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No. 24 Oklahoma State women beat No. 17 West Virginia 79-73

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Loryn Goodwin scored 14 of her 30 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 24 Oklahoma State pull away and beat No. 17 West Virginia 79-73 on Wednesday night. Oklahoma State (13-4, 4-2 Big 12 Conference) rebounded from a 16-point loss at Kansas State on Saturday and ...

Big 12 schools continue beating up on one another

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer The Big 12 can stake a claim as the nation's best conference. It has the top RPI rating, five teams ranked in the AP Top 25 and eight teams in the top 50 of the KenPom.com rankings. The only problem: The teams have been beating up on each other since ...

Texas Tech fined, WVU’s Harris reprimanded after court-storm

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Big 12 fined Texas Tech $25,000 and reprimanded West Virginia forward Wes Harris for hitting a fan who joined thousands of others in storming the court during a weekend postgame celebration. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said in ...

No. 8 Texas Tech makes history at home, 72-71 over No. 2 WVU

By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman Zhaire Smith cradled the inbounds pass as the final eight-tenths of a second ticked off the clock and the frenzied Texas Tech fans rushed the court. The Red Raiders will savor this moment, even if the rough-and-tumble Big 12 ...

West Virginia-Texas Tech matchups headlines Big 12 weekend

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 2 West Virginia at No. 8 Texas Tech on Saturday. The Red Raiders shot just 6 of 25 from 3-point range in Tuesday's 75-65 loss at No. 9 Oklahoma, their first Big 12 defeat of the season. But the ...

Bowden likes Fisher’s chances of making Aggies an SEC factor

By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden is 88 and still keeps a busy schedule of speaking engagements. On Wednesday he was in Omaha — his fourth city in a week — to receive the Tom Osborne Legacy Award for his contributions to ...

No. 15 West Virginia women win sixth straight over Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Naomi Davenport hit four 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and Teana Muldrow had 19 points, nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals to help the No. 15 West Virginia women defeat Kansas 74-54 on Wednesday night. Katrina Pardee added 15 points and senior Chania Ray ...

West Virginia at No. 2 in Latest AP Top 25 Poll

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer Villanova needed just a week to reclaim its lost No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25. West Virginia waited a lot longer — nearly six decades, in fact — to get back to its position at No. 2. Villanova returned to the top spot in Monday's new poll after an ...

No. 6 West Virginia beats No. 7 Oklahoma 89-76

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Every season, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins seems to have someone ready to jump off the bench in a scoring mood. Teddy Allen has become that guy for the Mountaineers at the start of the Big 12 season. The freshman's nickname? ...

Thompson has triple-double, WKU rolls past Marshall 112-87

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Darius Thompson collected Western Kentucky's first triple-double in nine years, and the Hilltoppers scored a program record with their 112-87 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Thompson had career highs in all three categories: 33 points on 11-of-16 shooting, ...

West Virginia, Oklahoma to tussle in Morgantown

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 7 Oklahoma at No. 6 West Virginia on Saturday. With sensational freshman Trae Young leading the nation with 29.4 points and 10.6 assists per game, the Sooners (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) have already won ...

Williams, KState women drop No. 12 West Virginia 60-52

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Peyton Williams scored 22 points with 10 rebounds, Kaylee Page scored seven of her 12 points in the fourth quarter and Kansas State handed No. 12 West Virginia its second straight loss 60-52 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (9-5, 1-2 Big 12 Conference), who had lost ...

Marshall football player paralyzed in Maryland shooting

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — The mother of a Marshall University football player shot at a New Year's party in Maryland says he is paralyzed. News outlets report redshirt freshman defensive tackle Larry Aaron was one of two people struck by gunfire at a house party in Severn early Monday morning. Anne ...

West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad to return Jan. 13

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad will return from a two-month academic suspension next week. The Mountaineers' announced Tuesday that it received confirmation from the NCAA that Ahmad can play starting Jan. 13 against Texas Tech. Ahmad had been ruled ineligible for ...

WVU Up to 6th in Latest AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer Michigan State was passed by Villanova for the No. 1 ranking after Duke and Kansas lost three weeks ago. The Spartans were No. 3 at the time, but voters moved the fourth-ranked Wildcats to the top spot. Look who's No. 1 now. Michigan State (14-1) moved ...

Woe and 16: Browns go winless after 28-24 loss to Steelers

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a lost season distilled to one play, filled with hope and achingly familiar anguish for a franchise that's known little else over the last two decades. Fourth down. Trailing by four. One last shot at avoiding NFL infamy. Cleveland ...

McCarty leads No. 8 Texas past No. 9 West Virginia

By MARK ROSNER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas used its depth to overwhelm West Virginia. Brooke McCarty scored 17 points and the eighth-ranked Longhorns beat the No. 9 Mountaineers 79-58 on Sunday. Twelve Longhorns appeared in the game. West Virginia, afflicted with injuries, ...

Calipari to join Huggins at benefit before hoops matchup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari will join West Virginia's Bob Huggins at Huggins' annual fish fry benefit next month. The sixth annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry is scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Mylan Park Events Center. The Mountaineers and Wildcats will play the next day in ...

Moss, Utah run past West Virginia 30-14 in Heart of Dallas

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) — Zack Moss took a third-down handoff and burst through the line into an opening in the middle of the field. Utah was off and running to another bowl victory. Moss ran for 150 yards, including a career-long 58-yard run for a touchdown on the ...

Villanova still at No. 1; WVU at 7 in latest AP Top 25 poll

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer Villanova stayed comfortably at No. 1 in an AP Top 25 poll that offered little change at the top. The top four teams stayed the same in Monday's new poll , led by the Wildcats (12-0) receiving 43 of 65 first-place votes to stay at No. 1 for the third ...