West Virginia Sports

Carter makes history as No. 21 WVU beats Iowa State 85-70

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jevon Carter needed one assist to make history. It turned out to be just one of his milestones on Saturday. Carter scored 24 points as No. 21 West Virginia pulled away for an 85-70 victory over Iowa State. With 15:59 left in the ...

No. 25 Oklahoma State women rally past West Virginia 79-69

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Loryn Goodwin scored 12 of her 22 points in a midgame turnaround rally, Braxtin Miller matched a career-high 23 points and the 25th-ranked Oklahoma State women halted a three-game skid, defeating West Virginia 79-69 on Saturday. Oklahoma State (19-9, 10-7 Big 12 ...

Elmore scores 38 as Marshall races past Charlotte 103-75

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore drained a career-high nine 3-pointers and finished with 38 points as Marshall raced past Charlotte 103-75 Saturday night, closing out its home slate at the Cam Henderson Center and rebounding from a loss to Old Dominion that ended a five-game win ...

Old Dominion downs Marshall 84-79 behind Stith’s 21 points

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Randy Haynes added 20 points with four 3-pointers and second-place Old Dominion beat fourth-place Marshall 84-79 on Thursday night to win its sixth straight and sweep the season series against the Thundering ...

West Virginia House OKs $20 fees for amateur boxing, MMA

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's House has passed legislation affirming $20 annual amateur application fees for contestants in boxing and mixed martial arts. West Virginia legalized MMA in 2015 for amateurs, though there were some unsanctioned fights before. Lawmakers approved MMA ...

College football player dies after being paralyzed by bullet

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A college football player who was paralyzed in a shooting last month has died. Lawrence Aaron III, 19, of Columbia, Maryland, was shot on Jan. 1 at a New Year's Eve party in Severn, south of Baltimore. Aaron was a freshman defensive tackle at Marshall University in ...

No. 21 West Virginia 71-60 win ends Baylor’s 5-game streak

WACO, Texas (AP) — Daxter Miles Jr. stepped up with a kind of play West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has become accustomed to seeing, and it was needed after the No. 21 Mountaineers saw their 28-point get trimmed to 12. Miles made a 3-pointer while being fouled with just under 7 minutes left, ...

Azubuike leads No. 13 Kansas past No. 20 West Virginia 77-69

By JORDAN WOLF, Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Bob Huggins didn't mince words in his postgame press conference after West Virginia lost to Kansas. "They shot 29 free throws," Huggins said. "We shot two. You don't think that had anything to do with it?" Huggins' rising frustration ...

Burks layup gives Marshall 74-72 edge over North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) — C.J. Burks sank a layup with a second to go for the win as Marshall edged North Texas 74-72 on Saturday afternoon. Marshall trailed 72-68 late when Burks sank a jumper and Ajdin Penava followed with a layup to tie it 72-72 with 35 seconds left. North Texas' Ryan ...

West Virginia’s trip to Kansas headlines Big 12 play

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: West Virginia at Kansas. The Jayhawks enter the weekend a game behind league-leading Texas Tech with five games left to play. The Mountaineers are two games behind the Red Raiders and can draw even ...