Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

Nebrasketball adds Nate Loesner to coaching staff

Nebrasketball adds Nate Loesner to coaching staff

Nebraska men’s basketball has not only worked to add players to the team going forward, but a coach as well. Head coach Fred Hoiberg announced the hiring of Nate Loenser to the coaching staff Tuesday. The two worked together at Iowa State (2013-15) and with the Chicago Bulls (2015-18). “This is the third time I…Read more »

Nebrasketball gets BIG commitment

Nebrasketball gets BIG commitment

A sizeable addition to the Nebraska men’s basketball team made his commitment Monday. Three-star center Oleg Kojenets, originally from Lithuania, stands a lofty 7-foot tall. He played his prep basketball at Western Reserve Academy in Ohio. At the 2019 U16 FIBA European Championship, he averaged 9.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 1.7 blocks a game. Kojenets’s…Read more »

Report: NU AD Moos tied to Pac-12 commissioner search

Report: NU AD Moos tied to Pac-12 commissioner search

A lengthy list of names for the open Pac-12 commissioner post includes that of Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos. The Mercury News in San JoseĀ reports Moos among a number of names “to get reaction from the presidents.” Moos played football at Washington State, where in 1972 he earned first-team All-Pac-8 honors. He worked in the…Read more »

Former Xavier guard Wilcher commits to Nebrasketball

Former Xavier guard Wilcher commits to Nebrasketball

Nebraska men’s basketball entered the week with four scholarships available. One of those was taken Friday morning. Former Xavier guard CJ Wilcher announced his commitment on social media. I would like to thank my coaches at Xavier for welcoming me w/open arms & my teammates for taking me in as a brother! This was a…Read more »

Webster: “I’m Back.”

Webster: “I’m Back.”

At least one player will be taking advantage of the extra season to play another round in Lincoln. Kobe Webster announced on social media Tuesday that he is coming back for the extra year, as granted by the NCAA. His video features highlights from the season and a montage of press conference sound from himself,…Read more »

Trio of Huskers leave Nebrasketball

Trio of Huskers leave Nebrasketball

The roster turnover continues for Nebrasketball coach Fred Hoiberg. After losing six scholarship players from his first group in Lincoln and Teddy Allen before this season had ended, three more left the program Monday. Sophomores Yvan Ouedraogo and Akol Arop and freshman Elijah Wood all entered the transfer portal. Thank you for everything šŸ–¤ pic.twitter.com/uW3j6RUDDG…Read more »

Ouedraogo to leave Nebrasketball

Ouedraogo to leave Nebrasketball

Year three of the Fred Hoiberg Era will be without someone from the first two, and the reason isn’t graduation. According to multiple reports, Yvan Ouedraogo, the France native who joined the Huskers as a 17-year-old, is entering the transfer portal. Ouedraogo played in all 32 games as a freshman, including 30 starts. He averaged…Read more »

Teddy Allen earns All-Big Ten Honorable Mention

Teddy Allen earns All-Big Ten Honorable Mention

Finishing last in the conference has never led to many postseason awards, and that was the case when the Big Ten announced all-conference honors Tuesday. Teddy Allen was the lone Husker selected to any of the All-Big Ten teams, earning honorable mention from conference media. Allen averaged a team-high 16.5 points per game over his…Read more »

Big Ten Tournament Brackets Set: Husker Men 14-seed, Women 8-seed

Big Ten Tournament Brackets Set: Husker Men 14-seed, Women 8-seed

The brackets for the men’s and women’s Big Ten Conference Tournaments are set. On the men’s side, NebraskaĀ (7-19,3-16 Big Ten) is the 14-seed in the bracket. The Huskers will play Penn State Wednesday following the Minnesota-Northwestern game. The Huskers and Nittany Lions split the season series, with Nebraska winning 62-61 in State College and Penn…Read more »