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Much still to be answered this fall
In Saturday’s paper, I compiled a list of five things to watch at West Virginia University’s annual Gold-Blue Spring Game. Now, after watching the football scrimmage that concluded this year’s spring drills and taking some time to process what I saw, it’s time to go back and revisit those five points and how they turned out on Saturday.
D’Antoni speculation now seems to have legs
Kareem Canty got what he wanted, and Marshall fans should find out this week if they will get what they want.
Specials teams shine at Gold-Blue Game
The scoreboard said the Gold (offense) beat the Blue (defense) 37-27 in Saturday’s Gold-Blue Spring Game at Milan Puskar Stadium using a modified scoring system that rewarded the defense for stops and turnovers and the offense for scores.
‘Huey the Punter’ makes transition to LB
The first reaction of the 10,000 fans in attendance at Milan Puskar Stadium for Saturday’s Gold-Blue Spring Game when No. 42 shot through the offensive line and put junior college transfer quarterback Skyler Howard on the ground in the second half was to ooh and aah.
Crutchfield again named Furfari Award winner
Already the winningest men’s basketball coach in college history in terms of percentage — yes, better than guys like John Wooden, Adolph Rupp and Roy Williams — West Liberty’s Jim Crutchfield is heading into some lofty territory within the confines of his home state.
Five things to watch at WVU spring game
Spring practice will come to an end for West Virginia University this afternoon when the Mountaineer football team hosts the annual Gold-Blue Spring Game at 1 p.m. at Milan Puskar Stadium.
WVU recruits will go head-to-head in SBC national game
In a few short months, Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles will be working together to try to lead Bob Huggins’ West Virginia Mountaineers back to the NCAA Tournament.
Dillon making impact on West Virginia defense this spring
K.J. Dillon has been a contributor on the West Virginia defense. He provided depth at the safety spot as a freshman in 2013, recording 20 tackles and forcing a fumble, and as a sophomore he made four starts, battling injuries throughout the season on his way to 28 tackles and six pass breakups.
Criticism of Turnbull’s firing is growing
Hard-hitting criticism of Oliver Luck since his firing of longtime West Virginia University head wresting coach Craig Turnbull has been steadily growing.
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