MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Nov. 4, 2021) – The promotional schedule for the 2021-22 West Virginia University women’s basketball home schedule was announced by the WVU Athletics Marketing Department on Tuesday.
The schedule features six Family Night weekend games, which includes Kids Zone inflatables and interactive games set up inside Gold Gate concourse. The ticket package for each Family Night contest includes four tickets and a $15 concession voucher for $25.
Additionally, all weekday games will include a Happy Hour, with half-priced beverages from 6-7 p.m. ET.
WVU officially opens the season on Tuesday, Nov. 16, when the team plays hosts to Saint Francis (Pa.) for the 2021-22 home opener. It is the Mountaineers’ Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer Game, with a gold shaker giveaway. The contest against the Red Flash also is the first chance for fans to pick up the 2021-22 team schedule poster.
The Friday, Nov. 19, game against Kennesaw State is “Mountaineers Mean Business” day, with a special ticket promotion for local businesses, who can purchase four tickets and a $10 concession voucher for $20.
WVU will host a Fansgiving canned-food drive on Sunday, Nov. 21, against Radford, as the team encourages all fans to bring canned goods to the game to support local food banks. The contest also is the first of two camp reunion nights, with all 2021 summer camp participants receiving free admission to the game. The matchup against the Highlanders also is Family Day, and a team autograph session will take place following the game.
West Virginia will celebrate “Christmas in the Coliseum” on Tuesday, Dec. 7, against Charlotte. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a “Holiday Sweater” jersey towel. Additionally, the contest is $1 admission for all fans.
Come ring in the new year with the Mountaineers on Wednesday, Dec. 29, as the team plays host Maryland-Eastern Shore at 7 p.m. The first 500 fans will receive a 2022 beaded necklace, and fans who purchase their tickets in advance online can pick up a free general admission ticket at the marketing table to be used at a future game.
WVU opens its Big 12 Conference slate at home on Saturday, Jan. 8, against Kansas State for its second camp reunion night of the season. The game also is WVU’s second Family Night of the season. Additionally, the first 500 fans will receive a WVU women’s basketball varsity pennant, and there will be a postgame “Teddy Bear Toss” to benefit WVU Medicine Children’s.
The Wednesday, Jan. 12, contest against Texas Tech is faculty, staff and student appreciation night, with all WVU faculty, staff and students receiving free admission to the contest with a valid I.D. Fans in attendance will receive a WVU women’s basketball embroidered key tag. The contest also has been tabbed as $1 admission.
A week later, the Mountaineers will celebrate “Hoops & Heroes” night against Oklahoma on Wednesday, Jan. 19, with a special ticket package military, first responders and healthcare workers. The contest also is “Bring a Friend” night for current women’s basketball season-ticket holders.
WVU hosts its annual “I Belong” game to celebrate diversity and inclusion on Saturday, Jan. 29, against Baylor. Additionally, the Mountaineers will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day against the Lady Bears by hosting a pre-game clinic. Following the game, the team will sign postgame autographs for fans on the court.
On Wednesday, Feb. 9, come celebrate National Pizza Day with the Mountaineers against Kansas at 7 p.m.
The following week, West Virginia will play host to TCU on Wednesday, Feb. 16, for basketball trivia night. Additionally, the contest also is $1 admission.
WVU’s “Play 4 Kay” Pink Game, courtesy of WVU Medicine, is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 20, against Texas. The Mountaineers will wear special pink uniforms and gear in support of women who have battled against all types of cancer. The game also is Family Day, and during postgame, WVU will host “Chuck-A-Duck,” with all proceeds going to benefit the WVU Cancer Institute.
On Sunday, Feb. 27, West Virginia will host “Be Like Mike” day against Oklahoma State, when all fans are encouraged to dress like WVU coach Mike Carey to receive a voucher for a hot dog and a Coca-Cola.
The contest against the Cowgirls also has been tabbed as WVU’s Gold Rush game. All fans will receive a free rally towel and are encouraged to wear gold to the game.
For the regular-season finale against Iowa State on Saturday, March 5, the Mountaineers will host Senior Night and honor its 2021-22 senior class. Along with the pregame festivities, fans can pick up a special Senior Night poster during the contest.
Fans can purchase tickets by visiting WVUGAME.com, calling 1-800-WVU GAME or visiting the Mountaineer Ticket Office located at the Gold Gate of the WVU Coliseum. The ticket office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, and 90 minutes prior to tipoff on game days.
Single-game tickets are $7 each for reserved seats, $5 each for general admission (GA) and $3 each for groups of 10 or more when purchased in advance at WVUGAME.com. At the WVU Coliseum ticket window, tickets will be $9 for all reserved seats, $7 for adult GA, $5 for youth and seniors GA and $3 for groups GA. The discounted online pricing will be available until tipoff of the game.
Press Release: WVU Athletic Department