Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Tip-Off Time: 2:00 PM ET
Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
Channel: ESPN2; DirecTV 209, DISH 143
Announce Team: Rich Hollenberg and Fran Fraschilla
Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription
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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 -7.5
Where are they from? Stillwater, Oklahoma
Series History: This will be the 19th meeting in the series with the Mountaineers holding a 10-8 series advantage. On Jan. 4 in Stillwater, No. 14 WVU rallied from 19 points down with 11 minutes to go to win, 87-84. The Mountaineers swept both meetings last season — 65-47 in Morgantown and 55-41 in Stillwater. West Virginia has won nine of the last 13 meetings in the series.
Record: 17-7 (10-7 Big 12)
Record in 2019-20: 18-14 (7-11 Big 12)
Head Coach: Mike Boynton (4th Season)
PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP:
West Virginia Mountaineers: Jalen Bridges, Derek Culver, Jordan McCabe, Taz Sherman, and Miles McBride
Oklahoma State Cowboys: Kalib Boone, Avery Anderson III, [TBD], Rondel Walker, and Bryce Williams
STATS BREAKDOWN VIA JOEL BRACKEN (@WVSTATSGUY)
PREDICTION THAT WILL BE WRONG
After watching West Virginia going through the motions and showing no energy in the second half of Thursday’s game against TCU, I was little hesitant making this pick for the Mountaineers. That was until news broke this morning that Cade Cunningham will not be playing in today’s game, leaving the Cowboys without their two best players.
The Mountaineers should have no trouble with the remainder of this Okalahoma State team, and Bob Huggins should be able to walk off the court today with 900 career wins
West Virginia 79, Oklahoma State 70
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