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Jaysean Paige signs to play in Germany

Former WVU guard Jaysean Paige has signed a deal to play professional basketball overseas with the Oettinger Rockets in Germany, per eurobasket.com. As a member of Germany’s ProA league, the Rockets finished the 2015-16 season with a 24-14 record while averaging 74.3 PPG. Other guards on roster include...

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...