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HBCU: Recruiting Class Brings Howard Basketball Hope

hbcugameday.com

It has been a while since Howard University's men's basketball team has made any noise. Last season, the team finished a dismal 7-24, bowing out in the first round of the MEAC Tournament. The good news for Coach Kevin Nickelberry: Help is on the way. Howard announced that it signed JT Miller to a national letter of intent on Thursday. The 6'3 guard averaged 26 points, eight rebound and four assists per game while leading Mount Zion Academy to 19-14 record and a USA Prep National Championship... READ MORE...

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ESPN.com: Kevin Nickelberry Takes on Bullying

ESPN.com

Howard coach Kevin Nickelberry will visit local schools this week as part of his "No Bullying" campaign, continuing the work he did during the season when he hosted youth groups at games. The issue is personal for Nickelberry, as he had his own experiences with bullying growing up. Before the season, Nickelberry discussed the issue with huevoices.com and described how bullying had an effect on him while going through high school in Prince George's County, Maryland standing only 5-foot-3... READ MORE »



The Dream Big Project

Camp Teamwork Foundation

Howard Head Basketball Coach Kevin Nickelberry and The Camp Teamwork Foundation have joined forces to inspire kids throughout Prince George's County via the Dream Big Project. The video highlights numerous athletes and coaches who came from humble beginnings in PG County but have made it to the height of success. As a part of the project, Nickelberry went to local area schools to tell his personal story and dare today's students to "Dream Big" ... View Video »

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Kevin Nickelberry: From Libya to Howard

ESPN.com

Howard University has lost 20 games or more in each of the past seven seasons. The Bison have been to the NCAA tournament twice in their history, the most recent a not-so-recent 18 years ago. The basketball offices, when Kevin Nickelberry first walked into them, still sported the same worn-out carpet that had been installed when the office space served as a bank nearly 20 years ago. And all Nickelberry could think was how much better things looked than in his previous gig. You want relative? Sit in Nickelberry’s shoes. No, Howard isn’t Kentucky. OK, it’s not even Eastern Kentucky. It’s also not Libya... READ MORE »

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Kevin Nickelberry cleans house -- literally -- at Howard

The Washington Post

Over the past two months, Coach Kevin Nickelberry has been the hottest coaching commodity on the Division I basketball circuit. The former Hampton University head men's basketball coach had been offered assistant coaching positions by incoming head coaches Gib Arnold at the University of Hawaii and Oliver Purnell, DePaul University. After all things considered, Nickelberry had to say no--for a better offer as the new head men's basketball coach at Howard University, in his hometown of Washington, D.C... READ MORE »

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Coach Nickelberry Lands at Howard University

MEAC/SWAC Sports Main Street

Over the past two months, Coach Kevin Nickelberry has been the hottest coaching commodity on the Division I basketball circuit. The former Hampton University head men's basketball coach had been offered assistant coaching positions by incoming head coaches Gib Arnold at the University of Hawaii and Oliver Purnell, DePaul University. After all things considered, Nickelberry had to say no--for a better offer as the new head men's basketball coach at Howard University, in his hometown of Washington, D.C... READ MORE »

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Inside The Game

Newport News Daily Press

As a way to connect to fans and the general public, Coach Kevin Nickelberry participated in a blog called "Inside the Game" with the Newport News Daily Press in Virginia while coaching at Hampton. Check out some of the entries by clicking on the link below.

Inside The Game »