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Black hat doesn't necessarily fit West Virginia coach Bob Huggins

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The villain has a bit of a limp. He lurks in his castle, which overlooks the forest, not far from the mountains. A fireplace, turned off now since it’s a perfect late-summer morning in the Great Appalachian Valley, divides his office in half. It’s less office than throne, really, modeled after the thrones of the other kings of his profession. “This office...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

PICTURE: Bob Huggins Looks Predictably Miserable When Forced to Wear a Suit

The bowtie is a nice touch. It makes Huggins look like a old-timey West Virginia general store owner who keeps a shotgun behind the counter. – – – – – Also see … Unofficial Slogans for Every College Basketball Conference Flowchart: Should You Get a College Athlete’s Autograph? SP’s NCAA Basketball page (photo via) The post PICTURE: Bob Huggins Looks Predictably Miserable...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Huggins is Forced to Wear a Suit (and Bowtie) and He’s Pissed

West Virginia’s Bob Huggins doesn’t like suits and doesn’t care what you think. The veteran... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Huggins Offers 2016 Sharpshooter

Jamie Dixon and the University of Pittsburgh lost one of top players in the country on Friday and that opened the door for West Virginia head basketball coach Bob Huggins to extend an offer to the sharpshooter. 2016 wing Maverick Rowan, 6-foot-5 and rated the 46th prospect in the country by moved with his family to Ft. Lauderdale and will play at 5A Cardinal Gibbins this...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Huggs Adds Another

Bob Huggins and his coaching staff understand what they need to compete in the Big 12 Conference. The head Mountaineer is looking to return his program to the glory days, and that march starts on the recruiting trail. Those efforts have led Huggs to Shaker Heights (OH) power forward Esa Ahmad. Ahmad, 6-foot-7 and 210 pounds, is rated the 69th player in the nation according to Rivals...
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia showing the Huggins’ mantra in climbing the Big 12

Send to KindleCredit: WVU Sports Communications Photo People who know Bob Huggins knew that when the West Virginia Mountaineers bottomed out at 13-19 a year ago, immense changes would be in order in Morgantown.  Five players hit the road and Huggins recruited players with more of the type of work ethic he prefers.  Those that played through injuries, those that could weather the...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Big 12 coaches using Smart incident to teach lesson

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has faced plenty of verbal abuse in opposing arenas. So did Denny Crum, who coached Louisville from 1971-2001 and won a pair of national titles. During one game, he'd had enough and later relayed the story to Huggins. A fan behind the bench continued to yell at Crum before the former head Cardinal calmly turned around and addressed him. "He...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU, Huggins agree to extension

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

WVU AD Luck reworking Bob Huggins' contract

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...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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