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Report: Eastern Kentucky Game Safe Following OVC’s Decision

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Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Ohio Valley Conference has decided to play football this fall.

Thamel reports that OVC teams can play four non-conference games and then a seven-game conference schedule. West Virginia is scheduled to play OVC member Eastern Kentucky as its season opener on Sept. 12.

WVU had already lost non-conference games to Maryland and Florida State when the Big 12 announced plans for teams to have a 10-game schedule earlier this week. One of those games is permitted to be a non-conference game played in the Big 2 team’s home state. The OVC’s decision all but assures that WVU’s nonconference opponent this season will remain as Eastern Kentucky.

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Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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