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Mountaineer Basketball: West Virginia looks for the season sweep on the road at Texas

The Mountaineers will look to pull off another upset win over the Longhorns this afternoon in Austin. Jump in the comments or in the Discord to join the conversation.

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WHEN/WHERE

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2024

Tip-Off Time: 3:00 PM ET

Where: Moody Center, Austin, Texas


WATCH/LISTEN

Channel: Longhorn Network

Announcers: Lowell Galindo and Bruce Bowen

Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) | WVU Gameday App (Apple | Android) | SiriusXM Channel 388 or online at SiriusXM 978

Radio Announcers: Tony Caridi

Betting Odds: Texas -12, 145.5 total points via DraftKings Sportsbook

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THE ENEMY

Where are they from? Austin, Texas

Series History: This will be the 29th meeting between West Virginia and Texas with the Longhorns holding a 17-11 series lead. This will be the second meeting between WVU and Texas this season. On Jan. 13 in Morgantown, WVU defeated No. 25 Texas, 76-73, for the Mountaineers’ first ranked win of the season

Record: 15-8 (4-6 Big 12); lost to No. 14 Iowa State, 70-65, on Tuesday

Record in 2022-23: 29-9 (12-6 Big 12); lost to No. 5 seed Miami, 88-81, in the Elite 8

Head Coach: Rodney Terry (1st Season)

NCAA Basketball: Texas at Brigham Young Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports


STARTING LINEUPS

Probable West Virginia Starters

# Name Position Height Weight Class Stats
# Name Position Height Weight Class Stats
3 Kerr Kriisa G 6-3 185 Sr 11.8 ppg, 4.6 apg
2 Kobe Johnson G 6-3 205 Jr. 6.1 ppg, 2.2 rpg
21 RaeQuan Battle G 6-5 195 5th 15.6 ppg, 4.2 rpg
11 Quinn Slazinski F 6-9 230 5th 13.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg
7 Jesse Edwards C 6-11 240 5th 14.8 ppg, 8.3 rpg

Probable Texas Starters

# Name Position Height Class Stats
# Name Position Height Class Stats
1 Dylan Disu F 6-9 Gr. 16.2 ppg, 5.0 rpg
23 Dillon Mitchell F 6-8 So. 10.9 ppg, 8.7 rpg
2 Chendall Weaver G 6-3 So. 4.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg
3 Max Abmas G 6-0 Gr. 17.7 ppg, 2.9 rpg
4 Tyrese Hunter G 6-0 Jr. 10.9 ppg, 2.6 rpg


PREGAME READING & UPDATES

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