For Pete's Sake

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg shows off his dance ‘moves’ in commercial

Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg.
Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg. The Associated Press

Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg obviously has a good sense of humor.

A year ago, Hoiberg did a little dance after the Cyclones beat North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament, and it was not so good.

In a nod to that, Hoiberg is featured in a commercial for the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge. Fans can vote for college coaches around the nation and the winner will have the charity of their choice receive $100,000 for Infiniti.

Hoiberg is in the lead thanks to this commercial:

That’s Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon and Iowa coach Fran McCaffery in the commercial. Kansas coach Bill Self, Missouri’s Kim Anderson, Kansas State’s Bruce Weber, Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall and many more coaches are taking part in the challenge.

Here is the dance Hoiberg did last year:

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