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The Bob Huggins Hall of Fame Club was launched in 2022 to celebrate Bob Huggins’ Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement.  Predated by the 900 Club and originated as the 800 Club, the member organization was conceptualized in late 2016 by a group of Bob Huggins’ devoted friends and loyal supporters to commemorate his milestone win achievements.

The Hall of Fame Club, comprised of renewable annual memberships, benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute.  Coach Huggins established the endowment in 2003 to honor his mother’s memory and to fuel cancer research and care.  He remains a steadfast believer that a cure for cancer can be found close to home, in West Virginia.



Philanthropic support from committed friends like WVU Men's Basketball Coach Bob Huggins is playing a key role in advancing the fight against cancer.  On May 24, 2003, Norma Mae Huggins, mother of Coach Huggins, passed away after a long battle with colon cancer.  In her memory, the coach established the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute.  The Endowment Fund supports patient care and clinical cancer research that targets many types of the disease that are common among residents of the Mountain State.  West Virginia has one of the highest cancer mortality rates in the nation.

The WVU Cancer Institute understands that many cancers can be managed, and even cured if they are caught and treated as early as possible. Generous donors like Coach Bob Huggins and his family allow us to offer our patients and families from West Virginia and surrounding areas the same new treatment options found in larger cancer centers across the country. These donations directly help our patients receive the best possible patient care close to home.

The efforts of Coach Huggins and the commitments of hundreds of others continue to bolster his fund. As of early 2022, over $17 million has been raised for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Endowment.

For more information about supporting the WVU Cancer Institute, please contact:

WVU Cancer Institute Development Team
Call: 304-293-4597
Follow: #WVUCancer @wvucancer


Member Benefits

Member benefits vary across membership levels. Each summer, membership fees will be adjusted to reflect Coach Huggins’ win total from the prior season.

PLATINUM MEMBERSHIP (limited number available):

  • Includes all Primary Benefits listed below
  • In addition to Primary Benefits, Platinum Members are invited to an all-inclusive weekend in May with Coach Huggins and a select group at the Huggins family sporting complex in Ohio.

Primary benefits across standard/young adult memberships include:

  • Exclusive HOF Apparel, including hat and pullover jacket in ’22-‘23
  • Exclusive HOF member lapel pin
  • Bi-annual member-only virtual meeting/Q&A with Coach Huggins
  • Complimentary admission to members-only annual event
  • Annual member birthday gesture from Coach Huggins
  • First dibs on special merchandise and event tickets
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We are pleased to assist, should you have questions regarding
The Bob Huggins Hall of Fame Club.

For inquiries please contact Cory Chambers at CChambers@wvuf.org or 304-651-8444.  For inquiries related to the event, please contact Stephanie McCandless at SMcCandless@wvuf.org or 304-293-7585.