Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia’s press look pathetic.
Tarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down, adding the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 Buffalo 68-62 on Friday in their NCAA Tournament opener.
March Madness is officially here and only two local schools will participate in college basketball’s biggest tournament.
Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O’Neale added 16 and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 West Virginia 80-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
West Virginia University quarter back Paul Millard redshirted last Fall with the possibility of returning as a fifth year senior this season, but Dana Holgerson announced today that Millard has chosen against returning to the football program.
Frank Mason III capped one of the biggest comebacks in Allen Fieldhouse history by scoring the last eight points in overtime to lead No. 9 Kansas past No. 20 West Virginia 76-69 on Tuesday night for the Jayhawks’ 11th consecutive Big 12 championship.
Devin Williams scored 14 points to lead No. 20 West Virginia to a 71-64 win over Texas on Tuesday night.
Juwan Staten made a layup with 4 seconds left to lift No. 23 West Virginia to a 62-61 victory over No. 8 Kansas on Monday night.
Kansas has mastered the quick turnaround between games in Big 12 play and will have to navigate two more while pursuing another conference title.
Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night.
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is confident his team will bounce back from a couple of blowouts.
Photos from the Marshall Thundering Herd-West Virginia Mountaineers game on Sept. 1, 2012 at Mountaineer Field.
Photos from the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The WVU Mountaineers lost to the Gonzaga Bulldogs 77-54 at the CONSOL Energy Center on March 15, 2012.