Huggins agrees to 5-year deal with Mountaineers

Updated: April 6, 2007, 2:13 PM ET
Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Thirty years after playing his last game for West Virginia, Bob Huggins has come home to coach the Mountaineers.

Just two days after coach John Beilein left West Virginia for Michigan, WVU found a replacement in Huggins, a Morgantown-born alum who left Kansas State after one season to return to his roots.

Huggins will have a five-year contract at WVU that guarantees him $800,000 in the first year, the same salary he was drawing at Kansas State.


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