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1996 West Virginia Mountaineers Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (28th of 111)
Conference: Big East  ▪ Conference Record: 4-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Nehlen (8-4)

PS/G: 22.6 (69th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (3rd of 111)
SRS: 8.88 (27th of 111) ▪ SOS: 1.46 (62nd of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Gator Bowl 20-13 versus North Carolina

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
          23 19 17 15 12 18     23 25 24 25  

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 31, 1996 Sat West Virginia @ Pittsburgh Big East W 34 0 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 7, 1996 Sat West Virginia Western Michigan MAC W 34 9 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 14, 1996 Sat West Virginia East Carolina Ind W 10 9 3 0 W 3
4 Sep 21, 1996 Sat West Virginia @ Purdue Big Ten W 20 6 4 0 W 4
5 Sep 28, 1996 Sat (23) West Virginia Maryland ACC W 13 0 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 5, 1996 Sat (19) West Virginia Boston College Big East W 34 17 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 19, 1996 Sat (15) West Virginia @ Temple Big East W 30 10 7 0 W 7
8 Oct 26, 1996 Sat (12) West Virginia (25) Miami (FL) Big East L 7 10 7 1 L 1
9 Nov 2, 1996 Sat (18) West Virginia Syracuse Big East L 7 30 7 2 L 2
10 Nov 9, 1996 Sat West Virginia @ Rutgers Big East W 55 14 8 2 W 1
11 Nov 23, 1996 Sat (23) West Virginia @ (17) Virginia Tech Big East L 14 31 8 3 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1997 Wed (25) West Virginia N (12) North Carolina ACC L 13 20 8 4 L 2 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)