Author: Jacob Holmes

March 22, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

(4) West Virginia takes on (1) Gonzaga On Thursday Bob Huggins and the Mountaineers will tip off in San Jose against the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Bulldogs only have one blemish on their record, In a February loss to BYU. They have notable wins against teams like Iowa State, Arizona, Saint Mary’s. The team is led…

March 16, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

The Bison’s dance is over after an 86-80 loss to the Mountaineers in the Round of 64. The Bison were led by Sophomore guard Kimbal Mackenzie (23 pts) and junior Nana Foulland (18 pts, 7 rebounds). Mackenzie was five for seven from downtown. The Mountaineers were led by senior Tarik Phillip (16 pts) and Nathan…

March 15, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

On Thursday, No.4  seed West Virginia Mountaineers will square off against No. 13 seed Bucknell Bison in Buffalo, New York.  For the third year in a row, the Bison were crowned regular-season champions in the patriot league. However, for the first time since 2013, they’re going dancing. Bob Huggins is making his seventh appearance as…

March 10, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

Big 12 Championship game Iowa State is the only fourth seeded team to ever win the Big 12 title. In 2014 the (4)Iowa State Cyclones beat the (7)Baylor Bears 74-65 to win the title. The Cyclones are undefeated when they make it to the championship game. Winning all three of the times they’ve been there….

March 9, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

First Round On Wednesday the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s championship, got underway with first round battles between Oklahoma and TCU as well as Texas and Texas Tech. TCU cruised past the Oklahoma Sooners, with an 82-63 victory. A notable performance coming from the Frog’s  Vladimir Brodziansky, tallying 20 points, while 10-for-13 from the field….

March 7, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

The West Virginia Mountaineers are a top ranked team, with a defense unlike any other team in the nation. Finishing the season 24-7 and ranked number 11 the Mountaineers put up a solid season. Going into this season, there were questions about who would step up to fill the shoes of last years stars, Jaysean…

February 14, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

On Monday, the number three Kansas Jayhawks hosted the Number nine West Virginia Mountaineers. In front of what was a Guinness world record breaking loud crowd. The Mountaineers took the lead early, and had, at one point a fourteen point lead. However, the Jayhawks showed the country that they may be down, but aren’t out…

February 11, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

Hunter Gibson Ferrari is a senior at West Virginia University, graduating this May. Ferrari is from Nitro, West Virginia. He played four years of varsity basketball at Nitro High School. Aside from that, he’s been playing basketball since kindergarten. Ferrari started creating a ranking of the best NBA players of all time. When asked why…

February 3, 2017 Jacob Holmes No comments exist

On Saturday, the West Virginia Mountaineers host the Oklahoma St. Cowboys. In the Mountaineers time in the Big 12, they are 5-4 against their adversaries from Stillwater. The Mountaineers are undefeated in the last 3 years, against the Cowboys. Cowboy Threats As a team, they are ranked 20th in the nation in shots from beyond…