MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP/KDKA) – West Virginia will play an exhibition men’s basketball game to benefit the victims and families affected by a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.

The Mountaineers will host Duquesne in Morgantown on Nov. 1. Proceeds will benefit the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund.

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The nonprofit Dayton Foundation is overseeing the fund. The Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton’s Oregon District left nine people dead and dozens injured.

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The NCAA allows a team to use one of its two possible exhibition games against a Division I opponent for raising funds for a catastrophic event.

Washington High School alumnus Nicholas Cumer was one of the nine people killed in the shooting.

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