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2018 Schedule
8-3, 3rd in Big 12

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia drops from a 6.5-point favorite to -2.5 against Syracuse at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook after QB Will Grier says he'll sit out the Camping World Bowl. Total also falls from 74 to 69.

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1dAdam Rittenberg

WVU's Grier to skip bowl, focus on draft prep

West Virginia's Will Grier, ranked by ESPN's Mel Kiper as the No. 5 draft-eligible QB for 2019, will skip the Camping World Bowl to focus on his draft preparations.

Gunslinging Grier ready for NFL (0:40)
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7dAdam Rittenberg

Picking winners for every bowl game matchup

From Dec. 15 through Jan. 7, the Celebration Bowl through the CFP National Championship, Adam Rittenberg picks his winners for bowl season.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources: Texas State is finalizing an agreement with West Virginia offensive coordinator Jake Spavital to make him the next Bobcats' coach. The deal should be completed soon. Spavital, 33, has served as an offensive coordinator at WVU, Cal and Texas A&M. He replaces Everett Withers, fired Nov. 18 after three seasons at Texas State.

Holgorsen upset with West Virginia TDs being nixed (0:28)
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16dJake Trotter

Holgorsen irked by calls nixing big WVU plays

Dana Holgorsen wasn't thrilled about a pair of penalties that nixed a West Virginia touchdown and a 72-yard run in Friday's loss to OU, saying, "I don't understand, in a game like this, how you take those off the board."

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen called the two touchdowns Oklahoma's defense scored "inexcusable" and "the difference in the game." Holgorsen on the two penalties that nullified a WVU touchdown and a 72-yard run: "I don't understand in a game like this how you take those off the board. I don't get it. I don't understand it, I don't get it, I never will."

Oklahoma outlasts West Virginia in offensive thriller (3:02)
16d

Slugfest: No. 6 Oklahoma outlasts No. 12 WVU 59-56

Kyler Murray threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 6 Oklahoma scored two defensive TDs as the Sooners beat No. 12 West Virginia 59-56 Friday night to earn a spot in next week's Big 12 championship game.

Murray says Oklahoma's defense came up big in win (1:13)
Murray finds Lamb on crucial 4th down conversion (0:47)
Pettaway weaves his way in for the TD (0:19)
Bolton's scoop-and-score extends Oklahoma's lead (0:39)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

The Oklahoma defense has been absolutely brutal tonight. But they also have scored two touchdowns, which, for the moment, is the difference in Morgantown.

Calcaterra left open for Oklahoma TD (0:30)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Gary Jennings's third quarter stat line for the Mountaineers: five receptions, 201 yards, two touchdowns (and almost had a third).

Grier connects with Jennings again for long TD (0:29)
Brown sheds multiple tackles for TD (0:46)
Grier gets a push for the TD (0:21)
Grier finds Jennings in stride for 57-yard TD (0:33)

Team Stats

Passing Yards358.1
Rushing Yards162.3
Points For41.7
Points Against26.5