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GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Pitt Panthers — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

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Date: Friday, November 15, 2019

Time: 7:00PM ET

Location: Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Channel: ESPNU | DirecTV: 208, Dish: 141

Announcers: Sam Ravech and Chris Spatola

Online Streaming: WatchESPN with a valid cable subscription

Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network on IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | SIRIUS: 121, XM: 199

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi & Jay Jacobs

Betting Odds: West Virginia -1.5, 140.5 Total via

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  • West Virginia and Pitt are meeting for the 187th time in series play that began in 1903-04. There is not another team that WVU has faced more than Pitt. The two teams met in 2017 and 2018 after a five-year break in the series. Last year, WVU won 69-59 in Morgantown and 69-60 at Pitt in 2017. Former members of the Big East Conference, this will be WVU’s third non-conference game with Pitt since 1994-95.
  • West Virginia has won six in a row, nine of 10 and 19 of its last 23 games against Atlantic Coast Conference teams.
  • Bob Huggins is the fourth-winningest active Division I coach behind Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim and Roy Williams.



West Virginia Mountaineers: Emmitt Matthews Jr., Oscar Tshiebwe, Derek Culver, Jermaine Haley and Jordan McCabe

Pittsburgh Panthers: Terrell Brown, Xavier Johnson, Trey McGowens, Au’diese Toney and Ryan Murphy



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