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Bob Huggins Press Conference

West Virginia University head basketball coach Bob Huggins met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to talk about his squad this year and the excitement around the group. was on hand at the WVU practice facility.   Bob Huggins       Bob Huggins – Part 2       Photo via –   The post Bob Huggins Press Conference appeared first on Blue Gold Sports.
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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...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

South Charleston’s Knapper commits to WVU for basketball

Brandon Knapper, the South Charleston junior point guard and one of the state’s top basketball players, headed to Morgantown this weekend to make an unofficial visit to West Virginia University. But he didn’t want to wait any longer to join coach Bob Huggins and the Mountaineers. On Saturday, Knapper committed to WVU, making him the second in-state product of the Class of 2016...
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8 days ago  |  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...
20 days ago  |  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...
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 [...]
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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

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
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