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Morning Mashup - 12/12

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

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 11-6. In 1964, Bob Camp scored 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to help West Virginia defeat Maryland, 80-73, in overtime.

- In 1977, former punter Greg Hertzog was born. He punted 108 times for 4,674 yards - a 43.3 average.

- Brandon Barrett (2003), Thor Merrow (2004) and Kendall Washington (2006) all committed to West Virginia on this date.

In The News:

WVU shuffles football coaching alignment (Hickman - Gazette)

Trying to put some pizzazz in Pinstripe Bowl (Vingle - Gazette)

Mountaineers collapse (Hickman - Gazette)

Duquesne snaps 8-game losing streak to Mountaineers (Casazza - Daily Mail)

Mozes most honored lineman ever at WVU (Furfari - Register-Herald)

Mountaineers stumble at Duquesne (Graves - AP)

Mountaineers' absymal defense prompts coaching changes (Menendez - Post-Gazette)

Duquesne upsets West Virginia at Consol (Zeise - Post-Gazette)

WVU notebook: Bowl tickets are selling well (Menendez - Post-Gazette)

Nugget of The Day:

- 2014 SG Khadeen Carrington, who visited WVU back in October, says that the Mountaineers are still one of the teams recruiting him the hardest.

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