COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Huskers win 7 games in Lutz’s first season at Nebraska

Published Sunday, March 15th, 2020

HobbsDailyReport.com LINCOLN, Neb. – The first season for Catawba County native Bobby Lutz as a special assistant at Nebraska was a tough one. The Cornhuskers finished 7-25 overall, losing their final 17 games, and went 2-18 in the Big Ten. Indiana beat Nebraska in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament before the NCAA called off the rest of …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Nebraska paper reports Lutz expected to join staff at Nebraska

Published Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

He attended Huskers baseball game on Tuesday with new head basketball coach, story says   HobbsDailyReport.com Bobby Lutz, ex-head men’s basketball coach at Charlotte and a Bandys High graduate, may well be headed back into the game. A report in the Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star says Lutz was at a college baseball game on Tuesday night at Nebraska against Creighton, …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Knoxville (Tenn.) paper reports Barnes will remain with Vols

Published Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com The Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel is reporting Hickory native Rick Barnes has decided he will remain head men’s basketball coach at Tennessee rather than pursue an open job at UCLA. ESPN reported earlier Monday that the Bruins were interested in trying to hire Barnes, who played at Hickory High and Lenoir-Rhyne University. KNOXVILLE’S STORY: https://www.knoxnews.com/story/sports/college/university-of-tennessee/mens-basketball/2019/04/08/tennessee-vols-basketball-rick-barnes-ucla/3396770002/ ESPN’S STORY: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/26472062/barnes-deciding-ucla-vols   …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE SPORTS: Lenoir-Rhyne’s Salaman on Top 30 list for NCAA Woman Of The Year

Published Saturday, September 8th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A Lenoir-Rhyne University women’s track and field star is among 30 student-athletes still under consideration to win the NCAA’s Woman of the Year Award. Haylea Salamon, who graduated in May, is on the list of finalist for the award, a press release from LRU said. She is one of 581 original nominees. She will be honored …