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No. 15 West Virginia Mountaineers vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits preview, live game thread, updates and more

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WHEN/WHERE

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tip-Off Time: 7:00 PM ET

Where: Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos via Getty Images

WATCH/LISTEN

TV: ESPN2; DirecTV 209, DISH 143

Announce Team: Doug Sherman and Chris Spatola

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates), Sirius 136, XM 200

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs

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LISTEN LIVE

ODDS

Spread: West Virginia -9
O/U: 148.5

THE ENEMY

Where are they from? Brookings, South Dakota

Series History: This will be the first meeting between West Virginia and South Dakota State. Bob Huggins has never faced South Dakota State as a head coach.

Record: 0-0

Record in 2019-20: 22-10 (13-3 Summit)

Head Coach: Eric Henderson (2nd Season)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: NOV 12 South Dakota State at USC Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images


Probable Starting Lineup:

West Virginia Mountaineers: Emmitt Matthews Jr, Oscar Tshiebwe, Derek Culver, Taz Sherman OR Sean McNeil, and Jordan McCabe OR Miles McBride

PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG

South Dakota State is a late add to the tournament, but should be decent competition for the Mountaineers. The Jackrabbits are the favorites to win the Summit League title this year, and are returning all five of their starters from last season’s 22-10 squad.

With that said, this one shouldn’t be particularly close although the final score may suggest otherwise.

West Virginia 81, South Dakota State 69

PREGAME READING & UPDATES

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