The Big 12 got punched in the mouth yesterday with Iowa State, Baylor and Texas all losing. I'm hoping for a nice rebound day as WVU plays Buffalo. Everyone should be rooting for the Mountaineers as Buffalo is coached by Bobby Hurley who was the point guard for the early 90's Duke teams. So essentially we are playing Duke, who everyone hates. If you are rooting for Buffalo you are a terrible person. I kid, I kid.....not really
Here are are some cool WVU basketball cards I've featured on the blog.
I guess this counts as a dual WVU card as the logo is Jerry West's silhouette. A couple years back I was hearing rumblings that people were wanting to change to logo to Jordan's silhouette, but didn't seem to gain any traction.
One of my favorite WVU cards in my collection and a blog debut. These were super tough to find at release and have only shown up a few times on eBay in the last three years.
Let's Go Mountaineers! Avoid the 5/12 seed trap game.
Great stuff! Seems like WVU basketball autos are particularly to find in a college uni. Seriously though, people rooting for Buffalo are statistically proven to be 38% more likely to dislike cupcakes, kittens, and rainbows. Let's go Mountaineers!ReplyDelete
hahaha. Very true! I'm just hoping we show up today. We should be in better shape now that our guards are healthy.Delete
I had a Jerry West TTM success on a WVU card a few years ago:ReplyDelete
That is awesome. Nice to see a guy of his stature still sign for free.Delete
That West manupatch is very cool! Nice group of players there.ReplyDelete
Thanks Dennis! I chase Butler and Ebanks autos all the time, but if I can find ones where they are in their WVU uniforms it makes them extra special.Delete
As a kid, I grew up a Marquette fan. Like all human beings with rational feelings and intelligence, I learned quickly to hate Duke.ReplyDelete
Then, what does Marquette do recently? They hired the guy I hated more than any other Duke player ever -- Steve Wojciechowski -- as their coach.
I have now stopped following college basketball.
Duke is a like a plague. Freaking Wojo. You have my sympathy.Delete
I hate basketball, in general. ;) Nice cards in your collection though! It's really more that I don't care for indoor sports. I make an exception for Curling. Where are those Curling autos and relics???ReplyDelete
Do any of the Olympic sets feature Curling cards?Delete
Nice win today. It has arrived #seven #warwithwalkReplyDelete
I need to prepare my defense and stock up on supplies.Delete
I really like that Jerry West card, as an anti-Laker guy maybe that is m way to get one of his cards in my collection.ReplyDelete
You can find some decent deals on WVU versions.Delete