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Not sure if this isn't real relevant these days but Sadler filled in for Hoiberg on Monday and despite articles in the LJS and OWH I was surprised it was not mentioned. Thought I'd make a thread and I'll plan on adding the coach's shows as they occur. If there is a relevant Moos showing feel free to add that.

 

Also I will plan on adding the video stream of the show.  The coach's show starts at 7pm so you can fast forward.

 

Oct 28th, 2019

 

Show #1 - Hoiberg

 


 

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Nov 18th, 2019

 

Show #4 - Hoiberg

 

 

 

Timeline  (Show #4)
2:00 - 16:00 (discussed losses to date & first win, took some callers)
Commercial Break
22:20 - 29:30 (callers, MBB offensive philosophies, upcoming Cayman Islands Tournament, preparations, etc)
CB
36:30 - 41:00 (MBB rules, changes since he played, etc., Nebraska School Environment)
CB
45:00 - 52:00 (Took callers, Practices & philosophies)

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Don't think there was a show last week due to Nebraska being on the Cancun trip

 

Dec 2nd, 2019

 

Show #5 - Hoiberg

 

 

Head Coach Fred Hoiberg gives an overview of the tournament

 

Caller John asks about FTs woes, former Huskers that were a tough matchup for HCFH as a player at Iowa St (Pike, Strickland), and finally asks for encouragement for the football team.

Caller Tyler asked about the resort (so he can humblebrag about being there) and asked about the team struggling in the 2nd game.  HCFH briefly talks abut the team meeting held after the second game.

Caller Chris asks about what does the staff do to keep the players focused when they have a big lead.

Sioux City Scott asks about Mack coming off the bench though specifically mentions he doesn't need to know why. HCFH talks about how he handled it well in game three and how he has been practicing well since the return from the Caymans.

Caller Tom asks HCFH about his thoughts on Mack crossing a guy over and pointing at him. HCFH thinks the team plays better with swagger but had a talk with Mack about it.

 

Greg and HCFH talk about the play of the centers and HCFH refers to Kevin Cross as being a 6'6". Went into detail about Cheatham and Burke stepping up lately.

Youth coach John asks HCFH about the mechanics of shooting. 

Kyle in FIlley doesn't have a question but notes beating Creighton would be fun and just stops.  After a pause HCFH delves into Creighton on a high level and then notes Georgia Tech is the focus. Kyle then asks about what attributes he looks for in a recruit and who he is looking for in this cycle.  HCFH notes we have one scholarship open and then lists talent to play in B1G, athleticism to play fast, shooting, and then guys that come from winning programs.

Delved into Stevenson and the sit out transfers.

Finished up the show touching on the 2020 tournament at Myrtle Beach and then looking at the upcoming schedule and playing zone at the end of the South Florida game

 

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Beat Me to it HHCMatt with posting Show #5.  But here is a Timeline with brief descrip of topics discussed during Show #4.  (a good overall interview w/Coach Hoiberg)

 

(For those who don't have time for all the commercialsupload_2017-11-2_14-45-24-gif.13235)

 

Timeline  (Show #4)
2:00 - 16:00 (discussed losses to date & first win, took some callers)
Commercial Break
22:20 - 29:30 (callers, MBB offensive philosophies, upcoming Cayman Islands Tournament, preparations, etc)
CB
36:30 - 41:00 (MBB rules, changes since he played, etc., Nebraska School Environment)
CB
45:00 - 52:00 (Took callers, Practices & philosophies)

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While Fred isn’t the wisecracker Tim is, he’s an engaging personality with an obvious command of his topic. His patience with the callers who are either a little nervous being on the air or half-in-the bag is also commendable. After spending YEARS watching him in/around the Timberwolves organization, I’m still taken aback at times that he’s Coaching at Nebraska...

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1 hour ago, Handy Johnson said:

While Fred isn’t the wisecracker Tim is, he’s an engaging personality with an obvious command of his topic. His patience with the callers who are either a little nervous being on the air or half-in-the bag is also commendable. After spending YEARS watching him in/around the Timberwolves organization, I’m still taken aback at times that he’s Coaching at Nebraska...

 

By that, do you mean we're fortunate? Or that he's fallen far?

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1 hour ago, Norm Peterson said:

 

By that, do you mean we're fortunate? Or that he's fallen far?

That we’re EXTREMELY fortunate, & he’s learned that the bright lights/big city isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. He has the rare chance here to carry on his Grandfather’s legacy & accomplish goals that have never been met...

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Dec 9th, 2019

 

Show #6 - Hoiberg on the road, then Gates

 

 

Hoiberg recaps the Georgia Tech and Creighton games

Georgia Tech: had a large Nebraska crowd, weren't really aggressive in the first half as we went to the FT line 0 times

Creighton: Stagnant on the offensive end which led to poor shot selection which fed the Jay's transition game. They were confident and were going down hill. We started chasing rebounds instead of getting back on D, which you can't do against Creighton.  In the 2nd half we were attacking the rim and getting into our sets...unfortunately we were trading baskets. We got it down to 17 and Burke gets a steal that goes off the ref's foot.

 

Responded well on Monday with a really good practice and will play on Friday and Sunday

 

Talked about the 2 timeouts he called in a row because guys weren't getting back in transition which was the game plan

 

Thor started because Mack was a minute late. Went on to talk about his time as a player under Larry Bird where Bird told the team he had never been late in his NBA career for anything and this was what he expected from the team. Hoiberg has the philosophy that if Bird, a top 10 player can be on time for everything, then there is no excuse for anyone playing for him to be late and thus it was an easy call to not start Mack.  Went on to compliment Thor about his work in the off-season and you're seeing that pay off in his shot, confidence, and that he's rarely out of position defensively.

 

Sharp asks about the lack of finishing off the rim.  Hoiberg notes that players are taking shots off-balance and it's impacting their accuracy. There are times where we penetrate into the lane and we should kick to an open shooter on the backside but instead try to shoot the ball over a defender. Thought we were great in the second half vs Creighton because we were attacking North-South.  They work on finishing drills every day.

 

HCFH talked about rivalries and how much he loved playing in those games vs Iowa.  He rattles off his record of 3-1 vs Iowa as a player and specifically mentions the loss as a sophomore where he played poorly. States his 4-1 record as a coach and called them 4 of the best wins of his coaching career.  (As you can tell, he is very much about rivalries and beating rivals)

 

Gets into upcoming games: 

Indiana really guards you and they have physicality at all positions. It will be a completely different game than vs the Jays who wanted to go up and down and shoot 3s. The Hoosiers will beat you up a little and crash the boards. So instead of trying to get back and find shooters we're going to have to keep them off the glass.

Noted that Purdue beat a slow team like Virginia by a lot of points which is tough to do. They have a ton of size and they're physical.

 

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Some nuggets from Gates

 

Thor and Easley are often the first two guys in for practice

Morning practice helps for being able to get somewhere for recruiting if needed and making sure that guys are getting to bed on time

They want Kavas to keep shooting when he's open, don't hesitate

Burke needs to stay locked in and don't gamble because that will get him pulled off the court

Gates thinks that Arop is the only player not redshirting that has elite B1G athleticism. (He said a couple of guys sitting out has that)

 

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15 hours ago, 49r said:
17 hours ago, hhcmatt said:

Gates thinks that Arop is the only player not redshirting that has elite B1G athleticism. (He said a couple of guys sitting out has that)

 

Best part of the whole post.

 

I just don't understand why we've burned his redshirt this year.  Granted, this could be completely his decision but I hate seeing kids lose a year over just a couple of minutes or a single minute (i.e. Borchardt).  If the season continues to go south, hopefully they make a concerted effort to get him some meaningful minutes down the stretch in conference games.  Let him get some on the job experience this year and then bulk up and refine his craft in the offseason!

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22 minutes ago, Nebrasketball1979 said:

 

I just don't understand why we've burned his redshirt this year.  Granted, this could be completely his decision but I hate seeing kids lose a year over just a couple of minutes or a single minute (i.e. Borchardt).  If the season continues to go south, hopefully they make a concerted effort to get him some meaningful minutes down the stretch in conference games.  Let him get some on the job experience this year and then bulk up and refine his craft in the offseason!

 

We don't know how Hoiberg handles redshirts...does he dictate them or do the guys?  Did they want Arop? Did they not?

We had 2-3 guys sitting out already which turned into 3 guys and now we're down to 9 scholarship players with Curtis out. He'll get more playing time as this thing goes along.

 

Otherwise, guys today don't redshirt. This deal where we think we can build up an advantage through fifth year seniors through guys that aren't going to play right away isn't how modern day top level D-1 programs work unfortunately. The purpose of a redshirt these days is so you don't miss a year when you transfer somewhere else.

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