Date: Friday, November 27, 2020
Tip-Off Time: 1:30 PM ET
Where: Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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)
Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs
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Spread: West Virginia -7.5
Where are they from? Bowling Green, Kentucky
Series History: This will be the fifth meeting between West Virginia and Western Kentucky on the basketball court, with the series currently tied 2-2. The two teams met two years ago in the semifinals of the Myrtle Beach Invitational with Western Kentucky winning, 63-57. Bob Huggins is 1-1 all-time against Western Kentucky. The win occurred when Huggins was at Cincinnati.
Record in 2019-20: 20-10 (13-5 CUSA)
Head Coach: Rick Stansbury (5th Season)
PROBABLY STARTING LINEUP:
West Virginia Mountaineers: Emmitt Matthews Jr, Oscar Tshiebwe, Derek Culver, Sean McNeil, and Miles McBride
PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG
It could be the existential dread of having to listen to Dan Dakich for a second consecutive day, but I don’t have a great feeling about this game. I still think WVU wins — and maybe even keeps the lead throughout the entire 40 minutes — but I feel like the Hilltoppers are going to put the Mountaineers to the test.
West Virginia 79, Western Kentucky 74
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