Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis spent three seasons with the Huskers but was not retained by new Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg.

The last assistant from Tim Miles' Nebraska basketball staff has found a new job.

UCLA announced Thursday it has hired Michael Lewis to work under new head coach Mick Cronin, who took the Bruins' job after leading Cincinnati for 13 seasons.

Lewis spent three seasons with the Huskers but was not retained by Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg did keep one of Miles' assistants, Armon Gates. Another, Jim Molinari, was hired by Oklahoma last month. Miles has not been hired by a new school.

Lewis, 41, came to Nebraska before the 2016-17 season. Before that the Indiana alumnus worked at Butler (2011-16), Eastern Illinois (2005-11) and Stephen F. Austin (2004-05).

"This is an unbelievable opportunity for me and my family," Lewis said in a press release. "I am very grateful to Coach Cronin to be able to join the coaching staff at UCLA. He has a clear vision for how to build a consistent winner, and our staff will do everything possible to help him get the Bruins back to the top."

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