West Virginia men’s basketball will play in the 2023 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off in November of 2023, it was announced Wednesday.
West Virginia will join SMU, Virginia, and Wisconsin, from Nov. 20 – Nov. 22, in the Beach Division, with all games being played at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers, Florida.
The specific matchups and game times will be announced at a later date.
“The four teams taking part in the 2023 Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off are historically strong programs that reinforce the premier status of this event in the eyes of the college basketball community,” said Mark Starsiak, tournament director and vice president at Intersport. “Between national championship contenders, recent Final Four participants, coaching veterans and passionate fan bases, these teams will create a very special environment. We can’t wait to host these programs in Lee County and Southwest Florida.”
WVU has not faced Wisconsin since 2013, and has not faced Virginia since 2017.
Currently, West Virginia is scheduled to compete in the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament, beginning Thursday, Nov. 24.