January 27, 2013
The West Virginia Mountaineer mascot, Jonathan Kimble, cheers during the first half West Virginia’s game with Kansas State on Jan. 12, 2013, in Morgantown, W.Va.
Someday, Kansas and West Virginia may become fierce Big 12 Conference basketball rivals. As of today, however, the teams coached by Bill Self and Bob Huggins classify as strangers preparing to meet for the first time in the history of the two proud programs. By Gary Bedore