Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

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 »

Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities Through June 1

Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities Through June 1

The Big Ten Conference has extended the suspension of orgranized team activities through June 1, 2020. The previous suspension of team activities was set to run through May 4. The Big Ten said they will reevaluate when this new extension runs out if another extension is necessary. Previous announcements canceled all competitions through the remainder…Read more »

Charlie Easley Transferring to South Dakota State

Charlie Easley Transferring to South Dakota State

Pius X grad Charlie Easley is transferring from Nebraska after one season for Nebraska men’s basketball. Easley said on Twitter, “It was a difficult decision and is a bittersweet moment for me to have to leave my hometown and the Nebraska program.” The walk-on earned a scholarship for the spring semester. He played in 28…Read more »

Hoiberg Inks Five Transfers for Second Campaign

Hoiberg Inks Five Transfers for Second Campaign

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg needed to replace talent and minutes from this past season, and he went out to do just that on signing day. After his first season as the head coach in Lincoln, five players left, including three transfers that played significant roles in 2019-20. Five new players signed to play…Read more »