1. West Virginia's Special Teams: Mixed Results

    In 2009, West Virginia’s special teams were both a strength and a weakness of the team. The biggest problem was on kickoffs, which will need to be solved for the Mountaineers to win the Big East...

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  2. Looking At West Virginia's Safety Rotation

    In West Virginia’s 3-3-5 defense, the safety position is key, as the defense has three safeties on the field at all times. In 2009, West Virginia rotated five safeties throughout the course of the game, and they returned three of them...

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  3. West Virginia Football Has Solution To Their Cornerback Problem

    During the past several seasons, West Virginia has struggled at the cornerback position. They have been beat consistently. But now, the Mountaineers may finally have their cornerback situation fixed...

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  4. West Virginia's Linebacker Depth Is a Concern

    West Virginia returns 10 of 11 starters from a top-40 defense in 2010. Despite the returning starters, the linebacker corps is the weakest group on the defense, with not much depth and experience behind the starters...

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  5. West Virginia's Defensive Line is Deepest in Years

    West Virginia’s defense should be the strength of the team in 2010. The Mountaineers return 10 starters from the nation’s 36th-ranked total defense. The defensive line, however, should be one of the deepest the Mountaineers have had in years..

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  6. West Virginia's Offensive Line Key

    One of the main keys for West Virginia's success in 2010 lies on the shoulders of the offensive line. The Mountaineers line gave up 25 sacks in 2009, up from 18 in 2008...

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  7. Looking at West Virginia's Receiving Depth

    When West Virginia opens the 2010 football season, they will return two of their four starting wide receivers. Senior Jock Sanders and junior Bradley Starks are the Mountaineers' most experienced wide receivers...

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  8. Looking At West Virginia's Running Backs

    With spring practice entering its last week, West Virginia will head into the 2010 season with senior Noel Devine entering his third year as the team's starting running back...

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  9. Smith's Injury: How It Affects West Virginia's Quarterbacks' Development

    When West Virginia concluded its 2009 season, they were looking at highly touted sophomore quarterback Eugene Smith to be the quarterback the next three years...

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  10. West Virginia's Keys To Advancing to the NCAA Championship Game

    When the West Virginia Mountaineers take on the Duke Blue Devils in the NCAA Division I semifinals, it will be their first trip to the Final Four since 1959. West Virginia has won 10 games in a row since losing to UConn 73-62...

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  11. East Regional Final: How West Virginia Matches-Up With Kentucky

    When the West Virginia Mountaineers take on the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday night, a trip to the Final Four will be on the line. West Virginia will be seeking their second Final Four appearance, and Kentucky will be going for their 14th...

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  12. What Darryl Bryant's Injury Means for West Virginia

    WVU starting point guard Darryl "Truck" Bryant suffered a broken bone in his right foot during Tuesday's practice and will miss the remainder of the NCAA tournament. The biggest thing WVU will lose is his offense...

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  13. Breaking the Press: West Virginia's Keys to Beating Missouri

    After starting the game down 10-0, the West Virginia Mountaineers rallied back and cruised to a 77-50 victory over the Morgan State Bears in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...

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  14. West Virginia vs. Georgetown: Preview of Big East Championship Game

    When West Virginia faces Georgetown tonight in the Big East Tournament finals, the Mountaineers will have a chance to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. West Virginia defeated Georgetown 80-68 two weeks ago...

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  15. West Virginia-Notre Dame: Previewing the Mountaineers-Irish Rematch

    When the West Virginia Mountaineers traveled to South Bend, Indiana in early January, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish sent the Mountaineers home with their second loss of the season, 70-68...

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  16. Big East Tournament: West Virginia Mountaineers Quarterfinal Match-up Preview

    When the West Virginia Mountaineers take on the Cincinnati Bearcats in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament, it will be a rematch of a closely contested game in late February...

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  17. WVU-Villanova: The Mountaineers' Keys to Victory

    When West Virginia travels to Villanova Saturday, third place in the Big East will be on the line for the Mountaineers.  A win will give West Virginia third place in the Big East tournament, while a loss would give the Mountaineers fourth...

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  18. Breaking Down West Virginia's Big East Scenarios

    Entering the final week of the regular season, West Virginia finds itself tied for third place in the Big East with Pittsburgh. The Mountaineers were picked to finish second in the league by the coaches...

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  19. Big East Suspends Refs—Right Call?

    The Big East decided to suspend two referees from the Big East Tournament, following controversial calls in West Virginia's victory over Louisville earlier this month...

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  20. Cincinnati-West Virginia Has Strong NCAA Implications

    When the Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Morgantown to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers Saturday, they will do so in a game that has huge stakes for both teams...

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