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West Virginia Sports

Miller leads balanced TCU past West Virginia 77-67

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Emmanuel Miller had 18 points and all five starters scored in double figures as TCU defeated West Virginia 77-67 on Monday night. Mike Miles had 15 points, Chuck O'Bannon 11, and Damion Baugh and Xavier Clark 10 each for TCU. Baugh also had seven assists and seven ...

Pittsburgh deputy AD Christian Spears named AD at Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pittsburgh deputy athletic director and chief operating officer Christian Spears was hired as athletic director at Marshall on Monday. Spears will guide Marshall's pending transition from Conference USA to the Sun Belt, joining Brad Smith, who came on board as the ...

Agbaji, McCormack lead No. 6 Kansas over West Virginia 71-58

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas enters the final two weeks before the Big 12 Tournament in control of its own chances to earn at least a share of its 20th regular-season championship. There's still time to clean up the glitches that keep the sixth-ranked Jayhawks from winning some games ...

West Virginia faces Oklahoma State, looks to stop road slide

West Virginia Mountaineers (14-9, 3-7 Big 12) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-12, 4-7 Big 12) Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia will try to break its five-game road losing streak when the Mountaineers play Oklahoma State. The Cowboys are 7-5 in home games. ...

Sun Belt-bound Marshall plans to end C-USA affiliation early

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall, which announced last fall that it would join the Sun Belt by July 2023, said Friday it intends to end its affiliation with Conference USA a year early. Marshall's athletic department said it will stop participating in Conference USA effective June 30, ...

Taylor leads Marshall against Florida International after 28-point outing

Florida International Panthers (13-11, 3-8 C-USA) at Marshall Thundering Herd (8-15, 1-9 C-USA) Huntington, West Virginia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Marshall plays the Florida International Panthers after Andrew Taylor scored 28 points in Marshall's 88-64 loss to the Charlotte ...

Coach files complaint against police in basketball scuffle

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A high school coach has filed a complaint alleging two West Virginia State Police troopers used excessive force when detaining him after a scuffle at a girls basketball game. Eugene "Gene" Nabors, an assistant coach of the Woodrow Wilson High School girls basketball ...

Sherman returns to help West Virginia down Iowa State 79-63

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Taz Sherman had 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists in his return from a one-game absence and West Virginia beat Iowa State 79-63 on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers never trailed and led by double figures most of the second half. Izaiah Brockington made ...

West Virginia hosts No. 20 Iowa State on home skid

Iowa State Cyclones (16-7, 3-7 Big 12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (13-9, 2-7 Big 12) Morgantown, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia is looking to end its three-game home skid with a victory over No. 20 Iowa State. The Mountaineers are 10-3 on their home court. West ...

Williams, Shannon help No. 14 Texas Tech beat West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Terrence Shannon yelled after falling to the floor following a first-half dunk and had to be helped off the court, dragging his right leg. He returned in time to help No. 14 Texas Tech get a rare road win. Bryson Williams scored 15 points, Shannon sparked a ...

No. 18 Oklahoma women win 101-99 in double overtime

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Madi Williams drove to the hoop and scored with nine seconds left in the second overtime to give 18th-ranked Oklahoma its 20th win this season, a 101-99 victory over West Virginia on Saturday. Williams finished with 22 points and nine rebounds. Taylor Robertson scored 26 ...

Sherman leads West Virginia against No. 14 Texas Tech after 29-point outing

Texas Tech Red Raiders (17-5, 6-3 Big 12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (13-8, 2-6 Big 12) Morgantown, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: West Virginia -5.5; over/under is 130.5 BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia hosts the No. 14 Texas Tech Red Raiders after Taz Sherman scored 29 ...

Arkansas goes wire-to-wire in SEC/Big 12 win over WV, 77-68

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Au'Diese Toney scored 19 points and Arkansas never trailed to win its sixth straight, beating West Virginia in an SEC/Big 12 Challenge game, 77-68 on Saturday. Arkansas is now 4-4 in the challenge series, going 4-0 at home and 0-4 on the road. The Razorbacks are ...

Lewis has triple-double, No. 11 Baylor women cruise 87-54

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Queen Egbo and NaLyssa Smith combined to score 25 of their 40 points in the first half when No. 11 Baylor took a 30-point lead, Jordan Lewis had a triple-double and the Bears beat West Virginia 87-54 on Saturday. Lewis had 10 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for ...

Marshall snaps skid in upset win over UAB

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Obinna Anochili-Killen tied a career-high scoring 23 points and grabbing 11 rebounds and Marshall held off UAB for an 84-81 upset win on Saturday night. UAB's Jordan Walker missed a 3-pointer with six seconds left in his attempt to tie it. Marshall (8-13, 1-7 ...

Groves brothers lead Oklahoma past West Virginia 72-62

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tanner Groves scored 21 points, brother Jacob Groves added 12 and Oklahoma rolled to a 72-62 victory over West Virginia on Wednesday night. Oklahoma (13-7, 3-5 Big 12) ended a four-game skid while West Virginia (13-6, 2-5) stretched its losing streak to four. It ...

Shannon scores 23, No. 18 Texas Tech beats West Virginia

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon is getting back on track and No. 18 Texas Tech keeps winning at home. Shannon scored a season-high 23 points in only third game back from a lingering back issue, including the go-ahead three-point play, and the Red Raiders remained undefeated on their ...

West Virginia hires Graham Harrell as offensive coordinator

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer (AP) — West Virginia has hired Graham Harrell as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to try to bolster a unit that ranked near the bottom of the Big 12 in 2021. The Mountaineers are hoping the addition of Harrell can give them a spark after going ...

Tomlin’s leadership guides Steelers to unlikely playoff spot

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounded like wishful thinking at best. A throwaway line at worst for a coach bracing himself for imminent disappointment. "I'm capable of talking myself in(to) anything," Mike Tomlin said last week when asked about the seemingly unlikely ...