Many Mountaineer fans are relieved that the ranked showdown with Texas Tech will not be on ESPN+. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. on Saturday and the game was set to be televised by ESPN2.
Well, now there is a change. Fear not Mountaineer fans, you still are free from dealing with the world of ESPN+ and illegal Facebook watch parties. The Mountaineers have been elevated from ESPN2 to ESPN.
Feels good to be back home! 🏠
— WVU Basketball (@WVUhoops) January 11, 2020
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After starting conference play with two games on the road, the Mountaineers get back to the friendly confines of the Coliseum. Vegas oddsmakers have set the Mountaineers as five-point favorites for the matchup between conference rivals.
The last matchup between these two teams was in the Big 12 Tournament when the young Mountaineers upset the Red Raiders by a final score of 79-74.
— WVSports.com (@WVSportsDotCom) March 15, 2019
The Red Raiders bounced back from the loss and were the eventual national runners-up while head coach Chris Beard was named the AP National Coach of the Year.
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