West Virginia is expected to replace Tennessee and face Gonzaga in next week’s Jimmy V Classic in Indianapolis, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
An official announcement is expected soon.
Tennessee had to pull out of the event due to COVID-19.
West Virginia will open the 20-21 season on Thursday against South Dakota State as part of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic in South Dakota.
Gonzaga’s first game will be Thanksgiving Day in Fort Myers versus Kansas.