WVU Conference Hoop Foes Announced

West Virginia's pick as one of the top contenders for the Big East men's basketball crown has resulted in a shift of repeat opponents.

The Mountaineers, who routinely face Pittsburgh twice each year, will also play Villanova and Seton Hall twice during the 2009-10 season. The Wildcats are the early favorites for the league title.

The upcoming season will be thre third in which the regular season 18-game league schedule features round-robin play, with three teams on the schedule twice.

West Virginia will play home games against Cincinnati, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Pitt, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Syracuse and Villanova.

WVU will play road games at Connecticut, DePaul, Notre Dame, Pitt, Providence, St. John's, Seton Hall, USF and Villanova.

West Virginia's complete basketball schedule will be announced in early September. Known games are listed here.

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