Big 12 move has some downside for West Virginia basketball
Bob Huggins and West Virginia are leaving behind a stout brand in Big East basketball and arriving in a conference that will mean major road trips for the Mountaineers. But they will land in a more stable conference and help plug the hoops hole left by Missouri’s departure.
West Virginia football to the Big 12 was a no-brainer.
West Virginia basketball to the Big 12? Brainer.
Big East hoops is a stout brand. Georgetown, Syracuse, Connecticut, Louisville, Madison Square Garden. That’s a lot to leave behind.
But West Virginia hoops coach Bob Huggins puts on a good front.