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Watch: Bob Huggins Discusses Loss to Oklahoma, Rod Thorn Jersey Retirment

Cody Nespor

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Despite losing to the Oklahoma Sooners, there was still reason to celebrate at the WVU Coliseum Saturday afternoon. Rod Thorn’s number 44 jersey was just the third ever to be retired and hung on the walls in the Coliseum. After discussing his team’s loss to the Oklahoma Sooners, WVU coach Bob Huggins said Thron’s jersey retirement was long overdue and the program does not do enough to honor its past.

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Cody is currently a second-year graduate student at West Virginia University studying journalism. His graduate research focuses on the effects newspaper closures have on local communities. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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