Bob Huggins threatens legal action if not reinstated

Weeks after the drama between West Virginia and Bob Huggins seemed like it might be in the rearview, a new wrinkle emerged Saturday. 

According to Hoppy Kercheval of the West Virginia MetroNews, Huggins’ lawyer sent a letter to the university and president E. Gordon Gee, claiming he never resigned from his post as head coach of the men’s basketball program and demanding reinstatement. Huggins also threatened to sue the school should his request go unanswered.

 “Based on press statements, it appears that WVU is taking the position that Coach Huggins voluntarily resigned and terminated the Employment Agreement in advance of April 30, 2024,” the letter reads. “However, although the press statements purport to have resignation communications directly from Coach Huggins to you and/or the Athletic Director, Coach Huggins has never communicated his resignation to you, the Athletic Director, or anyone at WVU.” 

The letter also…


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