Fred Hoiberg

Nebraska’s Hoiberg will return next year

Despite his struggles as the head men’s basketball coach at Nebraska over the past three years, Fred Hoiberg will return on a restructured deal for year four. Hoiberg is 21-65 (.244) during his tenure in Lincoln, including a 7-20 (1-15 Big Ten mark this season. Alberts and Hoiberg released the following statements: Statement from Nebraska

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Nebraska assistant takes leave of absence

Nebraska assistant men’s basketball coach Matt Abdelmassih is taking a leave of absence to deal with undisclosed health-related issues. Huskers head coach Fred Hoiberg released the following statement about the leave: “Matt informed me that he is taking a leave of absence to deal with health-related issues. As both a colleague and friend, his health

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Daily News & Notes – 1/19/21

Daily news and notes from around the college basketball coaching world… Twelve people in the University of Nebraska’s men’s basketball program, including head coach Fred Hoiberg, have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Hoiberg said, “I am experiencing symptoms, but my condition has improved over the last 24 hours. Our program has been hit hard over

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HOT: Iowa State Staff Update

Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm announced today his initial coaching staff. Prohm has retained T.J. Otzelberger as an assistant coach from Fred Hoiberg’s staff and announced he will bring William Small with him from his staff at Murray State. Former Iowa State assistant and most recently a staffer at Loyola (Chicago), Daniyal

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Chicago Bulls Officially Hire Fred Hoiberg

The Chicago Bulls announced today the hiring of Fred Hoiberg. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. Hoiberg, 42, is the 19th head coach in franchise history. For the last five seasons, he served as the head coach at Iowa State University. In his five years at his alma mater,

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Hoiberg to Undergo Open Heart Surgery

Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced Friday that he will undergo open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve on Friday, April 17 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “After my initial surgery to replace my aortic root 10 years ago, I knew that this was something that would need to be

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