When, Where, and How To Watch
When: Saturday, March 3, 2018, Noon ET
Where: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas
How to Watch: ESPN or WatchESPN
- West Virginia and Texas Longhorns are tied in the all-time record, 8-8. The Mountaineers won the most recent game of the series, 86-51 over the Longhorns in Morgantown on January 20, 2018.
- West Virginia will finish in at least a tie for second place in the Big 12 Conference. With a win against Texas or a loss by Texas Tech, WVU will earn the No. 2 seed. WVU has finished second in the regular season for three consecutive years. WVU was predicted No. 2 preseason. In 13 of the last 16 seasons, WVU has finished higher or equal to its preseason pick.
- Jevon Carter became the first player in school history to have more than 1,500 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists. He is WVU’s all-time steals leader with 301. Carter became just the fifth player, first in Power 5 conference, in NCAA history to have more than 1,500 points, 500 rebounds, 500 assists and 300 steals in a career.
- West Virginia has recorded its 32nd 20-win season in school history. Bob Huggins has 29 20-win seasons (8 at WVU) in 36 seasons.
- Carter is a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award, the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year award and was named to the final 20 for the John Wooden Player of the Year award.
- Sagaba Konate has already posted 100 blocks this season. He had 53 his entire freshman season a year ago. Konate has had at least five blocks in nine games this season, one of three players nationally to complete that feat.
- VegasInsider.com has West Virginia as a 5 point favorite, with the over set at 139 total points.
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