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Huggins to headline 2019 MBCA Clinic

Sep 10, 2019 6:28:00 AM

The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association is excited to announce the addition to veteran head coach Bob Huggins to open the MBCA Clinic in Columbia, Missouri on September 19 & 20.  Huggins joins a long list of outstanding coaching to visit with Missouri coaches at the MBCA clinic. 

CLICK HERE to sign up for the 2019 MBCA Clinic.

A proven success as a program builder, recruiter and game strategist who has won 860 games as a collegiate head coach, Bob Huggins has directed his alma mater to 270 victories, the 2010 NCAA Final Four, the 2010 Big East Championship and 11 postseason appearances, including nine NCAA Tournaments (five NCAA Sweet 16s), during his 12 seasons in Morgantown.

Huggins, a 1977 graduate of West Virginia University, was introduced as WVU’s 21st men’s basketball coach on Good Friday, April 6, 2007.

Huggins has compiled a 860-362 (.704) record in 37 seasons as a head coach, which includes stints at Walsh College (1980-83), Akron (1984-1989), Cincinnati (1989-2005), Kansas State (2006-07) and West Virginia (2007-present). He ranks fourth in total victories among active Division I head coaches and has the eighth-most wins in college basketball history among Division I head coaches.

Huggins’ teams have participated in postseason play in 33 of his 37 seasons, including 24 NCAA Tournaments. His squads have won 20 or more games in all but eight of his 37 campaigns, including 30 or more three times, and he has averaged 23.2 victories a season.

In November 2017, Huggins signed an amended employment agreement, extending his employment with the University until 2027.

This year's clinic will be held at Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri September 19 & 20, 2019.  

Speakers include Bob Huggins, West Virginia;  Steve Forbes, East Tennessee State;  Craig Doty, Emporia State, (3-time National Champion);  Molly Miller, Drury University;  Billy Donlon, Missouri-Kansas City;  Mike Procopio, Hoop Consultants (Former Denver Mavericks skills coach);  Robert Hackett, former NBA Strength Coach; Larry Hughes, Skills ;  Missouri Men’s Basketball Practice. 

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