Latest West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball News

West Virginia's Huggins signs 2 junior college guards

Apr. 17, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has added a pair of junior college guards to its men's basketball roster for next season. Coach Bob Huggins announced Wednesday the signings of 6-foot-4 players Sean McNeil and Tajzmel "Taz" Sherman. McNeil, a native of Union, Kentucky, averaged 29.7 points and more...

2 more West Virginia men's hoops players seeking transfers

Mar. 28, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Two more West Virginia men's basketball players are looking to transfer and reduce coach Bob Huggins' already thin roster for the 2019-20 season. The school says forwards Lamont West and Andrew Gordon have put their names into the NCAA's transfer portal. West started about half of...

Jones leads Coastal Carolina over West Virginia 109-91

Mar. 25, 2019 9:37 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Devante Jones had a season-high 32 points as Coastal Carolina got past West Virginia 109-91 in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday night. West Virginia allowed its most points at home in program history, topping 107 by Notre Dame in 1971. Tommy Burton...

Haley leads West Virginia over Grand Canyon 77-63 in CBI

Mar. 20, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jermaine Haley had 24 points as West Virginia defeated Grand Canyon 77-63 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Wednesday night. Lamont West had 11 points for West Virginia (15-20). Emmitt Matthews Jr. added 11 points. Chase Harler had 10 points for the home...

Kansas beats West Virginia 88-74 to reach Big 12 finals

Mar. 16, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dedric Lawson transferred to Kansas in part to win championships. He'll have that chance Saturday night. The former Memphis standout scored 24 points and the No. 17 Jayhawks, who failed to win a share of the Big 12 regular-season title for the first time in 15 years, roared into the...

No. 17 Kansas beats Texas 65-57 in Big 12 quarterfinals

Mar. 15, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas took the first step toward redemption against Texas on Thursday night. After the No. 17 Jayhawks failed to win a piece of the Big 12 regular-season title, ending their record streak of 14 straight crowns, they leaned on freshmen Devon Dotson and David McCormack in a 65-57...

West Virginia beats No. 7 Texas Tech 79-74 in Big 12 Tourney

Mar. 15, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two down, two to go. That's the mindset of West Virginia coach Bob Huggins after his Mountaineers upset No. 7 Texas Tech 79-74 on Thursday night. The Mountaineers are 80 minutes away from making the NCAA Tournament as the 10th seed in the Big 12 Tournament. "We're playing to be in...

West Virginia beats Oklahoma 72-71 in Big 12 tourney

Mar. 14, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jermaine Haley thought West Virginia was only up two when Oklahoma's Christian James knocked down what appeared to be a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. Turns out the Mountaineers were up by three. And that 3-pointer that would have forced...

Waters has 19, leads Oklahoma State over W. Virginia 85-77

Mar. 9, 2019 7:51 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) —  In their final game of what has been an obstacle-filled season, Oklahoma State pulled out an 85-77 victory over West Virginia Saturday. When the game was over, OSU coach Mike Boynton addressed the fans at Gallagher-Iba Arena and told them, despite not having the season they...

Shayok hurt, Iowa St scuffling as No. 8 Texas Tech arrives

Mar. 8, 2019 6:48 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State star Marial Shayok considers himself a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup against No. 8 Texas Tech because of a sprained pinkie toe. Shayok, who is averaging a team-high 18.7 points per game, injured his foot at practice on Monday and spent Wednesday's loss at West...