For the next two seasons, the West Virginia men’s basketball team will compete against one of the top teams in Conference USA, according to a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Rothstein reports that WVU has scheduled a home-and-home series with UBA that will send the Mountaineers to Birmingham next season and bring the Dragons to Morgantown in 2022-23.
Source: UAB and West Virginia will start a home-and-home series next season in Birmingham. Return game in Morgantown in 22-23.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 12, 2021
Under first-year head coach Andy Kennedy, the Dragons went 22-7 (13-5 C-USA) in 2020-21. UAB is 2-1 all-time against West Virginia. The two teams last played in 1991 with the Dragons winning 88-84. UAB also beat the Mountaineers 66-62 in a meeting in the 1988 season. WVU’s lone win against the Dragons came in the 1987 season.