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.

BY BERRY TRAMEL Published: July 14, 2012
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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...

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