January 5, 2013
West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins didn't hold back his feelings on his team after the Mountaineers blew a double-digit second half lead to fall to Oklahoma 67-57 Saturday.
"The truth of the matter is they just wanted to win more than we did. They outrebounded us, we throw it close and come up empty and they throw it close score and they get fouled go to the line and make free throws," he said.
West Virginia led by as many as 12-points early in the second half, but uncharacteristic to Huggins squads since his arrival in Morgantown, the veteran head coach believes that this year's group was beaten in the areas that the past teams have thrived such as rebounding and defense.
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