West Virginia Mountaineers
After rolling over three overmatched nonconference teams, the Bears opened Big 12 play with their best offensive game yet. They set a league record with 864 total yards in a 73-42 victory over West Virginia.
There will be new quarterbacks on both sides when 17th-ranked Baylor plays West Virginia in the rematch of the Big 12′s highest-scoring game ever.
Her fifth career triple-double did little to coax some excitement out of Brittney Griner. Not when there’s still a month left in top-ranked Baylor’s pursuit of a second straight national championship.
Brady Heslip scored 20 points with six 3-pointers while freshman Rico Gathers had a season-high 22 points and Baylor beat West Virginia 80-60 on Wednesday night, ending the Mountaineers’ three-game winning streak.
With the emergence of freshman Eron Harris and the grit of Deniz Kilicli, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins refuses to believe the Mountaineers have run out of time to make the NCAA tournament.
Eron Harris scored a career-high 19 points Wednesday night to help lead West Virginia over TCU 71-50 in their first-ever meeting.
Brittney Griner did a little dance before leaving the court. The two-time All-American is having a blast in her senior season at Baylor.
Jake Spavital has accepted an offer from Texas A&M to be the Aggies new QB coach and co-offensive coordinator, the 27-year-old confirmed to CBSSports.com.
Aaric Murray scored 12 points and West Virginia defeated Texas 57-53 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma’s stingy secondary is getting another chance to slow down a 3,000-yard passer. On Saturday night, No. 13 Oklahoma will try to put the kibosh on West Virginia’s Geno Smith.
For a team that went six years without losing at home, struggles on the road were always magnified at Oklahoma. That’s starting to turn around.
Their debut seasons in the Big 12 haven’t exactly gone the way No. 23 West Virginia and TCU had hoped. The Mountaineers and Horned Frogs need solid finishes to improve their bowl positions.