Falcons improve to 9-2 with 94-84 win.
Wheeling will host the MEC Tournament in the first week of March.
Butler scored 2,095 points in his WVU career.
— Story by Taylor Kennedy WHEELING, W.Va. — The Wheeling University Cardinals (2-4) picked up their second consecutive win after starting the season 0-4. The Cardinals defeated Davis & Elkins (2-5) 82-71 Saturday afternoon. “We have been through a lot this past month. It has been about taking what happens and making the most of
— Story by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — We have reached the halfway point in the Mountain East Conference season. Wednesday evening saw yet another night of craziness in the MEC. Home teams went 3-2 Wednesday evening. Two teams scored over 90 points, including a 117-point performance from West Liberty. Frostburg State 77, W.Va. State
— Story by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Mountain East Conference had three games Monday evening. One team snapped a historic losing streak and the other lost its first game of the year. All three home teams won yesterday by an average of 28 points. Also, two of the three home teams scored above
— Story by Taylor Kennedy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The University of Charleston did something Saturday evening that had not been done in a long time. The Golden Eagles gave West Liberty its first three-game losing streak in the Ben Howlett era. UC defeated the Hilltoppers 78-74, which was the Golden Eagles’ sixth straight victory. A
— Story by Taylor Kennedy WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. — Three West Virginia State players scored in double figures in a 100-96 win at No. 9 West Liberty. Jeremiah Moore and Anthony Pittman combined for 54 points. The victory gave West Virginia State its sixth straight win. “Two very good college basketball teams. I thought it
— Game recaps by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Wednesday evening in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) could be described as a rodeo. Games coming down to the wire, one of the remaining two undefeated team receives its first loss and a player writes his name into his school’s history. Fairmont State and Notre Dame
— Story by Taylor Kennedy BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Glenville State Pioneers remain undefeated as they went on the road to defeat the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats, 106-85. The Pioneers extended their win streak to five regular season wins dating back to last season. “I thought we were good and very poor in spurts. We
The Pioneers are one of three unbeaten teams in MEC play.
The Hilltoppers improve to 3-0 in MEC play.
— Story by Taylor Kennedy MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After a two day break, 10 of the 12 men’s teams from the Mountain East Conference took the court Sunday afternoon. The matchup between Wheeling and Notre Dame College was postponed due to COVID-19. Home teams went 3-2 on Sunday. Unlike the first night, three of the five
The Falcons join West Liberty & Glenville State atop the MEC at 2-0.
The league returns to competition for the first time in ten months.
— Story by Taylor Kennedy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Opening night in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) saw most of the league’s basketball squads return to action. It has been 305 days (10 months) since a MEC team took the court. All men’s basketball teams took the court Thursday evening. The MEC emphasized its excitement of
Hagel Augustin led all scorers with 40 points.
MEC teams returned to the courts for the first time in ten months Thursday.
— Story by Taylor Kennedy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The University of Charleston Golden Eagles are coming off its best season under head coach Dwaine Osborne. The Golden Eagles finished last season with 25 wins, which was the second time UC has won 25+ games since 2010. Coach Osborne and his squad finished second in the
— Story by Taylor Kennedy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Liberty Hilltoppers are coming off yet another impressive season under head coach Ben Howlett. The ‘Toppers finished first in the Mountain East Conference with a 27-4 overall record, and they earned the No. 2 seed in the Atlantic Region in Division II men’s basketball tournament.