Fred Hoiberg is staying home.Hoiberg signed an eight-year contract today to coach the men’s basketball team at Iowa State. The contract announcement means Hoiberg has committed to continue building a competitive basketball program at ISU. Hoiberg, the former NBA player likes to tell a story about his Minnesota Timberwolves’ playing days. The team did player features on the video board. One of the questions asked was “what’s your favorite vacation spot?” Most of his teammates answered places like the French Riviera, Hawaii or Europe. Hoiberg’s response was “Ames.” That’s the fondness he has for home. The former Cyclone All-American treasures the lifestyle in Ames and looks forward to many more years on the Iowa State sideline. His contract signing today solidifies that ISU future.
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