West Virginia Sports

Don Nehlen presented with Stagg Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Former West Virginia legendary coach and Hall of Famer Don Nehlen was awarded the Amos Alonzo Stagg Award, one of the highest awards given by the American Football Coaches Association for lifetime achievement Tuesday during the live broadcast of the organization’s Coaches ...

WVU’s Buchanan to attend ceremony

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University senior defender Kadeisha Buchanan will attend the 2016 Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy Award Banquet at 7:15 p.m. today at the Downtown Clubhouse, in St. Louis, Missouri. One of three finalists for the female honor, college soccer’s ...

Mountaineers move up to No. 7 in AP Top 25 Poll

MORGANTOWN — Another Big 12 game means another big-time challenge for Bob Huggins’ seventh-ranked West Virginia University men’s basketball team when his Mountaineers travel to Lubbock, Texas to take on the 11-2 Red Raiders in a late, 9:15 p.m. game tonight that will be televised ...

No. 11 WVU routs Northern Kentucky, 92-61

MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins wanted to see some improvement from his team after a sloppy performance against Radford. He had to wait a while. Tarik Phillip scored 16 points and the 11th-ranked Mountaineers pulled away from Northern Kentucky for a 92-61 victory on ...

Lady Mountaineers move up to No. 13 in AP Poll

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University women’s basketball team climbed one spot to No. 13 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll released this week. West Virginia (11-0) collected a 107-40 win over Longwood on Saturday in Charleston. The Mountaineers are off to their second-best start in ...

WVU Mountaineers close out home stand today

MORGANTOWN —West Virginia will conclude its four-game home stand against Northern Kentucky at the WVU Coliseum in a special 4 p.m. matinee today. The Mountaineers improved to 10-1 following Tuesday night’s 84-57 victory over Radford. In that game, West Virginia led by 31 at halftime ...

WVU’s Huggins goes for 800th career win

MORGANTOWN (AP) — Bob Huggins always wanted to be a basketball player. Coaching wasn’t on his early list of career options. Huggins will go after coaching win No. 800 today when No. 12 West Virginia (8-1) takes on Missouri-Kansas City (7-5), the same team Kansas’ Bill Self notched his ...

WVU’s Buchanan named Hermann Trophy finalist

MORGANTOWN — For the second straight season, West Virginia University senior defender Kadeisha Buchanan is a finalist for the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) Hermann Trophy. The award is college soccer’s version of the Heisman Trophy and represents the highest level of individual achievement ...

WVU defeats Western Carolina

CHARLESTON (AP) — Esa Ahmad and No. 15 West Virginia made sure there was no drop off in performance against an outmanned opponent after an emotional road win at Virginia. The Mountaineers were solid again on defense and Ahmad led another balanced scoring attack with 14 points as West ...

West Virginia gets six on AP teams

By The Associated Press Oklahoma has seven first-team selections on The Associated Press All-Big 12 team after winning its 10th league title. Big-play receiver Dede Westbrook, who has 1,465 yards receiving with 16 touchdowns that average 49 yards per score, was selected the Big 12 offensive ...

WVU women’s soccer team finishes second in final polls

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University women’s soccer team is ranked No. 2 in the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s Top 25 Polls. Tuesday’s rankings are the best season-ending positions for the Mountaineers in 21 ...

WVU to meet old rival Miami Dec. 28

MORGANTOWN — Two old Big East rivals will meet in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl when 14th-ranked West Virginia takes on Miami at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, on Dec. 28. The game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and will be televised nationally on ESPN. “I think the ...