Report: San Jose State close to deal with former Nebraska head coach
Tim Miles might soon be a college basketball head coach again.
MWCWire’s Sean Paul reported on Monday that Miles and San Jose State are closing in on a deal to make the former Nebraska head coach the new leader of the Spartans. An announcement could come as early as Tuesday. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein also reported on the news.
Sources: Tim Miles is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach at San Jose State. Official announcement expected in next 24 hours. Former head coach at Nebraska and Colorado State.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 5, 2021
Miles was a head coach for three Division I program, most recently at Nebraska. He was in charge of the Huskers from 2012-19 and was terminated after the 2018-19 season. In seven seasons in Lincoln, Miles compiled a 116-114 record and appeared in three postseason tournaments.
In 2013-14, Miles led Nebraska to the NCAA Tournament and the Huskers reached the NIT in back-to-back years in 2018 and 2019. His teams won just one postseason contest while in Lincoln.
Prior to taking over at Nebraska, Miles was the head coach at Colorado state from 2007-12, turning the program completely around during that time. The Rams were 7-25 in his first year with the program and finished 20-12 and reached the NCAA Tournament in 2012.
Miles was also the head coach at North Dakota State from 2001-07. He was 99-71 while with the Bison.
In 18 seasons as a head coach at the Division I level, Miles is 399-334 and his teams have appeared in six postseason tournaments.