Preview and live television and stream information for the college basketball game between No. 19 Richmond against No. 11 West Virginia at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown on Sunday.
STORYLINE PREVIEW: Richmond (4-0) comes into this game undefeated after winning its opening four games to start the season and is expected to present a tough challenge for West Virginia, which is also in good form. This game will be the second against a ranked opponent for the Spiders, who defeated the then-No. 10 Kentucky earlier this season.
West Virginia, meanwhile, has also played against a ranked team once already this season and lost to the No. 1 ranked side in the country, Gonzaga. Since that defeat, the Mountaineers (5-1) recorded wins over and Georgetown. Richmond is looking to extend its current winning streak to five games.
Individualy, Richmond will be looking to seniors Grant Golden, Jacob Gilyard, Nathan Cayo and Blake Francis who have combined to score a massive 71 percent of the team’s points this season. Golden is averaging 15.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists and is shooting 60.0% from 3-pointers over the four games so far.
Meanwhile, Gilyard, who averages 12.3 points with 7.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 4.3 steals, has been directly responsible for 41 percent of all Richmond field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has made 12 attempts from the field and dished out 23 assists in those contests.
For West Virginia, Derek Culver is averaging a double-double with 14.5 points and 10.7 rebounds per game this campaign with Miles McBride coming in scoring 13.7 points, 4.5 assists, and 3.7 rebounds.
In the team report, the Mountaineers have collected an assist on 43 of 74 field goals for an impressive 58.1 percent over its previous three games, while the Spiders have a 53.5 percent during its past three games with 46 of 86 assists on baskets made from the field.
ESPN and WatchESPN.com will provide live television and online streaming for this game on Sunday.
WHAT: No. 19 Richmond (4-0) vs. No. 11 West Virginia (5-1)
WHERE: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
WHEN: Sunday, 1 p.m. EST