Fred Hoiberg was hired as Nebraska men's basketball coach Saturday. Get The World-Herald's full coverage here.
This gig is going to mean something extra for Fred Hoiberg, and in that sense, he’s a perfect bookend to Scott Frost, the legacy fit of Husker football. Turns out, the “Mayor” of Ames, Iowa, is an incredible fit in Nebraska scarlet and cream.
There was a moment when Fred Hoiberg peeled away from the cameras and notepads and made a beeline for the tallest guy in the room, who, even though he stood in the back, could see everything but his own future. Isaiah Roby might have been the most important guy in the room to Hoiberg, too.
On Tuesday, the new face of Husker hoops opened his introductory press conference with a long list of connections to Nebraska. Born at Lincoln General Hospital, raised on Husker football, offered a scholarship by Tom Osborne.
With a recent tan from the Caribbean sun, a salt and pepper 5 o’clock shadow and gingham button up shirt, the new face of the Nebraska basketball program emerged from the elevator doors at 3:02 p.m. And that's when Fred Hoiberg laid out his vision for a new Nebraska basketball.
The Huskers' new basketball coach was officially introduced Tuesday and spoke about the potential he sees with this program. He mentioned the facilities, his family's history in Lincoln and the fan support as major reasons he took the job.
Fred Hoiberg was officially introduced Tuesday as Nebraska's new men's basketball coach. You can watch the full video from his press conference here.
Fred Hoiberg finalized a deal to become Nebraska’s next men's basketball coach Saturday morning, the school confirmed on Saturday afternoon.
In two weeks in 1958, Jerry Bush put his mark on Nebraska basketball. And revisiting that story in 2019 paints a picture of why Fred Hoiberg may hold Lincoln so close.
Jerry Bush, Fred Hoiberg’s grandpa and NU’s basketball coach from 1954-63, once recruited Tom Osborne to play hoops for the Huskers.
Fred Hoiberg fell out of the sky and into the Haymarket on Saturday. And Husker fans had to feel a little giddy, a little incredulous. This is happening?
New Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg’s contract is for 7 years and $25 million. It is biggest contract in Husker basketball history.
The concept will take some getting used to, even for the men who wore the Nebraska uniform. Former Huskers have heard for decades that NU couldn’t win big — and shouldn’t even try. Imagine their delight and amazement when Nebraska grabbed a coach of Fred Hoiberg’s reputation.
Eric Piatkowski got his wish Saturday. His old Big Eight rival, whose career paralleled the Polish Rifle’s in many ways, is now in charge of Piatkowski’s alma mater.
Even with the “no guarantees in sports” caveat, Athletic Director Bill Moos has put Nebraska sports on a national map. For the pundits who insisted the Huskers could only do so well, Frost and Hoiberg are the answer flung back in their face.
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New Husker basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is following in the footsteps of his grandfather Jerry Bush at Nebraska.
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Like many others around the state on Tuesday, at least two of Nebraska's most well-known high school basketball coaches gave the Huskers' hiring of Fred Hoiberg their seal of approval.
Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg addressed the media at his introductory press conference. Check out a transcript, as provided courtesy of the Nebraska athletic department.
As Fred Hoiberg finishes his first month as head men’s basketball coach at Iowa State, it’s time for a quick game of “What if?"
The Huskers hired Fred Hoiberg to lead the men's basketball program Saturday. Four in-state players who have either signed a letter of intent, committed to NU or received a Husker offer each expressed excitement for the hire.
Since 1963, Nebraska has had six basketball coaches before the hiring of Fred Hoiberg. Plenty has been written about Danny Nee’s time at NU and his success with the program in the 90s, but others didn't fare as well.
Fred Hoiberg started his coaching career at Iowa State in 2010 and compiled a 115-56 record with four NCAA tournament appearances in five seas…
Fred Hoiberg was officially introduced as the Huskers' next head basketball coach on Tuesday. Follow his journey to Nebraska.