Friday, March 30, 2007
School officials say university is not to blame
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia may have won the National
Invitation Tournament, but the Mountaineers' commemorative T-shirts are less than championship material.
WVU officials claim no responsibility for typo.
They contain a misspelling.
The "West Virgina" printed on the shirts players wore after
winning the NIT title with a 78-73 victory over Clemson on Thursday
night is missing the last "i" in Virginia.
WVU sports information director Shelly Poe said the NIT printed
Calls to tournament officials were not immediately returned
West Virginia coach John Beilein also could not be reached for
comment. He and the team were on their way back to West Virginia on
Friday after winning their first NIT title in 65 years.