source: Nebraska hires Hoiberg, ex-Bulls, Iowa St coach

Basketball 03/30/19, 13:07

A person with knowledge of the negotiations has told The Associated Press that Nebraska has finalized a deal to hire Fred Hoiberg as its coach.Hoiberg was fired in December by the Chicago Bulls. He takes over for Tim Miles, who was dismissed on Tuesday after seven seasons.The person spoke to ...

Nebraska fires hoops coach Miles, missed NCAA Tourney again

Basketball 03/26/19, 14:41

Nebraska fired seventh-year coach Tim Miles on Tuesday after the Cornhuskers finished 13th in the Big Ten and failed to make the NCAA Tournament for a fifth straight year.Athletic director Bill Moos announced the firing two days after the Huskers finished a 19-17 season with an 88-72 loss to TCU ...

With NIT possible, Huskers wait on deciding Tim Miles’ fate

Basketball 03/15/19, 17:25

A decision on basketball coach Tim Miles' future at Nebraska is on hold for at least a couple more days.Athletic director Bill Moos said Friday his evaluation of the program would end once it's determined the season is over. The Cornhuskers will find out Sunday if they receive an invitation ...

Late comeback lifts struggling Huskers past Iowa 93-91 in OT

Basketball 03/10/19, 17:17

If this was the farewell to Nebraska coach Tim Miles at Pinnacle Bank Arena, it surely was one he'll never forget. Neither will the ardent 12,300 fans who showed up to see the Cornhuskers wrap up a regular season in which they badly underachieved.What happened previously this season didn't matter ...

Watson is glad he stuck around to be part of Nebraska’s rise

Basketball 01/17/19, 02:34

Glynn Watson Jr. stayed when everybody else from his recruiting class left.Don't think the fourth-year starting point guard hasn't imagined how sweet it would be if Nebraska makes good on buzz around college basketball about the Cornhuskers finally having a team capable of not just making the NCAA Tournament, but ...

Cornhuskers keeping 8-2 start in perspective after NCAA snub

Basketball 12/12/18, 02:19

The Nebraska Cornhuskers are a hungry and humble basketball team.Hungry because they just missed out on making the NCAA Tournament last season despite winning 22 games, setting a school record with 13 conference wins and finishing fourth in the Big Ten.Humble because for all the success they've had getting out ...

No. 24 Nebraska beats Creighton 94-75, ends skid in series

Basketball 12/08/18, 21:55

Nebraska, in basketball, is now a red state.The No. 24 Cornhuskers left no doubt, turning in their best performance of the season against Creighton, their in-state rival from Omaha.James Palmer made three of his career-best six 3-pointers in the first three minutes and finished with 30 points, and the Huskers ...

Texas Tech tops Nebraska to win Hall of Fame Classic

Sports 11/21/18, 00:20

Texas Tech made every possession a grind, fought for every loose ball, dominated in the paint and imposed its will on Nebraska in a throwback to the old days of the rough-and-tumble Big 12.All that fight produced a title in the Hall of Fame Classic.Jarrett Culver finished with 26 points, ...

Update: Texas Tech tops Nebraska in Hall of Fame Classic

Sports 11/20/18, 23:41

The Latest on the Hall of Fame Classic (all times local):10:35 p.m.Jarrett Culver poured in 26 points, Matt Mooney scored 15 and Texas Tech overcame a slow start to beat Nebraska 70-52 on Tuesday night in the title game of the Hall of Fame Classic.The Red Raiders (5-0) trailed 15-6 ...

With veteran lineup, Huskers are setting their sights high

Basketball 10/25/18, 14:12

Tim Miles was out of town this summer when he received a surprise text from Glynn Watson Jr. that touched his emotions."Coach, I can't wait to lead this team and take Nebraska basketball places they've never been before," Miles said, recounting the senior's message. "I literally almost cried because that ...

The Scene: Bill Murray in the house; Miles makes the rounds

Basketball 09/30/18, 10:31

“Hey, isn’t that the guy from 'Caddyshack'?”While one Nebraska fan wasn’t quite sure who he was seeing, it was indeed Bill Murray on Nebraska’s sideline before the game.The legendary comedian, actor and sports fan is performing Sunday evening at Omaha’s Holland Center.Sporting a red, sequined visor and red pants, Murray ...

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