MBB Non-Conference Schedule Announced


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By Bryan Messerly for WVUsports.com
July 31, 2014 01:24 PM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia University Director of Athletics Oliver Luck has announced the 2014-15 men’s basketball non-conference schedule.
 
The Mountaineers will play 13 non-conference contests, including home games against LSU, Virginia Tech, Monmouth, Lafayette, College of Charleston and Wofford.
 
WVU will open the regular season at home with a pair of games at the Coliseum: Friday, Nov. 14 vs. Monmouth and Sunday, Nov. 16 vs. Lafayette. The Mountaineers will return to Madison Square Garden to participate in the Gotham Classic against NC State. WVU will play three games in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The brackets have not been announced, but the field will feature Boston College, College of Charleston, Connecticut, Dayton, George Mason, New Mexico, Texas A&M and WVU.
 
The Mountaineers will play two more neutral site games in Charleston against Marshall and VMI. WVU will play a road game at Northern Kentucky on Sunday, Dec. 7.
 
West Virginia will play one exhibition game against Shepherd on Sunday, Nov. 9.
 
“We always strive to play one of the top schedules in the country and this year will be no different,” said WVU head coach Bob Huggins. “This is a schedule our fans will enjoy, particularly with eight non-conference games in our great state, along with return visits to Puerto Rico and Madison Square Garden.”
 
The Big 12 portion of the schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.
 
Day Date Opponent Location
Sunday Nov. 9 Shepherd (Exhibition) Morgantown, W.Va.
Friday Nov. 14 Monmouth Morgantown, W.Va.
Sunday Nov. 16 Lafayette Morgantown, W.Va.
Thursday Nov. 20 Puerto Rico Tip-Off ^ San Juan, Puerto Rico
Friday Nov. 21 Puerto Rico Tip-Off ^ San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sunday Nov. 23 Puerto Rico Tip-Off ^ San Juan, Puerto Rico
Wednesday Nov. 26 vs. VMI Charleston, W.Va.
Saturday Nov. 29 College of Charleston + Morgantown, W.Va.
Thursday Dec. 4 LSU $ Morgantown, W.Va.
Sunday Dec. 7 at Northern Kentucky Highland Heights, Ky.
Sunday Dec. 14 vs. Marshall # Charleston, W.Va.
Saturday Dec. 20 vs. NC State ! New York, N.Y.
Monday Dec. 22 Wofford Morgantown, W.Va.
Tuesday Dec. 30 Virginia Tech Morgantown, W.Va.
 
^ Puerto Rico Tip-Off, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+ Non-Bracketed Round Game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, Morgantown, W,Va.
$ SEC/Big 12 Challenge
# Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic
! Gotham Classic
- All Dates Subject To Change
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