The Shale Crescent USA initiative was started to encourage business development in the Mid-Ohio Valley. This upcoming Tuesday, they are launching the program in West Virginia with one of the state's most visible sports personalities.
West Virginia men's basketball coach Bob Huggins will be a guest speaker at the event. It takes place at Smoot Theatre in Parkersburg from 3:15 to 5 p.m.
In addition to Huggins, several other speakers will give presentations about the program. Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel already served as a guest speaker at one of the other kickoff events.
Huggins is one of ten coaches in college basketball history with over 800 victories. He has been to a total of 23 NCAA Tournaments and taken teams to the Sweet Sixteen eight times.
Huggins has been the head coach of the Mountaineers since 2007. In 2010, WVU won the Big East Tournament Championship and advanced all the way to the Final Four.
Huggins is also well known for his 16-year run at Cincinnati. He led the Bearcats to the Final Four in 1992 and won nine regular season conference titles.
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