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

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GAME VITALS

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020

Time: Noon ET

Location: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, West Virginia

Channel: Fox

Announcers: Gus Johnson (PBP) and Joel Klatt (analyst)

Online Streaming: FOX Sports GO, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network on IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 136, XM 199

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi (PBP), Dwight Wallace (analyst) and Jed Drenning (sideline)

Betting Odds: West Virginia -22, Total 48

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GAME NOTES

  • The series between West Virginia and Kansas started in 1941 with a 21-0 WVU win in Morgantown. The last meeting took place in Lawrence with West Virginia winning 29-24. The Mountaineers lead the series, 8-1.
  • West Virginia is the only Power 5 school in the nation to rank in the Top 20 in rushing defense, passing defense, total defense, scoring defense and red zone defense.
  • Quarterback Jarret Doege is ranked No. 10 nationally in completions per game (23.0) and No. 16 in completion percentage (.663).
  • Defensive lineman Darius Stills is No. 16 nationally in tackles for loss and No. 41 in sacks.

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