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Bob Huggins

  1. Dismissed Marshall forward eligible immediately at West Virginia

    Jul 24, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    With Brandon Watkins undergoing major knee surgery in mid-May, this is an important addition for the Mountaineers.

  2. Three-star combo forward commits to West Virginia

    May 14, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    West Virginia’s 2015 class is now up to four commitments.

  3. Pressure defense, offensive rebounding propel No. 5 West Virginia into Sweet 16

    Mar 23, 2015, 12:13 AM EDT

    AP Photo

    “Press Virginia” forced 23 Maryland turnovers, converting those mistakes into 26 points.

  4. West Virginia announces addition of five year-old to basketball program (VIDEO)

    Feb 26, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    Five year-old Nicholas Wince spent the entire day with West Virginia prior to their win over Texas, signing a National Letter of Intent as well.

  5. No. 21 West Virginia struggles offensively in 20-point loss at No. 14 Iowa State

    Feb 14, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

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    Unable to use turnovers to spark their offense, West Virginia struggled mightily in the second half of Saturday’s game in Ames.

  6. Reserves step forward to help No. 17 Iowa State beat No. 14 West Virginia

    Jan 10, 2015, 11:51 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Iowa

    Iowa State now has two true road victories this season, and Abdel Nader’s scored 19 points in each of those games.

  7. Bob Huggins on Juwan Staten vomiting postgame: ‘That’s a good thing. That’s what men do’

    Jan 7, 2015, 2:26 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    Juwan Staten played through the flu on Monday night, and it’s the perfect example of what makes this WVU team good.

  8. West Virginia’s Bob Huggins torches Marshall after coach calls Huggs ‘afraid’

    Dec 16, 2014, 11:06 AM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    This? This is why Huggy Bear is the absolute best.

  9. West Virginia shows signs of progress in Puerto Rico Tipoff win over No. 17 UConn

    Nov 23, 2014, 9:57 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    West Virginia has better depth and toughness than they had a season ago, and those improvements paid off in Puerto Rico this weekend.

  10. A heart-to-heart with Bob Huggins changed Juwan Staten’s outlook, career

    Nov 11, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT


    A sit-down with the longtime head coach helped turn Juwan Staten into an all-conference player. But can Staten, now a senior, turn West Virginia into an NCAA tournament team?

  11. West Virginia 2015 commit reopens his recruitment

    Sep 25, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins, Billy Hahn, Gary Browne

    The Mountaineers are now down to two commits in the Class of 2015.

  12. In-state point guard becomes West Virginia’s second 2016 commitment

    Sep 20, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    The South Charleston HS floor general was one of the state’s best players last season, and he could prep for a year before joining the WVU program.

  13. Guard Chase Harler becomes West Virginia’s first 2016 commitment

    Aug 3, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT


    The Wheeling Central point guard led his team to a state title last season.

  14. Eron Harris speaks on decision to leave West Virginia

    Jun 13, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Eron Harris

    Former West Virginia guard Eron Harris opens up on his decision to leave the Big 12 program.

  15. West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has hip replaced

    Jun 9, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins is recovering from hip replacement surgery.

  16. West Virginia guard Terry Henderson will transfer

    May 9, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT


    West Virginia lost another key guard to transfer on Friday as Terry Henderson left the program.

  17. Eron Harris, Juwan Staten lead West Virginia past No. 21 Oklahoma

    Feb 5, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT


    Things didn’t go as planned for No. 21 Oklahoma as they made their way from Norman to Morgantown for their game at West Virginia on Wednesday night. With a winter storm forcing the travel party to re-route its flight to Newark, N.J. on Tuesday, Oklahoma didn’t arrive in Morgantown until just over two hours before…

  18. Jevon Carter commits to West Virginia

    Sep 11, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    Bob Huggins landed his second commitment in the Class of 2014, as point guard Jevon Carter committed to the Mountaineers late on Tuesday evening. Carter is a 6-foot-2 point guard out of Chicago’s Proviso East HS and was rated a three-star recruit by Rivals. “I just feel like this is the best fit for me,”…

  19. Report: Forward Elijah Macon cleared to attend West Virginia

    Aug 23, 2013, 12:23 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    Formerly a commitment in West Virginia’s 2012 recruiting class, 6-8 power forward Elijah Macon was forced to delay his enrollment in order to attend prep school. One year later, Macon’s been cleared to attend the school this season according to Mitch Vingle of the Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette. Of course, this means that Macon has…

  20. Attrition at West Virginia leads to late 2013 commitment

    Jun 2, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

    When Keaton Miles announced he would be transferring from West Virginia, that opened up an available scholarship for the 2013-14 season. Miles’ transfer came as a surprise to some of the West Virginia faithful, especially since Bob Huggins’ 2011 recruiting class will nearly be non-existent on next year’s team: Miles’ departure leaves even more questions…

  21. West Virginia reportedly reworking contract of head coach Bob Huggins

    Oct 13, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    After enduring a long season with an inexperienced roster, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins might be rewarded for his services, according to the Charleston Daily Mail. In the report, West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is quoted as saying that the school is “looking to at adding to both the length and the compensation” of…

  22. Huggins fan? Own your very own 'Huggie Bear'

    Oct 19, 2010, 6:08 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins isn’t messing around when it comes to raising money to help fight cancer. But he is having a little fun. West Virginia’s coach lost his mom, Norma Mae, to colon cancer more than seven years ago. Since then, Huggins and his sister, Debbie Bradford, set up an endowment in her name at West…

  23. Pratfall steals show at Huggins' roast

    Sep 5, 2010, 3:39 PM EDT

    Expecting side splitting jokes from Bob Huggins’ roast Friday night was probably a bit much. Coaches telling moderately amusing anecdotes makes for a night for smiles, not laughs. Cue Ron Everhart. Who knew Duquesne’s coach could do pratfalls? Check out the video here (Everhart’s about 1:40 in). Huggins seems genuinely surprised by the move. (Everhart…

  24. Huggins getting roasted for a good cause

    Aug 25, 2010, 11:42 PM EDT

    Those who saw the way West Virginia coach Bob Huggins handled Da’Sean Butler’s nasty knee injury during the Final Four know the coach has a soft side. Mark Blinch/Reuters Well, it’ll be on display again. This time, it could boost a good cause. In an effort to raise money for the Norma May Huggins Cancer…

  25. Huggins back at it after rib injuries

    Aug 10, 2010, 9:58 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins is back at work after breaking seven ribs during a fall at his Las Vegas hotel room last month. West Virginia’s coach is “sore,” but there was a silver lining to his accident. “The good thing about getting hurt is they (the recruits) call you,” Huggins told Jeff Goodman. “All I’ve done for…