Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

Despite Challenges, Hoiberg is Ready to Lead NU into a New Era

Despite Challenges, Hoiberg is Ready to Lead NU into a New Era

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) At Nebraska, the basketball program has been the perennial side kick, a winter side show that serves as a brief distraction in between football seasons. However at Nebraska’s spring game on Saturday, all eyes turned to Fred Hoiberg, Nebraska’s brand new head basketball coach. Surrounded by a throng of reporters near…Read more »

Armon Gates will Reportedly be Retained as an Assistant, Bobby Lutz also Reportedly Set to Reunite with Hoiberg on his Staff at NU

Armon Gates will Reportedly be Retained as an Assistant, Bobby Lutz also Reportedly Set to Reunite with Hoiberg on his Staff at NU

Bobby Lutz is reportedly set to join new Nebraska basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg’s staff at Nebraska. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports first reported the news. Lutz was an assistant under Hoiberg at Iowa State from 2010-2011. Most recently, Lutz was an assistant with the Windy City Bulls, Chicago’s NBA G League team. Also, Rothstein…Read more »

NU Releases Details on Fred Hoiberg’s Contract

NU Releases Details on Fred Hoiberg’s Contract

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has released the details of new Nebraska basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg’s contract, worth $25 million over seven years. Hoiberg will be paid a base salary of $2.5 million in year one, which will be increased by $500,000 per year, maxing out at $3.5 million in year…Read more »

Adams-Woods Reopens his Recruitment

Adams-Woods Reopens his Recruitment

According to syracuse.com, Nebraska 2019 signee Mika Adams-Woods has reopened his recruitment, requesting a release from his NLI. The 6-foot-3 guard committed to Nebraska back in September of 2018.  Since then however, former head coach Tim Miles has been fired, causing Adams-Woods to reconsider his commitment. Despite the fact that he has reopened his recruitment,…Read more »

Palmer, Watson to Participate in a Pair of Final Four Events

Palmer, Watson to Participate in a Pair of Final Four Events

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) Both James Palmer Jr.’s and Glynn Watson Jr.’s college career isn’t over quite yet, as they’ve both earned spots at a pair of Final Four events this weekend. According to an NU press release, Palmer will be the fifth Husker to play in the Reese’s College All-Star Game. This past season,…Read more »

Thomas Allen Announces He’ll Be Transferring From Nebraska

Thomas Allen Announces He’ll Be Transferring From Nebraska

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) On Tuesday, the Huskers introduced their new head coach, but lost a player in the process. Thomas Allen announced via Twitter that he would transfer from the program. The sophomore guard had entered the NCAA’s transfer portal last week, shortly after former Nebraska head coach Tim Miles was fired. Allen averaged…Read more »

In Hoiberg, Nebraska has Another Native Son to Believe In

In Hoiberg, Nebraska has Another Native Son to Believe In

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) Two years ago, a bleary eyed Scott Frost strode out of the elevator and onto the third floor of Memorial Stadium to greet the media for his introductory press conference. After NU Athletic Director Bill Moos introduced Frost, the room burst out into applause. It was a celebration. Lincoln’s promised son…Read more »

Two Assistants Set to Reunite with Fred Hoiberg by Joining his Staff at NU

Two Assistants Set to Reunite with Fred Hoiberg by Joining his Staff at NU

(Photo – Courtesy of Flickr/GoIowaState) St. John’s assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih and former Iowa State assistant Charlie Henry will be joining Nebraska basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg’s staff at NU. The news was first reported by the New York Post’s Zach Braziller and the Lincoln Journal Star’s Steven Sipple on Monday. Abdelmassih told Braziller that…Read more »

Isaiah Roby Declares for the NBA Draft, Has not Hired an Agent

Isaiah Roby Declares for the NBA Draft, Has not Hired an Agent

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) Isaiah Roby has declared for the NBA draft, according to Chris Heady of the Omaha World-Herald. However, Roby has not hired an agent, maintaining his amateur status and eligibility to play at Nebraska next season. Roby told the World-Herald that incoming head coach Fred Hoiberg had already contacted him. The junior…Read more »