The remarkable job that Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg has done in turning around his alma mater apparently got the attention of several colleges and NBA teams.
The debate over Iowa State’s decision to hire Fred Hoiberg two years ago included at least one point everyone could agree on. Even if Hoiberg could make the transition from NBA executive to Big 12 coach, it was going to take time.
Fred Hoiberg has seen much: an NBA career, a near death experience due to a heart condition, and a return to his roots at Iowa State University, where he is trying to get the Cyclones back to prominence.
Royce White is one of the most talented basketball players that didn’t play for Tubby Smith because of off-the-court issues. He’s now at Iowa State under the tutelage of former Timberwolf Fred Hoiberg.