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WVU Announces Women’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule

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West Virginia University athletics revealed the non-conference slate for the women’s basketball team Tuesday afternoon.

The Mountaineers will open the season in the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas, Nevada against Fresno State on Nov. 27. They will then turn around and play LSU in the same event on Nov. 28.

WVU coach Mike Carey announced these two games last week, saying any other year opening the season in Las Vegas would be fun, but because of the pandemic, the team will mostly be confined to the hotel for their stay.

WATCH: WVU WBB Coach Mike Carey on the Lead Up to 2020-21 Season

After the two games in Vegas, WVU will return to Morgantown for the home-opener against North Alabama on Dec. 3. The team will then host the Tennessee Volunteers for the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Dec. 6. Big 12 conference play for WVU begins on Dec. 10 against Baylor, followed by a game against James Madison on Dec. 13.

The non-conference schedule will conclude with games against Ohio University and Coppin State on Dec. 20 and 22.

With the announcement of the Big 12 schedule a couple of weeks ago, WVU’s entire 2020-21 schedule is now official.

WVU’s full 2020-21 schedule is:

  • Nov. 27 vs Fresno State*
  • Nov. 28 vs LSU*
  • Dec. 3 vs North Alabama
  • Dec. 6 vs Tennessee**
  • Dec. 10 vs Baylor
  • Dec. 13 vs James Madison
  • Dec. 18 at Oklahoma State
  • Dec. 20 vs Ohio
  • Dec. 22 vs Choppin State
  • Jan. 2 at Kansas
  • Jan. 5 at Kansas State
  • Jan. 9 vs Texas
  • Jan. 13 vs Texas Tech
  • Jan. 16 at Oklahoma
  • Jan. 20 vs Kansas State
  • Jan. 23 vs Oklahoma State
  • Jan. 27 at Texas Tech
  • Jan. 30 at TCU
  • Feb. 3 vs Iowa State
  • Feb. 6 at Texas
  • Feb. 10 vs Kansas
  • Feb. 14 vs Oklahoma
  • Feb. 17 at Baylor
  • Feb. 20 vs TCU
  • Feb. 24 at Iowa State

*South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

**Big 12/SEC Challenge

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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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