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

Join us in the comments section as the Mountaineers open up their Big 12 schedule with a trip to Stillwater to take on the top-15 Oklahoma State Cowboys

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Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020

Time: 3:30PM ET

Location: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Channel: ABC

Announcers: Bob Wischusen (PBP), Dan Orlovsky (analyst) and Kris Budden (sideline)

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network on IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | Sirius106, XM 380

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

Betting Odds: Oklahoma State -6.5, Total 51.5

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  • The series between West Virginia and Oklahoma State started in 1928 with a 32-6 WVU win in Morgantown. The last meeting also took place in Morgantown; however, Oklahoma State won 20-13 in 2019. The Cowboys lead the series, 7-4, including five straight wins.
  • West Virginia is 5-3 in Big 12 Conference openers, including 2-1 on the road/6-2 in conference road openers.
  • Running back Leddie Brown is No. 1 nationally in rushing yards per carry (12.3) and running back Alec Sinkfield is No. 9 (8.2). They are tied for No. 8 in rushing yards per game (123.0)
  • Brown is No. 2 nationally in scoring (18.0), No. 8 in total touchdowns (3), tied for No. 10 in points responsible for (18), No. 12 in total points scored (18), No. 14 in all-purpose yards (138.0) and tied for No. 27 in points responsible for (18)
  • Quarterback Jarret Doege is No. 4 nationally in completion percentage (76.0), No. 7 in pass efficiency (192.2), tied for No. 10 in points responsible for per game (18), and No. 16 in yards per pass attempt (9.1)
  • Linebacker VanDarius Cowan is tied for No. 1 nationally in forced fumbles (1), safety Alonzo Addae is tied for No. 3 in interceptions per game (1.0) and tied for No. 7 in passes defended (2.0).



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