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Written by EER Insider | 11 March 2013

Unless you are used to the sport, spotting the teams who are likely to get wild cards into the NBA Championship is a complicated process, and choosing a wild card championship winner is even a huge challenge for basketball professional betters, so to avoid the danger of running before we can walk, let’s take a look at how wild cards are selected.

A wild card team is a non-winner of the subdivision or conference which still qualifies for the playoffs. However in the NBA championship it is a little different. Although it works in a similar manner, the NBA doesn’t call such teams wild cards. Instead they are referred to as their conference seeding position which is determined according to their performance in the regular season. The champions are those that are seeded from one through three, and the five wild cards are seeded four to eight. The first four seeds get a home advantage at the start of the play-offs.

So betting on a wild card team to win the NBA Championship is a very difficult bet, however it can be a very lucrative one, with odds as high as 60/1 to 100/1. Naturally with odds such as those you might bet on several teams. If that is too much for you, then there are some excellent basketball themed betting games available at any online casino, and one in particular that is attracting fans is Slam Dunk. This is a rapid action slot game that can be found at places like iPadcasino.ca with a definite retro style that can take you back to the US of the fifties and the days when fries and ketchup and hamburgers went hand in hand with the sport. There are some great jackpots too.

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Written by Jerry McGhee | 11 August 2012

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Written by Chris Humphrey | 10 August 2012

HuggsIf you can’t make it to Morgantown to get your fix for West Virginia men’s basketball, the Mountaineers will be featured heavily on national television this season in their inaugural year with the Big 12 Conference.

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Written by Chris Humphrey | 09 August 2012

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen addresses the media after Thursday, Aug. 9, practice.

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Written by Jerry McGhee | 08 August 2012

West Virginia assistant coaches were made available to the media of Wednesday to get their thoughts on camp.

Robert Gillespie, Daron Roberts and Erik Slaughter also broke down competition at their respective positions, who's standing out, and preparation for the Mountaineers inaugural Big 12 season.

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Written by Jerry McGhee | 08 August 2012

imagesCAGFXU7AClass of 2013 athlete Audrex Harris of Virginia Beach (Va.) Princes Anne High School has seen his interest take off over the summer months.

The talented 6-foot-1, 178 pound cornerback has received interest from programs like Virginia Tech, Virginia, Marshall, and East Carolina. Audrex currently holds one offer from James Madison.

Harris is looking for his next offer, West Virginia. He has built a solid relationship with Coach Roberts, and that's something we talked about when we had the chance to speak with Audrex about his recruitment.

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Written by MSN | 08 August 2012

holgorsen2MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Oliver Luck and Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen have agreed to terms of a six-year contract that runs through the 2017 season.

Under the agreement, the second-year head coach will be paid an annualized salary of $2.3 million this season -- $250,000 in base pay and the remainder in supplemental pay -- all from revenue generated by the athletic department or private sources -- “very much in line with other Big 12 and major college coaches’ salaries,” according to Luck.

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Written by Jerry McGhee | 08 August 2012

smallwood2West Virginia picked up it's 13th verbal commitment of the 2013 class when running back Wendell Smallwood made the call to the Mountaineers.

Smallwood visited with high school teammate Daikiel Shorts during the last WVU camp of the summer, and the visit was enough to make it official.

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Written by Chris Humphrey | 07 August 2012

imagesCAI7Q2OGWith this year’s college football season just mere weeks away, the pundits have began to make their choices for players who will be in the running to capture the 2012 Heisman Trophy this December in New York City.

Senior West Virginia Quarterback Geno Smith finds himself among those on pre-season Heisman watch lists across the internet after collecting 33 touchdowns and more than 4,300 yards of total offense in 2011.

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Written by Jerry McGhee | 07 August 2012

 

 

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