West Virginia Sports

Ramey scores 19, leads Texas in 75-53 win over West Virginia

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Texas proved Saturday night that they may be heating up at the right time. Courtney Ramey tied a career-high with 19 points as the Longhorns beat West Virginia 75-53. Texas (14-10, 6-5 Big 12) dominated just about every facet of the ...

West Virginia forward Logan Routt suspended for tripping

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia reserve forward Logan Routt has been suspended for the first half of Saturday's game for tripping a Texas Tech player this week. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons announced the suspension Wednesday. Routt was ejected early in the second half ...

New Big 12 coaches busy on signing day; OU, Texas all set

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma and Texas each had only one spot to fill in their top-10 recruiting classes. The four Big 12 schools with new coaches were a bit busier Wednesday. New Kansas coach Les Miles added nine players in the second signing ...

Big 12 events receive approval for sponsorship increase

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City event sponsorship committee is distributing more funds for Big 12 Conference events this year than in the past. The Convention and Visitors Bureau's event sponsorship committee on Feb. 1 approved an increase in subsidies for Big 12 women's basketball to ...

Blake Seiler named defensive assistant at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Blake Seiler has been hired as an assistant coach on defense at West Virginia. Coach Neal Brown announced Seiler's hiring Tuesday. Seiler spent 10 seasons at Kansas State, including last season as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. The Wildcats ranked ...

McElhinney, Hurricanes shut down Penguins 4-0

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Curtis McElhinney's been doing this a long time. More than a decade into his well-traveled NHL career, the Carolina Hurricanes goaltender understands how things tighten up after the All-Star break. His team scrambling for a spot in the ...

No. 18 Texas Tech routs cold-shooting West Virginia 81-50

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kept making plays and scoring points while West Virginia went more than 15 minutes without a field goal in the first half. The No. 18 Red Raiders were well on their way to another big Monday win, this time 81-50 to match their most lopsided Big 12 victory in ...

Knapper leads WVU over Oklahoma 79-71

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — On a day where a groundhog predicted an early spring, West Virginia basketball fans got the opposite, a little sun shine. While Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow on a cloudy day in Pennsylvania, Brandon Knapper came off the bench ...

Elmore has career-best 44 as Marshall stops skid, beats UTEP

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore made almost half of Marshall's field goals as he totaled a career-high 44 points to help the Thundering Herd get past UTEP 91-86 on Thursday night and halt a three-game skid. Elmore was 14 of 23 from the floor to fall just short of dropping in half of ...

Bob Friend, pitched most innings for Pirates, dies at 88

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bob Friend, who pitched more innings than anyone in Pittsburgh Pirates history, died Sunday. He was 88. The Pirates said Friend died at his home in Pittsburgh. Friend holds the Pirates record for innings (3,480 1/3), starts (477) and strikeouts (1,682). The right-hander ...