While they were coaching at Cincinnati and Memphis, respectively, Huggins built up a 5-0 lead on his good friend in head-to-head meetings.
Miles is now a senior starter and 1,000-point scorer for the Mountaineers, as is reigning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Jevon Carter, who also played in the 2015 beatdown.
This time, with Kentucky and ESPN’s College GameDay coming to Morgantown and all eyes on the marquee matchup of the Big 12-SEC Challenge, Huggins has a chance to bite back in what has become a budding (but friendly) rivalry.
He and his pal Cal broke bread — or seafood — on Friday night at Huggins’ annual fish fry to raise money for cancer research.
Point guard Quade Green thinks so because — and he’s not really wrong about this — “we ain’t win no big games yet.” They don’t call the Huggins’ team “Press Virginia” for nothing.
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