Fred Hoiberg continues to land talented transfers with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Pittsburgh Panther’s sophomore guard Trey McGowens will be transferring to the Cornhuskers. He will have two years of eligibility left to play for Hoiberg and Nebraska. The Cornhuskers have brought in several transfers over the past two years while Hoiberg tries to re-establish himself as a coach and recruiter in the NCAA. Landing a talented guard with to years left to play is great for a program like Nebraska.
Fred Hoiberg keeps the transfer train going. Pittsburgh transfer Trey McGowens just committed to Nebraska, he announced. Averaged 11.5 PPG last season.
— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) April 4, 2020
McGowens had similar freshman and sophomore seasons. His second year saw a jump in assists, but his points and rebounds stayed virtually the same. His field goal percentage went down a bit, but his three-point percentage stayed within two percentage points of his freshman year. He is considered one of the top players in the NCAA Transfer Portal. A new system could mean a change in production for the rising junior.
Pitt ? History
— Pitt Basketball (@Pitt_MBB) January 10, 2019
His second year at Pittsburgh saw him average 11.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.9 steals per game. He shot 36.7 percent from the field and paired that with a three-point percentage of 31.1 percent. This is a great get for Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg. McGowens has star potential and the hope is Hoiberg can bring that out of him while he is with the Cornhuskers.
Nebraska has been below average for some time, but the hope is Fred Hoiberg can turn things around. That process starts with talented recruits and transfer players. McGowens could be a fan favorite with the Nebraska Cornhusker faithful.