West Virginia Sports

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 ...

No. 13 West Virginia women rout CCSU 102-52

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Teana Muldrow scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead No. 13 West Virginia in a 102-52 rout of Central Connecticut State on Friday night in a season opener. Muldrow was 11 of 19 from the field to reach her 11th career double-double. Naomi ...

No. 23 Mountaineers head to Kansas State with momentum

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — It's widely accepted that the adage "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery" dates to the early 1800s, or about the same time Bill Snyder took over the Kansas State program. If it holds true, West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen must ...