Nebraska hires Georgetown assistant Hunter

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Huskers.com

Nebraska coach Tim Miles announced Monday that Georgetown assistant coach Kenya Hunter has been named an assistant for the Huskers.

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Hunter was the longest-tenured assistant on John Thompson III’s staff, and helped Georgetown to a pair of Big East titles (2008 and 2013), five 20-win seasons and five NCAA Tournament bids over the last six years.

“I’m really excited to add Kenya Hunter to our staff,” Miles said. “He brings a wealth of experience in many areas which will help the Huskers reach our goals. Through my discussions with Kenya, I was very impressed with his knowledge of the game and his feel for the game, and I believe his extensive network of contacts will help us expand our recruiting boundaries.”

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jay on 6/10/2013 @ 12:26pm EDT Said:

How (moreso why) is Jon Rothstein verified?

Houston Buckeye on 6/10/2013 @ 12:37pm EDT Said:

This is big for Nebraska. He brings a lot of experience in perhaps the most fertile recruiting grounds in the country. DC, MD, & Northern VA regularly put out not just good basketball talent, but ELITE basketball talent. Of course they have to be coached up but solid move for the Husker.

bob jones on 6/10/2013 @ 12:49pm EDT Said:

Looks like a great hire for Miles, who has done nothing but impress since his first day here. Things are looking very bright for the Husker hoops program.