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West Virginia Sports

Steelers should be healthy heading to Kansas City

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers could be close to fully healthy when they travel to Kansas City to take on the AFC West champion Chiefs in the opening round of the playoffs on Sunday. Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday running back Najee ...

McNeil rallies West Virginia to 71-68 victory over K-State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sean McNeil scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half and West Virginia rallied to defeat Kansas State 71-68 in Big 12 Conference play on Saturday. The Mountaineers, who were playing their second game since Dec. 22 because a Jan. 3 game at TCU was postponed due ...

Forrest scores 27 to carry FAU past Marshall 90-77

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Michael Forrest had a season-high 27 points as Florida Atlantic beat Marshall 90-77 on Saturday night. Alijah Martin had 17 points for Florida Atlantic (8-6, 1-0 Conference USA). Giancarlo Rosado added 11 points. Bryan Greenlee had seven points and 10 ...

Ten-Guins! Pens win 10th straight, 6-2 over Flyers

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oh sure, leave it to Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel to carry Pittsburgh's top line. Try four goals and an assist between them to keep Pittsburgh perfect over the last 10 games. That third member of the line? Well, Sidney Crosby did at least ...

Ravens to host Steelers in Roethlisberger’s likely finale

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer The past week has been a whirlwind for Ben Roethlisberger. The fans in Pittsburgh gave their quarterback quite a retirement send-off, and the emotions from that night will surely linger for a while. Now it's time for a pretty compelling postscript: ...

No. 3 Louisville romps over turnover-prone Pittsburgh 81-39

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz was close to gushing about his team's defense before saying that throwing opponents off rhythm is what the No. 3 Cardinals do. They did it again Thursday night, pressuring Pittsburgh into a season-high 35 ...

Crosby, Rodrigues rally Penguins to 5-3 win over Blues

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have been the NHL's hottest team for the better part of a month. They struggled early against the St. Louis Blues. Sidney Crosby then took over. Crosby and Evan Rodrigues scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, and ...

Roethlisberger ready for regular-season finale vs. Ravens

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger acknowledged his emotions were still high in the hours following a 12-point win against Cleveland on Monday night. The Steelers quarterback insisted Wednesday morning he's solely focused on Sunday's regular-season finale at ...

Marshall quarterback Grant Wells announces plans to transfer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall quarterback Grant Wells said he is transferring. The two-year starter announced his decision Monday on Twitter. Wells completed 66% of his passes for 3,532 yards with 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this season. Marshall went 7-6, losing to ...

Carr leads No. 17 Texas past short-handed WVirginia 74-59

By MARK ROSNER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr spent the nonconference portion of his first season at Texas becoming comfortable in coach Chris Beard's offense, trying to be a good teammate and working to create shots for others. On Saturday, Carr was assertive looking for ...

Joens leads No. 14 Iowa State women past West Virginia 88-72

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Ashley Joens poured in 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 14 Iowa State rolled to an 88-72 victory over West Virginia on Sunday in a Big 12 Conference opener. Joens buried 9 of 16 shots from the floor and 9 of 9 at the free-throw line for the Cyclones (12-1), who have ...

Carr leads No. 17 Texas past short-handed WVirginia 74-59

By MARK ROSNER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr spent the nonconference portion of his first season at Texas becoming comfortable in coach Chris Beard's offense, trying to be a good teammate and working to create shots for others. On Saturday, Carr was assertive looking for ...

West Virginia QB Jarret Doege plans to transfer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege said Friday that he plans to transfer. Doege announced his decision on Twitter. "I will forever be grateful for the friendships and memories I've made at WVU over the past three years," Doege said. "I am excited about the ...

West Virginia WR Winston Wright enters transfer portal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wide receiver Winston Wright is entering the transfer portal. Wright announced his decision Friday on Twitter. The junior led the Mountaineers in receiving in each of the past two seasons, including 63 catches for 688 yards and five touchdowns this ...