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WVU men’s basketball will open 2024-25 season against Robert Morris

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University men’s basketball team will open its 2024-25 season against Robert Morris University.

The Nov. 4 game in Morgantown will be the first for WVU’s new head coach, Darian DeVries.

>> WVU hires Darian DeVries as new men’s basketball coach

Robert Morris and WVU have not met since 2010 and the Mountaineers won 82-49. West Virginia leads the series 19-2.

RMU is not the only local university that will get a crack at the Mountaineers next season.

Pitt and WVU announced the extension of the Backyard Brawl basketball series in January.

>> Pitt basketball extends Backyard Brawl with WVU through next 4 seasons

A date for that matchup has not yet been set.

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