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Big 12 Conference Announces Men’s Basketball Schedule, WVU To Start on The Road at Texas

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On Wednesday afternoon, the Big 12 Conference released the conference schedule for men’s basketball.

The conference schedule will stay with the same format of each team playing each other twice.

West Virginia will open the conference season in Austin, TX, against the Chris Beard coached Texas Longhorns on Jan. 1. The Mountaineers will open up home play in the Big 12 at the WVU Coliseum for Kansas State on Jan. 8.

WVU will make their annual trip to Lawrence, Kansas on Jan. 15, and then host the Jayhawks on Feb. 19.

Last season, West Virginia and Baylor struggled to get even one game scheduled due to COVID problems by both teams. This season, the Mountaineers and Bears are set to play once in Morgantown, West Virginia, on Jan. 18 and then in Waco, TX, on Jan. 31.

The season concludes on the road at Oklahoma and then senior day against TCU on Mar. 5.

The Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Tournament Championship will be played from Mar. 9-12 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Full Conference Schedule:

Saturday         Jan. 1              at Texas *                                                       Austin, Texas

Monday          Jan. 3              at TCU *                                                          Fort Worth, Texas

Saturday         Jan. 8             Kansas State *                                                Morgantown

Tuesday          Jan. 11            Oklahoma State *                                          Morgantown

Saturday         Jan. 15            at Kansas *                                                     Lawrence, Kan.

Tuesday          Jan. 18            Baylor *                                                          Morgantown

Saturday         Jan. 22            at Texas Tech *                                              Lubbock, Texas

Wednesday    Jan. 26            Oklahoma *                                                   Morgantown

Monday          Jan. 31            at Baylor *                                                      Waco, Texas

Saturday         Feb. 5              Texas Tech *                                                   Morgantown

Tuesday          Feb. 8              Iowa State *                                                   Morgantown

Saturday         Feb. 12            at Oklahoma State *                                     Stillwater, Okla.

Monday          Feb. 14            at Kansas State *                                           Manhattan, Kan.

Saturday         Feb. 19            Kansas *                                                         Morgantown

Wednesday    Feb. 23            at Iowa State *                                               Ames, Iowa

Saturday         Feb. 26            Texas *                                                            Morgantown

Tuesday          Mar. 1             at Oklahoma *                                               Norman, Okla.

Saturday         Mar. 5             TCU *                                                              Morgantown

Wed.-Sat.       Mar. 9-12        Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship                  Kansas City, Mo.

 

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently writes for The Daily Athenaeum and is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year with Blue Gold Sports—an USA Today credentialed outlet. He is from Cincinnati, OH.

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