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WHEN/WHERE

Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022

Tip-Off Time: 2:00PM ET

Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia

WVU Basketball | Photo taken by Katie MacCrory



WATCH/LISTEN

Channel: ESPN | DirecTV 206, Dish 140

Announcers: Mark Neely and Tim Welsh

Online Streaming: ESPN with a valid cable subscription

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Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) | WVU Gameday App (Apple | Android) | XM 389, Sirius App 979

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs

Betting Odds: Texas Tech -5.5, Total 132.5 points via DraftKings Sportsbook

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THE ENEMY

Where are they from? Lubbock, Texas

Series History: This will be the 24th meeting between West Virginia and Texas Tech with WVU leading 16-7. The Mountaineers have won 13 of the last 19 meetings in the series. Just two weeks ago in Lubbock, the Red Raiders came away with a 78-65 decision. WVU led 54-53 with 6:21 to go.

Record: 17-5 (6-3 Big 12)

Record in 2020-21: 18-11 (9-8 Big 12), Lost to No. 3 seeded Arkansas in NCAA Second Round

Head Coach: Mark Adams (1st season)

NCAA Basketball: Texas Tech at Kansas Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports



PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP:

West Virginia Mountaineers: Jalen Bridges, Isaiah Cottrell, ???, Sean McNeil and Kedarian Johnson

Texas Tech Red Raiders: Kevin Obanor, Bryson Williams, Davion Warren, Kevin McCullar and Adonis Arms



PREGAME READING & UPDATES

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