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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — In a way, Graham Harrell is walking into a perfect situation as he takes over as offensive coordinator at West Virginia, at least in the quarterback room, where he is the lead coach.Now it's true that he has lost last year's starting quarterback, Jarret Doege, w…

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Despite the appearance of a strong 13-4 overall record, the Mountaineer men’s basketball team badly needs to improve in many areas if it is going to contend for a spot in the NCAA Tournament field this season.What’s needed?• Better rebounding (WVU is a distant last in the Big 12 in reboundin…

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia women’s basketball team fell to No. 14/19 Oklahoma, 88-76, in a hard-fought contest on Wednesday evening at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown.West Virginia attacked Oklahoma shot-for-shot throughout the first half and outscored the Sooners, 24-15, in the se…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Shelly Poe didn't set out to change the world when she knocked at that locked door that kept women from equal opportunity in sports.She figures others before were the ones who paid the dues at West Virginia after Title IX came into effect in 1972. They put in th…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — In so many ways it was predictable, a disaster waiting to happen as West Virginia's men's basketball team waded into its season at the shallow end; a season that now finds the Mountaineers at 12-4 and struggling to stay above water in the deep end.See, in colleg…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — “Basketball is a game of runs. That’s what it is,” said West Virginia senior guard Sean McNeil after Tuesday’s 77-68 loss to Baylor at the WVU Coliseum. “It’s always about how we respond. Unfortunately, they just made a run we couldn’t overcome tonight.”Tuesday’s Big 12 b…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Coaches would have you believe that basketball is a very confusing game.They talk about changing defenses and creating matchups, of building a roster and setting up a rotation and taking advantage of what a player's asset is and trying to hide his deficiency.It'…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Anyone who saw Quincy Wilson make one of the most famous catch and runs in West Virginia against Miami 19 years ago in the Orange Bowl understands why he was willing take on what probably is the biggest challenge — and opportunity — of his life.The former Mounta…