Charlie Spoonhour will be missed by many
College basketball lost one of its comedic old souls Wednesday when Charlie Spoonhour succumbed to a lung disease at 72.
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins lost one of his closest friends, leaving him with a stark reminder of an era long past.
"He was more than a friend; he was like the big brother I never had," Huggins said on Wednesday afternoon. "We had weeks when we would talk every day. It's been harder now since he's been in and out of the hospital. It's just a sad, sad day."
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