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Bob Huggins likes a challenging schedule

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — There is a difference between a winning record and a winning team and that difference is all too often found not in the roster but in the schedule. See, for the most part, you can schedule a winning record, but you have to build...
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The 100 Greatest WVU Men’s Basketball Players Of All-Time: No. 80-76 In this 21-part series, I’ll count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer men’s basketball players of all-time. Admittedly this list is not scientific. It is completely subjective, and obviously opinions may differ. Please feel free to visit our message boards at to provide your own thoughts on this list, either pro or con. Below is […]

Former UC coach Bob Huggins opens up about HOF, retirement, facing XU, UC's move to Big 12

Less than a month after suffering a season-ending blowout loss to top-seeded Kansas on the second day of the Big 12 Tournament, Bob Huggins sat at his desk inside his office on the West Virginia University campus. The 24-point defeat on March 10 was the second-most lopsided loss of the 2021-22 season for Huggins' Mountaineers, trailing only the 26-point drubbing the Jayhawks handed West Virginia on Jan. 15 in Lawrence, Kansas. ...

Bob Huggins, Neal Brown Open to Rodney Gallagher Playing Basketball at WVU

West Virginia football commit Rodney Gallagher was on 93.7 The Fan with Adam Crowley to discuss his recruitment process. Gallagher, who played basketball as well at Laurel Highlands High School, was asked about his basketball recruitment, to which WVU men’s basketball head coach Bob Huggins reached out to him.

THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: Why Bob Huggins transferred to West Virginia

Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Long before the transfer portal was a common term in college sports, many players were already transferring to find better opportunities, including West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins. Huggins started his college basketball career at Ohio because he wanted to play for Jim Snyder. But when Snyder retired, Huggy Bear made the easy decision to return to Morgantown to play for the Mountaineers. Huggs has no regrets about his decision to transfer and believes that he also benefitted academically from the move, so he understands why players decide to transfer, even if the NCAA no longer worries about academics.

How Well Do You Really Know Bob Huggins?

The fourth-winningest NCAA basketball coach of all time at the end of the 2021–22 season, WVU’s Bob Huggins was inducted to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame this year—a legend in his own time. The Morgantown native’s life and habits have been the subject of much fan attention since he came home to coach in 2007. But how much do you really know about Huggy Bear? Take our quiz to find out.

Bob Huggins will reportedly coach game at Xavier this season

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - For the first time in almost two decades Bob Huggins will reportedly coach a college basketball game at Xavier this coming season. According to CBSSports college basketball reporter Jon Rothstein, Huggins' West Virginia Mountaineers will be coming to Cintas Center to play the Musketeers in the Big East-Big 12 Battle.

THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: Bob Huggins continues 2022 transfer portal domination

Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. After struggling to adjust to the college basketball transfer portal last year, West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has shown that he can adapt this spring. Huggins has added multiple power-five transfers to his roster, including the return of Emmitt Matthews and the newest edition of Tre Mitchell from Texas. While some want to criticize Huggy Bear and his staff, they have shown that they can attract some of the biggest names in the transfer portal. Hopefully the new additions on the roster help the Mountaineers return to their winning ways next season.

Xavier basketball schedule includes Bob Huggins, WVU in 2022 Big East-Big 12 Battle

The Xavier Musketeers are scheduled to host former UC Bearcats head coach Bob Huggins and the West Virginia Mountaineers in the 2022 Big East-Big 12 Battle on Dec. 4 at Cintas Center, the Big East confirmed Thursday via Twitter. From @BIGEASTMBB: hello there, @Big12Conference— BIG EAST MBB (@BIGEASTMBB) May 19, 2022 ...

YSU Men's basketball sponsoring a night out with Bob Huggins

The Youngstown State men's basketball program is sponsoring a "Night out with the Penguins" with special guest Bob Huggins. The event is June 21 at Tippecanoe Country Club. Also part of the event are YSU Men's Basketball Coach Jerrod Calhoun and President Jim Tressel. The night begins with dinner followed...

Bob Huggins is Not Above Being Questioned

Morgantown, West Virginia – While Bob Huggins is one of the most accomplished coaches ever in the game of college basketball, his tough, old-school coaching style is certainly not for everyone. In fact, the type of player that will thrive and succeed under Huggins is growing more and more rare.