AMES, IA - FEBRUARY 27: Head coach Bob Huggins of the West Virginia Mountaineers reacts to a call by an official in the first half of play against the Iowa State Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum on February 27, 2023 in Ames, Iowa. (Photo by David Purdy/Ge West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, a month after the university suspended him for three games for using an anti-gay slur while also denigrating Catholics during a radio interview.Huggins, 69, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was pulled over by police in Pittsburgh on Friday night.
He was charged with driving under the influence, was released from custody and will appear at a later date for a preliminary hearing, according to a police report.An officer observed garbage bags with empty beer containers both inside the vehicle and in the trunk, according to a criminal complaint.
Huggins said he had been to a basketball camp with his brother in Sherrodsville, Ohio. An officer said Huggins was asked multiple times what city he was in but never got a response.
A breath test determined Huggins’ blood alcohol content was 0.21%, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08% in Pennsylvania.