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No. 15 West Virginia women win sixth straight over Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Naomi Davenport hit four 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and Teana Muldrow had 19 points, nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals to help the No. 15 West Virginia women defeat Kansas 74-54 on Wednesday night. Katrina Pardee added 15 points and senior Chania Ray ...

West Virginia at No. 2 in Latest AP Top 25 Poll

By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer Villanova needed just a week to reclaim its lost No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25. West Virginia waited a lot longer — nearly six decades, in fact — to get back to its position at No. 2. Villanova returned to the top spot in Monday's new poll after an ...

No. 6 West Virginia beats No. 7 Oklahoma 89-76

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Every season, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins seems to have someone ready to jump off the bench in a scoring mood. Teddy Allen has become that guy for the Mountaineers at the start of the Big 12 season. The freshman's nickname? ...

Thompson has triple-double, WKU rolls past Marshall 112-87

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Darius Thompson collected Western Kentucky's first triple-double in nine years, and the Hilltoppers scored a program record with their 112-87 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Thompson had career highs in all three categories: 33 points on 11-of-16 shooting, ...

West Virginia, Oklahoma to tussle in Morgantown

By The Associated Press A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 7 Oklahoma at No. 6 West Virginia on Saturday. With sensational freshman Trae Young leading the nation with 29.4 points and 10.6 assists per game, the Sooners (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) have already won ...

Williams, KState women drop No. 12 West Virginia 60-52

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Peyton Williams scored 22 points with 10 rebounds, Kaylee Page scored seven of her 12 points in the fourth quarter and Kansas State handed No. 12 West Virginia its second straight loss 60-52 on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (9-5, 1-2 Big 12 Conference), who had lost ...

Marshall football player paralyzed in Maryland shooting

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — The mother of a Marshall University football player shot at a New Year's party in Maryland says he is paralyzed. News outlets report redshirt freshman defensive tackle Larry Aaron was one of two people struck by gunfire at a house party in Severn early Monday morning. Anne ...

West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad to return Jan. 13

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad will return from a two-month academic suspension next week. The Mountaineers' announced Tuesday that it received confirmation from the NCAA that Ahmad can play starting Jan. 13 against Texas Tech. Ahmad had been ruled ineligible for ...

WVU Up to 6th in Latest AP Top 25 Basketball Poll

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer Michigan State was passed by Villanova for the No. 1 ranking after Duke and Kansas lost three weeks ago. The Spartans were No. 3 at the time, but voters moved the fourth-ranked Wildcats to the top spot. Look who's No. 1 now. Michigan State (14-1) moved ...

Woe and 16: Browns go winless after 28-24 loss to Steelers

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a lost season distilled to one play, filled with hope and achingly familiar anguish for a franchise that's known little else over the last two decades. Fourth down. Trailing by four. One last shot at avoiding NFL infamy. Cleveland ...