Team preview: West Virginia

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 19, 2010, 6:35 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


Bob Huggins enjoyed the best of both worlds during the 2009-10 season. Not only could he bask in the personal satisfaction of leading West Virginia into the NCAA Final Four for only the second time in school history -- since the great Jerry West team of 1959 -- but also, as a native son, he could see and be proud of what the Mountaineers' success meant to the state of West Virginia in rough economic times.