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Big 12 Releases 2017-2018 Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule

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WVU will open up Big 12 play on the road but will play six Big Monday games.

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Coming off two-straight runs to the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship game, the West Virginia Men’s Basketball team released its conference schedule for the 2017-2018 season. Bob Huggins and company will hope to leverage what promises to be an improved Big 12 conference to the fourth-straight NCAA tournament appearance.

The Mountaineers will start Big 12 play with a road trip at the end of winter break, as has become a tradition. WVU will travel to Oklahoma State on Wednesday, December 26, in the first conference matchup.

WVU fans should circle Monday, January 15 as the Big Monday meeting with Kansas, tip off at 9 p.m. on ESPN. The Mountaineers will meet with Iowa State, who knocked them off in the 2017 Big 12 title game, on Wednesday, January 31, at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.

The final home Big 12 game will be on Saturday, February 24, when Texas Tech comes to town for a 6 p.m. game on ESPN or ESPNU.

The full conference schedule is here:

WVU men’s basketball 2017-2018 Big 12 Conference schedule

Date Opponent Location Time/Network
Date Opponent Location Time/Network
Wednesday, Dec. 26 Oklahoma State Stillwater, Okla. 7 p.m., ESPNU
Monday, Jan. 1 Kansas State Manhattan, Kan. 5 p.m., ESPNU
Saturday, Jan. 6 Oklahoma Morgantown, W.Va. 7:15 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
Tuesday, Jan. 9 Baylor Morgantown, W.Va. 7 p.m., ESPN2
Saturday, Jan. 13 Texas Tech Lubbock, Texas 2 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
Monday, Jan. 15 Kansas Morgantown, W.Va. 9 p.m., ESPN
Saturday, Jan. 20 Texas Morgantown, W.Va. 2 p.m., CBS
Monday, Jan. 22 TCU Fort Worth, Texas 9 p.m., ESPN
Wednesday, Jan. 31 Iowa State Ames, Iowa 7 p.m., ESPNU
Saturday, Feb. 3 Kansas State Morgantown, W.Va. 4 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
Monday, Feb. 5 Oklahoma Norman, Okla. 9 p.m., ESPN
Saturday, Feb. 10 Oklahoma State Morgantown, W.Va. Noon, ESPN/ESPN2
Monday, Feb. 12 TCU Morgantown, W.Va. 9 p.m., ESPN2
Saturday, Feb. 17 Kansas Lawrence, Kan. 6 p.m., ESPN
Tuesday, Feb. 20 Baylor Waco, Texas 7 p.m., ESPN2
Saturday, Feb. 24 Iowa State Morgantown, W.Va. 6 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2
Monday, Feb. 26 Texas Tech Morgantown, W.Va. 9 p.m., ESPN2
Saturday, Mar. 3 Texas Austin, Texas Noon, ESPN/ESPN2
The 2017-2018 Big 12 conference schedule for WVU men’s basketball

The 2018 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship will be held March 7-10, at the Sprint Center, in Kansas City, Mo.

WVU kicks off the 2017-2018 season on Friday, November 10, at 6 p.m., against Texas A&M in the Armed Forces Classic in Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany, on ESPN. The Mountaineers are slated to play in the AdvoCare Invitational during Thanksgiving in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

The Mountaineers will face to rivals in the non-conference schedule. WVU hosts Virginia on Tuesday, December 5 and will travel to Pittsburgh to face the Panthers on Saturday, December 9. Perhaps the biggest non-conference game will be in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, as the Mountaineers host Kentucky on Saturday, January 27. Those times are TBA.

Please note: times and broadcast information are subject to change.