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Nebraska Has Fired Head Basketball Coach Tim Miles

Tim Miles watches his Nebraska Huskers as they play Wisconsin.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 10: Head coach Tim Miles of the Nebraska Cornhuskers looks on against the Wisconsin Badgers in the second round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 10, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Nebraska defeated Wisconsin 70-58. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Tim Miles' job status at Nebraska has been the subject of much speculation over the last few months. After a solid start to the 2018-19 season, Nebraska basketball fell apart at mid-year.

The team had a decent run in the Big Ten Tournament, but fell short of the conference title it needed to reach the Big Ten Tournament. Instead, the Huskers received an NIT berth.

On Sunday, the Huskers were blown out by top-seed TCU. Two days later, Tim Miles' fate has been decided.

Moments ago, college hoops insider Jon Rothstein broke the news that Tim Miles has been fired by Nebraska. The rumors had been swirling since mid-season, and now it is done.

Tim Miles confirmed his own firing by Nebraska via Twitter:

Athletic director Bill Moos is catching serious criticism for how he's handled the Miles situation. It is unclear what the team could have done in the NIT to save his job.

In that case, ahead of this decision, CBS analyst Seth Davis said Moos had "disgraced himself" by leaving Miles blowing in the wind.

Stadium's Jeff Goodman expressed similar sentiments after the news came down.

As Seth Davis alluded to, if further reports are to be believed, Nebraska already has Miles' successor.

Fred Hoiberg, former head coach at Iowa State and the Chicago Bulls, is believed to be in line to take over the Huskers.