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Tempers Flare Early On Between West Virginia and Pitt

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In the early minutes of the annual Backyard Brawl, tempers flared between both teams.

WVU F Gabe Osabuohien and Pitt G Femi Odukale had some words, causing the remaining eight players on the court to separate the two. A few minutes later, the two went at it again.

Since the two incidents, nothing has been thrown other than words, but there’s still a lot of basketball to be played tonight, and tensions are high.

Osabuohien and Odukale are both participating in their Backyard Brawl debuts.

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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