Huggins hospitalized for broken ribs

Huggins hospitalized for broken ribs

Published Jul. 24, 2010 11:33 a.m. ET

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is expected to make a full recovery after being hospitalized for broken ribs during a Las Vegas recruiting trip.

Athletic director Oliver Luck says Huggins fell in his hotel room Friday night and broke four ribs. He was taken to the hospital and held overnight for observation. Luck says he spoke with associate head coach Larry Harrison, who was with Huggins on the trip.

Huggins fell into the side of a coffee table and was injured, sources told's Jeff Goodman. A source close to Huggins said the fall wasn’t heart-related. Huggins suffered a heart attack in 2002.

Huggins is expected to be released Saturday.