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WVU president apologizes to Pitt

Updated: February 4, 2010, 9:01 PM ET
Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia University president Jim Clements apologized Thursday to the University of Pittsburgh, saying he was "appalled and embarrassed" by fans who threw objects onto the court during Wednesday night's basketball game.

Pittsburgh assistant coach Tom Herrion was hit under his right eye with what appeared to be a coin.

Clements joined Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins in denouncing the behavior.

Clements said the university plans to increase surveillance ...

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