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Husker A.D. Bill Moos will wait until the postseason fate is determined before evaluating the future of the program | Men's Basket

CHICAGO – Tim Miles, unaware of his fate, leaning against the wall outside the Nebraska storage space, his red tie loosely and his upper snap open.

Nebraska's coach had no idea about 32 minutes if he still had a job.

At his press conference after Nebraska 66-62 loss to Wisconsin in the quarter-finals of the Big Ten tournament, Miles said athletic director Bill Moos would release a statement soon on his future.

"I don't know what it is," said Miles. "It's out of my hands." And he meant it. Several basketball staff shrugged when they asked what was coming. Players in the locker room discussed what it would say. 1

9659004] Moos, who participated in the Wednesday game before going to California to participate in his son's soccer football crime, released this statement at 16:47

"We are waiting for Sunday's announcement to see if we receive an invitation to participate in NIT. When our season is over, my evaluation of our men's basketball programs will end. "

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So Miles' future can rely on a NIT quay. Is Nebraska's 18-16 record enough to secure a bid? It's possible after consecutive victories over Iowa, Rutgers and Maryland.

But is there a number of gains in NIT that can save Miles jobs? He's not sure. [19659004] What is safe is in 32 minutes – from the last sum to the moment that Moo's statement struck e-mail inboxes – Miles and his staff were in the dark. Women worried about the bus. Players sulked in the locker room and lobbied for Miles to stay Miles hugged co-workers as saying goodbye.

Everything began when Miles took the podium about 12 minutes after the loss to Wisconsin.

"I am very proud of this group," Miles said. to be their coach. "

After talking for six minutes and six seconds, Miles was escorted by a large ten officials through the halls of the United Center. He was stopped three times. Once by Wisconsin coach Greg Gard. Then by a Minnesota assistant.

He shook hands. He was hugged.

Miles entered the storage room and appeared behind the coaching quarters on the opposite side of cabinets. He sat in a black leather chair and had a deep breath, a mirror on the opposite side of the room that reflected his every move.

On the other side of the wall, a shirtless James Palmer praised his coach.

"He's a good guy from the court. He takes care of us, says the senior." I think he should stay. "

Senior Glynn Watson, who scored 23 points against Wisconsin, has been with Miles longer than another player in the program, he lifted his head short and said he loves Miles.

"I think he is fighting for the guys no matter what," Watson said. "I think he is a good guy on the court and outside Court. I know he doesn't seem like always to the fans or anyone, but I think he should be able to stay. "

Junior Isaiah Roby, a potential draft of the NBA, sounded a long sigh when asked if he" would explain if Miles was released.

"Too early to say," he said.

They all told them to play in NIT. They would welcome it, even though it wasn't their ultimate goal this season.

At 4:44 pm, Miles was returning to the corridor and took the place for a last media interview. BTN's "The Journey" had a camera and a boom microphone near Miles & # 39; s face.

He leaned against an indigo silhouette of the Chicago skyline. He talked about his team, in his fight.

When asked if he was frustrated not to know his fate, he took a moment. His eyes became foggy.

"I have accepted the fact that I have run the race," he said.

Three minutes later, Moos released the statement.

The race may not be over for Miles. March 19, 2012: Tim Miles is introduced as Nebraska men's basketball after five seasons in Colorado State, where he led Rams to the NCAA tournament during his last season.

  November 11, 2012

nov. 11, 2012: Tim Miles coaches his first game for Huskers and picks up his first win, defeating southern 66-55.

  November 27, 2012

nov. 27, 2012: Tim Miles becomes the first Nebraska coach for 93 years to win his debut after Husker's defeat Wake Forest.

  March 6, 2013

March 6, 2013: Tim Miles coach Huskers to a victory in the final championship basketball game played in the Devaney Center, a two-point victory over Minnesota.

  March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013: Nebraska earns his first ever big Ten tournament victory with a 57-55 victory over Purdue.

  March 15, 2013

March 15, 2013: Tim Miles first season that Nebraska's head coach comes to an end with a loss to No. 10 Ohio State in the big ten tournament. Huskers ended that season with a 15-18 overall record.

  Jan. 20, 2014

Jan. 20, 2014: Tim Miles wins his first match in Nebraska against a ranked opponent who hit No. 18 Ohio State, 68-62. Miles went winless in his first 12 games against ranked teams.

  Feb. 16, 2014

Feb. 16, 2014: It was 17 years since Nebraska last beat a top 10 team on the road, but Tim Miles changed it with a 60-51 victory over No. 9 Michigan State.

  March 9, 2014

March 9, 2014: Nebraska disappears No. 9 Wisconsin in front of a generous crowd at what Tim Miles called "no-sit Sunday." That winner completed a 15-1 home record in the Pinnacle Bank Arena in the first season and covered a stretch of eight wins in the NU's last matches to run Huskers for the NCAA tournament.

  March 10, 2014

March 10, 2014: After leading Huskers to a fourth place in the big ten positions, Tim Miles is called the year's coach of the conference.

  March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014: Nebraska reached the NCAA tournament for the first time in 16 years, but Tim Miles would be ejected in the second half when Baylor eliminated Huskers with a 14-point victory.

  April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014: ] Tim Miles wins the Jim Phelan Award as national coach of the year after leading Nebraska to a winning record overall and in conference, the first time since 1998-99 season.

  November 16, 2014

nov. 16, 2014: Nebraska opens the 2014-15 season, which ranked No. 21 in the country, the first time Huskers broke Top 25 in 20 years. But NOW would fall out of the rankings after losing the third game in the season.

  Feb. 22, 2015

Feb. 22, 2015: Tim Miles locks his team out of the locker room after a 74-46 home loss to Iowa. March 11, 2015 [March 11, 2015] March 11, 2015: Tim Miles finishes a disappointing third season in Nebraska with a loss for Penn State in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament. NOW ended the year with a 13-18 overall record and a nine-match loss.

  Jan. 20, 2016

Jan. 20, 2016: Tim Miles shows he has the ability to beat Michigan State and disrupt the 11-ranked Spartans 72-71 on the road. March 11, 2016 [March192016] March 11, 2016: Year four during Tim Miles ends with another lost record, but Huskers won two games to reach the quarter-finals of the Big Ten tournament before falling to No. 18 Maryland.

  Aug. 4, 2016

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Feb. 22, 2017: According to an increasing uncertainty about his future in Nebraska, Tim Miles said during a press conference: "I want to be strong that I want to be a coach here. I think Shawn (Eichorst) wants me to be a coach here. I think Marc (Boehm) does. "

  March 5, 2017

March 5, 2017: Nebraska and Tim Miles finish the 2016-17 regular season with a 93-57 loss to Michigan, the most lopsided

  March 8, 2017

March 8, 2017: Nebraska's fifth season during Tim Miles ends with a overtime loss to Penn State in the Big Ten tournament opening round. Huskers ended 12-19 in total, their third consecutive year with a lost record, but Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst tweeted shortly after the game that Miles would return to another season.

 Sept.-Oct. 2017 [19659075] September-October. 2017: </strong> Tim Miles gets a new boss after Atletic Director Shawn Eichorst was fired on September 21st. "This doesn't affect us on the court," Miles said at the time. "We have what we have in place, and we're able to raise our program." Bill Moos was hired about a month later, some expected Miles could "help us get better." </p>
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  Oct. 19, 2017

October 19, 2017: Expectations were low for Tim Miles and Huskers in 2017 as they were chosen to finish 13th in the big ten proposed media survey. "I think we will surpass it," Miles said. "I expect we do."

  December 16, 2017

December 16, 2017: Nebraska had almost one of their biggest disturbances in the Tim Miles era when it led No. 13 Kansas with under a minute to play. Next, a 3-pointer by Jayhawks sealed the winnings by 23 seconds and left Huskers 7-5. "They do a more game than we do," Miles said. "It hurts".

  Feb. 25, 2018

Feb. 25, 2018 : Nebraska struck fire in the big ten part of the 2017-18 season. Huskers capped it off with a victory over Penn State to end the regular season 22-11 with a school record 13 conference wins.

  March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018: Despite the strong regular season, Nebraska was still on the NCAA tournament bubble into the Big Ten tournament. A 19-point loss to Michigan in the opening game dropped Husker's after-season jump, and two days later they got away from the marshal.

  March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018: The disappointment of not making the NCAA tournament transferred to NIT, as Nebraska's record period ended with a first round loss at the Mississippi state.

  April 17, 2018

April 17, 2018: Despite the disappointing end of the season, there was still enough optimism about Tim Miles' program that AD Bill Moos gave him a one-year extension of the contract – even if there were some questioning why it was just one year. "I'm excited about our progress, so the length is not a big deal for me," Miles said. "I'm glad Bill – and the upper administration – saw the fit to extend me."

  May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018: Isaac Copeland and James Palmer (pictured, left) announce they come back to Nebraska for their peak season after considering the NBA. That meant Tim Miles giving back his four stars – Copeland, Palmer, Isaiah Roby (pictured, right) and Glynn Watson – sending expectations for the 2018-19 season through the roof.

  October 2018

October 2018: There was a lot of hype around Tim Miles & # 39; Huskers near the beginning of the season. They were picked to finish fourth in a strong Big Ten and ranked in the preview. "We have four guys I think someone in the league would take," Miles said.

  December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018: After starting the season 7-1, Huskers moves up to No. 24 in the AP vote. It was the first time in four years Nebraska had appeared in these rankings.

  December 8, 2018

December 8, 2018: Tim Miles finally got the blue and white monkey from his back after beating Creighton with 19 points. The Miles' first win over their in-state rival and ended the Nebraska seven-match losing streak against Jays. "I just wanted to win it for my coach," said Glynn Watson, pictured. "I've been here with him through the thick and thin."

  Jan. 26, 2019

Jan. 26, 2019: Nebraska's once promising season began to apparently come off after a 10-point loss at home to Ohio State. It was Husker's third straight defeat and the fifth in seven matches. It released them to 3-6 in the Big Ten, more losses than they had in the conference in the previous season. And to make it worse, Isaac Copeland started a seasonally broken ACL during the match.

  Feb. 9, 2019

Feb. 9, 2019: Husker's struggle continued without Isaac Copeland and Tim Miles talking about beating "rock bottom" in a loss to Maryland a few days later. But the loss eventually hit seven after a 81-62 loss on Purdue this day.

  Feb. 13, 2019

Feb. 13, 2019: After 30 days, Nebraska broke seven loss games and seven losses and a disappointment. Nacka beat with a 62-61 victory over Minnesota. "This is good, at last," Tim Miles said. "There is a collective sigh of relief."

  March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019: The good vibes from back-to-back win over Minnesota and Northwestern breaks down after the losses. Huskers lost four straight games – including three opponents – culminating in a 91-76 defeat at Michigan State.

  March 10, 2019

March 10, 2019: A year of disappointment ended with a crack when Nebraska surpassed a 16-point deficit to defeat Iowa in overtime. "It's a special," Tim Miles said. Despite the winnings, Nebraska still ended the regular season 16-15 in total and 6-14 in the Big Ten.