Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Tip-Off Time: 7:00 PM ET
Where: Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa
Channel: Big 12 Now on ESPN+
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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Online Stream | Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 84, XM 84
Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs
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Spread: West Virginia -11.5
Where are they from? Ames, Iowa
Series History: West Virginia holds a 10-8 series advantage against Iowa State. All 18 meetings have been since West Virginia joined the Big 12 Conference in 2012. The Mountaineers have won nine of the last 11 regular season meetings in the series, including four in a row. Earlier this season, the Mountaineers came away with a 70-65 victory in Morgantown on Dec. 18.
Record: 2-9 (0-6 Big 12)
Record in 2019-20: 12-20 (5-13 SEC)
Head Coach: Steve Prohm (6th Season)
PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP:
West Virginia Mountaineers: Jalen Bridges, Derek Culver, Jordan McCabe, Taz Sherman and Miles McBride
Iowa St. Cyclones: George Conditt, Tyler Harris, Jaden Walker, Rasir Bolton and Darlinstone Dubar
STATS BREAKDOWN VIA JOEL BRACKEN (@WVSTATSGUY)
PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG
This is obviously a different West Virginia team than the one that narrowly escaped the Cyclones at home back on December 18th. Bob Huggins has been able to space his guys out on offense after the departure of Oscar Tshiebwe, creating new looks for his shooters and opportunities for Derek Culver inside.
Meanwhile, the Cyclones just seem to be getting worse.
There will be no Hilton magic tonight in Ames, as the Miles McBride turns in a fantastic performance and the Mountaineers roll.
West Virginia 75, Iowa State 60
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