ESPN has announced that the weekend morning show College Gameday will be visiting Morgantown on Saturday Jan. 27 th. When No. 6 West Virginia and No. 18 Kentucky face off.
The show will be live at the Coliseum starting at 11 a.m. on ESPN with an evening addition leading into the game at 7 p.m.
This is only the second time that the basketball version of the show has come to WVU. The first was for the Mountaineers final home game on March 6, 2009 against then No. 6 Louisville. Louisville won that game 62-59.
The 12/SEC challenge game against UK will be the teams’ first visit to Morgantown since Dec.7, 1970. When the Wildcats won 106-100. The Mountaineers and Wildcats are playing as part of the Big XII-SEC Challenge. The annual Big 12/SEC Challenge, pits 10 members of the Southeastern Conference against all 10 of the Big 12 members. Six Big 12 teams are ranked entering Saturday’s contests.