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2018 Schedule
2-1, 1st in Big 12

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia was just up 50-8 on Morgan State. Mountaineers have made 20 shots. Morgan State has attempted 19.

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Miles Jr. slams down alley-oop (0:23)
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9dJeff Borzello

Not everyone made it to opening night

The opening night of college basketball was about which players didn't suit up or barely played -- and what that might mean moving forward.

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No. 25 Texas A&M blows out No. 11 West Virginia (1:20)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

When West Virginia can't dominate the offensive glass or create offense with its press, it's going to struggle to score in the half-court. Not the first time it's been an issue. Only 15 points off turnovers and nine second-chance points tonight.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia led the Big 12 in free throw attempts last season, at 24.5 per game. They've shot five so far tonight. (Via @ESPNStatsInfo)

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A&M's Davis puts WVU on a poster (0:49)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

College basketball is back! Top games today per espn.com/bpi Matchup Quality: 1. Iowa St @ Missouri (SECN) 2. Texas A&M vs West Virginia (ESPN) 3. Georgia Tech vs UCLA (ESPN)

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12dJeff Borzello

How the Big 12 race will play out this season

Is a 14th straight title in the cards for Kansas? There's a gap between the Jayhawks and the rest of the conference this season.

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AP Preseason Top 25: West Virginia debuts at No. 11

The Mountaineers are ranked in the preseason AP Poll for the second straight season. Prior to last year, West Virginia had been ranked in the preseason AP Poll just three times.

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20dMike Schmitz

Top NBA draft PG prospects: Jevon Carter

The West Virginia star is a physical, scrappy on-ball defender who earned Big 12 and NABC Defensive Player of the Year awards last season.

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20dMyron Medcalf

Big 12 preview: The Kansas problem

Every year the question is asked: Is this the season someone knocks Kansas off the top spot? And every year, for 13 seasons, the answer has been no. So is this the season? Well, no, and that's an issue for the Big 12.

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West Virginia weighs pulling back on press

West Virginia's depleted roster might be unable to harass opposing offenses for an entire 40 minutes without wearing down. So coach Bob Huggins is going to pick and choose his battles.

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Huggins: Haven't had a player like Konate 'since Kenyon Martin'

West Virginia HC Bob Huggins joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to dish on his style choice at Big 12 media day, his expectations for his squad and why Sagaba Donate gives his team something that he "hasn't had" since he coached Kenyon Martin.

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Huggins brings his sense of style to media day (0:43)
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Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter 

West Virginia treasure, Bob Huggins, brings his sense of fun to media day every year. This year may be best ensemble ever.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The latest in formalwear from Bob Huggins:

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia announced that forward Esa Ahmad will miss the first half of the season after failing to meet NCAA eligibility requirements. Averaged 11.3 points, 4.3 rebounds.

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WVa's Ahmad ineligible for half the season

West Virginia forward Esa Ahmad, who was second in scoring for the Mountaineers in 2016-17, must sit out the first half of the season after failing to meet NCAA eligibility requirements.

Team Stats

Points Per Game91.3Tied-32nd
Rebounds Per Game41.0Tied-98th
Assists Per Game20.7Tied-24th
Points Allowed66.7Tied-109th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record27-27
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances27