Without an Athletic Director since Oliver Luck decided to take a position with the NCAA, West Virginia University today announced the hiring of Shane Lyons as their next Athletic Director.
Gary Browne sparked No. 17 West Virginia with 16 points while leading scorer Juwan Staten watched from the bench with an illness as the Mountaineers opened Big 12 Conference-play with a 78-67 win over TCU on Saturday.
Kyle Allen threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West Virginia 45-37 in the Liberty Bowl.
West Virginia senior quarterback Clint Trickett is retiring from football because of concussions and won’t play in the Liberty Bowl on Monday against Texas A&M.
The 22nd-ranked Mountaineers beat N.C. State 83-69 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden as part of the Gotham Classic.
West Virginia University will be searching for a new athletic director.
After a disappointing 74-73 loss to LSU on Thursday night, No. 16 West Virginia needed a boost in confidence.
Josh Gray made a go-ahead layup with 7.4 seconds left and reserve guard Tim Quarterman scored 21 points to help the Tigers upset No. 16 West Virginia 74-73 on Thursday night.
Jonathan Holton scored a career-high 21 points, leading No. 21 West Virginia to an 86-57 win over the College of Charleston on Saturday night.
Backup quarterback Skyler Howard threw three TD passes, Rushel Shell ran for 146 yards and West Virginia beat Iowa State 37-24 Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
Freshman reserve Jevon Carter scored 28 points and No. 21 West Virginia forced a school-record 36 turnovers in a 103-72 victory over VMI on Wednesday night.