As is our annual tradition at the NBA all-star break, Couch Slouch looks ahead to the remainder of the season – laced with remarkable perspicacity* – at no additional cost to you, the reader.
Bob Huggins has plenty on his mind, and that goes beyond trying to pull his West Virginia University basketball team out of its current funk.
When the subject comes up in conversation, I often tell people that Hurricane’s softball team — in particular the 2017 version — was not only the most talented prep team I’ve ever covered, but likely the most talented prep team in any sport in the history of West Virginia high school athletics.
When the West Virginia University men’s basketball team was preparing to take on Stephen F. Austin in the opening round of the 2016 NCAA tournament, Bob Huggins had a bad feeling about how his team — perhaps the most talented one he has had at WVU — was going to perform.
As West Virginia State football coach John Pennington stood before everyone at the Yellow Jackets’ signing-day luncheon Wednesday, he mentioned the eye-catching graphics on the highlight videos of each signee the team posted to Twitter. He also made sure to thank his athletic director, Nate Burton.
If there was any doubt about if members of the West Virginia University baseball team have moved on from how last season ended, let me just cut to the chase and tell you: they haven’t.
Super Bowl 54, in contrast to the Senate impeachment inquiry, felt like a fair trial: unmistakable video evidence, plenty of witnesses, a definitive and satisfying conclusion.
The Big 12 can thank Baby Yoda for the fact that Wednesday night’s Texas Tech-WVU game could be broadcast in my home.
When the new four-class regional and sectional alignment proposal for prep basketball in West Virginia landed across the state last week, a simple two-word question immediately came to my mind.
I sat down on Sunday afternoon to write a column about Bob Huggins and his secure place in basketball history, fresh off tying Adolph Rupp on the NCAA’s all-time wins list on Saturday, but I couldn’t stop thinking about Kobe Bryant.