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West Virginia players given T-shirts with spelling error

March 30th, 2007 9:42 pm by Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Ouch! These T-shirts are hardly worthy of the NIT champions.

They say "West Virgina." That's right, no "i" before the "a."

The Mountaineers wore them anyway after their 78-73 victory over Clemson on Thursday night, their first NIT title in 65 years.

WVU sports information director Shelly Poe said the NIT printed the shirts. Calls to tournament officials were not immediately returned Friday.

West Virginia coach John Beilein was heading to the Final Four in Atlanta on Friday and could not be reached for comment.

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