Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg apologizes to his daughter for 'embarrassing' victory dance

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg apologizes to his daughter for 'embarrassing' victory dance

March 24 (UPI) -- Fred Hoiberg celebrated with a little dance after his team advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
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Former basketball Coach Johnny Orr dies at age 86

AMES, Iowa, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Johnny Orr, who took teams to the NCAA Tournament 10 times in a 29-year collegiate coaching career, has died at the age of 86.

Hoiberg has long-term deal with Iowa State

AMES, Iowa, March 29 (UPI) -- Iowa State men's basketball Coach Fred Hoiberg has agreed to a 10-year, $20 million contract to stay with the school, Iowa State officials said.

Korie Lucious transfers to Iowa State

AMES, Iowa, March 2 (UPI) -- Former Michigan State guard Korie Lucious, who was suspended from the Spartans, is transferring to Iowa State, Cyclones Coach Fred Hoiberg said Wednesday.

Minnesota guard Hoiberg has heart surgery

MINNEAPOLIS, June 28 (UPI) -- Minnesota Timberwolves guard Fred Hoiberg had heart surgery Tuesday to correct an enlarged aortic root where the artery meets the heart's aortic valve.

NBA: Minnesota 93, Utah 91

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Sam Cassell and Fred Hoiberg combined to make four free throws in the final eight seconds Friday night as Minnesota edged Utah, 93-91.

NBA: Minnesota 81, New Jersey 68

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Troy Hudson and Fred Hoiberg teamed to shatter Lawrence Frank's perfect coaching record Wednesday night in Minnesota's 81-68 win over New Jersey.

NBA: Minnesota 77, Utah 66

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Fred Hoiberg scored all of his 10 points in the final period Wednesday night to help Minnesota down Utah, 77-66.

NBA: Minnesota 103, Cleveland 92

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Fred Hoiberg scored eight of his 10 points in the fourth quarter Friday night as Minnesota won its 14th straight home game, 103-92 over Cleveland.

Timberwolves agree to terms with two

MINNEAPOLIS, July 28 (UPI) -- Mark Madsen hopes he, Fred Hoiberg and
Fred Hoiberg

Fredrick Kristian Hoiberg (born October 15, 1972 in Lincoln, Nebraska) is the head men's basketball coach at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he grew up and had played college basketball. He was previously Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA and played professionally for 10 years.

Hoiberg, a multi-talented athlete, was the quarterback of the football team and the captain of the basketball team in his hometown of Ames, Iowa. He led his Ames High School basketball team to a State Championship in 1991. He was honored as the State of Iowa's Mr. Basketball" for 1991. The next season, he enrolled at Iowa State University, also located in Ames, Iowa, to play college basketball. He played three seasons for legendary coach Johnny Orr and one season for Orr's successor, Tim Floyd. Hoiberg was a First-Team All-Big Eight selection in 1995. The most popular player in the history of Iowa State basketball, Hoiberg's name is found among the top seven positions for nearly every statistical category. In college, he was known as an all-around player, capable of making clutch shots in important situations. While at Iowa, Hoiberg joined Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

He got the nickname "The Mayor" when he received several write-in votes during the 1993 Ames, Iowa mayoral race.

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