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ESPN: West Virginia-Maryland pregame ponderables

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. -- Greetings from sunny Milan-Puskar Stadium, where West Virginia and Maryland will renew their border war this afternoon.

The No. 21 Mountaineers need a good performance today following their overtime win at Marshall. Should West Virginia easily dispatch the Terrapins, we can just chalk up the Marshall game as a hiccup in a rivalry road hornets nest. Should the Mountaineers struggle, then there may be bigger issues, especially with LSU coming up next week. Should Maryland win, well, it would just be another pin in the Big East's balloon.

It's a show-me game for the Terrapins as ...

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