a broken finger in his throwing hand and will miss four to six weeks. Coach Dana Holgorsen on Monday did not explicitly rule out Grier for the Mountaineers' bowl game but said coming back is "going to be ...

Lot of Big 12 bowls, Oklahoma title game opponent still TBD

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer The Big 12 already has a higher percentage of bowl-eligible teams than any other conference. Now the Big 12 gets one more weekend to find out if the league can add to that and make it eight out of 10 teams in bowl games. Plus, No. 3 Oklahoma needs an ...

Miles leads No. 24 WVU in rout of Morgan State 111-48

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was wondering whether his team would regain its energy before the tough part of the schedule. That problem was solved Saturday night as Daxter Miles scored a career-high 32 points to lead the 24th-ranked ...

Black, Nichols lead Illinois past Marshall 91-74

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Nursing a late-game lead over Marshall that topped 20 points more than once, Illinois coach Brad Underwood took a timeout and unloaded on his team. Coasting toward its fourth straight win, Underwood thought the Illini had lost their ...

No. 23 West Virginia women dominate North Florida 87-59

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Teana Muldrow and Katrina Pardee scored 20 points apiece Sunday and No. 12 West Virginia never trailed in an 87-59 win over North Florida. Naomi Davenport added 15 points and Kristina King had 14 for West Virginia, which shot 52.5 percent from the field and dominated ...

Ehlinger leads Texas over No. 24 WVU 28-14; Grier injured

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sam Ehlinger helped Texas get that elusive win over a ranked opponent. Ehlinger threw two touchdown passes and the Longhorns became bowl eligible under first-year coach Tom Herman with a 28-14 win over No. 24 West Virginia on Saturday ...

West Virginia QB Will Grier hurts throwing hand vs. Texas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier has hurt his throwing hand while trying to score on a run against Texas. Grier dove for the pylon in the first quarter Saturday and landed awkwardly on his right hand. One of his fingers appeared to be bent backward as he held up ...