"I appreciate the efforts of Mike Anderson and his coaching staff, but I have made the decision to change the direction of our baseball program," Athletic Director Tom Osborne stated in the release by Nebraska.
"Mike has done an outstanding job with our baseball program academically, and he enjoyed outstanding success on the field early in his head coaching career here at Nebraska. I want to thank him for all of his hard work and everything he has done for our baseball program."
Nebraska was 337-196-2 under Anderson the past nine seasons. However, Anderson was just 30-25 and went 9-17 in conference.