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West Virginia Picked To Finish Third in Big 12

Irving, Texas - For the first time in Conference history, Baylor has been picked to finish at the top of the standings in the 2020-21 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Preseason Poll, voted on by the league’s head coaches.  The Bears were picked second in the preseason poll in 2012-13, and again in

Oscar Tshiebwe, Derek Culver Earn Big 12 Preseason Awards

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (October 28, 2020) -- Oscar Tshiebwe and Derek Culver were recognized by the Big 12 on Wednesday afternoon for preseason awards. Tshiebwe was voted on the Preseason All-Big 12 Team. The 6'9" sophomore led WVU in points last season with 11.2. Culver was selected as an honorable mention.

Four More Men’s Basketball Home Games Announced

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 27, 2020) – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has announced four additional home nonconference home games for the Mountaineer men’s basketball team this season. The Mountaineers will open their home portion of the schedule on Wednesday, Dec. 2, against Youngstown State. This is the third

Big 12 Announces Men’s Conference Schedule

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 26, 2020) – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons and the Big 12 Conference have announced the 2020-21 conference men’s basketball schedule. West Virginia will open Big 12 Conference play in December with two league games, starting with a home contest against Iowa State on Dec. 18

WVU Finds Out Another Opponent For Hoops

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (October 21st, 2020) -- The Big 12 and the SEC announced the matchups on Wednesday morning that will take place this season for the Big12/SEC Challenge. The Florida Gators will travel from Gainesville to Morgantown to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers in an elite matchup on

How Is WVU Affected by Giving Athletes Another Year of Eligibility?

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – (October 19, 2020) – The NCAA announced on Wednesday that winter sport Division I athletes that compete in the 2020-2021 will receive an extra year of eligibility. Already, the NCAA extended the spring and fall athlete’s eligibility due to COVID-19, but now it is official that the

Backyard Brawl Moved to 2023-24 Season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 15, 2020) – The men’s basketball game between West Virginia University and the University of Pittsburgh that was scheduled to take place this season in Morgantown has been rescheduled to the 2023-24 season. This year’s Backyard Brawl, presented by EQT, was scheduled to take place in Morgantown on Nov.

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