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WVU Announces 2011-12 Hoops Schedule

By: Mike Vukovcan
(Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- West Virginia has announced its home and away opponents for the 2011-12 men’s basketball season.

The Mountaineers will play 16 regular season games at the WVU Coliseum this season. BIG EAST teams coming to Morgantown are Cincinnati, DePaul, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Notre Dame, Pitt, Rutgers and Villanova.

In non-conference play at the Coliseum, WVU will face Kent State, Oral Roberts, Alcorn State, Akron and Miami as well as two additional home games as part of the Las Vegas Classic.

On the road, the Mountaineers will travel to Connecticut, Notre Dame, Pitt, Providence, Rutgers, St. John’s, Seton Hall, USF and Syracuse.

In non-conference play, WVU will play on the road at Mississippi State as part of the BIG EAST/SEC Invitational.

The Mountaineers will play neutral site games against Morehead State and Marshall in Charleston, Kansas State in Wichita, Kan., and two games in Las Vegas as part of the Las Vegas Classic.

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