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2021-22 WVU Men’s Basketball schedule released

West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons and the Big 12 Conference have announced the 2021-22 men's basketball schedule. The nonconference schedule will feature eight games at the WVU Coliseum and five games away from home, including three in the Shriners Children's Charleston Classic.

Big 12 adds four new members

The Big 12 Conference today announces that Brigham Young University, the University of Central Florida, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Houston will become members no later than the 2024-25 athletic year.

WVU expands indoor mask requirement to all indoor campus spaces

West Virginia University is updating its mask guidelines. Beginning Monday, Sept. 13, all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear a mask indoors in all WVU System buildings and facilities through Oct. 6, when public health conditions will be reevaluated.

WVU to induct six into Order of Vandalia

Six people, including two former West Virginia University presidents, will be honored Friday (Sept. 10) for their loyalty and service to the University as they are inducted into the Order of Vandalia.

Lyons announces contract extension for Bob Huggins

West Virginia University Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President Shane Lyons has announced a contract extension for men's basketball coach Bob Huggins to serve as head coach through the 2023-24 season, with the option to continue to coach or extend his relationship with the University to June 30, 2027. The amended employment agreement takes effect immediately.

WVU alumni select inaugural Belmear scholarship recipients

Four West Virginia University students have been awarded the Horace and Geraldine Belmear Scholarship, an honor created by Black alumni to expand opportunities for minority students – specifically Black, Indigenous and people of color.

WVU provides additional guidance for fall 2021, plans Return to Campus Conversation

West Virginia University is providing additional guidance to students, faculty and staff as campuses prepare to fully reopen for the fall 2021 semester. WVU’s highest priority is to offer a fully in-person, on-campus academic and student experience this fall. As always, the safety of students, faculty, staff and guests will continue to be an important guiding factor.

WVU Sports Hall of Fame class selected

The 2021 class includes Keri Bland (cross country/track), Nicco Campriani (rifle), Noel Devine (football), Dale Farley (football), Mike Fox (football), Lajuanda Moody (gymnastics) and Olayinka Sanni (women's basketball). This class brings the total number of inductees to 215.