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West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins poses with Angela Lento and 2015 Jim Phelan award presenter (St. Joseph's) at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet on April 3 in Indianapolis.

April 3, 2015


INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- West Virginia's Bob Huggins is the recipient of the 2015 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year award. The award is presented annually to the top coach in division I men's basketball. 

The award is named in honor of Jim Phelan who coached his entire career at Mount Saint Mary's University. He led the Mountaineers to the 1962 NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship.

When he retired in 2003, after coaching for 49 years, he amassed 830 wins (overall record of 830-524) in over 1,300 games in all divisions. In those 49 years, 19 of his teams amassed 20 or more wins in a season.


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