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"I was so ashamed and so embarrassed for our state, and I felt so bad for the team and people from Pittsburgh to be subjected to that," Gov. Joe Manchin said. "That's not who we are. That's not who we are as a state."
State Sen. Corey Palumbo, a WVU graduate himself, weighed in, too. He called the incident with fans "disappointing."
"I'm not sure what they need to do," he said. "I think maybe they might need to put cameras on the students, instead of just threatening to kick them out if they catch them (throwing things). I think they've got to send a strong message."