Zeigler Named to NU Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Ernie Zeigler was named as an assistant coach on the Nebraska men’s basketball team today. 

Zeigler has more than two decades of Division I coaching experience, including six years as Central Michigan’s head coach.  He spent the past seven seasons at Mississippi State, helping the Bulldogs to four postseason appearances between 2018 and 2022 under Ben Howland. 

Zeigler has also served as an assistant coach at Kansas State, Bowling Green, Pitt, UCLA and Detroit.  He has been part of five NCAA Tournament teams, including national runner-up UCLA in 2005-06.