FORT WORTH, Texas — West Virginia remained unbeaten Saturday as TCU missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Mountaineers skipped off the frog skin court at Schollmaier Arena with a 61-60 win.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Stevie Browning scored 27 points and Jon Elmore had 26 Saturday night as Marshall snapped its two-game losing streak with a 93-89 win over Charlotte at Halton Arena.
Fulfilling a dream before reaching the age of 30 doesn’t happen for everyone. Nate Burton understands how lucky he is.
Perhaps I’m swept up in Academy Awards fever. Perhaps I’m knee-deep in college basketball and loving it. Or, OK, just maybe, I’m working forward because I’m burning some vacation days this coming week.
MORGANTOWN — When West Virginia went up big and fell down bigger in the final three minutes of regulation in last week’s loss to Kansas, when the Mountaineers went 7 for 11 at the free-throw line, committed three turnovers and bungled the final possession of regulation, the head coach “absolutely” had the right players in the game.
After Middle Tennessee continued its sports mastery over Marshall with a 97-86 basketball victory Saturday, I can’t stop marveling about the coaching stability at that school.