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

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Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020

Time: Noon ET

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

Channel: ESPN2 | DirecTV 209 | Dish 143

Announcers: Roy Philpott (PBP), Kelly Stouffer (analyst) and Dr. Jerry Punch (sideline)

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network on IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 121, XM 200

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

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  • The series between West Virginia and Kansas State started in 1930 with a 23-7 WVU win in Morgantown. The last meeting took place in 2019 in Manhattan, Kansas, with WVU winning 24-20. The overall series is tied at 5-5, including a 3-3 mark in games played in Morgantown.
  • West Virginia is the only Power 5 school in the nation to be ranked in the Top 10 in pass defense, total defense, sacks and tackles for loss
  • West Virginia and Clemson are the only two Power 5 schools ranked in the Top 15 in six different defensive categories, including four in the Top 10
  • Jarret Doege has completed at least one touchdown pass in 25 straight games, the longest active streak in the FBS
  • Leddie Brown’s 87-yard touchdown run against Kansas is the seventh-longest touchdown run in school history. The score was WVU’s longest touchdown run since Noel Devine on Nov. 27, 2009, against Pitt (88 yards)



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