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WVU v. Marshall: Here come the festivities!

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You are looking live at the Charleston Civic Center, scoreboards and shot clocks that actually work and the Ruthian Friends of Coal center court logo.

But how about some press row ugly Christmas sweaters? I thought so…

Upset of the night: No argyle. It's like I don't know him anymore.
Upset of the night: No argyle. It’s like I don’t know him anymore.
Argyle! Jack Bo's successor in every imaginable sense.
Argyle! Jack Bo’s successor in every imaginable sense.
Mike Carvelli of the Blue & Gold News answered the challenge.
Mike Carvelli of the Blue & Gold News answered the challenge.
Derek Redd wearing -- and I'm serious -- a XXXL women's shirt, but getting the job done.
Derek Redd wearing — and I’m serious — a XXXL women’s shirt, but getting the job done.
I was not aware I was being photographed. Was innocently watching the pregame warmups.
I was not aware I was being photographed. Was innocently watching the pregame warmups.
Heated exchange this morning: Wife didn't think this was an ugly sweater and I'd be letting down people. I don't see what's redeeming about this sweatshirt.
Heated exchange this morning: Wife didn’t think this was an ugly sweater and I’d be letting down people. I don’t see what’s redeeming about this sweatshirt.
Still waiting on visual confirmation that Geoff Coyle is wearing this, but it's what he proudly sent me a photo of earlier.
Still waiting on visual confirmation that Geoff Coyle is wearing this, but it’s what he proudly sent me a photo of earlier.

Good look. Good blog…

Mike Casazza December 14, 20136:49 pm

Say hello to the Civic Center WiFi, everybody. We’re 50-50 from this point forward.

Mike Casazza December 14, 20136:38 pm

Eron Harris, I think, has the same socks and the shoelaces to match.

Mike Casazza December 14, 20136:38 pm

We’ve got some weird shoe stuff happening tonight. Devin Williams has the Joe Mazzula purple and gold look. Terry Henderson has these nice neon green socks.

Mike Casazza December 14, 20136:35 pm

As for the basketball part of this party, there will be no Elijah Pittman tonight. Marshall’s leading scorer was indefinitely suspended Monday. Marshall hasn’t played since and Pittman isn’t here. However, Ryan Taylor is and he’ll come off the bench. He’s the top rebounded and a very active and effective low-post player despite being 6-5, 225.