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West Virginia Sports

West Virginia beats TCU to end seven-game losing streak

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Taz Sherman scored 21 points and West Virginia's veterans came through to beat TCU 70-64 on the Mountaineers' senior day to snap a seven-game losing streak Saturday. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said his frustrations over watching his team make the same mistakes ...

Ryan scores career-high 29, No. 8 Iowa State women beat WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly isn't going to cringe about Ashley Joens' mini-slump, especially with Emily Ryan playing her best. Ryan scored a career-high 29 points and No. 8 Iowa State clinched the second seed in the Big 12 women's tournament with a 74-57 victory ...

Groves, OU beat WVU 72-59 to keep NCAA tourney hopes alive

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tanner Groves had his second consecutive double-double, Jordan Goldwire scored 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting and Oklahoma beat West Virginia 72-59 on Tuesday night to keep the Sooners' NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Oklahoma (16-14, 6-11 Big 12), which beat in-state rival ...

Taylor leads Marshall against Western Kentucky after 24-point game

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (17-12, 9-7 C-USA) at Marshall Thundering Herd (11-18, 4-12 C-USA) Huntington, West Virginia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Marshall hosts the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers after Andrew Taylor scored 24 points in Marshall's 74-65 loss to the Middle Tennessee ...

No. 20 Texas plays West Virginia after Jones’ 21-point game

Texas Longhorns (20-8, 9-6 Big 12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (14-14, 3-12 Big 12) Morgantown, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 20 Texas visits the West Virginia Mountaineers after Andrew Jones scored 21 points in Texas' 75-66 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs. The ...

Brockington brings Iowa State back, tops West Virginia 84-81

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Izaiah Brockington stole an inbounds pass underneath the Iowa State basket and scored with 22.6 seconds left to give the Cyclones the lead en route to an 84-81 comeback victory over West Virginia on Wednesday night. Iowa State trailed by 12 points with more than 14 minutes ...

4 WVU Mountaineer mascot candidates to compete in finals

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Four finalists have been selected for the chance to become West Virginia University's next Mountaineer mascot. The finalists will participate in a cheer-off competition Saturday at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown during the men's basketball game against Texas. A ...

Miller leads balanced TCU past West Virginia 77-67

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Emmanuel Miller had 18 points and all five starters scored in double figures as TCU defeated West Virginia 77-67 on Monday night. Mike Miles had 15 points, Chuck O'Bannon 11, and Damion Baugh and Xavier Clark 10 each for TCU. Baugh also had seven assists and seven ...

Pittsburgh deputy AD Christian Spears named AD at Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pittsburgh deputy athletic director and chief operating officer Christian Spears was hired as athletic director at Marshall on Monday. Spears will guide Marshall's pending transition from Conference USA to the Sun Belt, joining Brad Smith, who came on board as the ...