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  1. Then & Now Through The Decades Coaches 05-07-06 Then & Now: Randy Cipriano on Head Coach Joe Cipriano (1964-1980) 10-30-05 Then & Now: Head Coach Moe Iba (1981-1986) 05-14-06 Then & Now: Assistant Coach Randy Cipriano (1982-1986) 04-02-06 Then & Now: Assistant Coach Lynn Mitchem (1987-1992) 11-26-07 Then & Now: Assistant Coach Gary Bargen (1987-1995) 12-04-05 Then & Now: Head Coach Danny Nee (1987-2000)
  2. Then & Now: Erick Strickland Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Erick Strickland played at Nebraska from 1993-1996, and is sixth in all-time scoring with 1,586 points. In addition to being a prolific scorer, Strickland was also a great defender, as he is second in all time steals at Nebraska (257) and earned All Big 8 defense honors in three consecutive seasons. (1994-1996) Besides being a great basketball player, Strickland also played some minor league base
  3. Then & Now: Derrick Vick Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Derrick Vick played at Nebraska from 1987-1988, and led the Huskers in blocked shots both seasons, along with field goal percentage in 1987 and rebounds in 1988. Vick is also among the Top 60 scorers (703 points) in NU history. The 6’6” forward played a key part in Nebraska’s 1987 3rd place NIT finish, as he was named to the All-NIT team after leading the team in scoring (17.0 PPG) and rebounding (7.6 RPG) in
  4. Then & Now: Fred Hecox Compiled By Dave Brandon Fred Hecox played for Nebraska from 1945-1946, and was coached by both the late A.J. Lewandowski (1941-1945, 24-63) and L.F. Klein (1945-1946 season, 7-13). Hecox, a 5’10” point guard from Cozad, is our latest guest in this Sunday's "Then & Now" feature. HHC: Thanks for joining us. Did you ever think you'd get an interview about Nebraska basketball again? FH: I sure didn’t. It’s been awhile, quite awhile.
  5. Then & Now: Andrew Drevo Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy Columbia Daily Tribune) Andrew Drevo played for Nebraska from 2001-2004, and ended his career fifth on the all-time transfer-scoring list (737 points). Drevo, a Lincoln Christian native who came back home via Morningside College, averaged double digit scoring in both of his seasons at Nebraska, and played a prominent role in Nebraska's 2003-2004 NIT run. Drevo currently plays professional basketball in France, and recent
  6. Then & Now: Fred Hare Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy Fred Hare) Fred Hare played at Nebraska from 1965-1966 under the late Joe Cipriano (1964-1980, 253-197), and is likely best remembered for his follow-up basket as time expired to beat #1 Michigan in 1965. A 6’2” “jack of all trades” forward from Omaha, Hare led the Huskers in scoring (15.2 PPG) and rebounding (7.4 RPG) in 1965, and later went onto a storied career with several of the Harlem teams (Clowns, Magicians, Aces,
  7. Then & Now: Derrick Chandler Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Derrick Chandler, a 6’11” center originally from w:st="on">Hyattsville , Maryland, appeared in the NCAA tournament both seasons he played at w:st="on">Nebraska (91-92 & 92-93.) Individually, Chandler holds the career record for blocked shots in a season at w:st="on">Nebraska , as he swatted away ninety-one shots in 1991-1992. Besides this, w:st="on">Chandler also ranks in the top ten in both career-blocked shots and career-rebound average at w:
  8. Then & Now: Dapreis Owens Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Dapreis Owens played for Nebraska from 1989-1992, and was part of two NCAA Tournament teams. The 6’8” Owens started games in three different seasons, and as a senior, led the Huskers in field goal percentage (55%). Owens recently joined HHC for our latest Sunday edition of “Then & Now.” HHC: Thanks a lot for taking the time to join us! DO: Yeah man, thanks a lot for calling. I got your
  9. Then & Now: Danny Nee Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy Grand Island Independent) Danny Nee is the winningest coach in Nebraska history, and was at the helm of the Huskers from 1986-2000. Nee, who posted a career record of 254-190, made the post-season eleven out of his fourteen seasons at Nebraska, including five NCAA tournament appearances. In addition to Nee’s collective team success, several individual Huskers developed into NBA players under his watch, such as Eric Piatkowski, Rich
  10. Then & Now: Tony Farmer Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Tony Farmer played at Nebraska for one season, and that was the record-breaking year of 1990-1991, which saw Nebraska finish with a record of 26-8 and in the season ending Top 10 of some polls. Following his season at Nebraska, Farmer went on to play in the NBA with the Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, and Golden State Warriors. The 6’9” 225-pound Farmer is our latest guest in this Sunday’s edition of “
  11. Then & Now: Tom Best Compiled By Dave Brandon Tom Best played for Nebraska from 1993-1994 and in the NCAA Tournament both years he played in Lincoln. Best, a 6'9" forward from South Holland, Illinois, came to the Huskers following two seasons at Toledo, and was a key reserve during his times at Nebraska, especially because of his ability to play on both the inside and perimeter. Best is our latest guest in this Sunday's version of "Then & Now". HHC: We
  12. Then & Now: Willard Fagler Compiled By Dave Brandon Nebraska Basketball Hall of Famer Willard Fagler played for the Huskers from 1952-1955 for Coaches Harry Good (1947-1954, 86-99) and Jerry Bush (1955-1963, 81-132). A 6’6” center from Harvard, Fagler led the team in scoring his senior year (13.6 PPG), and was often paired under the basket with such former Husker big men as Bill Johnson and Rex Ekwall. Fagler is our latest guest in this Sunday's edition of "Then & Now."
  13. Then & Now: Trent Scarlett Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Trent Scarlett played at Nebraska from 1982-1983, and was part of the first NIT team that Moe Iba coached in 1983. A 6'6" forward from Las Vegas, Nevada, Scarlett saw his teams go a combined 38-22 (.633) while in Lincoln. Scarlett is our latest guest in this Sunday's edition of "Then & Now." HHC: Thanks for taking the time to chat. Have you been back to Lincoln since l
  14. Then & Now: Larry Florence Compiled By Dave Brandon Larry Florence played at Nebraska from 1997-2000, and is fifteenth on the all-time scoring list for the Huskers with 1,223 points. Florence also ranks third in Nebraska career starts (105), eighth in games played (123), and seventh in steals (137). The former four-year starter and 6’5” forward is the latest Husker Alumni to join HHC for a Sunday version of “Then & Now.” HHC: Thanks for joining us. You had a very successful high
  15. Then & Now: Lynn Mitchem Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy UIC Media Relations) Lynn Mitchem was an assistant coach at Nebraska from 1987-1992, and helped coach the Huskers to a 106-82 record, along with two NCAA tournaments and two NIT's. Mitchem was instrumental in the 1991 recruiting class that was considered one of the nation's ten best, and played a large roll in helping the Huskers land Rick King and Eric Piatkowski. Mitchem, who played his college ball at Butler
  16. Then & Now: Larry Cox Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Nebraska Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Cox played for the Huskers from 1974-1976, and is the all-time leader in field goal percentage at Nebraska (.672). Cox also was the Big 8's all-time leader in the same category. Cox, who is 44th on the all-time Husker scoring list (757 points), is a former Academic All-Big 8 in addition to his accomplishments on the court under the late Joe Cipriano. The
  17. Then & Now: Tom Scantlebury Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Nebraska Basketball Hall of Famer Tom Scantlebury played for Nebraska from 1968-1970, and is 27th on the school's all-time scoring list (965 points). An excellent free throw shooter out of the guard position, Scantlebury led the 1969-1970 Huskers in scoring average at 14.5 PPG, and played with Nebraska Basketball Hall of Famers Chuck Jura, Marvin Stewart, Stuart Lantz, and Tom Baack, as well as under Husker
  18. Then & Now: Mike Naderer Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Mike Naderer played at Nebraska from 1978-1981, and is among the Top 60 scorers in NU history (657 points). Naderer started at guard for parts of each of the four seasons he played at Nebraska, and played for both Joe Cipriano and Moe Iba. Naderer is our latest Sunday guest on this edition of "Then & Now." HHC: Mike, thanks for taking a trip down memory lane with us. We've always
  19. Then & Now: Craig Wortmann Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Craig Wortmann played at Nebraska from 1999-2001, and is one of the more successful walk-ons in school history. Wortmann began his career under Danny Nee, and continued his progression with the hiring of Barry Collier. In fact, Wortmann grew as a player so much that he accomplished a rare feat for a walk-on in 2000-2001 as he cracked the starting lineup. Wortmann recently sat down with HHC
  20. Then & Now: Kelly Lively Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Kelly Lively played at Nebraska from 1989-1991, and was a key member of the 1990-1991 team that won a school record 26 games. The 7’0” 215 pound Lively served as Rich King’s backup while at Nebraska, and was recently back in Lincoln last weekend as part of the 1990-1991 Team Reunion, including the HHC exclusive meet and greet at P.O. Pears. Lively is our latest guest in this Sunday’s edition of
  21. Then & Now: Jose Ramos Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy Husker Hoops Central) Jose Ramos played for Nebraska during the 1990-1991 season, and helped lead the #9 Huskers to a record of 26-8. A 6'2" point guard, Ramos came to Nebraska after playing a season at the University of Florida, and joined Keith Moody in backing up Clifford Scales. Ramos, who until today hasn't publicly talked about his times at Nebraska since leaving, is our latest guest in this Sunday
  22. Then & Now: Henry T. Buchanan Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Henry T. Buchanan played at Nebraska from 1987-1988, and is one of the more interesting Huskers of all-time, as he served a six-year tour in the U.S. Air Force between high school and college. Buchanan played on Danny Nee's first team at Nebraska, and played an intricate part in the 1986-1987 21-12 and third place NIT team, as he led the team in three-point percentage and was among the leaders i
  23. Then & Now: JF Hoffman Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) JF Hoffman played at Nebraska from 1991-1992, and was a member of the 1990-1991 team that went 26-8. Winning was a normality for Hoffman, as during his two years on varsity, Hoffman saw the Huskers go 45-18 (.714) while appearing in two NCAA Tournaments. A 6'1" guard from Holbrook, Hoffman is our latest guest in this Sunday's version of "Then & Now." HHC: Nice to talk to you again.
  24. Then & Now: Jason Glock Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Jason Glock played at Nebraska from 1992-1996, and reached the post-season in each of the five seasons he was in Lincoln (3 NCAA’s, 2 NIT’s). Glock was part of the 1994 Big 8 Championship team, as well as the Husker bunch that won the 1996 NIT Championship. Glock might best be known for his times at Wahoo High School, however, where he helped lead the Warriors to four consecutive Class B Titles and 90
  25. Then & Now: Jerry Fort Compiled By Dave Brandon (Photo Courtesy NU Media Relations) Jerry Fort played for the Huskers and Joe Cipriano from 1973-1976, and is a member of the Nebraska Basketball Hall of Fame. Fort, a 6’3” guard from Chicago, is third in career scoring, (1,882 points) second in scoring average, (17.9 PPG) and upon graduating, was drafted by the Boston Celtics. Fort recently caught up with HHC to take a trip deep down memory lane. HHC: We want to start by thankin
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