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Just As Important

Bob Huggins

Marshall might not garner the same recognition as Connecticut, Pitt or Syracuse, but according to WVU head coach Bob Huggins, Wednesday's game against the Thundering Herd is every bit as important for West Virginia in terms of its ultimate success this season.

At first glance, Marshall might not present the same challenge to West Virginia as recent victors Connecticut and Marquette have. Unlike the Huskies and Golden Eagles, the Thundering Herd isn't ranked amongst the nation's elite. And unlike these past two games, Wednesday night's annual tilt at the Charleston Civic Center won't have any say whatsoever in the Big East standings or seeding for the... Recommended Stories