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How to Watch: West Virginia at Kansas

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Big 12 begins with a top-20 matchup that you’ll literally have to pay for to see.

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Kansas finally returns to Allen Fieldhouse, this time to open up Big 12 play as the Mountaineers of West Virginia come calling.

Kansas is the #3 team in the country in the AP Poll, while West Virginia comes in at #16. KenPom currently has KU at #2 and WVU at #18.

Kansas leads the all-time series with West Virginia 12-5. The most recent meeting was an 88-74 Kansas win in the Big 12 Tournament last March.

Here are the essentials:

The Numbers

(3) Kansas: 10-2, 0-0

(16) West Virginia: 11-1, 0-0

Line: KU -9.5

How to Watch

Saturday, Jan 4, 3:00 p.m. CST

Lawrence, KS: Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)

TV: NONE (Thanks Jeff Long)

Online Streaming: ESPN+ (Requires subscription)

www.watchespn.com (click for direct link) or (presumably) the ESPN app

- Mark Neely (Play-by-Play), Lance Blanks (Analyst)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)

Fun Facts

Kansas has won 28 consecutive conference openers, only 11 of which have been in Allen Fieldhouse.

West Virginia has never won in Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas leads the Big 12 in offensive field goal percentage, while West Virginia leads the conference in field goal percentage defense.