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GAME THREAD: West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Maryland Terrapins — Pre-game updates, TV info, and more

Join us in the comments section as the Mountaineers reignite their rivalry with the Terps in College Park to open the 2021 season

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Date: Saturday, September 4, 2021

Time: 3:30PM ET

Location: Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium, College Park, Maryland

Rutgers v Maryland Photo by Benjamin Solomon/Getty Images


Channel: ESPN; DirecTV 206, DISH 140

Announcers: Anish Shroff (PBP), Mike Golic Jr. (analyst), Taylor McGregor (sideline)

Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) | Sirius 98, XM 200 | WVU Gameday App (Apple | Android)

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

Betting Odds: West Virginia -2.5, Total 57.5

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Where are they from? College Park, Maryland

Series History: The series between West Virginia and Maryland dates back to October 1919, with the Mountaineers leading the series 28-22-2. The last meeting took place in Morgantown with the Mountaineers winning 45-6.

2020 Record: 2-3

Head Coach: Mike Locksley (3rd season)

Maryland v Penn State Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images


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