Jorge Brian Diaz leaves Nebraska

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Tim Miles hasn’t been the coach for long at Nebraska, and today he had his first major announcment.  6-11 center Jorge Brian Diaz – who missed the final 14 games of the regular season – is leaving school and returning home to Puerto Rico.

Diaz, a junior, had chronic foot issues this season.

As a sophomore Diaz was 2nd on the team in scoring. This year he averaged 8.6 points and 4.3 rebounds. In his career he started 65 of 81 games.

His departure leaves the new head coach in a position that he’ll be breaking in an almost entirely new starting lineup. Four of the five starters for Nebraska were seniors, and the only ju