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Morning Mashup - 12/8

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

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 14-6. Just last year, the Mountaineers went into double overtime with Kansas State, defeating the Wildcats, 85-80. Kevin Jones had a monster 30 point, 12 rebound game, while Darryl Bryant added 24 points and made several free throws to seal the win.

- There are a slew of football birthdays today - Thor Merrow (2006-2008), Brad McClung (2003-2005), Lawrence Auden (2001-2004), Mark Thurston (1997-1999) and Mark Pupilli (1977-1979) were all born on this date.

In The News:

WVU women seek revenge tonight (TimesWV)

Old rivals VT, WVU to play today (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Is WVU stronger for bowl game? (Furfari - TimesWV)

Old foe Virginia Tech visits Morgantown today (Huffman - Register-Herald)

Huggins no stranger to Virginia Tech rivalry (Hickman - Gazette)

WVU mascot told not to use musket for hunting (AP)

Gerun makes debut Saturday (Antonik - WVUSports)

Nugget of The Day:

- Add Jones County (MS) J.C. offensive tackle Fred Moore to the visitor list for this weekend.

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