Just yesterday Colorado St. Rams athletic director Jack Graham said that head basketball coach Tim Miles had not been contacted by any other schools, but now there at least appears to interest in Miles. According to Omaha.com, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have contacted Miles about their head coaching opening, and ESPN's Andy Katz says that Nebraska is interested in Miles.
This is not a surprise since Miles has turned the Rams around since he first took over a very bad program in 2007-08 season and in his first season went 0-16 in conference play. Since then Miles has improved each year taking steps from a losing record in the first two years, a CBI Invite in 2009-10, a NIT invite last season and to this year where he led the Rams to their first NCAA Tournament berth in nearly a decade.
Miles overall record is 71-88 and 28-50 in league play, but the past three seasons he has averaged 18 wins per year.
If it is not Nebraska there could be some interest from Illinois who were just rejected by VCU's Shaka Smart, so there could be some interest there from Illinois who just fired Bruce Weber after a poor season. Miles should be in high demand from other larger programs and his name will likely be in the news over the next couple of weeks about rumors of Miles leaving Colorado State.
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