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WVU head coach Bob Huggins repeated his belief that his team is "very very close" to being a good squad. However, several factors, including some the coach clearly didn't want to delve into, have kept the Mountaineers from closing out wins that would have put them much higher in the Big East standings.

As West Virginia prepares for Round Two of the Backyard Brawl on Thursday night, all of the focus remained on the Mountaineers themselves, and not on their opponents. That's because the belief is still strong that West Virginia has kicked away chances to win several games – and had opportunities for a couple of others taken from them. Of course, Huggins can't say that directly, but the implied...

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