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Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 7:30PM ET
Location: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, Virginia
Channel: ESPN; DirecTV 206, DISH 140
Announcers: Matt Barrie (PBP), Louis Riddick (analyst), and Harry Lyles Jr. (sideline)
Online Streaming: WatchESPN, with a valid cable subscription
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Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi (PBP), Dwight Wallace (analyst), Jed Drenning (sideline), Andrew Caridi, and John Antonik (Pre/Postgame Show)
Betting Odds: West Virginia -2, Total 50.5 via DraftKings Sportsbook
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Where are they from? Blacksburg, Virginia
Series History: After a fierce border rivalry was played for 42 straight years from 1912-1996, West Virginia and Virginia Tech began competing for another prize when they inaugurated the Black Diamond Trophy to commemorate the series. West Virginia won last year’s battle, 27-21, in Morgantown and currently holds the trophy. The Mountaineers won the first meeting for the trophy in 1997 and again in 2002 and 2003. VT regained the trophy in 2004 with a 19-13 win in Blacksburg and held on to it, winning the 2005 and 2017 meetings. West Virginia leads the overall series, 29-23-1; however, Virginia Tech leads the series since playing for the trophy, winning seven of the 11 meetings.
2021 Record: 6-7 (4-4 ACC), lost to Maryland, 54-10, in New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Head Coach: Brent Pry (1st season)
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