Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024

Bob Huggins was arrested and charged with DUI on Friday. (Photograph by Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire through Getty Photographs)

West Virginia males’s basketball coach Bob Huggins was reportedly arrested Friday in Pittsburgh and charged with a DUI.

Officers initially noticed Huggins’ automotive blocking the street, per a police report. The driving force’s aspect door was open and one of many tires on the automotive was flat and shredded. Whereas directing Huggins to maneuver the automotive to the aspect of the street, officers suspected Huggins was intoxicated. Huggins was pulled over and issued a field-sobriety check, which he failed. He was charged with DUI and launched from custody. Huggins will seem in courtroom on a later date. Huggins is recognized as “Robert Huggins, 69, of Morgantown, West Virginia” within the report.

Officers reportedly additionally discovered a trash bag with empty beer cans on the passenger aspect ground of the automotive, per a prison criticism. Huggins reportedly blew a .210 on a breathalyzer.

West Virginia issued an announcement Saturday saying it was conscious of Huggins’ arrest and was “gathering extra info.”

Huggins was beforehand arrested for DUI in 2004, when he was the lads’s basketball coach at Cincinnati. Huggins pleaded no contest to that cost.

Friday’s arrest comes a month after Huggins used an anti-gay slur throughout a radio look. West Virginia suspended Huggins for 3 video games, lowered his wage by $1 million and required him to go to sensitivity coaching. College president Gordon Gee and athletic director Wren Baker launched an announcement on the time, which mentioned, “Any incidents of comparable derogatory and offensive language will lead to fast termination.”

Huggins is the one energetic males’s school basketball coach with over 900 wins. He is skilled prolonged runs of success at each Cincinnati and West Virginia and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Corridor of Fame in 2022.

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