West Virginia 2019-20 nonleague schedule has 7 home dates

West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate (50) and guard Chase Harler (14) trap Pittsburgh guard Xavier Johnson (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday , Dec. 8, 2018, in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia defeated Pittsburgh 69-59. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will play seven men’s nonconference basketball games at home next season.
WVU announced the nonconference portion of its schedule Monday.
The Mountaineers open the 2019-20 season at home against Akron on Nov. 8. After playing at Pittsburgh Nov. 15, WVU will host Northern Colorado on Nov. 18 and Boston University on Nov. 22 as part of the Cancun Challenge before completing the tournament with two more games in Mexico on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27.
Other nonconference home games are Dec. 1 against Rhode Island, Dec. 12 against Austin Peay, Dec. 14 against Nicholls State and the Big 12-SEC Challenge against an undetermined opponent Jan. 25.
Other road games include Dec. 7 or 8 at St. John’s, against Youngstown State at an off-campus site in Youngstown, Ohio, on Dec. 21, and a neutral-site game against Ohio State in Cleveland on Dec. 29.