WVU announces football game schedules and networks for opening games

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) – Game times and broadcast partners for West Virginia’s first three football games and non-Saturday games for the 2022 season have been announced by television networks via the bureaus of the Atlantic coast and the Big 12 conference.

West Virginia’s season opener at Pitt in the 105th Backyard Brawl, played Thursday, Sept. 1, will be televised on ESPN at 7 p.m. The second and third matches will be played at the Puskar stadium in Milan.

In a late night kickoff at 6 p.m., the Mountaineers’ home and Big 12 home opener against Kansas on Sept. 10 will be televised on Big 12 Now.

On Saturday, September 17, the Mountaineers will host Towson on Big 12 Now at 1 p.m.

Game 4 on September 22 will be Game 2 on Thursday night as WVU travels to Blacksburg, Va. to take on Virginia Tech in the battle for the Black Diamond Trophy. It will be televised on ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET.

WVU will play their third Thursday night game of the season at Milan’s Puskar Stadium on October 13, when they take on Baylor on FS1 at 7 p.m.

Beginning in Texas on October 1, game times for the Big 12 Conference and network partners will be released on a 12-day or six-day window prior to the game date.

Oklahoma State’s game at Boone Pickens Stadium on Nov. 26 will be televised on one of ESPN’s linear platforms. The time will be announced during the normal 12-day/6-day screening process.

Season tickets are on sale now for West Virginia’s six-game home schedule and can be purchased online at WVUGAME.com or by calling 1-800-WVU GAME.

Current Mountaineer Athletic Club members and football season ticket holders can now request priority match tickets for 2022 home and away games by logging into their account at WVUGAME.com, then by clicking on “Football” for exclusive access. The priority deadline for requesting tickets is June 24.

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