WCHS Eyewitness News Home Charleston Eyewitness Newsroom Charleston Storm Team Weather Sports News TV Program Schedule Community Mobile-Cellphone and PDA Get Connected SMS Text Facebook Twitter RSS News Feed Email List Tumblr


Sports Recap 3-9-13
WVU, MU Lose Regular Season Finales; Historic Day Girls State Basketball Tournament

Reported by: Send eMail Associated Press
Videographer: Courtesy WDTV/WCTI
March 9, 2013

EYEWITNESS ONLINE WEBCAST VIDEO
C L I C K   T O   P L A Y


WVU HOOPS:
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Will Clyburn scored 27 points to lead Iowa State to an 83-74 victory over West Virginia on Saturday in the final regular-season game for both teams.

Clyburn, who also had 10 rebounds, made 8 of 9 free throws in the final 90 seconds as the Cyclones (21-10, 11-7 Big 12 Conference) held off the Mountaineers (13-18, 6-12).

Korie Lucious added 21 points for Iowa State, George Niang notched 14 and Chris Babb 11.

Lucious made 5 of 8 shots from 3-point range for Iowa State, which came in as one of the nation's leading 3-point-shooting teams. The Cyclones, who are fighting for berth in the NCAA tournament, came in averaging 9.8 3-pointers per game and already had made a school-record 295.

They added 14 to that total Saturday in 23 attempts (60.9 percent) -- the 11th time in their last 13 games they've made 10 or more -- and shot 56.5 percent (26 of 46) overall.

Jabarie Hinds scored 19 points to lead West Virginia (13-18, 6-12), which closed the regular season with a losing record for the first time since 2002-03.

Hinds scored 17 points, when the Mountaineers rallied from a 44-20 halftime deficit to trail by four, 76-72 with 48 seconds left, after consecutive baskets by Terry Henderson.

Clyburn responded with a pair of free throws 2 seconds later, and the Cyclones never trailed by fewer than six the rest of the way.

Eron Harris, Matt Humphrey and Aaric Murray scored 11 points apiece for West Virginia, and Henderson chipped in with 10.

The Mountaineers' winning percentage of 41.9, with the Big 12 tourney still to come, is the worst regular-season record for any team in coach Bob Huggins' 31-year career. His first NCAA Division I team, Akron, finished 12-14 overall (46.2 percent).

MARSHALL HOOPS:
GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Miguel Paul scored 22 points and handed out 10 assists as East Carolina defeated Marshall 86-79 Saturday night in their final game before next week's Conference USA tournament.

Maurice Kemp added 21 points for the Pirates (18-11, 9-7), who posted a winning conference record for the first time since joining in the 2001-02 season.

East Carolina will have a bye into the tournament quarterfinals Thursday. The Thundering Herd (13-18, 6-10), who defeated the Pirates 77-56 in their regular-season meeting, will play a first-round game Wednesday.

Paul's two free throws gave East Carolina an 84-79 lead with 12 seconds left. The Pirates made 27 of 33 free throws in the second half to Marshall's 10 of 12.

Akeem Richmond scored 18 points and Robert Sampson had 12 rebounds for East Carolina.

Marshall had three players with 20 or more points. Robert Goff scored 27, Elijah Pittman 21 and DeAndre Kane 20.

CLASS AAA GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Keya Bartlett scored 26 points to lead Parkersburg South to a 58-34 win over Logan in the girls Class AAA championship game Saturday night.
Third-seeded Parkersburg South (20-7) adds to championships it won in 2008 and 2006.
Leading by eight at halftime, Parkersburg South put the game away with a 19-1 run spanning the third and fourth quarters. Bartlett scored 14 points in the third quarter.
Katelyn Byrd added 11 points for Parkersburg South.
Bartlett tied a Class AAA tournament records with seven 3-pointers, while teammate Taryn McCutcheon tied another record with 13 assists.
Fifth-seeded Logan (17-10) was in the championship game for the first time. Shayna Gore led the Wildcats with 12 points and freshman Monica Mitchell scored 11.

CLASS AA GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Miki Glenn capped her domination of the Class AA tournament with 22 points and Bridgeport beat defending champion Westside 44-27 for its first girls title Saturday.
Second-seeded Bridgeport (25-2) got that elusive championship after losing to Greenbrier East in Class AAA a year ago.
Glenn averaged nearly 32 points in the three games. She set tournament records for free throws made, attempted and free-throw percentage.
Top-seeded Westside (25-2) shot just 20 percent from the floor and was held to its lowest point total of the season. The 27 points were one shy of the lowest scored in a Class AA championship game.
Hope Lester led Westside (25-2) with 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Westside and Bridgeport were 1-2 all season in The Associated Press Class AA poll.

CLASS A GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Griffin Dempsey scored 26 points, Mychal Johnson had a triple-double and St. Joseph earned its record fifth consecutive girls Class A championship Saturday with a 73-32 win over St. Marys.
It marked the third time in four years that St. Joseph beat St. Marys in the finals.
Top-seeded St. Joseph (25-1) broke the mark of four Class A titles it shared with the Mercer Christian teams that won from 1999-2002. St. Joseph tied the all-classes mark with Summers County, which won five Class AA crowns from 2007-2011.
Johnson had 12 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Asia Petitte added 18 points for St. Joseph.
Dempsey made seven 3-pointers to break the Class A single-game tournament record.
Audra Clark led third-seeded St. Marys (25-2) with 10 points and 11 rebounds.


MORE SPORTS FROM EYEWITNESS NEWS

Marshall 2014 Season Preview
August 24, 2014
Eyewitness Sports Photo
Read Sports Story-Watch Sports Video

WVU 2014 Preview
August 24, 2014
Eyewitness Sports Photo
Read Sports Story-Watch Sports Video

Cato's Expectations
August 22, 2014
Eyewitness Sports Photo
Read Sports Story-Watch Sports Video


Sports News Paint The Capital City Green
August 21, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News MU Offense Sharp
August 17, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News WVU Looking Reverse Fortunes
August 14, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Meet The Herd
August 10, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News WVU, MU Full Steam Ahead
August 3, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Miller On A Mission
August 2, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Trickett Leading The Way
August 1, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News WVU Opens Fall Camp
July 31, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News WVU Football: Camp Set To Begin
July 30, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Charges Dropped Against WVU RB
July 30, 2014
Sports News Campaign For Cato: MU Star's Heisman Quest Is Launched
July 30, 2014
Sports News Historic Day: Artie Sports Museum Opens
July 29, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News It's A Brees
July 27, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Grooms Booted By Marshall
July 26, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Grooms Is Gone; MU Running Back Dismissed
July 26, 2014
Sports News Marching Orders: Saints Open Camp In WV
July 26, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Brand Name: Christian Brand Wins WV Open
July 25, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News WV Open Day 2: Where There's A Will, There's A Way
July 25, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Saints Open Camp In West Virginia
July 25, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News WV Open Day 1: Berner & Hess Share Lead
July 23, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Sports Shrine: Williams Ready To Unveil Project
July 22, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Saint Greenbrier: Training Camp Facility Impressive
July 22, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Switz Now A Sophomore
July 20, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Braves Top Power 7-2
July 19, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News MU Picked To Win C-USA East
July 17, 2014
Sports News Noon Time Matchup: WVU And Maryland On Sept. 13
July 17, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News All-Star Time: St. Albans In Championship
July 16, 2014
Sports News What Up Doc? Holliday Gets Extension
July 15, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Homestand Ends For Power: Return On Friday
July 14, 2014    Watch Video
Sports News Swim Meet Concludes: South Hills Takes Title
July 14, 2014    Watch Video



Fugitive Files
Wanted: Aug. 26, 2014 You Can Help!
Fugitive Fugitive Fugitive Seen them? Call 888-720-TIPS
Details about these Fugitives

Behind The Kitchen Door
August 14, 2014
Hometown Country Diner, Clendenin; Rockin' Robins Burgers & Shakes, Clendenin; Fat Patty's, Huntington makes the list. Find out who has violations and who gets the Clean Kitchen Award!
Story and Video








Countdown To Kickoff


W.Va. Wildlife Wednesdays at 6 PM on Eyewitness News





Send Mail Send email to sports@wchstv.com for information or comments concerning WCHS-TV Eyewitness Sports.
Copyright ©2014, WCHS-TV8. Portions are Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed.

WCHS ABC 8 provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for Charleston and nearby towns and communities in the Tri-State area, including Huntington, Dunbar, Marmet, Montgomery, Nitro, South Charleston, St. Albans, Cedar Grove, Chesapeake, Clendenin, East Bank, Glasgow, Pratt, Cross Lanes, Elkview, Pinch, Sissonville, Big Chimney, Cabin Creek, Chelyan, Davis Creek, Institute, Jefferson, Loudendale, Mink Shoals, Pocatalico, Quick, Quincy, Rand, Buffalo, Eleanor, Hurricane, Nitro, Poca, Winfield, Culloden, Fraziers Bottom, Hometown, Red House, Scott Depot, Teays Valley, Danville, Madison, Hamlin, Logan, Chapmanville, Man, Delbarton, Kermit, Gilbert, Matewan, Williamson, Summersville, Richwood, Flatwoods, Gassaway, Sutton, Spencer, Ravenswood, Ripley, Mason, Point Pleasant, Ashland, Pikeville, Ironton, Portsmouth, Gallipolis, and Athens.