Several college basketball programs' fortunes will rise or fall on the play of new faces in 2020-21. Here are the players most under the microscope.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/5L 66-47
- 11/9L 79-78
- 11/15W 90-73
- 11/22W 93-86
- 11/25W 82-71
- 11/26L 85-66
- 11/27W 74-67
- 12/4L 73-56
- 12/7L 95-76
- 12/13L 96-90
- 12/15W 70-56
- 12/21L 75-74
- 12/29W 73-52
- 1/3L 79-62
- 1/7W 76-70
- 1/11L 62-57
- 1/1421L 80-68
- 1/18L 82-74
- 1/21L 82-68
- 1/2524L 75-72
- 1/28L 79-68
- 2/124L 76-64
- 2/817L 96-72
- 2/119L 72-70
- 2/15L 81-64
- 2/20L 86-65
- 2/24L 71-59
- 2/2723L 75-54
- 3/1L 81-76
- 3/525L 82-58
- 3/8L 107-75
- 3/11L 89-64
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Some leave for the NBA, some resign and some are fired. No matter the circumstance, these are the coaches with data supporting a return to the collegiate ranks.
- Nebraska cutting 10% of athletic budget in 2021
- Ex-Badger Kobe King won't play at Nebraska
- Nebraska's Frost, Hoiberg returning some salary
- Webster transferring to Nebraska from WIU
Lots of players moved destinations this offseason. Here are the programs that fared the best on the college basketball free-agent market and those that saw a slew of unforeseen departures.
The Nebraska athletic department is reducing its 2021 budget 10% because of projected revenue shortfalls tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Wisconsin guard Kobe King has changed his plans and won't be playing basketball at Nebraska.
Nebraska football coach Scott Frost and men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg will donate a portion of their salaries to the athletic department's general operating fund to help offset revenue shortfalls because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Kobe Bryant's emergence in the '90s popularized what had been a unique first name. These college players talk about the experience of sharing the name -- especially since Bryant's death.
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Guard Kobe Webster tweeted Saturday that he's leaving Western Illinois to play at Nebraska next season as a graduate transfer.
Fred Hoiberg (flu) was taken to the hospital following the Cornhuskers' 89-64 loss to Indiana in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. Hoiberg tweeted Thursday that he "would never do anything that would my team, family or anyone else in harm's way."
Indiana freshman Trayce Jackson-Davis had a double double of 11 points and career-high 17 rebounds to help lead the Hoosiers to a 89-64 romp over Nebraska in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Nebraska has added two football players -- quarterback Noah Vedral and offensive tackle Brant Banks -- for the Big Ten basketball tournament.
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Gabe Kalscheur scored 26 points and Alihan Demir added 19 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday as Minnesota set a season-high in scoring with a 107-75 victory over Nebraska.
Nebraska guards Dachon Burke and Cam Mack have been suspended indefinitely and won't play in Sunday's game against Minnesota.
Nebraska guard Cam Mack, who was suspended for Thursday's game against Michigan, was cited for negligent driving after he left the scene of an accident.
A Nebraska men's basketball player was cited after leaving the scene of an accident, Lincoln police said.
Jon Teske scored 12 points and Zavier Simpson added 11 in their home finale, and No. 25 Michigan beat Nebraska 82-58 on Thursday, a night when Wolverines fans welcomed former coach John Beilein back to Crisler Center.
Sophomore guard Cam Mack, who is averaging 12.0 points, 6.4 assists and 4.5 rebounds this season, has been suspended by Nebraska for a violation of team rules.
Miller Kopp scored 21 points and Northwestern scored seven straight points to open overtime then held off Nebraska for an 81-76 win Sunday that snapped a 12-game losing streak.