Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

Former Husker Lue Named Clippers Head Coach

Former Husker Lue Named Clippers Head Coach

Former Nebraska men’s basketball guard Tyronn Lue was named head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday evening. Lue served as an assistant coach for the Clippers under Doc Rivers last season. Previously, Lue spent parts of four seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, winning an NBA title in 2016. He is the only Husker to…Read more »

Report: Nebraska to Host Men’s Basketball Bubble in Lincoln

Report: Nebraska to Host Men’s Basketball Bubble in Lincoln

Myrtle Beach out. Orlando out. Lincoln in. That according to Jon Rothstein, College Basketball Insider for CBS Sports. Rothstein says Nebraska men’s basketball is withdrawing from the Myrtle Beach Invitational to instead host an early season event with “several power conference teams”. Sources: Nebraska will not be a part of the Myrtle Beach Invitational in…Read more »

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Budget restrictions were expected with the loss of fall sports for Nebraska, particularly football, and today Nebraska Athletics announced more cost saving measures. Athletic Director Bill moos says 51 staff members within athletics will be furloughed through the end of the year, beginning September 1. Those not furloughed will take a 10-percent salary reduction for…Read more »

NCAA Issues Return-To-Sport Guidelines, Nothing Mandatory Yet

NCAA Issues Return-To-Sport Guidelines, Nothing Mandatory Yet

More NCAA guidelines provide updated recommendations about a return-to-sport but say nothing of what will be mandatory as of yet. The NCAA Sport Science Institute released the Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition Thursday afternoon. Among the recommendations are daily self-health checks, use of appropriate face coverings and social distancing during during…Read more »

Huskers Release Mobile App, Will Utilize Contactless Game Entry

Huskers Release Mobile App, Will Utilize Contactless Game Entry

The COVID-19 pandemic has created greater awareness about contact with others, and that awareness will now extend to Husker game days. Nebraska Athletics announced the release of a new mobile app which will include built-in mobile ticketing. This built-in feature will allow fans to access their tickets and parking passes via their mobile device. Although…Read more »

Husker Athletics Reduces Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Husker Athletics Reduces Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the pocket book for Nebraska Athletics. Athletic Director Bill Moos announced several measures Friday to mitigate the anticipated financial impacts of the pandemic. Overall, the Athletic Department will reduce expenses by approximately 10-percent in Fiscal Year 2021 which begins July 1. “In our deliberate planning for how to best address…Read more »

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Loses Kobe King, Adds Elijah Wood

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Loses Kobe King, Adds Elijah Wood

A wild day for Nebraska men’s basketball as an incoming transfer decides against NU while the staff quickly replaces the scholarship with a high school commitment. Earlier today, coach Fred Hoiberg announced that Wisconsin transfer Kobe King would not be coming to Lincoln. “Kobe King has informed us that he will not be attending the…Read more »

More Sports Could Resume Next Month Under Latest DHM

More Sports Could Resume Next Month Under Latest DHM

Baseball and softball have already been given the green light to return in June. Now, others may be on the way too. At his daily COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts outlined changes to upcoming Statewide Directed Health Measures. Among the changes were categories of sports by contact level based on guidance from the American…Read more »

Hoiberg Completes 2020 Class with 6-foot-10 Eduardo Andre

Hoiberg Completes 2020 Class with 6-foot-10 Eduardo Andre

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg had one more scholarship to fill for next season which he got a verbal commitment for Monday. Eduardo Andre, the 6-foot-10 center, has only been playing basketball since he was 15. Andre, originally from Angola, moved to London when he was four-years-old. He played three years of basketball at…Read more »