2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule


By Bryan Messerly for WVUsports.com
August 14, 2014 01:17 PM
 
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Athletics Oliver Luck and the Big 12 Conference have announced the 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule.
 
The Mountaineers will play 15 regular season games at home, with every Big 12 team visiting Morgantown. In addition to conference play, LSU (SEC/Big 12 Challenge), Virginia Tech, Monmouth, Lafayette, College of Charleston and Wofford will visit Morgantown in non-conference action.
 
WVU will play three games in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Mountaineers will open the tournament against George Mason before facing either New Mexico or Boston College a day later. On the final day, WVU will face either UConn, Dayton, Texas A&M or College of Charleston.
 
The Mountaineers will return to Madison Square Garden to participate in the Gotham Classic against NC State on Dec. 20. WVU will play two more neutral site games in Charleston against Marshall and VMI. West Virginia will play a road game at Northern Kentucky on Dec. 7.
 
Even though the television schedule is incomplete and additional games are expected to be televised nationally, the Mountaineers are already slated for 22 regular season games on national television, including all 18 Big 12 Conference games.
 
“Once again, this year’s schedule for coach Huggins and his team is very competitive from start to finish,” said Luck. “I’m pleased that we already have 22 games slated for national television, and I’m delighted that we will have 17 regular season games in our state. We all know how exciting Big 12 basketball is, and the trip to Puerto Rico against quality competition and getting back to Madison Square Garden to face NC State as well as hosting Virginia Tech and LSU certainly highlight the non-conference schedule.”
 
West Virginia will open the regular season Nov. 14 at home against Monmouth and will open Big 12 action at TCU on Jan. 3. WVU will play its first Big 12 home game against Iowa State on Jan. 10 and will conclude the Big 12 schedule against Oklahoma State at home on March 7.
 
West Virginia will play one exhibition game against Shepherd on Nov. 9.
 
“This is another competitive schedule for our guys and also one where our great fans will enjoy seeing our guys at home and on the road with our following of Mountaineer fans,” said coach Bob Huggins. “The non-conference schedule presents some interesting matchups for our team and for our fans, and every Big 12 game is a grind every time you take the floor. The Big 12 Conference has done a wonderful job in scheduling with only three weekday conference games while school is in session so our guys won’t miss as much class, in addition to the two-game trip to start conference play before we start the spring semester.”
 
The rest of the game times and complete television schedule will be announced at a later date. All dates and times are subject to change for television.
 
The WVU men’s basketball schedule as of Aug. 14, 2014:
 
Date Opponent TV Time/Result
Nov 09, 2014 Shepherd (exhibition)   TBA
Nov 14, 2014 Monmouth   TBA
Nov 16, 2014 Lafayette   TBA
Nov 20, 2014 vs. George Mason (Puerto Rico Tip-Off) ESPNU 7:30 PM
Nov 21, 2014 vs. New Mexico or Boston College (Puerto Rico Tip-Off) ESPN2 or ESPNU TBA
Nov 23, 2014 vs. UConn, Dayton, Texas A&M or Coll. of Charleston (Puerto Rico Tip-Off) ESPN2 or ESPNU TBA
Nov 26, 2014 vs. VMI (Charleston, W.Va.)   TBA
Nov 29, 2014 College of Charleston (Non-Bracketed Round Game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off)   TBA
Dec 04, 2014 LSU (SEC/Big 12 Challenge) ESPN2 7:00 PM
Dec 07, 2014 at Northern Kentucky   TBA
Dec 14, 2014 vs. Marshall (Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic, Charleston, W.Va.)   TBA
Dec 20, 2014 vs. NC State (Gotham Classic, Madison Square Garden)   TBA
Dec 22, 2014 Wofford   TBA
Dec 30, 2014 Virginia Tech   TBA
Jan 03, 2015 at TCU * FSN TBA
Jan 05, 2015 at Texas Tech * ESPNU 7:00 PM
Jan 10, 2015 Iowa State * ESPNEWS TBA
Jan 13, 2015 Oklahoma * ESPNEWS 7:00 PM
Jan 17, 2015 at Texas * ESPN or ESPN2 TBA
Jan 24, 2015 TCU * ESPNU or ESPNEWS TBA
Jan 27, 2015 at Kansas State * ESPN2 7:00 PM
Jan 31, 2015 Texas Tech * ESPNU 12:00 PM
Feb 03, 2015 at Oklahoma * ESPN2 TBA
Feb 07, 2015 Baylor * ESPNU 12:00 PM
Feb 11, 2015 Kansas State * ESPNU 7:00 PM
Feb 14, 2015 at Iowa State * ESPN/ESPN2 4:00 PM
Feb 16, 2015 Kansas * ESPN 9:00 PM
Feb 21, 2015 at Oklahoma State * ESPNEWS TBA
Feb 24, 2015 Texas * ESPN2 7:00 PM
Feb 28, 2015 at Baylor * ESPNU 4:00 PM
Mar 03, 2015 at Kansas * ESPN2 TBA
Mar 07, 2015 Oklahoma State * ESPNEWS TBA
* Big 12 Conference game All times Easter
 



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