The West Virginia University women's basketball team arrived in College Park on Wednesday evening, as the Mountaineers make final preparations for their 2017 NCAA Championship First Round game on Friday, March 17.
West Virginia is back in the Empire State and looking to stick around a little bit longer than it did a year ago when the third-seeded Mountaineers saw their trip to the NCAA Tournament quickly go up in flames in Brooklyn, New York, against 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin.
The West Virginia University women’s basketball team will be the No. 6-seed in the NCAA Championship College Park, Maryland, site after earning the automatic bid by winning the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship last week. The Mountaineers will face No. 11-seed Elon on Friday, March 17, in College Park, Maryland. Tipoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. ET at the Xfinity Center.
Thank you Mountaineer fans for helping West Virginia University Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins win $15K for research at the WVU Cancer Institute in the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge that ended on March 12.
The Mountaineers will be making their second consecutive Big 12 Championship game appearance tonight (March 11) by facing Iowa State. The game will tip off at 6 p.m. EST and will be televised nationally on ESPN.
The No. 2-ranked West Virginia University rifle team claimed its fifth straight NCAA title March 11 in commanding fashion, shooting a championship-record 4723 aggregate score at the 2017 NCAA Rifle Championships, inside The Ohio State’s French Field House.
Jevon Carter scored 21 points to power 11th-ranked West Virginia to a 63-53 victory over 10th-seeded Texas in the quarterfinals of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship played here at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.