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LIBERTY BOWL GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Army Black Knights — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

Join us in the comments section as the Mountaineers end the season in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl against the Black Knights from West Point.

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Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Time: 4:00PM ET

Location: Liberty Bowl Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee

Middle Tennessee v Memphis Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images


Channel: ESPN; DirecTV 206, DISH 140

Announcers: Dave Pasch (PBP), Mike Golic (analyst) and Paul Carcaterra (sideline)

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network on IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 133, XM 375

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

Betting Odds: West Virginia -10, 40.5 Total

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Where are they from? West Point, New York

Series History: The series between the West Virginia Mountaineers and Army Black Knights started in 1941 with a 7-6 Black Knights win in West Point, New York. The second game took place in 1946, also in West Point with the Black Knights winning, 19- 0. The last meeting took place in West Point in 1961 with West Virginia winning, 7-3, to post its first win over Army and cut the Black Knights’ series lead to 2-1.

Record: 9-2

Head Coach: Jeff Monken (7th season)

Navy v Army Photo by Dustin Satloff/Getty Images


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