BOB HUGGINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via College Chalktalk
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia's emergence highlights Big 12's depth

When considering some of the best coaching jobs this season, it would be wrong to not think of West Virginia's Bob Huggins. The Mountaineers blitzed projected No. 3 seed Iowa State by 25 points on Monday and have won four of their past five â?? the lone loss coming on the road vs. Kansas â?? to make a serious push toward the NCAA tournament. West Virginia (15-10, 7-5) has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 14, 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Huggins fired up after WVU win

West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins has never been one to hold back his feelings or emotions. Those feelings boiled over again today following the Mountaineers 74-67 win over Eastern Kentucky. Although WVU has won three straight, they haven’t been pretty. Just when Huggs thinks his team has turned the corner, he’s left [...]
Via EersAuthority
December 30, 2012  |  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

West Virginia, Huggins agree to contract 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 says 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

Bob Huggins: Glenville State Post Game

West Virginia University men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins met with the media following his team’s 95-53 victory over Glenville State on Tuesday night. Huggs didn’t think the team played as hard as they’re capable of, and wasn’t pleased with how they attacked the glass. He will get a good luck at his team with they [...]
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November 07, 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...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Weber, Huggins and Johnson adjust to Big 12

First-year Kansas State coach Bruce Weber is so new to the Big 12 that he called into his first league teleconference from Champaign, Ill., where he coached for the last nine seasons. Weber, West Virginia's Bob Huggins and TCU's Trent Johnson are the newest coaches to join the Big 12, which is about to lose Missouri and Texas A&M to the SEC. Weber says the success Big...
Via AP on Fox
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

New league, new challenge for WVU

CANTON, Ohio - Bob Huggins insists moving from the Big East to the Big 12 won't change much for his West Virginia basketball team. There will be at least a few new faces next season as Kevin Jones is headed to the NBA, and two highly-regarded transfers will become eligible after sitting out last year to NCAA rules. But the biggest change might be in the frequent-flyer miles...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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