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Morning Mashup - 1/29

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

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 15-13. In 1983, Greg Jones scored 19 points to help WVU defeat George Washington in overtime, 61-59. Russel Todd and Tim Kearney each added 14 points.

- In 2003, Varina (VA) star Kevin Burke committed to West Virginia. Burke was a reserve defensive lineman for two seasons in Morgantown.

In The News:

Like men, Mountaineer women waste leads too (Furfari - Register-Herald)

No. 2 Kansas outlasts West Virginia (Post-Gazette)

Another loss (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Jayhawks continue win streak (Hertzel - TimesWV)

WVU women hoping to turn season around (Hertzel - TimesWV)

West Virginia falls short in comeback attempt vs No. 1 Kansas (Walp - Daily Athenaeum)

No moral victories for WVU in loss to Kansas (Carvelli - Daily Athenaeum)

West Virginia continues to struggle to close out games (Batra - Daily Athenaeum)

Athletic Jayhawks too much for WVU (Antonik - WVUSports)

Nugget of The Day:

- 2014 kicker/punter Steve Weyler of Cardinal O'Hara (PA) tells me that he has received initial interest from West Virginia.

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