When West Virginia walks into Iowa State’s Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa., it is being billed as a basketball game between the Mountaineers and Cyclones, but it is far, far more than that.
Indeed, this a clash of basketball philosophies and approaches, a showdown of temperaments, if you prefer.
Bob Huggins has always played the game with an edge, turning it into a battle of mental and physical wills. He demands effort and defense and rebounding, but he goes against a counterpart in Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg with a totally different outlook upon the way the game should be played.
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