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Year 7: Tim Miles

Discussion in 'Men's Basketball' started by One Hit Wonder, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Fromunda Cheese

    Fromunda Cheese Scout Team 10 Year Member

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    I don't think tourney birth was enough, i think upper division finish and win a game.

    Regardless of this yrs finish, next yr was going to be a trainwreck, Moos wasnt going to wait a yr to fire him. firing was happening this yr, unless something miraculous happened
     
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  2. ShortSideOption

    ShortSideOption All Big 10 10 Year Member

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    I was wondering that. You are probably right, I just don’t think you can fire a guy if he gets the tourney win we’ve never got. But the way things are looking now, we aren’t even getting to the tourney so probably a moot point.
     
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  3. GIFRRO

    GIFRRO Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    This is just really sad.........these kids came back for the right reasons. I just never expected us to be this poor.
    Im sure we've seen the last of TM, unless there is drastic change somehow.
    I do find it interesting that maybe Roby will move back to his more natural position and take Copelands spot and then we will see Borchard and Heimann take control of the inside. Will that make the inside game better and help Roby flourish? Will Copeland rally the troops and they decide to take it to a new level to honor him? This season is not over and miracles are still possible. Will be interesting, but I for one am done wasting my effort watching until they can prove its worth my time. Sure hope Mr Moos has been on the phones lately
     
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  4. Hooked on Huskers

    Hooked on Huskers I'm old as a rock 2 Year Member

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    Rehire Danny Nee. Explosive revival of Nee-brasketball. He's still alive ?
     
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  5. BubbaGene

    BubbaGene Tuff Schist 10 Year Member

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    Don't give up on Miles and Husker hoops yet! They can turn it around even without Copeland.
     
  6. One Hit Wonder

    One Hit Wonder Recruit

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    I respect and appreciate your enthusiasm but Nebraska will have a tough time finishing with a season record above .500 and I hope I'm wrong.
     
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  7. bilsker

    bilsker Tom Osborne 15 Year Member

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    While I PERSONALLY agree that NCAA tourney wasn't enough (I've been convinced he sucked for 4 years) it would have been hard to fire after making the tourney for a nebraska program.

    That said...he is toast. You have to get it over with this year because, as you said, they are gonna struggle next year anyway so might as well be a transition year.
     
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  8. huskermike

    huskermike Cyber Traveler 10 Year Member

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    ...and coaching still. It may only be high school, but he's still involved.
     
  9. HuSkaBob

    HuSkaBob Husker Geek 5 Year Member

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    Love Danny Nee, but I don't think he could be what he was 30 years ago now. He really had to go when he went - was not behaving well.
     
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  10. BubbaGene

    BubbaGene Tuff Schist 10 Year Member

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    I'm just trying inspire a little hope. It's pretty gloomy for Husker hoops fans around here.
     
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  11. Rainbow Dash

    Rainbow Dash It’s one thing to read about dragons... 2 Year Member

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    If I had it my way, Miles would have had to win an NCAA Tournament game to earn an extension. He still could I supposed...technically. The constant hot seat speculation is tiresome and it’s time to move in. I definitely think he deserved the chance to coach this team he’s assembled this year, he had a fair chance. It turned out it was the right move by Moos. At the time, I wanted him either extended or fired, leaning towards fired. Then Copeland and Palmer came back. Miles can’t say he didn’t get a fair shake here.
     
  12. bilsker

    bilsker Tom Osborne 15 Year Member

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    Trigger probably should have been pulled a couple years ago after 12th, 11th and 12th place finishes. Eichorst probably didn't have the political capital to do anything big at the time. Obviously after last year you have to give him this year.

    Palmer and someone else are gonna have to go bananas for him to save his job this time around.
     
  13. HuSkaBob

    HuSkaBob Husker Geek 5 Year Member

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    *please let it be Borchardt... please let it be Borchardt* *OR THOR*
     
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  14. HuskerWeatherman

    HuskerWeatherman Husker Fan 15 Year Member

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    For sure ... the empire was crumbling rapidly during Nee's final couple of years in Lincoln. His time was clearly over.

    He definitely couldn't be what he was 25-30 years ago. He was simply in the right place at the right time. Tons of in-state talent and the ability to recruit well outside of Nebraska, regardless. Probably didn't hurt that he could tell high school kids that he played high school ball with Abdul-Jabbar -- but that means less now than it did when kids actually watched Kareem play. Well, that pretty minor -- but Nee was definitely a salesman. When his teams were in their prime, he was a celebrity in Lincoln.

    I remember going to Midnight Madness as a student, which was a huge deal at the time. Tons of energy for an exhibition. And of course, his neckties, lol.
     
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  15. huskermike

    huskermike Cyber Traveler 10 Year Member

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    Oh man. I forgot about Midnight Madness. I went to one and it was a heck of a good time.
     
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