WVU releases 2013-14 men’s basketball slate

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia men’s basketball schedule includes a trip to Cancun, Mexico, and two games in Charleston.

The Mountaineers will have 16 home games. In addition to visits from every Big 12 team, West Virginia has nonconference home games with Gonzaga, Purdue, Duquesne, Loyola, Md., Georgia Southern, Presbyterian and the regular-season opener Nov. 8 against Mount St. Mary’s.

The Mountaineers will head to Mexico to finish up the Cancun Challenge on Nov. 26 and 27.

West Virginia will have games in Charleston against Marshall on Dec. 14 and against William & Mary on Dec. 29.

WVU will play in the Big 12-SEC Challenge at Missouri on Dec. 5.

The Big 12 opener is Jan. 4 at Texas Christian, while the conference home opener is Jan. 11 against Oklahoma State.