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Morning Mashup - 12/4

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

On This Date:

- The football team has an all-time record of 1-0. In 2010, Geno Smith completed 23-of-28 passes for 352 yards, and Ryan Clarke pounded in three short touchdowns to help lead WVU to a 35-14 win over Rutgers.

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 15-3. In 1982, Greg Jones scored 31 points, and Russell Todd went for 22 points and 12 rebounds, helping WVU to a 95-82 victory over Marshall.

- In 1970, former defensive back Leroy Axem was born. In three years as a starter, Axem recorded 151 tackles and five interceptions. He was also one of the three starters ejected in the infamous Marvin Graves brawl.

In The News:

White ready to revisit Civic Center (Atkinson - Gazette)

Early challenges continue (Hickman - Gazette)

Women's Capital Classic: Tall Task Awaits Daniel, Marshall (Redd - Daily Mail)

Mountaineers center still has a ways to go (Casazza - Daily Mail)

WVU fans start planning trip to Pinstripe Bowl (Hunt - Daily Mail)

WVU's Bailey contemplates entering draft (Hertzel - TimesWV)

WVU bowl game more of the same (Hertzel - TimesWV)

WVU women finding their game (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Pinstripe a good look for WVU players and fans (Furfari - Register-Herald)

Marshall up next for WVU basketball (Furfari - Register-Herald)

WVU's Bailey should stick around (Harris - TribLive)

Mountaineers set records; start indoor season strong (Hooker - Daily Athenaeum)

West Virginia women look to extend winning streak versus Marshall in Capital Classic (Ulisney - Daily Athenaeum)

WVU builds confidence in US Winter Nationals (Seidel - Daily Athenaeum)

Geno has bright future in NFL (Walp - Daily Athenaeum)

Nugget of The Day:

- Pasco (FL) athlete Janarion Grant maintains that he will officially visit West Virginia before National Signing Day.

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