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Morning Mashup - 1/10

Your morning look back, around the headlines and into the future.

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 18-11. In 1979, West Virginia blew a 17-point lead, but pulled out an 83-82 victory over Virginia Tech. Lowes Moore led the way with 34 points.

- In 2011, Paul Millard committed to West Virginia. The Flower Mound native has served as Geno Smith's backup the last two seasons, completing 16-of-34 passes with three touchdowns and three interceptions.

- In 2005, Steve Slaton committed to West Virginia. In three seasons, he rushed for 3,923 yards, added 805 receiving yards and scored 55 total touchdowns. He was named a 2006 Consensus All-American and was ultimately drafted in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

In The News:

Gibson brings an attitude back home (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Dr. Nugent, at 91, still helping WVU football (Furfari - TimesWV)

'What we do' (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Unlikely overtime win for Mountaineers (Hickman - Gazette)

Mountaineers drop Longhorns in overtime (Casazza - Daily Mail)

Holgorsen bringing back former Rich Rod assistant (Huffman - Register-Herald)

West Virginia set to hire two for defensive coaching staff (Menendez - Post-Gazette)

Dana Holgorsen offers job to former Mountaineers assistant (Menendez - Post-Gazette)

Nugget of The Day:

- Elijah Macon had 19 points in a Brewster Academy (NH) victory last night, while Levi Cook totaled 24 points and 12 rebounds in a win for Liberty (WV) on Tuesday night.

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