Esa Ahmad, No. 12 West Virginia’s second-leading scorer, did not travel with the team Friday. The Mountaineers begin a two-game road trip in today’s 2 p.m. ESPN game at TCU. WVU plays Monday at No. 9 Baylor.
Fulfilling a dream before reaching the age of 30 doesn’t happen for everyone. Nate Burton understands how lucky he is.
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.