Posted October 12, 2012 on
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West Virginia is working on a new contract for men's basketball coach Bob Huggins.
Athletic director Oliver Luck said Friday a reworked deal should be completed in the next few months.
In 2008, Huggins signed a contract that pays him at least $20 million in guaranteed income through 2019.
The Mountaineers have gone to the NCAA tournament in each of Huggins' five seasons at his alma mater. He has a 120-56 record there. West Virginia went 19-14 last season and lost to Gonzaga in the second round of the tournament.
The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit.ly/TcahCK) first reported Luck was reworking the contract.
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