Published On: Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012

Huggins signs new deal with West Virginia through 2023

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By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer

The West Virginia Mountaineers have re-signed men’s basketball head coach Bob Huggins to an extension.

Bob Huggins

His new contract goes through the 2017-2018 season. After the contract, he will be given a five-year Emeritus role if he steps down as the Mountaineers head coach.

He is expected to make $3 million this season. But should be retire after the 2017-2018 season, he will be paid $50,00 per year in his deal that ends after the 2023 season.

He is currently in his sixth year of coaching the Mountaineers. He has led his alma mater to the NCAA Tournament for six straight years, including the 2010 Final Four.

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- Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher for The Capital Sports Report. He has covered local and national events, including numerous Heisman Trophy ceremonies, two Little League World Series, and the Army-Navy college football game.