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  1. Getting to know Northern Kentucky

    Diamond Leung

    Northern Kentucky is the latest program to move into Division I. Beginning in 2012-13, the school will begin transitioning from a Division II school as it joins the Atlantic Sun Conference. Never heard of the Norse? Ask West Virginia, as Northern ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  2. Bob Huggins gracious after exhibition loss

    Diamond Leung

    When West Virginia lost to Division II Northern Kentucky in an exhibition last week, at least two Mountaineer players called the defeat "embarrassing," with coach Bob Huggins unhappy afterward as well, according to West Virginia Illustrated. "I coul...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  3. Deniz Kilicli displaced after apartment fire

    Diamond Leung

    West Virginia junior forward Deniz Kilicli is temporarily out of a home after escaping uninjured from a fire in his apartment building Thursday, according to the Dominion Post. "I had just come back from class and was in the bathroom when all this w...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  4. Joe Mazzulla lands assistant coaching job

    Diamond Leung

    Joe Mazzulla, who helped lead West Virginia to a 2010 Final Four appearance, will begin his career as a Division II assistant coach after recently completing his eligibility, according to West Virginia Illustrated. Former WVU Guard Joe Mazzulla was ...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  5. Illinois, West Virginia entertain the troops

    Diamond Leung

    Thanks to Illinois and West Virginia putting together an exhibition scrimmage at Aviano Air Base in Italy during their preseason tours, we have our first glimpse of what college basketball in 2011-12 will look like. This wasn't a pick-up game or a...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  6. Illinois, West Virginia to perform for troops

    Diamond Leung

    College basketball teams aren't usually able to scrimmage one another during preseason tours, but the NCAA is making an exception for Illinois and West Virginia when they travel to Italy next month. The two teams are scheduled to face off Aug. 17 ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  7. Bob Huggins to bring back Cincinnati style

    Diamond Leung

    The easiest way to tell that West Virginia will be a young team next season is by checking its current roster, which consists of only four returning players. There is talent there with seniors Darryl Bryant and Kevin Jones, who withdrew his name f...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  8. Joe Mazzulla offered assistant coaching job

    Diamond Leung

    It's not easy being a college graduate these days and searching for jobs, so West Virginia senior Joe Mazzulla is one of the lucky ones even if he chooses not to immediately pursue a professional playing career. According to West Virginia Illustra...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  9. Bob Huggins hoards hotel points, shoes

    Diamond Leung

    West Virginia coach Bob Huggins had his annual charity roast on Wednesday, and one of those invited to do the roasting was Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin. The former assistant coach under Huggins and current Big East rival used the opportunity to sh...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  10. Diamond Leung: 76 Classic primer -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Which teams and players should you watch out for at the 76 Classic? Diamond Leung has all the details.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2010
  11. West Virginia brings two back into the fold

    Diamond Leung

    West Virginia senior guards Casey Mitchell and Jonnie West have been reinstated to the team, giving the Mountaineers two pieces from their Final Four team going into the season, according to the Charleston Daily Mail. Mitchell was back with the te...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  12. Bob Huggins as a Huggie Bear cartoon

    Diamond Leung

    West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is set to begin selling a line of Huggie Bear products that features the drawing of a bear in Huggins' likeness to raise money for the cancer endowment named for his late mother. The Huggie Bear line of T-shirts, mu...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  13. John Calipari still talking Elite Eight loss

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky's loss to West Virginia in the Elite Eight remains fresh in the mind of coach John Calipari six months later. This week he blamed the loss on his team looking ahead to Duke, and in addressing the Downtown Louisville Rotary Club on Thursda...

    Blog | October 01, 2010
  14. Ron Everhart simulates Bob Huggins' fall

    Diamond Leung

    Duquesne coach Ron Everhart was on his way to the podium to speak at West Virginia coach Bob Huggins' celebrity roast when he fell, as seen in this video from Metro News. Everhart took a spill right where Huggins sat laughing at the dramatization ...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  15. Bob Huggins getting roasted tonight

    Diamond Leung

    Let's hope Bob Huggins has recovered from the broken ribs he suffered this offseason, because tonight his pain threshold and sense of humor should be tested when the West Virginia coach hosts his celebrity roast in Morgantown. Kentucky's John Cali...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  16. Da'Sean Butler a first-round pick?

    Diamond Leung

    In West Virginia star Da'Sean Butler's final moment as a college player, he crumpled to the ground with a knee injury so devastating that coach Bob Huggins knelt to the floor to console him. More than the national semifinal game against Duke was l...

    Blog | June 18, 2010