Morgantown, West Virginia – The Voice of Morgantown has confirmed the report by BlueGoldNews that long-time Bob Huggins’ assistant coach Erik Martin has accepted his first head coaching position at South Carolina State University.
Martin, who has been an assistant under Bob Huggins since 2006, just completed his 15th season as an assistant at West Virginia University. Martin was a standout power forward for Huggins at Cincinnati and graduated there in 1993.
Since coming to West Virginia, the Mountaineers have advanced to 10 NCAA Tournament appearances, a Final Four appearance and five NCAA Sweet 16 appearances while totaling 326 victories.
Best of luck to Coach Martin and his family moving forward!
Thank you West Virginia/Morgantown. It has been my honor to serve you over the past 15 years. As I leave I take nothing but good memories. Once a Mountaineer always a Mountaineer. God bless🙏🏾
— Erik Martin (@CoachEMartinWVU) July 11, 2022