Posted November 21, 2012 on AP on Fox

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 03: Head coach Bob Huggins of the West Virginia Mountaineers looks on after they lost 78-57 against the Duke Blue Devils during the National Semifinal game of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
West Virginia's Bob Huggins has received a contract extension that includes the choice of moving into another role or continuing his basketball coaching duties beyond the 2017-18 season. Athletic director Oliver Luck said the 59-year-old Huggins will earn $3 million this season, including a base salary of $250,000. The contract runs through 2022-23. Under the agreement released Wednesday, starting with the 2018-19 season, Huggins can assume a five-year appointment in public relations and development along with other duties assigned by the athletic director at a base salary of $50,000 a year. Or Huggins can choose to continue serving as head coach. The contract replaces one Huggins signed in 2008. ''We are delighted to have an updated agreement in place that will continue to keep Coach Huggins at WVU for his entire career,'' Luck said in a statement. His passion, caring and love for the University and the state of West Virginia is incredible. We look forward to many more years of...
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