Farewell to the Mountaineer seniors

Though the five West Virginia graduating seniors weren't recruited by coach Bob Huggins, they leave Morgantown with four straight NCAA tournament appearances. It's a remarkable legacy of success and consistency, unmatched since the days of Jerry West and Hot Rod Hundley.

Updated: March 19, 2011, 8:36 PM ET
By Amanda Rykoff

TAMPA, Fla. -- West Virginia's men's basketball team has enjoyed great success over the past four years. After an NIT championship in 2007, the Mountaineers reached the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2008, made the NCAA tournament in 2009, won the Big East championship en route to a Final Four appearance in 2010 and won its first 2011 tournament game against Clemson on Thursday.

This run of success can surely be attributed in large part to head coach Bob Huggins, who returned home to coach at ...

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