Best Virginia, one of the 24 teams in this year's version of The Basketball Tournament, has withdrawn from the event after one of its members tested positive for COVID-19. Why would they not relish it and be the best they can possibly be?”. Winds light and variable. 13 in the country, made news on Monday by announcing it wouldn't play against … We could dispute whether it’s the right decision or not but I mean, it’s done. On Tuesday night, West Virginia basketball cancelled a home game against Robert Morris due to COVID-19 issues within the Colonials program. I learned a long time ago sitting worrying about it doesn’t do any good. Positive COVID-19 tests within WVU’s program left the team unable to meet Big 12 Conference roster requirements. The Mountain State is also reporting 998 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the state's total number of cases to 113,615. You saw the game. Beginning Thursday, WVU Medicine will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents age 70 and older at a mass vaccination clinic in Morgantown Mall. “They took it real hard,” Huggins admitted. “, Now they have to undergo a healing of a different nature, a more important nature and the basketball will just have to wait.{/div}. We'd love to hear eyewitness TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has tested positive for COVID-19. He’s spent more time in a training room and he doesn’t want to be there. Low 21F. Low near 20F. They went to Oklahoma, played the worst half of the year, fell behind by 18 points, fought back to tie the score in the second half before losing. On Dec. 20, it was announced that West Virginia (5-4, 4-4 Big 12) would take on the Tennessee Volunteers. Two days later the Big 12 announced Tuesday’s game between No. They’ve just pounded on him to no end. 13. TCU Men's Basketball Head Coach Tests Positive for COVID-19; 2 Games Postponed The Horned Frogs' game against West Virginia last Saturday was also postponed Published January 18, 2021 • … “The surgery went as well as could be,” Huggins said. He wants to represent the state — loves the state, loves the people — so he’s on a mission to be able to come back and play.”, Contact Ryan Pritt at 304-348-7948 or ryan.pritt@wvgazettemail.com. The men’s basketball team was slated to begin workouts on Monday, July 6, but five men’s basketball student-athletes and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. Be Nice. Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion. “He texted me,” Huggins said when asked if there had been communication between himself and Calipari. Whatever really happened with the former McDonald’s All-American and Big 12 Conference preseason first-teamer, Huggins believes it’s going to happen much more frequently, especially with the NCAA passing a new rule that allows transfers immediate eligibility. Please purchase a subscription to continue reading. Then this year started in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic with the existence of the season itself in doubt. It just wasn’t at the end of the game and so glaring before.”. WVU basketball: Baylor game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols within Mountaineer program By Ryan Pritt Staff writer Jan 11, 2021 The Mountain State’s TRUSTED news source. “While this issue has hit many college basketball programs, we have been fortunate to have played 13 games so far this season.”. Before the tests, WVU was without Oscar Tshiebwe, who announced over the weekend he was transferring to Kentucky, and forward Isaiah Cottrell, who underwent Achilles tendon surgery. 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Supreme Court, Judge: Terra Alta murder case will remain in Preston County, Former employee sues town for wrongful firing, Terra Alta council votes to remove five employee holidays, Health department has no control over amount of vaccine received. West Virginia said it … The West Virginia men’s basketball team, idle since its 72-70 home loss to Texas on January 9th, checks in at #14 in this week’s Associated Press Men’s Basketball Poll. or anything. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced today that one Mountaineer men's basketball student-athlete has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and has entered a self-isolation period for 14 days. The Penguins have paused all team-related activities in the wake of COVID-19. In a statement, Vanderbilt said a combination of positive COVID-19 tests, contact tracing and quarantining forced the postponement. “Well, here we are again faced with a decision in which no matter what decision we make, many people will not agree with the decision. 2 Baylor staring them in the face needing something to change the momentum of the year. 2 in the nation, on Jan. 12 but to do your winning in March and that is what all this points toward. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. 2 team, was postponed due to an outbreak on the Mountaineer team. We should have won against Texas. Last season, of course, ended just as Big 12 Tournament play was to being with the conference and NCAA championships cancelled. College basketball games affected by COVID-19: Michigan State vs. Illinois, Texas vs. Iowa State postponed A look at the notable games affected by postponements and … The results of Monday tests came back and left Coach Bob Huggins team unable to meet the Big 12’s COVID-19 protocols as the disease spikes across the country. 15 WVU Men’s Basketball Passes Initial COVID-19 Testing in Sioux Falls Mountaineers open season tomorrow against South Dakota State at 7 p.m. Women’s hoops begins their voluntary workouts on the … Thank you for Reading! The No. 1 team in the nation, and lost by just 5 points. The news was first reported by The Oklahoman. 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The West Virginia University Athletic Communications Department has announced one member of the men's basketball team has tested positive for COVID … The Bears (11-0, 4-0) would have marked the fourth team in the top six of the AP poll released on Monday that WVU has played. Click #isupportlocal for more information on supporting our local journalists. Chance of snow 40%.. The Mountaineers postponed three games on January 12 th, including contests with Baylor, TCU, and Oklahoma State, due to positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing issues within the program. WVU announces details on residence hall return and COVID-19 testing for spring semester. West Virginia was unable to meet the required COVID-19 thresholds. Since testing began in June, a … 2-ranked Bears were scheduled to host No. WVU also postponed Saturday’s home game with TCU and a Jan. 19 contest against Oklahoma State in Morgantown. LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas women’s basketball game vs. West Virginia on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, has been postponed due to injury and COVID-19 … West Virginia 's next three games have been postponed due to COVID-19 issues, the school announced Tuesday. 3 team in the nation, and lost by 14 points. The announcement came a … Sunday’s announcement put an end to over a week of speculation that also linked the sophomore to Miami among other places. 13 West Virginia’s game against No. Certainly, it has been a road filled with dead ends, roundabouts, one-way streets to nowhere filled with deep potholes. 12 Texas Tech men's basketball team has had its second Big 12 game postponed this week because of COVID-19 issues for its scheduled opponent. Visit coronavirus.wvu.edu and CDC.gov for health resources related to the global pandemic. PICKENS, W.Va. – Officials with the West Virginia Maple Syrup Festival took to social media on Monday to announce the cancellation of the 2021 celebration. It was the … If you believe you've gotten this message in error, please WVU has played Gonzaga, the No. The Big 12 men’s basketball … Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) drives against Texas at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va., on Jan. 09 2021 Photo by WVU Athletics Communications This will be the first game for WVU in two weeks due to COVID-19 issues that postponed the team’s last three games. Don't Threaten. West Virginia added Tuesday’s game after Buffalo canceled for the same date due to COVID-19 concerns. “I don’t think I talk about anger.. The No. You have permission to edit this article. “I don’t know where it comes from that we have to build them back up. 4 Texas Saturday didn’t hurt the Mountaineers in the eyes of the voters in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Huggins doesn’t let them react to losses in anger. 2 Baylor that was scheduled for Tuesday night, the game was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols within the Mountaineer program. WVU’s Miles McBride (4) throws down a dunk in the Mountaineers win over Iowa State. Christopher Hall Jun 29, 2020 The West Virginia University Athletic Communications Department has announced one member of the men's basketball team has … The team will not travel to Baylor Tuesday because of a COVID-19 outbreak. Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. He’s got some swelling in his knee. The TCU men’s basketball team won’t be traveling to West Virginia this weekend.. Justice: Old Fairmont West Virginia hospital to serve as COVID-19 overflow hospital as Morgantown, Bridgeport hospitals besieged, Bridgeport, West Virginia's United Hospital Center, other entities to open COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Meadowbrook Mall, West Virginia to debut online COVID-19 vaccination appointment portal, Gov. That’s West Virginia residents. West Virginia was unable to meet the required COVID-19 thresholds. person will not be tolerated. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - The Big 12 has announced that West Virginia has postponed its next two men’s basketball home games due to COVID-19 … Keep it Clean. “It’s, ‘Take the easy way out.’ I think there were some people involved that saw where they could benefit, maybe profit and worked very diligently to get him out. Huggins said Cottrell will miss the rest of the season but is on track and determined to return to the Mountaineers. “So, you give a little bit and when you give a little bit they push him out of the lane.”. 13 West Virginia and Baylor was postponed because of COVID-19 protocols within the Mountaineers’ program. The men's basketball team of the West Virginia Mountaineers, ranked No. No. 19 team, and won by 16 points. From there, COVID … Support local journalism. 14 West Virginia at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ferrell Center. “Isaiah has already started to do whatever it is that they allow him to do at this point, which obviously isn’t very much. West Virginia last played a basketball game Dec. 22 but won’t play again until Dec. 29 against Buffalo. Five were postponed by the pandemic. Winds light and variable. WVU basketball coach Bob Huggins and the Mountaineers have been sidelined nearly two weeks by COVID-19 tracing. Subscribe today. You need to win.. You play to win,” Huggins said during Monday’s ZOOM media conference. “Our intent is to get the spread under control as soon as possible for the health and safety of all involved,” WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons said via university release. Despite the season moving along in 2020-21, the pandemic continued to hamper games, causing postponements and cancellations. The Mountaineers are next scheduled to host TCU at 2 p.m. Saturday. Photo by Kevin Kinder, BlueGoldNews.com Facebook The West Virginia basketball team will take a break for the holidays. I think what affected us the most wasn’t the flu; it was Derek just not being Derek.”. 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There have been seven teams in Division 1 men’s basketball to finish with a perfect record and a national championship, the last being Bobby Knight’s Indiana team that finished 32-0 in 1976, News More News {{ timeAgo('2020-12-24 10:58:00 -0600') }} basketball Edit. Would WVU have been able to bounce back against Baylor at this time? But Huggins understands that the goal isn’t to win a game, even against No. TCU men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon has tested positive for COVID-19. The Oklahoma State men's basketball … racist or sexually-oriented language. Of the five pre-Saturday games scheduled this week, two already have been postponed, and fingers are crossed on the other three. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – As late January approaches, West Virginia University students are heading back to campus to begin the spring semester. Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. There have been seven teams in Division 1 men’s basketball to finish with a perfect record and a national championship, the last being Bobby Knight’s Indiana team that finished 32-0 in 1976, “You work all year, and our guys have, they’ve worked all year to get ready for this. accounts, the history behind an article. The Mountaineers (9-4 overall, 2-3 Big 12 Conference) were coming off a 72-70 loss to No. During his Zoom press conference on Monday, WVU coach Bob Huggins, who is a friend to Kentucky coach John Calipari, was asked about Tshiebwe. The next matchup for West Virginia (9-4, 2-3) is set for Jan. 23 at Kansas State.--Tuesday night's scheduled Southeastern Conference game between No. 1 of 6. Freshman forward Isaiah Cottrell underwent successful surgery on his Achilles tendon after suffering the injury in a 73-51 win over Northeastern on Dec. 29. 4 Texas. “Our intent is to get the spread under control as soon as possible for the health and safety of all involved,” WVU Athletic Director Shane Lyons said. When pressed further about the conversation, Huggins added only, “He didn’t ask me anything.”. If you have a subscription, please We’ve played well enough to win. The West Virginia Athletics Communications Department released the latest results in its COVID-19 testing program throughout the entire athletic department. In fact, WVU moved up one spot, from No. Who else has played No. Use the 'Report' link on The top six teams in this week’s poll remain unchanged: Gonzaga, Baylor, Villanova, Texas, Iowa and Kansas. A few players were dealing with flu like symptoms heading into Saturday’s loss to No. “If you noticed he didn’t catch the ball in the paint, he was off the paint so much and that’s because he gets tired of somebody having their knee up his rear end and pushing on him like they’re trying to push a truck up a hill,” Huggins said. Baylor no longer is atop the Big 12 basketball rankings. Their safety and that of all who work at the university and live in the surrounding community is a priority to the university. We just didn’t finish it. High 32F. There was a problem saving your notification. 10 Tennessee and Vanderbilt has been postponed. When things like what happened happened, it makes it so much more glaring than if you still won. Click here to stay informed and subscribe to The Charleston Gazette-Mail. Huggins said junior transfer point guard Kedrian Johnson was hit hardest as Johnson logged only six minutes against the Longhorns after playing a career-high 25 minutes in a win at Oklahoma State last Monday. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. West Virginia University’s men’s basketball team will postpone its preseason workouts for 14 days after five players and one staff member tested … 2 Baylor. I read where guys said they had to build their team back up. Huggins was a bit more talkative on the issue last week during “The Bob Huggins Show” in an interview with Tony Caridi and implied that some outside tampering was involved. Log In. “I think the majority of what’s going to happen is it’s going to be taking guys from other programs, taking guys out of the portal,” Huggins said. 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(WV News) — The insanity that was 2020 has now carried over into the 2021 part of the basketball season as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced West Virginia to slam on the brakes as Tuesday night’s crucial game at Baylor, the nation’s No. The decision was announced Monday. You have permission to edit this article. Iowa State made it from the start of football in September until last Saturday’s men’s basketball pause without a COVID-related postponement in any sport. A West Virginia men’s basketball student-athlete has tested positive for COVID-19 and has entered self-isolation, according to the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 9 WVU beat Northeastern 73-51 . MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WTAP) - West Virginia University men’s basketball game at Baylor on Tuesday has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns with in the WVU program, the Big 12 Conference announced on Monday. Losing a 5-star player would create a wound in any coach, even though the 5-star player in question, Tshiebwe, was not scratching the surface of his talent this year, but it seemed to leave a scar in that it did go to Calipari. The No. If you don’t want to play, don’t come. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV Illustrated) – The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in consultation with its medical officials, has today postponed the start of men’s basketball team workouts for 14 days following the most recent COVID-19 test results. (Richard Carlson) Keenan Cummings • WVSports. In a way, WVU needs a break from what it has been through, although failed tests are hardly the way you wish to get it. Managing Editor. WOAY – The original home opener for West Virginia men’s basketball, which was going to be against Youngstown State on December 2, has been postponed. When asked if Calipari had called him, Huggins replied simply: “He texted me.”, And asked what the conversation was like, Huggins said: “He didn’t ask me anything.”. Best Virginia, a team comprised of West Virginia alumni, has withdrawn from The Basketball Tournament after one of its players tested positive for COVID-19, according to … No. And then there was the defection of Oscar Tshiebwe through the transfer portal, a diabolically ironic transfer in that he went to maybe Huggins’ best friend in the coaching business, John Calipari, at Kentucky. On Monday, the Mountaineers announced their game against Baylor, scheduled for Tuesday night, was postponed due to West Virginia not being able to meet the required COVID-19 thresholds. “Derek is beat up man, I mean those guys have beat him up,” Huggins said. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism “That’s kind of been ... we’ve had spells where we’ve done that in just about most games. Be Proactive. After guidance from WV Fairs […] On Tuesday, more matchups scheduled for Tuesday or … 2 team, was postponed due to an outbreak on the Mountaineer team. “[Tshiebwe is] a good kid. His players’ health continues to be a concern for Huggins. COVID-19 outbreak among West Virginia University basketball team postpones Baylor game MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — The insanity that was 2020 has now carried over into the 2021 part of the basketball season as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced West Virginia We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. No make-up date had been set and the status of future WVU games had not been determined. Please disable your ad blocker, whitelist our site, or purchase a subscription. But illness aside, injuries to Sean McNeil (toe) and forward Derek Culver (shoulder, back, knee) continue to be a concern, particularly for Culver, who has taken a fair share of punishment through 13 games in the post thus far. Plentiful sunshine. West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball; Oscar Tshiebwe; Coronavirus pandemic; Emmitt Matthews; Derek Culver; West Virginia; Bob Huggins; Men's college basketball; College basketball; Culver, Tshiebwe help No. Mountaineers open season tomorrow against South Dakota State at 7 p.m. According to reports from Matt Norlander of CBS Sports and Chris Anderson of EerSports.com, and now confirmed by West Virginia University, Tuesday’s West Virginia at … West Virginia forward Derek Culver (1), forward Jalen Bridges (2), guards Miles McBride (4), Taz Sherman (12), and Sean McNeil (22) gather on the court after a foul was called against West Virginia during the second half against Texas Saturday in Morgantown. “Isaiah wants to play and something that I love is that he wants to do it in a West Virginia uniform. NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Even as US President Joe Biden laments the nation's sluggish Covid-19 immunisation launch for a pace he calls "dismal," West Virginia … 13 and Texas Tech at No. It was the only game on West Virginia’s schedule over a 10-day period, and Huggins wanted to give some of his reserves valuable court time. Snyder charged in Flint water crisis, U.S. Rep. Carol Miller, R-West Virginia, explains decision to vote not to impeach president, Olympic swimmer released but ordered to stay away from DC, West Virginia Board of Education discusses consequences for counties choosing to defy in-person instruction mandate, D.C. sports Oklahoma Sooners. 13 Oklahoma-West Virginia called off after WVU pauses football activities due to COVID-19 concerns West Virginia AD … Winds light and variable.. Not surprisingly, Huggins didn’t have much to say on the topic. @rivalskeenan. West Virginia forward Derek Culver (1) shoots while defended by Northeastern … The announcement came a day after the 13th-ranked Mountaineers called off their game Tuesday night at No. Don't knowingly lie about anyone The news comes exactly one week before the team’s voluntary workouts are slated to begin on July 6 for student-athletes with negative tests. Shortly after WVU coach Bob Huggins wrapped up a Zoom call on Monday largely discussing No. 4 Texas at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown on Saturday. The Big 12 announced Tuesday that West Virginia has postponed its next two men’s basketball home games due to COVID-19 concerns. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device. 14 West Virginia at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ferrell Center. High 36F. Back home on Saturday, then entertained Texas, seemingly had the game won late and then missed their last seven shots and a couple of free throws and were defeated when Andrew Jones’ canned a 3-from the corner in transition with 1.8 seconds to play. Hopefully he made the right decision. “He spent two or three days trying to get his back to where he could bend over last week before the Texas game. West Virginia’s Tuesday night matchup with Baylor Bears postponed due to COVID-19 New, 12 comments By MattWask Jan 11, 2021, 12:34pm EST Log In. Snow showers this morning. Culver contributed 14 points and 16 rebounds in the loss to Texas, but was 6 for 16 from the floor, 2 for 6 from the free-throw line and had four turnovers. West Virginia Mountaineers on 247Sports Today at 8:31 AM It looks COVID-19 problems appeared before Baylor Basketball and WVU Men's Basketball were scheduled to play On Sunday, former West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe announced he would continue his basketball career at Kentucky, not even two weeks after unexpectedly announcing he was leaving the WVU program. Last week, 10 Big 12 games were scheduled. Follow him on Twitter @RPritt. 13 West Virginia University basketball team is postponing 2 more games due to COVID-19 issues in the program. 4 team in the nation, and lost by just 4 points. WVU’s last three games have been more of the same. In a brief statement released this afternoon, Bryan Messerly, West Virginia’s associate athletic directory of communications, stated the postponement is in response to … Two days later they played at Oklahoma State, fell behind by 19 points with 12 minutes to play, then roared back and actually won the game. 1, 3, 4 and 19 teams? PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. By JOHN RABY December 29, 2020 GMT. “While this issue has hit many college basketball programs, we have been fortunate to have played 13 games so far this season.”. The Big 12 announced Tuesday that West Virginia has postponed its next two men’s basketball home games due to COVID-19 concerns. each comment to let us know of abusive posts. A member of the Buffalo men’s basketball program tested positive for covid-19 on Sunday, leading officials to cancel a Dec. 29 game against West Virginia. The schedule was made challenging on purpose with WVU considering itself a national contender, but who knew of the complications that would interject themselves, complications that ranged from inconsistent sources brought into the program to provide just the opposite, to injuries such as a torn Achilles tendon for the promising prospect Isaiah Cottrell, who just underwent surgery. On Monday, the university announced that a … Then came the positive test results that forced that game to be postponed. Both No. Threats of harming another 15 (up from 18 last week), the Big 12 holds five spots in the top 15. Mainly clear. Let’s get these other guys better, let’s get them a little more up to speed, let’s make sure they play harder and we’ll be fine.”. CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - West Virginia's active cases of COVID-19 continue to drop, with 25,342 active cases as of Friday, Jan. 22. Share with Us. With WVU at No. Two more games were postponed Tuesday, with the Big 12 pushing back the Mountaineers' contests against TCU and Oklahoma State, scheduled for Jan. 16 and Jan. 19, respectively. WVU can’t let its belief in itself be eroded by tough losses. Get the latest WVU Basketball news, photos, rankings, lists and more on Bleacher Report ... West Virginia Postpones Next Two Men’s Basketball Games Due to COVID-19. PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The No. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — The insanity that was 2020 has now carried over into the 2021 part of the basketball season as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced West Virginia to slam on the brakes as Tuesday night’s crucial game at Baylor, the nation’s No. It has played Kansas, then the No. WVU’s 74-72 home loss to No. So, it has gone during the year, up one moment, down another. It has played Richmond, then the No. They’re scheduled to return Saturday with … WVU basketball coach Bob Huggins will have to create some new looks on offense once his team returns from a COVID-19-related absence. That showed during WVU’s Return to Campus Conversation on Thursday. Saturday's Oklahoma at Oklahoma State matchup has been postponed due to COVID-19. 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