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WVU Men’s Basketball HC Bob Huggins Celebrates 69th Birthday

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Fans honor Bob Huggins after his recent induction into the Hall of Fame. (WVSN photo by Kelsie LeRose)

WVU head coach Bob Huggins is celebrating his 69th birthday on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Huggins is entering his 16th season as the head basketball coach for West Virginia.

Huggins, a Morgantown native, was recently enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022. Huggins has won 916 career games spanning five coaching tenures at Walsh College, Akron, Cincinnati, Kansas State, and West Virginia. Huggins returned to his alma mater in 2007, taking the Mountaineers to their second Final Four in school history in 2010. He is the second in all-time coaching wins at WVU, with 326 wins.

Happy birthday, Coach.

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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