Fans hoping for a bit of relief from those issues at the start of basketball season were instead greeted by an 84-50 blowout loss at Gonzaga to open the Mountaineers' schedule. Is it already time to sound the alarm after coach Bob Huggins has called his team out for a lack of effort after both the exhibition game and the regular season-opener?
Also, we continue our weekly feature, breaking down a Big 12 football game not involving WVU. This week, it's Texas Tech at Oklahoma State. The Cowboys are a big favorite according to oddsmakers, but one of our panelists likes the Red Raiders' chances.
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