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West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad to return Jan. 13

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad will return from a two-month academic suspension next week. The Mountaineers' announced Tuesday that it received confirmation from the NCAA that Ahmad can play starting Jan. 13 against Texas Tech. Ahmad had been ruled ineligible for ...

WVU Up to 6th in Latest AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer Michigan State was passed by Villanova for the No. 1 ranking after Duke and Kansas lost three weeks ago. The Spartans were No. 3 at the time, but voters moved the fourth-ranked Wildcats to the top spot. Look who's No. 1 now. Michigan State (14-1) moved ...

Woe and 16: Browns go winless after 28-24 loss to Steelers

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a lost season distilled to one play, filled with hope and achingly familiar anguish for a franchise that's known little else over the last two decades. Fourth down. Trailing by four. One last shot at avoiding NFL infamy. Cleveland ...

McCarty leads No. 8 Texas past No. 9 West Virginia

By MARK ROSNER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas used its depth to overwhelm West Virginia. Brooke McCarty scored 17 points and the eighth-ranked Longhorns beat the No. 9 Mountaineers 79-58 on Sunday. Twelve Longhorns appeared in the game. West Virginia, afflicted with injuries, ...

Calipari to join Huggins at benefit before hoops matchup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari will join West Virginia's Bob Huggins at Huggins' annual fish fry benefit next month. The sixth annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry is scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Mylan Park Events Center. The Mountaineers and Wildcats will play the next day in ...

Moss, Utah run past West Virginia 30-14 in Heart of Dallas

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Zack Moss took a third-down handoff and burst through the line into an opening in the middle of the field. Utah was off and running to another bowl victory. Moss ran for 150 yards, including a career-long 58-yard run for a touchdown on the ...

Villanova still at No. 1; WVU at 7 in latest AP Top 25 poll

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer Villanova stayed comfortably at No. 1 in an AP Top 25 poll that offered little change at the top. The top four teams stayed the same in Monday's new poll , led by the Wildcats (12-0) receiving 43 of 65 first-place votes to stay at No. 1 for the third ...

No. 10 WVU beats Fordham 86-69

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jevon Carter picked up his second double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 assists to lead No. 10 West Virginia to an 86-69 victory over Fordham on Saturday. The Mountaineers (11-1) started out a little sluggish in the first ...

West Virginia WR David Sills to return for senior season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wide receiver David Sills is returning for his senior season in 2018. The Mountaineers announced in a statement Monday that Sills is coming back, keeping West Virginia's dynamic pass-and-catch combination intact for another year. Quarterback Will Grier ...

No. 9 WVU women crush Morgan State 84-41

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Teana Muldrow has led injury-plagued West Virginia in scoring all season long. Monday night was no different. Muldrow scored 25 points to lead the ninth-ranked Mountaineers over Morgan State 84-41. The Mountaineers are 11-0 for the ...