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Morning Mashup - 1/7

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

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 14-11. In 1961, Rod Thorn had 22 points and 23 rebounds to lead West Virginia to a 105-90 victory over Furman. Jim McCormick added 28 points and Jim Ritchie had 21.

- In 2008, Brantwon Bowswer committed to West Virginia. In two years as a backup defensive back, Bowswer had 16 tackles, two pass breakups and an interception.

In The News:

WVU faces an uphill Big 12 battle (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Fired Dunlap was the only full-fledged West Virginian on staff (Furfari - TimesWV)

Searching for answers after missed opportunity (Hickman - Gazette)

Dunlap offered lesser position (Casazza - Daily Mail)

Huggins' small solution for a bigs problem (McGill - Daily Mail)

Mountaineers still winless against top teams (Casazza - Daily Mail)

Olympic trial swimmer headed to WVU (Fleck - Daily Mail)

Nugget of The Day:

- WVU signee Nathan Adrian scored 23 points in a victory on Saturday night, following a 20 point, 13 rebound performance on Friday night. In three games this week, 2015 commit Levi Cook averaged 25 points and 13 rebounds as his team went 2-1.

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