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Details Of ESPN GameDay In Morgantown

By: Mike Vukovcan
(Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- ESPN’s College GameDay Show will broadcast live from the West Virginia University
Mountainlair Plaza this Saturday.

GameDay Show tapings for various ESPN Networks will begin on Friday, Sept. 23, at 8 a.m., and will run through the afternoon. ESPNU will broadcast the show on Saturday morning from 9-10 a.m., while
ESPN’s main portion will follow from 10 a.m. – noon.

Fans will be allowed into the GameDay compound on Saturday beginning at 7 a.m. All fans are invited to attend the tapings on both days.

ESPN College GameDay will have final approval on all signs and apparel that are permitted in and around the set.

The following are prohibited in the pit area directly behind the College GameDay stage: alcohol, food, drinks, footballs, hard helmets, signs on sticks or polls, large bags and backpacks. All signs must be
hand-held.

Due to the set’s central location on the WVU downtown campus, several parking and traffic restrictions will be in place.

Parking on Prospect Street will be prohibited beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday evening, Sept. 21, through Saturday at 5 p.m.

Maiden Lane will be closed to vehicle traffic and parking beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, with normal traffic set to resume at 5 p.m. Saturday.

North High Street parking will be prohibited beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday until 5 p.m. Saturday. The street will be closed to vehicle traffic on Saturday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This weekend marks the first time ESPN’s popular traveling college football show has selected WVU. The undefeated Mountaineers will take on undefeated No. 2 LSU on Saturday in a nationally televised primetime telecast that will air on ABC (Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit) and will kick off at 8 p.m

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