West Virginia Mountaineers Vs. TCU Horned Frogs GameDay, TV/Radio, And Preview


West Virginia is looking to score their fifth Big 12 victory of the season on Saturday as they welcome the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs to Milan Puskar Stadium.

The Mountaineers (6-2, 4-1 Big 12), who are ranked 20th in the nation, claimed a 34-10 victory on the road last week in Stillwater over the Oklahoma State University Cowboys.

Texas Christian (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) is riding a two-game win streak as they seek their fourth conference victory this weekend. The Horned Frogs, who are ranked 10th in the country, are coming off back-to-back victories at home over Oklahoma State 42-9 and Texas Tech 82-27.

When: Saturday, Nov. 1

Kickoff: 3:30 p.m.

Site: Milan Puskar Stadium

Playing Surface: FieldTurf Duraspine

All-Time Series: WVU leads 2-1

In Morgantown: TCU leads 1-0 (Nov. 3, 2012 – TCU wins 39-38 in Double OT)

In Fort Worth: WVU leads 1-0 (Nov. 2, 2013 – WVU wins 30-27 in OT)

At Neutral Site: WVU leads 1-0 (1984 Bluebonnet Bowl in Houston – WVU wins 31-14)

Television Coverage: ABC

Announcers: Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit with Heather Cox reporting from the sideline

Radio Coverage: WZST 100.9 FM and the Mountaineers Sports Network From IMG

Announcers: Tony Caridi and Dwight Wallace with Jed Drenning reporting from the sideline

Streaming Audio: http://wvu.leanplayer.com/

Sirius XM Satellite Radio: Sirius Channel 91, XM Channel 91

Odds: WVU +4 According to Bovada Online Sportsbook

Weather Channel Online: Cloudy in Morgantown with a high of 48 and a 50 percent chance of showers.

Last week against Oklahoma State, coach Dana Holgorsen’s crew had 14 more runs than passes and finished the contest with 210 yards on the ground. It marked the fourth time this year that the Mountaineers have rushed for more than 200 yards in a game, boosting their season average to 180.9 yards per game.

Wendell Smallwood ran for a career-best 132 yards on 23 carries while filling in for injured starter Rushel Shell. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound sophomore running back has contributed 476 yards this season and a touchdown.

Senior defensive end Shaquille Riddick leads the Old Gold and Blue with six sacks in addition to seven tackles for losses, while junior linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski has a team-best 62 tackles and nine stops for losses.

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Saturday marks the first time for the Horned Frogs to depart from the state of Texas this season when they arrive in Morgantown. Five of TCU’s opening seven contests were at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth while their pair of road trips were short bus rides to SMU and Baylor.

It could come down to who scores last on Saturday as Texas Christian leads the country in scoring offense with 50.4 points per game, and is second in total offense, rolling up 573.0 yards per game.

TCU’s assault on the scoreboard is led by junior quarterback Trevone Boykin, who has completed 168 of 286 passes for 2,306 yards, three interceptions, and 21 touchdowns. When the defense takes the field, senior linebacker Paul Dawson is the lone player in the nation with at least 11 tackles for a loss and two interceptions.

Up Next: West Virginia heads out to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin on Saturday, Nov. 8 to take on the University of Texas Longhorns (3-5, 2-3 Big 12). Kick off is set for 3:30 p.m. ET. and it will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1.