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Enigmatic Moe Iba gave everything to Nebraska. Inside his final season as Husker hoops coach

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Enigmatic Moe Iba gave everything to Nebraska. Inside his final season as Husker hoops coach
Dave Hoppen

Dave Hoppen averaged 22 points per game and was named the 1986 Big Eight player of the year.

Texas Western

Texas Western became the first team to win a title with an all-black starting lineup, beating all-white Kentucky in the championship. Moe Iba was the brains of the defense, which held teams to just 62 points per game en route to a 28-1 record.

Iba and Cipriano (web)

Moe Iba, right, made sure Nebraska attributed the Huskers' 18-13 record in 1979  to Joe Cipriano, which pushed his win total over 250.

Moe Iba (web)

Moe Iba walked out of the Mabel Lee Hall gym on Oct. 7, 1985 and Dan Dulaney was ready with his camera. “What are you doing here?” Iba asked Dulaney and Bob Asmussen.

Moe and Henry Iba (web)

In 1979, Moe Iba was most well known for being the son of Henry Iba, right, one of the greatest basketball minds in the sport.

Bernard Day

Bernard Day (pictured) was scoring 12.7 points a game and Brian Carr was cruising toward breaking the all-time assist record in 1986. “We had a really good, athletic team,” Dave Hoppen said. “It was a lot of fun.”