1. West Virginia Basketball: What's the Problem with the Mountaineers?

    On Wednesday night, West Virginia lost 81-71 to St. John’s. It was the first time they lost to the Red Storm since all the way back in 2002, Gale Catlett’s last season in Morgantown...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 3 years ago 973 reads 2 comments

  2. Champs Sports Bowl Live Blog: West Virginia vs. NC State Analysis and Notes

    Welcome to the live blog of the Champs Sports Bowl between the No. 22 West Virginia Mountaineers of the Big East and the ACC's North Carolina State...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 3 years ago 350 reads 0 comments

  3. West Virginia vs. South Florida Live Blog: Analysis, Game Notes, Reactions

    Tonight, the No. 25 West Virginia Mountaineers will start their Big East schedule with a nationally-televised contest against South Florida...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about almost 4 years ago 1,065 reads 4 comments

  4. West Virginia-LSU: Gameday Predictions

    With No. 21 West Virginia and No. 12 LSU playing tonight, I figured I would do some game day predictions for the Battle in the Bayou...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about almost 4 years ago 1,356 reads 0 comments

  5. West Virginia at LSU Live Blog: Analysis, Reactions, Notes

    Saturday night in Baton Rouge, No. 22 West Virginia will see their first true test of the 2010 season against the No. 15 LSU Tigers...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about almost 4 years ago 884 reads 5 comments

  6. WVU Basketball Recruiting: With 2010 Class Set, Questions Still Remain

    Sometimes you just know when a recruiting class has the chance to be something special for a program. Take, for instance, West Virginia’s 2008 class, Bob Huggins’ first full class with the Mountaineers...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about 4 years ago 2,131 reads 3 comments

  7. 2010 NBA Mock Draft First Round Edition

    Not too long ago, the NBA Draft lottery was unveiled and the night's big winner was the Washington Wizards...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about 4 years ago 2,676 reads 0 comments

  8. West Virginia Football: After Spring, Many Questions Remain Unanswered

    On April 30, the West Virginia Mountaineers held their annual Gold-Blue Game to officially mark the end of spring practice...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about 4 years ago 1,228 reads 9 comments

  9. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Movie Character Edition

    With the NFL Draft coming up this Thursday, my friend Michael "The Italian Stallion" Secret and I decided to do a mock draft. But unlike what everyone else is doing, we decided that ours would be what movie characters would go where in this year's draft.

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about 4 years ago 10,866 reads 15 comments

  10. The Road Ends for West Virginia, But What a Trip It Was

    This past weekend I made the trip up to Indianapolis with a few friends for the Final Four with the intentions of being there to witness West Virginia finally get to the National Championship...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 1,365 reads 6 comments

  11. West Virginia Wins Big East: Why This Time It's Different

    I've been a West Virginia sports fan for 18 years, seven months, and 23 days now. In that time, there have been a fair share of ups and downs...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 859 reads 4 comments

  12. West Virginia Basketball: Comparing Two Great Teams

    The 2004-05 and 2009-10 West Virginia basketball teams will forever be remembered by Mountaineer fans everywhere for giving the school two of the most special seasons in the program's history...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 773 reads 1 comments

  13. West Virginia Needs To Play The Full 40 Minutes

    The West Virginia Mountaineers may be the No. 9 team in the nation with a 17-3 record and a 6-2 record in the Big East, but this success hasn’t been nearly as pretty as coach Bob Huggins would like it to be, that’s for sure...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 175 reads 1 comments

  14. West Virginia-Syracuse: My Day in The Madhouse

    We waited outside in the cold for three and a half hours, raced through the concourse with about a thousand other sprinting students frantically trying to get a seat, and by 10:45, I had found ...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  15. Joe Mazzulla's Worth for West Virginia Not Found in Box Scores

    No, he doesn’t start. He doesn’t score that much and at the end of the year you won’t see his name on any all-conference teams or NBA mock drafts...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 519 reads 0 comments

  16. The Curious Case of Devin Ebanks

    After a surprising, early exit from the NCAA Tournament last March, West Virginia found themselves with their first preseason Top-10 ranking since the 1963 season. And as everybody knows, with high rankings come high expectations...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 292 reads 0 comments

  17. West Virginia Mountaineers' Guard Play Improving Slowly, But Surely

    West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has never been one to take losing too well. But the Mountaineers’ 77-62 loss to No...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  18. A New Star Emerging in Morgantown

    By this time, most college basketball fans have heard of Da'Sean Butler and Devin Ebanks, the two West Virginia forwards who were preseason All-Big East selections...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 200 reads 1 comments

  19. West-Virginia-Pitt: My Apology to Jarrett Brown

    In my preview of the Backyard Brawl that I wrote yesterday, I took Pitt quarterback Bill Stull over WVU's Jarrett Brown. In my reasons for this I said that time after time, "JB has broken down in big situations when the team needed him the most...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 567 reads 0 comments

  20. 2009 Backyard Brawl Preview: Oh, How the Tables Have Turned

    December 1, 2007. I can still remember it like it was yesterday. As a lifelong West Virginia sports fan, this day was supposed to be the best day of my sports life...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 527 reads 3 comments

  21. West Virginia's Jock Sanders' Long Road to Redemption

    Last season, West Virginia wide receiver Jock Sanders was named second team all-Big East after leading the team with 53 catches and seven touchdowns, while adding 462 yards (which was second on the team behind Alric Arnett's 466)...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 4 years ago 350 reads 0 comments

  22. Carvelli's Corner: Breaking Down Roy Halladay's Possible Destinations

    With the Major League All-Star Break officially behind us, it is now time that everyone is going to start looking ahead to the July 31 trade deadline and which teams will make moves to get themselves ...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about almost 5 years ago 716 reads 15 comments

  23. Turning The Page: A 2009 WVU Football Preview

    The 2009 season will mark the beginning of a new era for West Virginia University football. With former quarterback Patrick White now playing for the Miami Dolphins and four of the starting offensive ...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about almost 5 years ago 1,336 reads 1 comments

  24. Carvelli's Corner: The Kobe vs. LeBron Debate

    Do you see the look in Kobe Bryant's eyes? If you watched Game One of the Finals on Thursday, you had to have seen this look because of the announcer's constant references to "how much he wants this championship...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about 5 years ago 377 reads 6 comments

  25. Derek Lowe Leads Atlanta Past Phillies on Opening Night

    When the Atlanta Braves signed Derek Lowe to a four-year contract this offseason, the organization was counting on the veteran right-hander to become the ace that this staff was looking for...

    Michael Carvelli Written by Michael Carvelli about over 5 years ago 73 reads 0 comments