WVU roundup: ESPN show to visit Morgantown 118

MORGANTOWN — ESPN “College GameDay” will make its second visit to WVU on Jan. 27, as the Mountaineers play host to Kentucky.

The 11 a.m. national show featuring Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Jay Williams, and Seth Greenberg will showcase the day in college basketball live from the WVU Coliseum floor.

Coliseum gates open at 9:30 a.m., and admission is free to the broadcast. WVU students should enter through the Gold Gate with a valid student I.D.; the general public may enter through the Blue Gate. Fans are asked to sit in sections 104-112.

All WVU season parking passes will be valid for the broadcast. Season parking pass holders may park in the Gold lot until 1 p.m. Lots will open for College GameDay at 8:30 a.m. The passes will also be valid for use for the Kentucky game.

Free parking for the general public will be available in the Blue and White lots at the Coliseum. Those lots must be cleared by 1 p.m.

WVU Coliseum parking lots will reopen at 4 p.m. for the game.

Additional public parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the Evansdale campus at Lot 45 at the Creative Arts Center and short-term lots ST1, off Patteson Drive, and ST9, behind the Creative Arts Center.

Parking is also available at Chick-fil-A on Patteson Drive and the Green Lot at the Mountaineer Station on Van Voorhis Road.

Shuttle service is available from the Green Lot for $4 round trip, starting at 9 a.m. Shuttle buses for WVU students will run from the Towers Residential Complex and Mountainlair starting at 8 a.m. and running until 12:30 p.m. The PRT will begin operating at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

No tickets remain for the Kentucky contest.

SWIMMING

Mountaineers Morgan Bullock and David Dixon were named the Big 12 Swimmers of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com, for performances in a win against Pitt.

Bullock set a WVU Natatorium record, won two races and placed second twice. The sophomore set a pool record in the 200 butterfly (2:00.47).

Dixon won three races. He set a Natatorium record in the 200 butterfly (1:45.80) and helped the 200 medley relay to a pool-record time of 1:29.94.

Bullock, Dixon and the Mountaineers return to action on Saturday. The men’s and women’s teams will face Villanova, while the women also will take on Iowa State.

WRESTLING

Mountaineers Zeke Moisey and Jacob A. Smith remain in the national rankings, as announced by FloWrestling, Intermat and The Open Mat on Tuesday.

Moisey, at 125 pounds, appears at No. 13 for The Open Mat, No. 15 by Intermat and No. 16 via FloWrestling.

Smith, at 197 pounds, checks in at No. 18 in the Intermat rankings.

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