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WVU - Northern Kentucky Basketball Preview: Hey, Look, It's Basketball Season

The WVU Men's Basketball team opens up their 2015-2016 season against the Northern Kentucky Norse in the WVU Coliseum at 7PM.

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Game Day Vitals

  • West Virginia Mountaineers (0-0, Big XII 0-0, Final 2014-15 NCAA RPI 24) vs. Northern Kentucky Norse (0-0, 0-0 Horizon League, Final NCAA 2014-15 RPI 265)
  • Series Record: 1-0, last matchup was a lazy winner in Highland Heights, W 67-42
  • Location: WVU Coliseum (Capacity: 14,000) Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Vegas Lines: (-23.5) for the good guys, O/U: 147.5
  • Date: Friday, Nov. 13th, 2015, 7:00PM EST
  • Television: WV Media (Rob King, Warren Baker, and Amanda Mazey)
  • Radio Affiliates

Opponent Information (2014-2015 RPI)

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The Interwebs

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Game Preview

Does West Virginia have Devin Williams?: Yes.

Is this at home?: Yes.

Does Northern Kentucky have a sneaky good program that you'd have to be a basketball hipster just to know about?: No.

Is there anything we could really find out about WVU this year through this game other than how good Esa Ahmad is?: No.

Prediction: WVU 101, Northern Kentucky 65