MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (September 10, 2015) – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has announced that one of the nation’s oldest and most intense rivalries, the “Backyard Brawl” between Pitt and West Virginia, will return with a scheduled four-game series that will run from 2022-25. “I think this is a
WVU is continuing to fill its future non-conference schedules and reports indicate the Mountaineers are looking toward a conference they once desired to be a part of. BGS has verified reports from both The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Palm Beach Post that WVU is in talks with both Florida State University
While college football shifts their focus towards media rights, licensing agreements and branding -- the traditions and pageantries that make the sport so wonderful continue to take a back seat. Caught in the crossfires of the transformation is the Backyard Brawl, a historic rivalry between West Virginia and Pittsburgh. Often referred to as
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- The West Virginia Mountaineers will take on the Pitt Panthers in the 190th edition of the Backyard Brawl on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Monongalia County Ballpark. West Virginia (35-23, 7-12 Big 12) is coming off a 5-4 win against No.11 Oklahoma State on Saturday in resumption of Friday’s game.