|Alma Mater:||Colorado State|
Wes Eikmeier (pronounced IKE-my-er) is in his second season as graduate assistant manager for the Husker basketball program. Eikmeier joined the Husker staff after starring at Colorado State and playing professionally in Europe. Eikmeier helps in day-to-day operations for the Husker program.
A native of Fremont, Eikmeier returned to his home state in 2016 after spending two years playing professionally in Bulgaria and Germany and reunited with Miles, who served as his coach at Colorado State for three seasons.
As a player, Eikmeier helped Colorado State to a trio of postseason appearances, including NCAA Tournament berths in 2012 and 2013. He finished his career ranked in the top-10 of the Rams record book in 3-pointers (148, seventh) and free throw percentage (.881, second) while scoring 1,199 points during his three seasons at CSU.
As a senior, he helped the Rams go 26-9 and reach the third round of the NCAA Tournament, averaging 12.6 points per game, including a team-high 54 3-pointers to earn honorable-mention All-Mountain West accolades. During his junior campaign, he helped Coach Miles lead Colorado State to the NCAA Tournament and the program’s first 20-win season since 1997-98. A first-team All-Mountain West selection, he averaged 15.5 points per game, including a team-high 55 3-pointers, and 2.0 assists per game. Before joining the Colorado State program, he began his college career at Iowa State University.
He enjoyed a decorated career at Fremont Archbishop Bergan High School, totaling 2,193 points to rank eighth in state history. A two-time first-team all-state pick by the Omaha World-Herald, he averaged 31.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 3.1 assists as a senior while leading Archbishop Bergan to a 27-0 record and a Class D-1 state title in 2008.
Eikmeier is currently pursuing his MBA in UNL’s College of Business and is on pace to graduate in May of 2018.