Bob Huggins officially resigns from WVU Basketball

Huggins arrested Friday for driving under the influence in Pittsburgh
Published: Jun. 17, 2023 at 9:36 PM EDT
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - Hall of Fame Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Huggins has resigned from WVU, according to a statement released by WVU Athletics.

Huggins’ statement in full reads:

WVU President Gordon Gee and VP/Director of Athletics Wren Baker say they have accepted Huggins’ resignation.

In a joint statement, they say WVU will be focused on supporting the student-athletes and solidifying leadership for the basketball program.

Here is their statement:

The announcement comes roughly 24 hours after being arrested in Pittsburgh and charged with driving under the influence.

According to court documents, Huggins had a BAC of .210 -- more than double the legal limit -- and was driving a car leased by West Virginia University when he was stopped by police.

Click here for prior coverage of Huggins’ arrest:

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