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North Texas fires Littrell after .500 record over 7 years

Dec. 04, 2022 22:25 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Bowl-bound North Texas has fired coach Seth Littrell, who went 44-44 over seven seasons. University president Neal Smatresk said Sunday night that the decision to make the move came after a thorough assessment of the program. The Mean Green are...

After AD hired, West Virginia gives Brown another chance

Nov. 30, 2022 17:47 PM EST

West Virginia football coach Neal Brown will keep his job for the time being, a decision made Wednesday soon after new athletic director Wren Baker’s hiring was announced. Brown has a 22-25 record, the worst four-year stretch at West Virginia since the football team went 17-27...

Anderson's 2 long TD runs help W. Virginia top Oklahoma St.

Nov. 26, 2022 17:26 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jaylen Anderson ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns, and West Virginia defeated Oklahoma State 24-19 on Saturday afternoon. Anderson, a redshirt freshman, had rushed for 120 yards all season before the game. But he broke loose for touchdown runs of 54 and...

Oklahoma St. faces W. Virginia after loss to rival Oklahoma

Nov. 23, 2022 12:23 PM EST

West Virginia (4-7, 2-6 Big 12) at Oklahoma State (7-4, 4-4), Saturday, 12 p.m. EST (ESPN2) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Oklahoma State by 8 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 9-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oklahoma State looks to...

Former West Virginia AD Shane Lyons rehired at Alabama

Nov. 21, 2022 18:12 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons has landed back at Alabama as a top administrator. Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne said Monday that Lyons has been hired as executive deputy athletic director and chief operating officer. West Virginia...

No. 19 K-State beats WVU, nears Big 12 title game berth

Nov. 19, 2022 19:19 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — One of No. 19 Kansas State’s longest road trips of the Big 12 season might as well have been a home game for quarterback Will Howard. Howard threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score, Cincere Mason returned an interception for a TD and the...

Howard gets start as No. 19 K-State seeks title game berth

Nov. 17, 2022 06:21 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Being a backup quarterback can be a lonely job, except for this season in the Big 12. The QB turnstiles have been active, and Kansas State’s Will Howard and West Virginia’s Garrett Greene are among those who have thrived. It’s only going to get busier...

CFP-chasing TCU in B12 title game, K-State could join Frogs

Nov. 17, 2022 03:16 AM EST

Some things to watch during Week 12 in the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 4 TCU (10-0, 7-0 Big 12, No. 4 CFP) at Baylor (6-4, 4-3) While the Horned Frogs have already clinched a spot in the Big 12 championship game, they have to keep winning to...

No. 19 K-State looks to move closer to title game, faces WVU

Nov. 16, 2022 18:09 PM EST

No. 19 Kansas State (7-3, 5-2 Big 12, No. 15 CFP) at West Virginia (4-6, 2-5), Saturday, 2 p.m. EST (ESPN+) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Kansas State by 7 1/2. Series record: Tied 6-6. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Kansas State has the inside track...

West Virginia fires AD Shane Lyons as football team falters

Nov. 14, 2022 13:43 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia announced the firing of athletic director Shane Lyons on Monday, a move that comes amid the worst stretch for the football team in more than four decades. President Gordon Gee said there were no immediate plans to make changes under coach Neal...