West Virginia looks to end skid at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas — Good day from Big Monday, where West Virginia makes its first official appearance of the season on ESPN’s hoops brainchild to start the week. Unlike so many other Big 12 games this season, it is the Mountaineers (10-12, 2-7 Big 12) who possibly have the momentum heading into the matchup following its 79-71 victory against Oklahoma, while No. 16 Texas Tech (17-5, 5-4) is coming off a 79-63 loss at Kansas that saw the Red Raiders trail by 20 at the half. Texas Tech has lost four of its last six, but three of those have been on the road.

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