Nebraska Women’s Basketball Assistant Suspended, Player Dismissed
The university’s athletic department issued a statement citing the suspension of Love as a personnel matter and no additional information would be available.The Cornhuskers confirmed he was suspended with pay.
This is Love’s sixth season with the women’s basketball team and his tenth overall with head coach Amy Williams.
Additionally, the team announced the removal of starting guard Ashley Scoggin from the roster on the same day, according to a report from KETV.com.
Williams did not confirm why or if those decisions are connected, KETV reported.
“That’s something that I can’t answer at this time but certainly something that we are just going to focus on our current team,” Williams said in a post-game press conference on Sunday.”
“It’s been a challenging few days but for our team to really come together and just stay together and compete and have a tough fought win today I couldn’t be more proud. Our team has just leaned on each other and I’m very proud of the way they’ve kind of leaned into each other and found a way to embrace, we say all the time we do hard things.”
Scoggin, a sophomore, averaged 8.4 points per game, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists while making the second-most 3-pointers on the team (55) while shooting 42 percent beyond the arc.
To read the full story from KETV.com about the dismissal of two pieces from the Nebraska women’s basketball program, click here.