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Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Tip-Off Time: 7:00 PM ET
Where: Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Channel: ACC Network Extra/ESPN+
Announcers: Jason Earle and Julius Page
Online Streaming: ONLY AVAILABLE ON ESPN+
Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs
Betting Odds: West Virginia -2.5, Total 134 points via DraftKings Sportsbook
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Where are they from? Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Series History: West Virginia and Pitt are meeting for the 189th time in series play that began in 1906. WVU has won five in a row in the series to take a 100-88 all-time advantage. This is WVU’s longest winning streak in the series since winning nine in a row from 1964-68. WVU came away with a 74-59 win last season at the WVU Coliseum. The Mountaineers last played at Pitt on Nov. 15, 2019, a 68-53 WVU victory.
Record in 2021-22: 11-21 (6-14 ACC)
Head Coach: Jeff Capel (5th Season)
- The Mountaineers will be playing their 170th game all-time in the city of Pittsburgh, mostly against Pitt, Duquesne and Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon).
- After one game, WVU leads the country in 2-point field goal percentage defense (23.5 percent).
- Mohamed Wague leads the country in offensive rebounding percentage, pulling down 40 percent of misses.
- This is the 114th season and 120th year overall for West Virginia basketball, which began in 1903.
- Bob Huggins was enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2022. Huggins’ record now stands at 917-399 in his 41st season as a head coach. He needs three more wins to tie Jim Calhoun for third place all-time.
PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP:
West Virginia Mountaineers: Emmitt Matthews, Jimmy Bell, Kobe Johnson, Erik Stevenson and Kedrian Johnson
Pittsburgh Panthers: Blake Hinson, Federiko Federiko, Nelly Cummings, Greg Elliott and Jamarius Burton
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