West Virginia is pulling back late with the help of these Jalen Bridges and dipping the nice feed from Derek Culver (0:19)

INDIANAPOLIS – After the buzzer sounded in the first round of the NCAA tournament in West Virginia’s 84:67 win over Morehead State, coach and player Bob Huggins surrounded and hugged Huggy Bear

Huggins, 67, won his 900 on Friday Career game, making it the sixth Division I men’s basketball coach to hit the milestone (at least 10 seasons in Div ICH) He joins Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim, Jim Calhoun, Roy Williams and Bob Knight under Div I train with 900 wins

Huggins will face Boeheim on Sunday when West Virginia, the No. 3 seed in the Midwest region, faces No. 11 seed Syracuse, who defeated San Diego State 78-62 on Friday

“I love these guys and it’s nice that they can be a part of it,” Huggins said of his players. “They enjoy it a lot more than I do, but that’s pretty neat when they have something to look back on and that you can share with whoever it is is hopefully one of the positive things that happened in your athletic career but it took long enough it took us three games to finally get there “

West Virginia lost its last two games before the NCAA tournament to Oklahoma State, so Huggins had to wait until Friday to win the No. To reach 1 900 The Mountaineers opened the game with a 17-6 run and then fell back in the middle of the first half before controlling most of the game for the last 13 minutes

The second guard, Miles McBride, hit a career high of 30 in the 11-of-17 shooting and had six assists in 36 minutes.Three other WVU players posted double-digit results, including striker Derek Culver who had a difficult first half had survived with 12 points, seven rebounds and three blocks

“It means a lot to be there for him around the 900 To achieve victory I’m really glad we did it today, “said McBride

Huggins added, “That was the topic of conversation. It wasn’t mine – it was hers, telling you what kind of guys they are We have really good people”

In his 39th In the 1980 season, Huggins first became head coach at Walsh College, an NAIA program known at the time as Walsh University, and won 71 games in three seasons.He then moved to Akron and entered an NCAA tournament for the first time in 1986 on

Huggins spent 16 seasons in Cincinnati, leading the Bearcats to the Final Four in 1992 and 14 consecutive NCAA appearances.He spent a season in Kansas State before arriving in West Virginia, his alma mater. Huggins led the WVU in 2010 to a Final Four, four more Sweet Sixteen appearances and ten trips to the NCAA tournament

He’s 900-381 as the head coach with 25 NCAA tournament appearances and a 34-24 record in the event

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