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West Virginia Sports

Penguins beat Devils 4-1 with 3rd-period burst

By The Associated Press undefined PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jared McCann and John Marino scored 25 seconds apart in the third period to boost the Pittsburgh Penguins past the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Friday night. Jake Guentzel had his team-leading 11th goal for Pittsburgh and Dominik Kahun added ...

Doege leads West Virginia to 24-20 upset of K-State

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown was staring down the prospects of a six-game losing streak amid his first season in Morgantown, a streak of futility unmatched by the Mountaineers since 1986. Instead, he walked out of Kansas State with a ...

Green, Knox lead Marshall past La Tech 31-10

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green and Brenden Knox accounted for two touchdowns apiece and Marshall handed Louisiana Tech its first Conference USA loss 31-10 on Friday night. Green was 14-of-26 passing for 213 yards with an 18-yard touchdown pass to Willie Johnson and added a rushing ...

Tshiebwe’s double-double leads WVU past Pitt 68-53

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh did everything it could to prepare for West Virginia freshman Oscar Tshiebwe. The real thing, however, proved to be another matter entirely. Frustrated by a foul-riddled performance in his debut with the Mountaineers last week, ...

Turner lifts Bowling Green over DII Fairmont State 88-66

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner registered 16 points as Bowling Green easily beat Division II opponent Fairmont State 88-66 on Friday. BGSU opened the game on a 12-2 run and it was 24-8 after eight minutes. The Falcons led by 15 points at the break and by 30 with 2:45 ...

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 ...