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No. 19 Purdue holds off No. 9 Maryland

WEST LAFAYETTE – Once again, even a big Purdue men’s basketball victory came on uneasy footing in the final minutes. This time (but not for the first time), it was No. 10 Maryland’s zone press that nearly undid the No. 20 Boilermakers in the final four minutes. Another...

WVU basketball: What’s in a Lineup?

(Photo Credit: Jeff Ruff, BGS) There has been significant research over the last ten years about optimizing batting line up’s in baseball. Traditionally, teams have used their fastest runner at the top of the lineup, regardless of his on-base percentage or overall batting skill. New analytical information shows...

No. 14 WVU faces Oklahoma State in Stillwater

Tarik Phillip (12) scored 22 points against Iowa State on Monday Feb. 22, 2016. (Photo Credit: Kelsie VanderWijst, BGS) STILLWATER–The West Virginia University basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the Big 12 before the season began, but with the season winding down the 14th-ranked Mountaineers are...

Hield, No. 3 Oklahoma too much for No. 10 WVU

WVU’s Jaysean Paige (5) goes up for a layup against Oklahoma on Saturday, February 20, 2016. (Photo Credit: Shanna Rose, BGS) MORGANTOWN, W.Va.– Buddy Hield scored 29 points and No.3 Oklahoma completed the season series sweep over No. 10 West Virginia with a 76-62 win on Saturday afternoon. Isaiah...