SAN JOSE, Calif. — They don’t rehearse these speeches they give in the locker room, where seasons end and careers conclude, when tears well up in the same eyes that once saw something different in the future. It’s hard to find the right words when it’s all over, as hard as it is to put more time on the clock or more points on the scoreboard, to erase a few missed shots or miscues from the stat sheet.
One of Marshall’s greatest running backs, the NCAA’s leading single-game 3-point bomber and a member of the Thundering Herd’s greatest basketball team were part of the new class to be inducted into the MU Athletics Hall of Fame.
When the final buzzer sounds in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Saturday afternoon, and the NCAA Division II national basketball championship game has concluded, it will officially close the book on college basketball season in West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN — When the media showed up for a dollop of WVU spring football on Tuesday, what they found was a smorgasbord of items.
You had to feel bad for Ravenswood’s point guard, Hayden Mandrake. He was just trying to dribble the ball across the halfcourt line, as he had done thousands of time before.