WVU men’s basketball releases 2022-23 non-conference games

MORGANTOWN, WV (March 4, 2022) – West Virginia University athletic director Shane Lyons has announced the 2022-23 men’s basketball non-conference schedule.

The non-conference schedule will include eight games at the WVU Coliseum.

WVU will open the regular season at home on Monday, November 7 against Mount St. Mary’s. Mount St. Mary’s will play at the Coliseum for the sixth time and the first since 2016.

Four days later, the Mountaineers travel to Pitt for the Backyard Brawl on Friday, November 11. The two teams will meet for the 189th time, with WVU winning the last five meetings.

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Morehead State will visit Morgantown for the first time since 1981. Penn will also make his first visit to the Coliseum since 1981 on Friday, Nov. 18.

West Virginia will play three games at the Phil Knight Legacy in Portland, Oregon from Nov. 24-27. The Mountaineers will be joined by Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Oregon State, Portland State, Purdue and Xavier.

On Sunday, December 4, West Virginia will meet a Big East team in the Big 12-Big East Battle. This opponent and location will be determined later.

WVU and Navy will meet for the first time since 1972, also played at the Coliseum, on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in Morgantown. UAB returns the trip to Morgantown after last season’s meeting on Saturday, December 10. The Blazers will play at the Coliseum for the first time since 1987.

On Sunday, December 18, WVU will host Buffalo and close out 2022 on Thursday, December 22 in the first ever meeting against Stony Brook at home.

The Mountaineers will close non-conference play on Saturday, Jan. 28, with an opponent TBD in the annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

West Virginia will play an exhibition game, to be announced this summer.

Monday, Nov. 7 Mount St. Mary’s Morgantown, W.Va.

Friday, November 11 in Pitt Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, November 15 Morehead State Morgantown, W.Va.

Friday, Nov. 18 Penn Morgantown, W.Va.

Thursday, November 24 Phil Knight Legacy # Portland, Ore.

Friday, Nov. 25 Phil Knight Legacy # Portland, Ore.

Sunday, Nov. 27 Phil Knight Legacy # Portland, Ore.

Sunday December 4 Big 12-Big East Battle TBD

Wednesday, December 7 Navy Morgantown, W.Va.

Saturday, December 10 UAB Morgantown, W.Va.

Sunday, Dec. 18 Buffalo Morgantown, W.Va.

Thursday, December 22 Stony Brook Morgantown, W.Va.

Saturday January 28 SEC/Big 12 Challenge TBD

# Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Oregon State, Portland State, Purdue, West Virginia and Xavier

– All dates are subject to change

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