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West Virginia holds off Kansas 34-28 to become bowl-eligible

Nov. 27, 2021 23:13 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia will finish its season in a bowl game. Sure beats Saturday night inside mostly empty Memorial Stadium in Kansas. Jarret Doege threw for 170 yards and three touchdowns, Leddie Brown ran for 156 yards and another...

West Virginia's bowl hopes resting on trip to Kansas

Nov. 26, 2021 03:17 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the line Saturday. Knock...

West Virginia beats Texas, Longhorns' bowl hopes dashed

Nov. 20, 2021 20:02 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Suddenly, Texas has just a week left in a stunningly bad season under first-year coach Steve Sarkisian. West Virginia will get one more chance to avoid joining the Longhorns in ending the year in late November. Jarret Doege...

Texas, West Virginia need to win out to become bowl eligible

Nov. 18, 2021 11:02 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Disappointing football seasons for Texas and West Virginia have come down to this: Win twice or stay home. Both need two victories to at least make something out of their respective messes by becoming bowl eligible. One of...

Vaughn leads Kansas State to 34-17 win over West Virginia

Nov. 13, 2021 15:49 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State kept watching West Virginia stubbornly convert fourth downs to keep its comeback hopes alive. Finally, the Wildcats did the same thing on fourth down to dash them. Deuce Vaughn ran for 121 yards and a touchdown,...

Red-hot Kansas State heads home to face West Virginia

Nov. 11, 2021 12:50 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown made a very obvious observation about Kansas State this week. “They're playing their best football of the year,” he said. If only the Mountaineers could say the same thing. ...

Big 12 eyeing as many as 9 of 10 teams bowl-eligible

Nov. 09, 2021 13:58 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The bizarre nature of the college football season in the Big 12 can be summed up by the fact that TCU and Texas Tech, both having already fired their coaches, could be headed to bowl games in a few short weeks. In fact, half the league's 10...

Sanders throws 2 TDs passes, No. 11 Oklahoma State tops WVU

Nov. 06, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 11 Oklahoma State's solid defense has become even more dominant of late. The Cowboys have held consecutive opponents out of the end zone after piling up eight sacks and beating West Virginia 24-3 on Saturday. Oklahoma...

No. 11 Oklahoma State expects test vs improved West Virginia

Nov. 04, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's second half of the schedule is chock full of opposing running backs who have diced their way through defenses. Mountaineers coach Neal Brown is especially concerned about the next one: No. 11 Oklahoma State's Jaylen Warren. ...

Doege, Brown lead West Virginia over No. 22 Iowa State 38-31

Oct. 30, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia finally put together a solid effort after blowout losses to No. 22 Iowa State the past three seasons. Jarret Doege threw three touchdown passes, Leddie Brown ran for two scores and West Virginia upset the Cyclones 38-31 on...