Washington has now made its second addition via the transfer portal this offseason as former West Virginia Mountaineer SF Emmitt Matthews Jr. committed to the Huskies. Last season as a junior Matthews started 25 games for West Virginia which earned a #3 seed in the NCAA tournament and averaged 7.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. He’ll have 3 years to play 2 for Washington.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for many years took withering criticism for opening the season too late in the minds of many hunters. The agency always defended the season timing so as to insure all breeding was completed. Eventually, biologists reached a point where they relented .
The West Virginia Mountaineers dropped the opening game of a three-game series against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Texas Tech leadoff hitter Easton Murrell reached on an error at third. Then, the Red Raiders started barreling the ball in the deepest part of the ballpark with Braxton Fulford tripling off the left-centerfield wall and Jace Yung with an RBI double to give the Red Raiders the early 2-0 advantage.