To review, something gets thrown and Bob Huggins gets on the microphone and does his best Sam Wyche speech. End of issue. That usually quells these sorts of things. Wasn't to be in Morgantown, though.
Really, West Virginia fans? Really?
Despite the lack of grace from some in the stands, WVU won easily, 70-51.
And look, I know how WVU fans will react to this post. We've been down this road before. But the public perception has always been that the fans of the Mountaineers were a bit of a rowdy bunch. Throwing things at people on the floor -- even after being asked by your coach to stop -- vaults you into that vintage Philly territory. If WVU fans want to defend their fan base, police yourselves. Point these people out immediately before they get out of hand and have them tossed. Only then will the healing begin for West Virginia's public image. You've got a team with Final Four potential. Had that been a tight game, that technical foul could've been the difference. Those people embarrassing the fan base at large should probably think long and hard about what they want more: to win or to inflict pain on the opposition. And the passionate but civil fans around them should decide if they want these louts around to represent them.
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