For any West Virginia sports team, defeating in-state rival Marshall is a defining moment.
For the No. 23 WVU women’s basketball team, that was the game plan when it traveled to Charleston, W.Va., to face the Thundering Herd in the Capital Classic Tuesday night.
I felt that this game would be a strong indicator if the Mountaineers were going to be consistent throughout the season. Facing an in-state rival such as Marshall could motivate West Virginia, but a loss could certainly question how consistent the team would be in winning consecutive games.
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