Basketball Recruiting
Abdelmassih Encouraged by Huskers' Progress in 2021 Recruiting
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The COVD-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the college basketball recruiting calendar for the 2021 class, but despite the unique circumstances Nebraska's coaches are on solid footing with one commit already and a group of top-100 targets they've been recruiting for a long time.
Matt Abdelmassih on Pandemic Recruiting, Live Periods and More
10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity spoke with Nebraska assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih to discuss recruiting during a pandemic and the value of live periods as COVID-19 has wreaked havoc with the 2020 recruiting calendar.
Padding the Stats: Emoni Bates, NIL & the Future of College Basketball
13 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Emoni Bates, a generational talent currently in the 2022 recruiting class, committed to Michigan State this week. Based on recent trends and his immense talent, there's no guarantee he plays a second of college basketball, but there's something the NCAA could do to help itself.
Huskers Host Grand Island Wing Isaac Traudt for Virtual Visit
18 days ago by Jacob Padilla
2022 Nebraska target Isaac Traudt's recruitment has really taken off over the last couple months, and on Thursday, the 6-foot-8 sharp-shooter from Grand Island took part in a virtual visit with Fred Hoiberg.
Nebraska Basketball Lands Commitment from Guard Elijah Wood
25 days ago by Jacob Padilla
A scholarship opened up for Nebraska late on Friday morning when Fred Hoiberg announced that Wisconsin transfer Kobe King would no longer be joining the program, and by late in the afternoon the coaching staff had already filled the vacancy as Elijah Wood announced his commitment to Nebraska.
Huskers Connect with In-State Recruits on First Day of 2022 Contact Period
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
June 15 marks the first day college coaches can initiate contact with players heading into their junior year of high school, and there are at least two members of the 2022 class in Nebraska who should receive plenty of attention from high-major schools — Jasen Green and Isaac Traudt.
Padding the Stats: Good Get for Hoiberg to Fill Out 2020 Recruiting Class
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Out of nowhere on Tuesday morning, Fred Hoiberg and his staff completed their 2020 recruiting class, and they did it with their first high school commitment of the cycle. Missing out on Adama Sanogo was a tough blow, but the coaches bounced back nicely in securing a commitment from Eduardo Andre.
History of Division II to Division I Transfers at the High-Major Level
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Division II ranks have produced some significant transfer contributors for high-major teams in the last five years, and Nebraska is hoping Trevor Lakes will be next.
Huskers Add Division II Transfer Trevor Lakes
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska added a sharpshooter from the Division II ranks on Tuesday as University of Indianapolis transfer Trevor Lakes signed with the Huskers.
Hoiberg, Huskers Navigating Unique Spring Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg's schedule is a bit different this spring as he navigates recruiting and staying connecting with his players during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.
Fred Hoiberg Breaks Down Nebraska's 2020 Signing Class
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg joined Sports Nightly on Wednesday night to discuss his five-man signing class of transfers.
Padding the Stats: Late Signing Period Takeaways for Nebrasketball
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg doesn't have any high school recruits committed, but even so Wednesday marks the beginning of the late signing period and it should be a busy one for the Nebraska program with five transfers set to officially join the fold.
Pitt Transfer Guard Trey McGowens III Commits to Nebraska
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg alluded to some good recruiting news in the near future on Thursday, and on Saturday Nebraska picked up another transfer commit in Pitt combo-guard Trey McGowens III.
After Tough-but-Important First Year, Hoiberg Looks to Huskers' Future
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
While looking back at his first year in Lincoln on Thursday's edition of Sports Nightly, Coach Fred Hoiberg also discussed the future of his program.
Checking in on Nebraska Basketball's Junior College Commits
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska has three junior college commits – Teddy Allen and Lat Mayen in 2020 and Keisei Tominaga in 2021 – and all three are coming off a strong season.
High School Roundup: Boy's State Tournament Has Plenty of D1 Prospects
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
All but one of the Division I prospects in Class A qualified for the state tournament earlier this week as Millard North, Bellevue West, Omaha Central and Omaha Westside all won their districts.
Q&A on New Husker Commit Kobe King
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska landed a new transfer commit in former Wisconsin guard Kobe King on Wednesday. To get some background on the 6-foot-4 shooting guard and former Mr. Basketball in the state of Wisconsin, Hail Varsity reached out to friend of site Jake Kocorowski from AllBadgers for a quick Q&A.
Nebraska Lands Wisconsin Transfer Kobe King
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska picked up another transfer commitment on Wednesday as former Wisconsin shooting guard Kobe King chose Nebraska after a midseason departure from the Badgers.
Padding the Stats: What Kind of Talent Can Nebraskeball Bring In?
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Even in the midst of the losingest season in program history, Fred Hoiberg has shown off plenty of coaching acumen. To turn flashes into consistent success, however, Nebraska needs talent, and that's the biggest question Hoiberg and his staff have to answer: how well can they recruit to Lincoln?
5 Thoughts on Lincoln North Star at Millard North
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
On Tuesday night, a sold-out Stable played host to a showdown between Millard North and Lincoln North Star. The Mustangs built up a big lead early in the fourth quarter and survived a furious Gator rally late to pick up a 69-67 win. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on the game.
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