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West Virginia Sports

Bobby Bowden to speak at Marshall awards dinner

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden will speak at an awards dinner at Marshall University this spring. Marshall announced Tuesday that Bowden will attend the dinner that recognizes donors and honors student-athletes. It will be held April 24 at the Mountain Health Arena ...

West, Beyers lead Marshall past Louisiana Tech 83-79 in OT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jarrod West totaled 25 points and seven assists and Mikel Beyers came off the bench to score a career-high 24 as Marshall held off Louisiana Tech 83-79 in overtime on Saturday. West sank 9 of 15 shots from the floor with four 3-pointers for the Thundering Herd ...

Doolittle helps Oklahoma top No. 13 West Virginia 69-59

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It'd been awhile since Kristian Doolittle was Oklahoma's top offensive option. The Sooners needed it Saturday and Doolittle delivered, scoring 27 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as Oklahoma knocked off No. 13 West Virginia 69-59 at home Saturday. Doolittle hadn't scored ...

No. 12 West Virginia beats K-State, Huggins moves past Rupp

By MATT THORNSBURY Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Derek Culver wanted to do something about West Virginia's worst loss of the season. The sophomore had 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 12 West Virginia to a 66-57 victory over Kansas State on Saturday, giving coach Bob ...

New tech vendor to handle sports betting at 2 W.Va. casinos

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A casino operator has signed an agreement with a technology vendor to replace another one whose contract dispute caused a shutdown of sports betting at two West Virginia casinos. International Gaming Technology said in a news release this week that it will deliver ...

Texas Tech rebounds with 89-81 win over No. 12 West Virginia

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech went through some hard practices after consecutive losses. The Red Raiders were plenty tough enough against No. 12 West Virginia. "We had to bounce back," Davide Moretti said. "We get testy every afternoon at 3:30 in Lubbock, Texas," coach Chris Beard ...

Ray scores 19, TCU beats No. 25 West Virginia women 73-60

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kianna Ray scored 19 points, Jaycee Bradley added 14, and TCU beat No. 25 West Virginia 73-60 on Sunday night. Jayde Woods had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists and Lauren Heard scored 10 points for TCU. Bradley hit two 3-pointers as the Horned Frogs jumped ...

No. 14 West Virginia cruises to 97-59 win over Texas

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe sprinted the length of the court to chase down an errant Texas inbounds pass. While the home crowd implored him not to touch the ball, Tshiebwe grabbed it anyway just before it reached the corner end line, took one dribble ...

No. 2 Baylor women Big 12-record 45th straight league win

STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor goes much deeper than its starting five, and coach Kim Mulkey is getting more confident in those players coming off the bench. Mulkey is getting plenty of chances to use them all, and the defending national champion has ...

Kinsey scores 18, late FT lifts Herd over Old Dominion 68-67

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taevion Kinsey stole the ball and was fouled, making the decisive game-winning free throw with 18.6 seconds on the clock, breaking a late tie and lifting Marshall to a 68-67 win over Old Dominion on Saturday night. Kinsey finished with 18 points to lead the ...