Michael Huger

Michael Huger (born June 27, 1970)

Current position: Associate head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Temple Owls (Head coach: Adam Fisher)
Current conference: American Athletic Conference (AAC, The American)
Teams coached: Bowling Green Falcons
Bowling Green record: 126-125 (.502)
Overall record: 126-125 (.502)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2021)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Temple (assoc. HC)
2015-2023 Bowling Green
2011-2015 Miami (FL) (asst)
2007-2011 George Mason (asst)
2005-2007 Longwood (asst)

Michael Huger Facts

  • Michael Anthony Huger
  • Born June 27, 1970
  • Hometown: New York City, New York
  • Alma Mater: Bowling Green State University (BA, 1994)
  • The NYC-native played at Bowling Green for four seasons under head coach Jim Larrañaga
    • Named All-MAC Second Team as a junior and First Team as a senior
    • Played professionally for 12 years, spending time with teams in Finland, The Netherlands and several teams in Belgium
  • Started coaching career in 2005, serving as an assistant coach under Mike Gillian at Longwood for two years
  • Rejoined Larrañaga in 2007 at George Mason; followed him to Miami (FL) four years later and worked there for four seasons
  • Hired in April 2015 to become the head coach at his alma mater Bowling Green
    • Went 126-125 in eight years at BGSU; won 21+ games in both 2018-19 and 2019-20
    • In March 2023, Huger was fired following an 11-20 season and second-straight 9th place finish
  • The following month, Huger became the associate head coach at Temple under new head coach Adam Fisher

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