The Tim Miles timeline at NU: A look at the highs and lows

The Tim Miles timeline at NU: A look at the highs and lows

Tim Miles

Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles addresses the media at the Hendricks Training Complex on March 24, 2012.

March 24, 2012: Tim Miles is named the 27th Nebraska men's head basketball coach.

May 2012: Nebraska announces that Terran Petteway is transferring to NU from Texas Tech.

Nebraska men's basketball practice

Huskers head basketball coach Tim Miles (third from right) cheers on players as the team runs a drill in practice on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Devaney Sports Center.

Nov. 11, 2012: Nebraska opens the Miles era with a 65-55 win against Southern at the Devaney Sports Center.

Dec. 6, 2012: Nebraska loses to No. 16 Creighton 64-42.

March 6, 2013: Nebraska beats Minnesota 53-51 in the final men's game at the Devaney Sports Center.

Tim Miles

Nebraska men's basketball head coach Tim Miles addresses the crowd following the the final regular-season game at the Devaney Sports Center on March 6, 2013.

March 15, 2013: Huskers' season comes to a close in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament (70-51 loss to Ohio State).

Nov. 8, 2013: Nebraska opens Pinnacle Bank Arena with a 79-55 win against Florida Gulf Coast.

Nov. 12, 2013: Miles reaches career win No. 300 with a 62-47 win against Western Illinois.

Tim Miles

Nebraska head basketball coach Tim Miles accepts the game ball marking his 300th career win after the Huskers beat Western Illinois 62-47 at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Nov. 12, 2013.

Jan. 20, 2014: The Huskers beat No. 18 Ohio State 68-62 at home, kick-starting a stretch of 11 wins in 14 games.

March 9, 2014: In the biggest game in the short history of PBA, Nebraska beats No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 on No-Sit Sunday, essentially clinching an NCAA Tournament berth. NU finished 17-1 at home.

March 14, 2014: Nebraska blows a double-digit lead against Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament, losing 71-67.

March 21, 2014: Nebraska loses to Baylor 74-60 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in San Antonio.

Nebraska vs. Baylor, NCAA Tournament Second Round, 3.21.14

Nebraska head coach Tim Miles (left) explains his position regarding the shot clock problem to NCAA official Karl Hess (right) who ejected him from the game following his second technical in the second half on Friday, March 21, 2014, during an NCAA Tournament second-round game at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

August 2014: Nebraska lands transfer Andrew White from Kansas.

November 2014: With Terran Petteway, Shavon Shields and Walter Pitchford back, the Huskers open the season ranked No. 21 in the Associated Press Top 25.

Nov. 22, 2014: The Huskers lose at Rhode Island 66-62 in OT and drop out of the Top 25.

Dec. 10, 2014: Incarnate Word stuns Nebraska at PBA 74-73.

Dec. 25, 2014: Nebraska beats Ohio 71-58 to finish 2-1 at the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii.

Feb. 2, 2015: Iowa hands Nebraska one of its worst losses at PBA, 74-46. Miles locks his players out of their Hendricks Center locker room.

March 8, 2015: Nebraska's losing streak reaches eight games after a 64-61 home loss to No. 10 Maryland.

March 11, 2015: Penn State beats Nebraska 68-65 in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament.

Spring 2015: Terran Petteway and Walter Pitchford forgo their respective senior seasons to enter the NBA Draft. Neither player is drafted.

Dec. 20, 2015: Samford upsets Nebraska 69-58 at PBA.

Jan. 5, 2016: No. 19 Iowa beats Nebraska 77-66 to drop NU to 0-3 in Big Ten play.

Jan. 20, 2016: Nebraska upsets No. 11 Michigan State 72-71 in East Lansing.

March, 2016: After ending regular season on a five-game skid, Nebraska goes 2-1 in the Big Ten Tournament, beating Rutgers and Wisconsin before falling to Maryland.

March 2016: James Palmer announces he's transferring to Nebraska from Miami.

June 2016: Andrew White, Nebraska's top scorer from the previous season (16.6 points per game), announces he's leaving. He later lands at Syracuse.

Dec. 18, 2016: Gardner-Webb stuns Nebraska 70-62 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Nebraska men vs. Gardner-Web, 12/18

Nebraska guard Tai Webster (0) leads his team off the court after Gardner-Webb finished off a 70-62 victory at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016.

Jan. 5, 2017: Nebraska beats Iowa 93-90 in double overtime to improve to 3-0 in Big Ten play.

Jan. 26, 2017: Nebraska drops its fifth straight game, losing at Northwestern 73-61.

March 5, 2017: Michigan hands Nebraska its worst home loss in school history, 93-57, to close the regular season.

March 8, 2017: Penn State beats Nebraska 76-67 in overtime in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Then-Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst tweets out his support for Miles, announcing Miles will be back in 2016-17.

Spring 2017: Freshman Jeriah Horne and sophomores Michael Jacobson (Iowa State) and Ed Morrow (Marquette) announce that they are transferring.

September  2017: Former Georgetown Hoya Isaac Copeland announces he's transferring to Nebraska.

November 2017: Platteview standout Brady Heiman signs with Nebraska, becoming the first in-state recruit to sign with Nebraska out of high school since 2001.

Dec. 5, 2017: Nebraska beats No. 14 Minnesota 78-68 at PBA.

Dec. 16, 2017: No. 13 Kansas gets a late three to beat Nebraska 73-72 at PBA.

Jan. 17, 2018: Nebraska rolls to one of its biggest wins under Miles, beating No. 23 Michigan 72-52. Michigan would later reach the NCAA national championship game.

Tim Miles

His tie goes flying as Nebraska head coach Tim Miles celebrates late in the second half against Michigan in January of 2018. 

Feb. 25, 2018: Nebraska closes the regular season with a 76-64 win against Penn State. NU entered the Big Ten Tournament winners in eight of its final nine games.

March 2, 2018: No. 15 Michigan rolls to a 77-58 win against Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament.

March 14, 2018: After missing out on an NCAA Tournament bid, Nebraska falls at Mississippi State 66-59 in the opening round of the NIT.

April 2018: Nebraska AD Bill Moos gives Miles a one-year extension, extending his contract through the 2020-21 season.

Dec. 8, 2018: Nebraska beats Creighton 94-75. It's Miles' first win against the Bluejays in seven tries at Nebraska.

Tim Miles

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott and Nebraska head coach Tim Miles receive technical fouls for their sideline smack talk on Dec. 18, 2018 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. 

Dec. 16, 2018: The Huskers use a big second half to beat Oklahoma State 79-56 in front of a Nebraska-heavy crowd at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Jan. 14, 2019: Nebraska beats No. 25 Indiana 66-51 in Bloomington. It was Miles' last road win at Nebraska.

Jan. 26, 2019: Nebraska loses Isaac Copeland to an ACL injury during a 70-60 loss to Ohio State at PBA.

Feb. 13, 2019: Nebraska snaps a seven-game losing streak with a 62-61 win against Minnesota. James Palmer's late free throws seal the win.

March 10, 2019: Nebraska makes a big rally and beats Iowa 93-91 in overtime to close the regular season.

March 2019: With only six scholarship players, Nebraska beats Rutgers and Maryland before losing to Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament.

Butler vs. Nebraska, 3.20

Nebraska head coach Tim Miles addresses the Huskers fans after their win over Butler on Wednesday during the first round of the National Invitational Tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

March 20, 2019: In front of 10,000-plus fans, Nebraska outlasts Butler 80-76 in the first round of the NIT. It's Nebraska first postseason win since 2008.

March 24, 2019: Seven years to the day that Miles is hired, Nebraska's season comes to a close with an 88-72 loss at TCU.

March 26, 2019: Miles is fired.

[ GALLERY: A look at player, fan reaction to Nebraska parting ways with Tim Miles ]

[ PHOTOS: A look back through the ups and the downs of the Tim Miles era ]


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