Lincoln -- Nebraska Men's Basketball Coach Tim Miles spent 45 minutes answering fans' questions on Wednesday by using the #AskCoachMiles hash tag. Here is a recap of today's chat with fans.
Tim Miles: Let's do this!!!! #AskCoachMiles
@ryanknispel What's been you and the staffs' biggest surprise so far this season?
Tim Miles: Leslee Smith has done an outstanding job with his presence & leadership off the floor #AskCoachMiles
@bnemecek92: What has been the best concert you have seen at @PinnacleArena? Tim Miles: Jay Z
@JGEEZY15 what is the biggest emphasis for the Huskers?
Tim Miles: Defensive Rebounding & more efficient offense #AskCoachMiles
@brainhansen Any discussions about getting SportVU at PBA/Hendricks?/
Tim Miles: Looking at options, looking at discussing financing #AskCoachMiles
@cseberger: How do you decide what tie to wear on game day? :) #dress2impress”
Tim Miles: Try to match the suit. Subtlety
@BSchilke do u have time hit the golf course at all?? If so how is the game?
Tim Miles: My game is only good enough to get strokes from who I am playing against..and I love golf #AskCoachMiles
@WillyWonky1: What is your favorite kind of Christmas cookie? #AskCoachMiles
Tim Miles: sugar cookie with icing
@tjthielen01 Who's scheduled your next four games after The Citadel?
Tim Miles: We took Cincy game b/c it was an ESPN2 game, the rest was B1G
@Sp_ortz What would you do if you weren't coaching bball?
Tim Miles: I’d be lost…that’s a scary thought! #AskCoachMiles
@Coach_Sunde. Who was the first player you ever cut?
Tim Miles: It wasn’t you, Sunde. You have to be on team to get cut! #AskCoachMiles
@KuipsGotsRights: Put rivers in”
Tim Miles: Technically that's not a question - he's 9th man in rotation - great kid Hustler
@Simba_Simms I'd like to #askcoachmiles 3yr goal for program? 5yr plan?
Tim Miles: Every year we want to be in NCAA Tournament
@BruceShayne: How do you feel about the announcement of a Dumb and Dumber sequel? #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: too little too late
@JBDavis2 do you actually tweet at the half or does someone else tweet for U?
Tim Miles: Famous Shamus @leftyShamus. He types & edits. #AskCoachMiles
@cashby21: How much wood would a Woodchuck chuck if a Woodchuck could chuck wood? Rough estimates accepted.
Tim Miles: NOT ENOUGH
@AaronSchoening: Can you ask him where he learned to dance?
Tim Miles: Teddy Owens @teddyowens #AskCoachMiles
@JanikowskiMike: Do you ever let young coaches come & sit in on a practice to learn from you & your staff #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: Clinics are best
@roblmo. Coach. What was your fav restaurant to visit in the MW? And now in the B1G?
Tim Miles: Ongoing discovery. #askcoachmiles
@CoachMiles what big ten team are you most looking forward to playing?
Tim Miles: All of them, it is going to be a deep league #AskCoachMiles
@Mr_TylerBrown: I've been hearing the managers esp @Rjedwards22 have been slacking. Perhaps some conditioning might help?”
Tim Miles: MAJOR SLACKERS
@ibleedcsugreen: Does your suit jacket ever stay on until the first media timeout? #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: once every 500 games or so
@jrjohnson77 How was the Jay Z concert?
Tim Miles: Excellent…until the smoke alarms went on. #AskCoachMiles
@Levi_Valentine: #AskCoachMiles What surprises recruits most about NE?”
Tim Miles: Facilities and Fan support!!
@nateporter78 what is your opinion on one and done players & do you recruit then
Tim Miles: I would recruit them. It’s the rules, it is their right & part of the business #askcoachMiles
@Kid_Bach: how difficult was replacing the raw talent that @BrandonUbel brought to the program #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: IMPOSSIBLE TOTAL PACKAGE
@TimDoyle00 is the midnight blue suit your favorite?
Tim Miles: Definately. It’s better than the Nantucket tan one #AskCoachMiles
@_KyleBruce: What's your favorite thing about Twitter?
Tim Miles: Twitter chats with our fans #AskCoachMiles
@spazmaztic: #AskCoachMiles Where you rank making NCAA tourney on list of things to get done?”
Tim Miles: It's a red exclamation point - email joke
@klheureux: advice you can give young players how to build resilience/strength when facing challenges in their game?”
Tim Miles: Never give up!
@BigAFPD How much influence did Bob Olson have on your coaching philosophy?
Tim Miles: A great deal, also Jim Kretchman
@Kaiser_CTK any chance of alternate uniforms in the near future?
Tim Miles: Always a chance…gotta keep it fresh! #askcoachmiles
@NorsemanSalem Is it safe to assume your favorite NFL team is the Vikings? #AskCoachMiles
Tim Miles: Love the Vikings, but am a @jaguars fan as long as Gus Bradley is coach!
@Dberg414: How's your father doing?
Tim Miles: Excellent, he will be down to a game soon! #AskCoachMiles
@DavidAQuinze: @bnemecek92 JayZ was terrible didn't sound anything like cd, Pink amazing thats talent”
Tim Miles: So you’ve never heard Bob Dylan live?
@doughnutsbydip what do u think of the new def. hand check foul calls?#AskCoachMiles
Tim Miles: I like the hand check rules, not positive about the charge rule
@m_nielsen12: What's your favorite will ferrel movie? @CoachMiles #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: I think I'm already tired of seeing Anchorman2 promos
@TheEPidemic9: Will we ever see u rock an all red suit for a game? #AskCoachMiles Tim Miles: and a Clown nose?
What's the biggest piece missing on the team right now? #AskCoachMiles
Tim Miles: Size. Point play has to improve too.
@stephanieleonar: Do you drink energy drinks and if so, what kind?
Tim Miles: No, coffee and some tea #AskCoachMiles
Tim Miles: We have about 5 more minutes in the #AskCoachMiles chat.
@huskers_tweet: How many times have you been Ice Skating in the Railyard? #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: I'm from frozen tundra gave up skating at age 8
@MikeJ_Kessler: what's one way you help motivate the guys for an inferior opponent?
Tim Miles: You take every opponent the same #AskCoachMiles
Could you beat anyone 1 on 1 on the team? #AskCoachMiles
I'm 47 years old. I don't want to tear my Achillies.
@CoachHyland: What's your favorite story from the UMary days?
Tim Miles: Most likely would be getting fired if I told that. #AskCoachMiles
@jlongst Up Three under 7 seconds, W/O the Ball: To Foul or Not? Both teams in the bonus…
Tim Miles: Its always a possibility #AskCoachMiles
@PunkRockSensei: When did you come up with the idea of tweeting during halftime? #askcoachmiles”
Tim Miles: I didn't. It was @bchulick
@CoachBPat: I'm a huge UNL fan. Has recruiting picked with the new Arena? #AskCoachMiles”
Tim Miles: It's helped but we gotta win
@andy_licht: Any pre-game superstitions?
Tim Miles: Gotta find a lucky penny...heads up! #AskCoachMiles
@brandonmiller5: How do you think the energy has been in the new facility?
Tim Miles Awesome, great place to play & coach in. #AskCoachMiles
@Manchez_402: what is your greatest challenge moving forward?
Tim Miles: Kenpom has us picked to lose 10 of next 11, so it sounds like winning
Tim Miles: Thanks everyone. Film to watch Practice to finalize! #Huskers #GBR #GATA