Basketball Recruiting
Padding the Stats: On Carter Whitt and Nebraska's Recruiting Efforts
2 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's recruiting efforts suffered a blow on Monday when 4-star point guard Carter Whitt chose Wake Forest over Fred Hoiberg's Huskers. Jacob Padilla examined Whitt's recruitment and where things have gone wrong for Hoiberg with highly-touted prospects through two recruiting cycles at Nebraska.
Padding the Stats: In-State Recruiting Success and Some Tricky Timing
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
In this week's Padding the Stats, Jacob Padilla offers his thoughts on in-state football recruiting, Hunter Sallis cutting his list down to 12 (and excluding Nebraska) and one of Lincoln's own getting a big opportunity.
Husker Targets and Others Stand Out at RecruitLook Omaha Showcase
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Staff writer and resident basketball junkie Jacob Padilla offers his thoughts on some of the standout players he saw compete in the RecruitLook Showcase in Omaha over the weekend including a pair of Nebraska targets.
2022 Nebraska Target Jasen Green Hears from Huskers Often
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jasen Green, a 2022 Nebraska target and Millard North standout, has spent the last few months working on his game rather than competing in tournaments, and he got the chance to show off his improvement over the weekend as he played with Team Factory UA Rise in the River Cities Hoops Summer Tip-Off.
Summer Basketball: Hunter Sallis, Saint Thomas, Tre Holloman & More
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla made the trip down to Kansas City over the weekend to watch the OSA Adidas 3SSB 17U team led by Hunter Sallis compete against some of the top AAU teams in the Midwest and square off against some other prospects on Nebraska's recruiting board.
Abdelmassih Encouraged by Huskers' Progress in 2021 Recruiting
2 mo 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
2 mo 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
2 mo 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
3 mo 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
3 mo 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
3 mo 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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.
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