Fred Hoiberg leaves Nebraska game early after showing signs of illness


According to Jeff Goodman of Stadium, former Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg was taken to the hospital after exhibiting signs of illness during a Big Ten tournament game between Nebraska and Indiana. Hoiberg coaches the Cornhuskers.

Early Wednesday evening, video circulated on Twitter of Hoiberg in apparent discomfort on the Nebraska bench:

Christopher Heady, a reporter for the Omaha World-Herald, tweeted that he was told to stay away from the Nebraska locker room when he attempted to find Hoiberg:

Andy Katz reported that Nebraska players had been quarantined in their locker room, but they were later cleared to go, per Heady:

According to an update to Fred's son Jack Hoiberg's Snapchat story, the elder Hoiberg was released from the hospital without quarantine. A release from the University of Nebraska later confirmed that, saying that Hoiberg was diagnosed with Influenza A and has returned to the team hotel:

Editor's note: This is a rapidly developing story and will be updated as further details come to light.

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