Mayor's trial casts shadow on Birmingham

BIRM, Ala., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The corruption trial of Birmingham's mayor is bad for business because it reinforces negative stereotypes about Alabama, local political leaders said.

Greenwood fans peeved over no-show

DENVER, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Country music star Lee Greenwood angered fans when he refused to perform at a Denver concert because of a payment dispute.

COL BKB: West Virginia 63, Miss State 62

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- Darris Nichols sank a three-pointer as time expired Tuesday to lead West Virginia into the NIT final with a 63-62 victory over Mississippi State.

COL BKB: West Va 71, N.C. State 66

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., March 20 (UPI) -- Frank Young scored 25 points Tuesday to lead the West Virginia Mountaineers to a 71-66 victory over the N.C. State Wolfpack in the quarterfinals of the NIT.

COL BKB: West Va. 90, UMass 77

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., March 16 (UPI) -- Frank Young scored a game-high 31 points Thursday night as West Virginia topped Massachusetts, 90-77, in the second round of the NIT.

COL BKB: West Virginia 74, Delaware St 50

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., March 13 (UPI) -- Frank Young scored 17 points Tuesday to lead the West Virginia Mountaineers to a 74-50 win over the Delaware State Hornets in the first round of the NIT.

COL BKB: Providence 64, West Virginia 61

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Joe Alexander missed a three-pointer with 14.5 seconds left, then Herbert Hill hit a breakaway slam Tuesday as Providence beat No. 18 West Virginia, 64-61.

COL BKB: West Va. 81, Seton Hall 71

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Frank Young scored a team-high 18 points Saturday afternoon as No. 22 West Virginia topped Seton Hall, 81-71.

COL BKB: Pittsburgh 60, West Va. 47

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Sam Young scored a career-high 21 points Wednesday night to lead sixth-ranked Pittsburgh to a 60-47 win over archrival West Virginia.

COL BKB: Marquette 81, West Virginia 63

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Dominic James scored 21 points Saturday as the Marquette Golden Eagles posted an 81-63 win over the 21st-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers.

COL BKB: Notre Dame 61, West Va 58

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Russell Carter scored 19 points Tuesday and Notre Dame built a double-digit second half lead before holding on for a 61-58 win over No. 21 West Virginia.

COL BKB: West Va. 81, Connecticut 71

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Frank Young scored 22 points Saturday afternoon as West Virginia upset ninth-ranked Connecticut, 81-71.

Agennix's cancer drug gets fast tracked

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Agennix said Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted fast track status to talactoferrin alfa for cancer/diabetic foot ulcers.

USAID, Kraft help Guinea cashew growers

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Agency for International Development said Friday it will work with Kraft Foods to strengthen the production of cashew nuts in Guinea.

Franklin (Frank) Louis Young (born September 7, 1984 in Tallahassee, Florida) was an American senior basketball player for the West Virginia Mountaineers men's squad. Young was commonly referred to as "Frank The Tank" by West Virginia fans.

Franklin Louis Young was born to Frank B. Young, Jr. and Hattie Mary Young in Tallahassee, Florida. While he excelled as a football quarterback and baseball pitcher in middle school, Young decided to focus exclusively on basketball, where he became a starter on the varsity team at Florida High School as a freshman. As a senior, Young was ranked #164 prospect by Hoop Scoop and was one of the Top 250 prospect by Prep Stars. Bob Gibbons also ranked Young as the 160th best recruit. Young averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds as a junior, but his best season was his senior year. As a senior, he averaged 22.3 points and 10.1 rebounds while being named the Tallahassee Democrat all-Big Bend Player of the Year and 2A Florida State Player of the Year runner-up. Young was also selected to Florida Sports Writers Association's Class 2A all-state squad.

Young entered West Virginia University during the 2003 campaign. Young played 21 games as a freshman, but only averaged 1.1 points and 1 rebound. Young's best game was when he scored six points against Maryland on two three-point shots. He also scored five points against Kent State in the NIT Tournament. 21 of Young's 23 points actually came on three-pointers. Young competed in the 2004 European tour, where he averaged 7.0 points and 3.2 rebounds. On the last game of the tour, Young scored 21 points against Germany.

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