BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team and Head Coach Derek Sloan released its 2022-23 schedule. The Bobcats are scheduled to play 12 home games this season at the Rockefeller Center.
The Bobcats will open the season in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on November 11-12 as they travel to compete in the Pitt-Johnstown Tip-Off Classic. Wesleyan is scheduled to play both the host Mountain Cats and Lock Haven at the Pitt-Johnstown Tip-Off Classic. Wesleyan will continue its road stretch with an exhibition matchup against Division I Robert Morris in Moon Township, Pennsylvania on November 16. The Bobcats will then turn around and play at California (PA) on November 17.
Wesleyan starts Mountain East Conference play on the road against Frostburg State on November 19. The Bobcats will play its home opener in the Rockefeller Center against MEC opponent Fairmont State on November 22. To close out the month, WVWC will hit the road and face off against West Liberty on November 30.
The Bobcats have three games scheduled before winter break. Wesleyan has a pair of home games against Wheeling on December 3 and Alderson Broaddus on December 7 before hitting the road to battle Notre Dame (OH) on December 10.
Wesleyan will begin 2023 on the road with a non-conference matchup against Salem on January 2. Before hosting West Virginia State on January 7 and Concord on January 11, WVWC will travel to Charleston to face off against the Golden Eagles on January 4. The Bobcats have consecutive home contests versus Frostburg State on January 18 and Davis & Elkins on January 21. To close out the month, WVWC will travel to Wheeling on January 25 and host West Liberty on January 28.
The Bobcats will play in Rockefeller Center a total of four times throughout February, beginning with Notre Dame (OH) on February 1. The Bobcats will welcome Salem to Buckhannon on February 6, followed by Charleston on February 8 and Glenville State on February 18. Wesleyan will be on the road a total of five times in February, with matchups against Alderson Broaddus on February 4, West Virginia State on February 11, Concord on February 15, Fairmont State on February 22 and Davis & Elkins on February 25.
This year’s Mountain East Conference Tournament will be held from March 1 to March 5 in Wheeling.