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Mike Casazza

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Mike Casazza: Aggressive defense helps, hinders WVU

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By Mike Casazza

WVU men win on the road at Kansas State

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Mountaineers lead nation with 10 road wins

WVU takes ‘giant step’ against 2-3, readies for K-State

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Mountaineers visit Wildcats on Tuesday

Wins in Morgantown a must for WVU’s title hopes

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Mountaineers visit Kansas State, host Texas Tech this week

Miles, Carter come through in OT as WVU edges TCU

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WVU basketball: West Virginia 86, TCU 85, OT

TCU’s Zeigler finally gets chance to visit WVU Coliseum

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WVU basketball preview

Four WVU football players cited for marijuana possession

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Group includes starting safety Dravon Henry

Mike Casazza: New signing date will benefit recruiting

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Mike Casazza column

WVU prepares to see more zone from Big 12 opponents

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Mountaineers know league teams will try to emulate others’ successful approach against them

Same story for WVU men vs. Texas, or is it?

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WVU basketball feature

WVU gets dominated by Texas in hoops again

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WVU basketball

No. 20 Texas’ size will challenge WVU frontcourt

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WVU basketball preview

Mike Casazza: Huggins helps Adrian snap out of funk

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Mike Casazza column

WVU men wallop Oklahoma

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Mountaineers squeeze Sooners for 22 turnovers in battle of ranked teams

Spangler, Sooners visit WVU in top 25 battle

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West Virginia basketball preview

Holton, Williams go opposite directions for West Virginia

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WVU basketball

WVU squanders opportunity, loses to No. 17 Iowa State at home

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia has come a long way since it was being booed by the home crowd in the first half of the first game of the season, but the Mountaineers sunk to near that depth Saturday night.

The ...

WVU BASKETBALL: Iowa State returns to face ‘the bully’

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Mountaineers host Cyclones on Saturday

Mike Casazza: WVU’s consistency shows hot start is legit

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Mike Casazza column

WVU BASKETBALL: It’s a new year for ‘goofy’ Mountaineers

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Thirty-three days have passed since West Virginia played in front of an active student section at the Coliseum, and the Mountaineers didn’t leave a favorable impression that day by build...

Tall added to WVU football staff; three assistants sign new deals

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West Virginia has hired Charlotte defensive coordinator Bruce Tall and will name him defensive line coach, sources told the Charleston Daily Mail on Tuesday.

Tall fills the opening on the staff created when offens...

WVU BASKETBALL: No. 14 Mountaineers get win at Texas Tech

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WVU 78, Texas Tech 67

New AD Lyons will take patient approach at West Virginia

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Parkersburg native leaves University of Alabama for Mountaineers

W.Va. native Shane Lyons announced as WVU’s athletic director

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Shane Lyons, the deputy athletic director at the University of Alabama, has been named the next athletic director at West Virginia University. The announcement was made by WVU president E. Gord...

WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers look to keep road record unblemished

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West Virginia visits Texas Tech on Monday

No. 17 WVU hands TCU first hoops loss

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FORT WORTH, Texas ­— The Big 12’s preseason player of the year wore a gray sweatsuit and red Nikes and sat behind West Virginia’s bench Saturday. The Mountaineers still prevailed on the road wit...

WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers open Big 12 play at unbeaten TCU

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FORT WORTH, Texas — Whether TCU’s success this season is legitimate or if the Horned Frogs are one of the nation’s six remaining unbeaten teams because of a soft schedule is up for debate and somethi...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers face several questions as offseason begins

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WVU football season review

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers squander lead as Texas A&M wins Liberty Bowl

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Texas A&M 45, West Virginia 37

LIBERTY BOWL: WVU’s Lambert sets NCAA, school and bowl records

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Liberty Bowl notebook

Holgorsen mulls staff shuffle as Seider gets extension, raise (Video)

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WVU football — Liberty Bowl notebook

WVU FOOTBALL: Unlikely QBs set for Liberty Bowl spotlight

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WVU, Texas A&M QBs have gone from the bench to the starting lineup for Monday’s meeting in Memphis

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers, Aggies have eyes on turnovers

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Liberty Bowl preview feature

WVU’s White can leave lasting impression in Liberty Bowl

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The end of his senior season doesn’t merely mean a certain step into professional football for Kevin White. It also means the West Virginia receiver will no longer be asked what’s ha...

Liberty Bowl notebook: A&M end grew up a WVU fan; Shell fully recovered

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More and more West Virginia fans are beginning to show up here as kickoff for Monday’s Liberty Bowl approaches. The Mountaineers will see a supporter on the other sideline when Texas A&...

WVU’s Trickett announces his college playing days are over due to repeated concussions

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett announced Friday he’s done as a football player because of repeated concussions and will enter coaching, meaning junior college transfer Skyler Howa...

WVU FOOTBALL: Holgorsen’s coordinators set out on own path

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Even if Shannon Dawson is the 10th assistant to leave the West Virginia coaching staff since Dana Holgorsen was hired before the 2011 season, there aren’t many who can explain why he’...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers arrive in Memphis, have ‘unbelievable’ practice

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The plane neared the airport Thursday and West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson leaned over to his wife, Kerry. The Mountaineers were about to meet up four days before playing Texas A&am...

WVU FOOTBALL: Boone County native, WVU defensive coordinator, has come a long way

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chuck Gibson works for the water company and owns a little lawn mowing business on the side in Boone County, which is his way of saying he is not an author.

But he has stories.

ȁ...

WVU FOOTBALL: Rose has blossomed out of spotlight

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Staff writer

MORGANTOWN — Kyle Rose ranks ninth on the team in tackles. He didn’t force or recover a fumble this season and he never sacked the quarterback.

And that’s pretty much what&#x...

WVU FOOTBALL: Joseph adds honors and versatility, wants NFL evaluation

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Junior safety was a first team All-Big 12 selection this season

WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers whip Wofford

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University men’s basketball team neither needed nor wasted time with upstart Wofford Monday, using a 16-0 run early in the first half and cruising to a 77-44 victory be...

WVU BASKETBALL: ‘Really good’ Wofford visits after Mountaineers’ successful trip to the Garden

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Mountaineers host Terriers on Monday in Morgantown

WVU BASKETBALL: Huggins fires up Mountaineers in Gotham Classic win

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NEW YORK — Bob Huggins has drawn the ire and the whistle of plenty of officials throughout a career that now features 750 wins after No. 22 West Virginia beat North Carolina State, 83-69, Saturday night before 8,0...

WVU BASKETBALL: Mountaineers face N.C. State at Madison Square Garden

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — On most any other day, Bob Huggins would say one of his favorite moments as West Virginia University’s basketball coach is winning the 2010 Big East Tournament and hearing a celebratory ...

Luck said NCAA needs to be ‘open and transparent’

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Oliver Luck and Keli Cunningham agree intercollegiate athletics is headed for a critical era of significant change. Neither will be in charge of how it’s handled at West Virginia.

WVU FOOTBALL: Holgorsen understands Dawson’s decision

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Dana Holgorsen not only confirmed Thursday what was reported a day earlier, but the West Virginia coach made it seem as though offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson’s decision to leave fo...

Names to watch for WVU’s vacant athletic director job

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When Ed Pastilong retired in 2010 and former West Virginia University president Jim clements searched for a new athletic director, Clements interviewed only one person. Oliver Luck was the choi...

WVU FOOTBALL: Dawson departs for job as Kentucky’s offensive coordinator

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For the second time in three years, West Virginia’s football program is losing an offensive assistant to a Southeastern Conference program.

Sources told the Charleston Daily Mail ...

Oliver Luck leaves WVU for position with NCAA

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — In June, West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck joined the phalanx of college athletes, coaches and administrators who aimed their arrows at the NCAA.

“In terms of governance...