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"I could use a couple other words to describe it," said Huggins. "But I probably shouldn't for the family newspapers that you guys write for."
"Come here," the driver said to NKU assistant Kevin Schappell.
A couple of minutes later, Schappell came back to tell [head coach Dave] Bezold and the other assistants the driver wanted them to come with him.
It turns out the driver was West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, who wanted to take the NKU staff to dinner. Schappell was a graduate assistant at West Virginia from 2007-10, and former West Virginia point guard Darris Nichols, who played for Huggins, also is an NKU assistant.
"It felt like a scene from 'The Godfather,'" said Bezold. "It was awkward at first. I didn't really know coach Huggins that much when he was at UC, and we had just beaten them, but he was great. We just discussed the game a little bit, and he told me how big of a win it was and not to underestimate that, but he also said that good feeling stops in the next practice. He used it as teachable moment for me."