Morning Mashup - 2/24

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

On This Date:

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 19-8. In 1954, Ralph "Red" Holmes scored 28 points and a total of six Mountaineers scored double figures to give West Virginia a 117-74 victory over VMI. At the time, that was the most team points scored in Mountaineer history.

In The News:

Former standout Witting pays tribute to WVU (Furfari - Register-Herald)

Poor second half sinks WVU (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Bad season has turned embarrassing (Hertzel - TimesWV)

WVU trying travel changes (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Palmer Paves Way to Win Over TCU (Kane - WVUSports)

Track Wraps Up Day One at Big 12 Championships (Norman - WVUSports)

Tavon Austin Could be Dark Horse Replacement for Tony Gonzalez (Carasik - LA Times)

From No. 1 Overall to none in the first round; this year's QB crops is unpredictable (Chappell - IndyStar)

Hot, cold season at WVU makes QB Geno Smith a question mark (Glauber - Newsday)

Nugget of The Day:

- Martinsburg (WV) small forward Donte Grantham was also in attendance for yesterday's basketball game.

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