Beginning in September and running up until November 11th, the first day of the season, College Basketball Talk will be unveiling the 2016-2017 NBCSports.com college hoops preview package. MORE: 2016-17 Season Preview Coverage | Conference Previews
In the five years since both schools declared they were leaving the Big East to join other conferences, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has always pushed to get longtime rival Pittsburgh back on his schedule. West Virginia and Pitt announced Thursday that they’ve agreed to a four-year series that will begin during the 2017-18 season. The Panthers will host the basketball version of the Backyard Brawl in 2017 and 2019 and will visit Morgantown in 2018 and 2020.
NBC Sports Networked announced on Thursday that the station will air more than 35 Atlantic 10 basketball games during the course of the 2016-17 season. The slate includes 25 men’s basketball games and 10 women’s basketball games. In March, during the