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Morning Mashup - New Year's Day

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

On This Date:

- The football team has an all-time record of 3-6. In 1938, West Virginia defeated Texas Tech, 7-6, in the Sun Bowl. Harry Clarke ran for 132 yards, but it was Davey Isaac that scored the Mountaineers lone touchdown. The Red Raiders scored one of their own shortly after, but WVU blocked the extra point and held on to win.

- The basketball team has an all-time record of 0-4. In 2011, Truck Bryant scored 25 and Kevin Jones added 17, but Jae Crowder (29 points) led Marquette to victory over the Mountaineers, 79-74.

In The News:

WVU football season helps airport (AP)

Months ahead crucial for WVU (Nichols - Register-Herald)

Problems for WVU football may be worse than they seem (Huffman - Register-Herald)

Women's basketball playbook (Merinar - WVUSports)

Swimming Training Trip Blog (Dennis - WVUSports)

WVU offseason filled with questions (Harris - TribLive)

Nugget of The Day:

- Three-star offensive tackle Kyle Meadows plans to visit West Virginia on January 18th.

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