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C-USA notebook: Down year for league could cost UAB
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C-USA notebook: Down year for league could cost UAB

With Conference USA play hitting the two-thirds mark this weekend, a few trends have emerged, including:

C-USA notebook: Down year for league could cost UAB
C-USA notebook: Down year for league could cost UAB

With Conference USA play hitting the two-thirds mark this weekend, a few trends have emerged, including:

Defense rules as UC tops visiting Wesleyan
Defense rules as UC tops visiting Wesleyan

In a battle of the top two men’s basketball defenses in the Mountain East Conference, the University of Charleston’s came out the stingiest.

Roundup: Morris, Glenville State beat WVSU men
Roundup: Morris, Glenville State beat WVSU men

Brett Morris knocked down seven 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 38 points as Glenville State handed the West Virginia State men's basketball team an 83-70 loss Thursday evening at the Waco Center in Glenville.

No. 10 WVU mixes and matches lineups
No. 10 WVU mixes and matches lineups

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia has used four different starting lineups this season, and each change has come in the last 10 games. Every alteration was a matter of necessity and not ingenuity as each was prompted by...

Mitch Vingle: Civic Center, Huggins and hoops notes
Mitch Vingle: Civic Center, Huggins and hoops notes

The views from here:

When I made my way to the Charleston Civic Center for the Little General Shootout in the Big House, I pulled into the back parking lot on Lee Street.

WVU reinstates Jonathan Holton from suspension
WVU reinstates Jonathan Holton from suspension

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia senior forward Jonathan Holton has been reinstated, men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins announced Thursday afternoon. Holton had missed four games because of a suspension.

Marshall hires Pepe Pearson as running backs coach
Marshall hires Pepe Pearson as running backs coach

Pepe Pearson was an accomplished Ohio State running back and has lent his experience to many others at that position.

No. 24 WVU women beat visiting Iowa State
No. 24 WVU women beat visiting Iowa State

MORGANTOWN — Bria Holmes scored 23 points and Lanay Montgomery had 15 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks to help No. 24 West Virginia close out Iowa State 57-47 Wednesday night.

Power hires six staff members
Power hires six staff members

The West Virginia Power has announced the hiring of six additional staff members as the team prepares for the 2016 South Atlantic League season.

Mike Casazza: Big 12 title still there for WVU’s taking
Mike Casazza: Big 12 title still there for WVU’s taking

MORGANTOWN — Without context, the headline ought to be exciting: “West Virginia leaves Kansas tied for first place in the Big 12.”

WVSU men trying to improve bit by bit
WVSU men trying to improve bit by bit

This is not the type of season the West Virginia State men’s basketball team imagined, a 3-1 start getting lost in the reality of the 6-15 record (4-12 Mountain East) the Yellow Jackets now sport. Injuries, illness, suspensions and dismissals...

WVU’s Huggins visits Charleston to see signee Bender
WVU’s Huggins visits Charleston to see signee Bender

The Mountain Mission Challengers of Grundy, Virginia, played with a little extra pep Wednesday in the Charleston Civic Center's Little General Shootout in the Big House.

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No. 24 WVU women beat visiting Iowa State
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Marshall University

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MEC Sports

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