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WHEN/WHERE

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020

Tip-Off Time: 2:30 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: ESPN; DirecTV 206, DISH 140

Announce Team: Rich Hollenberg and Dan Dakich

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates), Sirius 137, XM 199

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs

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LISTEN LIVE

ODDS

Spread: West Virginia -9
O/U: 143.5

THE ENEMY

Where are they from? Richmond, Virginia

Series History: This will be the third meeting between West Virginia and VCU, with the series tied 1-1. The two teams last met on Jan. 22, 1985, a 72-60 VCU win in Richmond. The first meeting took place on Dec. 18, 1982, a 66-65 WVU win in overtime in Charleston, West Virginia

Record: 1-0

Record in 2019-20: 18-13 (8-10 Atlantic 10)

Head Coach: Mike Rhodes (4th Season)

NCAA Basketball: Rhode Island at VCU Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

PROBABLY STARTING LINEUP:

West Virginia Mountaineers: Emmitt Matthews Jr, Oscar Tshiebwe, Derek Culver, Sean McNeil, and Miles McBride

PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG

I expect West Virginia’s offense to continue looking discombobulated but — for now — that’s fine. The Mountaineers still have the talent advantage, and that should be enough to propel them to the championship game tomorrow.

West Virginia 83, VCU 75

PREGAME READING & UPDATES

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