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Bennett scores 17 to lift Marshall past Howard 91-63

Nov. 21, 2019 10:19 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Iran Bennett had 17 points as Marshall easily defeated Howard 91-63 on Thursday night. Jannson Williams had 15 points for Marshall (2-3). Taevion Kinsey added 14 points and Jarrod West had 11. Kyle Foster had 14 points and Charles Williams added 13 for the Bison (0-6). Marshall...

Big 12 has chance for 2 more 1st-year coaches in bowl games

Nov. 21, 2019 7:51 PM EST

Chris Klieman gets an extra game in his first season at Kansas State, and that is significant for the Wildcats’ first-year coach even though it won’t be as long of a season as he got used to before he got to Manhattan. Texas Tech’s Matt Wells and West Virginia’s Neal Brown need to win...

Turnover-savvy Oklahoma St defense looks to get more at WVU

Nov. 21, 2019 6:04 PM EST

No. 22 Oklahoma State (7-3, 4-3 Big 12, No. 21 CFP) at West Virginia (4-6, 2-5), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Oklahoma State by 6 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 6-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Cowboys are looking for their fourth straight win and want to keep the momentum going heading into next...

Gondrezick scores 20, No. 25 West Virginia women win

Nov. 21, 2019 1:45 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick scored 20 points, Tynice Martin added 17 points and No. 25 West Virginia beat Coppin State 82-47 on Thursday. Gondrezick, a junior guard, led her team in scoring for the fourth straight game. She was 8 of 12 from the field with three 3-pointers. Martin was just...

Review: ‘Dark Waters’ plunges into ‘forever chemicals’

Nov. 20, 2019 8:27 PM EST

Todd Haynes’ “Dark Waters,” about the prolonged (and ongoing) legal fight to uncover the environmental damage of cancer-inducing “forever chemicals” and hold their corporate makers accountable, is a sober and ominous docudrama. On its surface, it’s an unspectacular one....

NCAA clears forward Osabuohien to play for West Virginia

Nov. 20, 2019 5:43 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The NCAA has cleared forward Gabe Osabuohien to play at West Virginia this season. The Mountaineers said in a release that the NCAA approved the junior’s waiver request for immediately eligibility on Wednesday. Osabuohien (Oh-sah-BOY-en) transferred to West Virginia from...

Men sentenced for shipping marijuana through Postal Service

Nov. 20, 2019 3:30 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Department of Justice says two West Virginia men have been sentenced for participating in a distribution scheme that involved shipping about 400 kilograms of marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service from 2013 to 2018. A news release says 44-year-old James Waylon Molinaro was...

Riller scores 22, lifts Charleston over Marshall 76-66

Nov. 19, 2019 9:31 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 22 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the floor and Charleston beat Marshall 76-66 on Tuesday night. Riller added four steals for the Cougars (3-1). Sam Miller had 13 points off the bench, while Jaylen McManus and Brevin Galloway scored 12 points apiece. McManus...

QB Jarret Doege gives WVU hopes for bowl berth

Nov. 19, 2019 4:34 PM EST

West Virginia’s chances for an elusive bowl berth rest with a quarterback who wasn’t a significant part of the offense a few games ago. Bowling Green transfer Jarret Doege delivered last week in his first start when West Virginia needed a spark at Kansas State to end a five-game losing streak....

Haley gets double-double, WVU beats Northern Colorado 69-61

Nov. 18, 2019 11:17 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Derek Culver and Jermaine Haley rescued West Virginia from certain embarrassment after the Mountaineers let a big lead over Northern Colorado slip away. Culver and Haley combined for all of West Virginia’s points in a late 10-0 run that enabled the Mountaineers to pull away...