Yes. In 1942 West Virginia University won the National Basketball Championship. Although the NCAA might prefer that people forget, in 1942 the NIT was the tournament deciding the National Championship. The NCAA tournament was only 3 years old and teams consistently chose the NIT over the NCAA, as they do the NCAA over the NIT today. WVU finished 16-4 and was one of the 8 teams invited to the NIT, held at Madison Square Garden. They beat Western Kentucky in the final game 47-45 to win the NIT and claim to the National Basketball Championship.
WVU played in the 1988 national championship against Notre Dame.
0. WVU is the most winningest football team to have never won a National Championship.
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Coming into the 2008 season, that would be Michigan with 872 victories. <-- Updated ---- it would be WVU they are the winningest team in college football but have never won a national championship. ________________________________________________________________________ WVU is only the most winning school without a National Championship, they are not the most winning school all-time.
No. They played in the National Championship once, I think in 1959 vs. California and lost by one point. Actually, WVU won the NIT in 1942. At the time, the NCAA was only 3 years old and the NIT was considered the more prestigious of the two events. Early in the life of the NCAA tournament, teams would turn down invites in favor of the NIT. So while the 1942 team was not the NCAA champion, they were in fact national champions.
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Sort of. They have never played in a BCS championship game. But in 1988 season they played Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl. ND was ranked #1 and WVU was ranked #3 at the time. It wasn't really considered a national championship game, per se, but the winner of the game would've have probably been voted the #1 ranked team at the end of the season.
The same as Rutgers................0
He was the best quarterback that had ever played at wvu in morgantown
WVU stands for West Virginia University and their basketball team the West Virginia Mountaineers play in the NCAA Division. To join the team and play in that league one must attend the university, try out for the team and be selected.
One can find out more information on the WVU basketball schedule by visiting the West Virginia Mountaineer schedule online, it posts their schedule for the year. If one is a local area resident one can stop by the University and pick up a schedule.
West Virginia University made its only appearance in the national championship game in 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. It lost the game to California (the University of California-Berkeley) 71-70. Despite losing, it was West Virginia's star player, Jerry West, who was awarded Most Outstanding Player honors.
No, that would be the 1998 Tennessee Vols
WVU is the abbreviation for West Virginia University.
No, and they've only played for one once (1989 Fiesta Bowl, a 34-21 loss to Notre Dame.)source: cfbdatawarehouse.comActually Croswenthy is technically wrong. WVU has played for the National Championship twice. Once in 1989 (the Fiesta Bowl) and again in the 1994 Sugar Bowl. The luck of the 1993 squad was just like the 1988 squad in their national title game. The Mountaineers would play the Florida Gators for a share of the national title but lost to Florida 41-7.
There are many different buildings at WVU.
yes he sang at wvu football games
WVU had a record of 4-6 in 1963. September 21 - Navy 51, WVU 7 September 28 - WVU 34, Boston University 0 October 5 - Oregon 35, WVU 0 October 12 - WVU 20, William & Mary 16 October 19 - Pittsburgh 13, WVU 10 October 26 - Penn State 20, WVU 9 November 2 - WVU 20, George Washington 16 November 9 - Syracuse 15, WVU 13 November 16 - Virginia Tech 28, WVU 3 November 28 - WVU 38, Furman 7