Police say eight people have been arrested and more than two dozen cited following riots that erupted in Morgantown after West Virginia University’s win over Baylor.
When the WVU football team won this weekend, fans went wild. They lit fires, pushed over street lights and threw rocks, beer bottles and other items at police.
The West Virginia Mountaineers pulled off a shocking upset over No. 4 Baylor Saturday afternoon. However, the fans are making more headlines than the players on the field.
Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 Saturday.
Police were called in after one West Virginia University fan got out of hand following the WVU – Oklahoma game Saturday night.
Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 win over West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night.
Clint Trickett passed for 511 yards and four touchdowns, and West Virginia gave away a 22-point lead before Josh Lambert kicked a 47-yard field goal as time expired to give the Mountaineers a 40-37 victory over Maryland on Saturday.
Clint Trickett threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading West Virginia to a 54-0 win over Towson on Saturday night.
Following a closer than predicted loss to number 2 Alabama, West Virginia’s home opener is Saturday against Towson at 7:30.
Dr. Gordon Gee is no stranger to running big universities.
Jonathan Holmes scored 20 points, Javan Felix added 16 and third-seeded Texas rolled past cold-shooting West Virginia 66-49 on Thursday night to reach the Big 12 tournament semifinals.
According to reports, former Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley has taken a position under Dana Holgorsen with the West Virginia Mountaineers.
West Virginia got back on the winning track Sunday as they came up with a huge comeback win as the Mountaineer women’s basketball team defeated their Big 12 Conference counterparts, the Texas Longhorns in overtime 56-49, as they improve their overall record to 14-2 and their conference record to 3-1.
James Sims rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns and Kansas snapped a 27-game Big 12 losing streak Saturday with a 31-19 victory over West Virginia.
Case McCoy threw a 2-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Texas linebacker Steve Edmond then intercepted West Virginia’s Paul Millard in the end zone on fourth down to give the Longhorns a 47-40 win over the Mountaineers on Saturday night.