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GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. No. 22 Iowa State Cyclones — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

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GAME VITALS

Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021

Time: 2:00PM ET

Location: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, West Virginia



WATCH/LISTEN

Channel: Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Announcers: Courtney Lyle (PBP), Brandon Weeden (analyst) and Shane Sparks (sideline)

Online Streaming: ONLY AVAILABLE ON ESPN+

Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 211, XM 203 | WVU Gameday App (Apple | Android)

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

Betting Odds: Iowa State -7.5, Total 47.5 points via DraftKings Sportsbook

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THE ENEMY

Where are they from? Ames, Iowa

Series History: The series between West Virginia and Iowa State started in 2012 with a 31-24 WVU win in Ames. The last meeting took place in 2020 in Ames with the Cyclones winning 42-6. Even though Iowa State has won three straight games, the Mountaineers lead the overall series, 5-4.

2021 Record: 5-2, 3-1 Big 12

Head Coach: Matt Campbell (6th season)

NCAA Football: Oklahoma State at Iowa State Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports



PREGAME READING & UPDATES

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