COL BKB: Kansas State 71, West Virginia 61

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Will Spradling put in 19 points Monday and No. 13 Kansas State bested West Virginia 71-61 in Mountaineers Coach Bob Huggins' return to Bramlage Arena.

Martin to coach South Carolina basketball

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 27 (UPI) -- Frank Martin has been named the men's basketball coach at South Carolina, leaving a Kansas State program he led to the NCAA Tournament four times in five years.

WVU Coach Huggins doing better after fall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 26 (UPI) -- West Virginia men's basketball Coach Bob Huggins is improving after breaking four ribs in a Las Vegas fall, school officials say.
Ebanks leaving West Virginia for NBA

Ebanks leaving West Virginia for NBA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 12 (UPI) -- West Virginia sophomore forward Devin Ebanks said Monday he was leaving the Big East Conference school and making himself eligible for the NBA draft.

West Virginia's Butler has torn ACL

INDIANAPOLIS, April 4 (UPI) -- West Virginia star senior Da'Sean Butler tore a knee ligament during Saturday's Final Four loss to Duke, school officials confirmed Sunday.

Bryant likely to miss game against Duke

INDIANAPOLIS, April 1 (UPI) -- West Virginia Coach Bob Huggins said Thursday he did not expect Darryl "Truck" Bryant to play in Saturday's Final Four game against Duke.

Huggins inks long-term deal at W.Va.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., May 2 (UPI) -- Bob Huggins Friday received a contract extension to be the men's basketball coach at West Virginia University through the 2018-19 season.

Huggins to coach West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., April 5 (UPI) -- Bob Huggins Thursday announced he is leaving Kansas State to accept an offer to become the men's basketball coach at West Virginia.

Kansas State hires Bob Huggins

MANHATTAN, Kan., March 23 (UPI) -- Kansas State University hired Bob Huggins as its new basketball coach Thursday, giving one of the sport's leading figures a chance to revive his career.

Huggins' replacement named at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The University of Cincinnati Friday named Andy Kennedy as the interim men's basketball coach to replace the ousted Bob Huggins.

Cincy basketball's Huggins shown the door

CINCINNATI, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- University of Cincinnati men's basketball Coach Bob Huggins agreed Wednesday to resign, the school announced.

Bob Huggins to remain at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, May 17 (UPI) -- University of Cincinnati basketball coach Bob Huggins says he will fulfill the remaining two years on his contract.

Huggins back at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Bob Huggins was reinstated as men's basketball coach at the University of Cincinnati.

Huggins to have suspension lifted

CINCINNATI, July 15 (UPI) -- Cincinnati Athletic Director Bob Goin announced Thursday that Bob Huggins would be allowed to return to his job as basketball coach on Aug. 27.

Cincinnati names Peters men's hoops coach

CINCINNATI, June 14 (UPI) -- Two days after suspending Bob Huggins for being charged with drunken driving, Cincinnati Monday named Dan Peters interim men's basketball coach.
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Bob Huggins

Bob Huggins (born September 21, 1953 in Morgantown, West Virginia) is the head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team. Huggins previously held the head coaching positions at the University of Cincinnati (1989–2005) and Kansas State University (2006–2007). His 616–221 record (.736) during his 25 seasons as a head coach ranks him eighth in winning percentage and seventh in victories among active Division I coaches. He is one of only 4 active Division I coaches with 600 career victories. Huggins has been to 15 total NCAA tournaments, including 14 of the last 15 seasons. Huggins' teams have participated in the postseason 22 of 25 times. Huggins has averaged 23.6 wins per season, including 25.6 his last 15 years.

On April 5, 2007, he accepted an offer to return to coach his alma mater of West Virginia University. After leading the Mountaineers to a Sweet 16 appearance, Huggins signed an 11-year contract with the university after the season ended.

Huggins, who had moved to Port Washington, Ohio with his family, played basketball for his father, Charles, at Indian Valley South High School. As a senior, he helped lead his team to a 26–0 season. Huggins began college at Ohio University.

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