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Date: Friday, November 10, 2023
Tip-Off Time: 7:00 PM ET
Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
Channel: Big 12 Now on ESPN+
Announcers: Nick Farrell, Warren Baker & Amanda Mazey
Online Streaming: ONLY AVAILABLE ON ESPN+
Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi
Betting Odds: West Virginia -14, Total 138.5 points via DraftKings Sportsbook
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Where are they from? West Long Branch, New Jersey
Series History: West Virginia is 2-0 all-time against Monmouth. WVU defeated the Hawks, 64-54, in the first meeting on Nov. 14, 2014, at the WVU Coliseum. The two teams last met in the first round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Nov. 15, 2018, with the Mountaineers coming away with a 71-53 victory.
Record in 2022-23: 7-26 (5-13 CAA)
Head Coach: King Rice (13th Season)
PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP:
West Virginia Mountaineers: Kobe Johnson, Seth Wilson, Josiah Harris, Quinn Slazinski, Jesse Edwards
Monmouth Hawks: Xander Rice, Jack Collins, Jakari Spence, Jaret Valencia, Nikita Konstantynovskyi
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