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Morning Mashup - 1/15

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

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 11-12. In 2000, Marcus Goree led the Mountaineers with 16 points and 11 rebounds in a 62-60 victory over Rutgers - the first win on this date in nine tries and first since 1966.

- In 2005, former safety Quincy Andrews committed to West Virginia. A Freshman All-American, Andrews played three seasons in Morgantown and finished his career with 203 tackles, 12 pass breakups and seven interceptions.

- In 2006, former defensive tackle Chris Neild committed to West Virginia. A multi-year All-Conference performer, Neild started 40 games for the Mountaineers and finished his career with 130 tackles and six sacks. He's currently a member of the Washington Redskins.

In The News:

No word on when Staten will play again (Hickman - Gazette)

New coaches waiting to get to work (Hickman - Gazette)

Cyclones prefer to push pace (Casazza - Daily Mail)

Mountaineers have become frequent fliers (Huffman - Register-Herald)

WVU's Huggins claims Staten isn't on same page (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Weight room improvements underway (Antonik - WVUSports)

The Extra Tenth: Maci Sump (McNamara - WVUSports)

Nugget of The Day:

- Tyler Tezeno received a visit from Dana Holgorsen and Shannon Dawson last night. Marcell Lazard will get a visit from Bill Bedenbaugh tomorrow.

- Brandon Watkins had 18 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks in his team's 55-51 victory over the weekend.

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