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West Virginia Sports

Mooney’s 28 leads Notre Dame to74-64 win over Marshall

By TOM COYNE Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — With Notre Dame struggling to put pesky Marshall away, coach Mike Brey began having flashbacks to last season when the Fighting Irish were stunned at home by Radford. “Like, ‘will we be mentally enough to figure out how to get over ...

Parity doesn’t bode well for Big 12 playoff push

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlby watched parts of unbeaten Baylor slipping by TCU in triple overtime before he drove to Norman, Oklahoma, where the Sooners survived a scare from Iowa State. Competition in the Big 12 this season is fierce, ...

West Virginia basketball signs recruits Thweatt, Johnson

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Forward Taj Thweatt and guard Kedrian Johnson have signed letters of intent to play at West Virginia next year. Coach Bob Huggins announced the signing of Thweatt on Wednesday and Johnson on Thursday. The 6-foot-7 Thweatt averaged 20.2 points and 10.7 rebounds per ...

Big 12 slate has potential title game preview with Baylor-OU

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Some things to watch in the Big 12 for Week 12 of the regular season: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 10 Oklahoma (8-1, Big 12) at No. 12 Baylor (9-0, 6-0). ESPN will do its “College GameDay” pregame show from the banks of the Brazos River before the potential ...

Big 12’s top 2 meet with No. 10 Oklahoma at No. 12 Baylor

By The Associated Press undefined No. 10 Oklahoma (8-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 10 CFP) at No. 12 Baylor (9-0, 6-0, No. 13), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma by 10 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma leads 25-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE A potential Big 12 championship game preview. The four-time ...

Littleson scores 27 to carry Toledo past Marshall 96-70

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Spencer Littleson had a career-high 27 points as Toledo routed Marshall 96-70 on Sunday. Littleson made 8 of 11 shots, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, and all five of his free throws for the Rockets (1-1). Dylan Alderson and Willie Jackson both had ...

Memorial service set for 1970 Marshall plane crash

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An annual memorial service is set this week to honor the 75 lives lost in a 1970 plane crash involving Marshall University's football team. The service is set for noon Thursday in Huntington, West Virginia. Each year, the water at the Marshall Memorial Student ...

Champion hunter’s winnings to go toward wife’s student loans

ASHFORD, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia school teacher who won $50,000 in a hunting competition says he plans to use the winnings to pay off his wife's student loans. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Andrew Lowe bagged a Kansas buck this fall that earned him first place in the inaugural ...

Culver, Haley score 16, West Virginia beats Akron 94-84

By MATT THORNSBURY Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins understands it's going to take time for a roster filled with young and new players to perform anywhere close to his standards. When it comes to offense, at least this group knows how to score. But ...

No. 9 Oklahoma and Iowa State need rebound wins in Big 12

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Some things to watch in the Big 12 for Week 11 of the regular season: GAME OF THE WEEK Iowa State (5-3, 3-2) at No. 9 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1). Both are coming off an open date that followed a loss, adding more significance to this matchup of teams that came ...