Nebraska assistant resigning to take same job at Boise St.

Apr 12, 2016 - 7:10 PM LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska assistant men's basketball coach Phil Beckner has resigned to take a similar job at Boise State.

Coach Tim Miles announced Beckner's resignation Tuesday. Beckner was on the Cornhuskers' staff for one season after spending 2014-15 as an assistant coach in the NBA Development League. He previously worked seven seasons at Weber State in Utah.

Miles said he supports Beckner's decision ''because I want our guys to be happy.'' Miles also said moving west and being with coaches he knows well would be a good move for Beckner.

Miles also announced freshman guard Bakari Evelyn has decided to transfer. Evelyn played in 18 games and totaled 24 points and nine rebounds.

No one has shouted yet.
Be the first!