The Nebraska basketball team has been taking the back seat when it comes to headlines this summer. What with a new defensive coordinator, a new defensive theme and a new quarterback, the Nebraska football team has been getting all the attention. Maybe that's better for Nebrasketball coach Tim Miles, who can just do his thing under the radar. Miles shored up his roster for this year and next over the last two days.

For this season, the Nebraska basketball team added shooting guard Thorir Thorbjarnarson. The Icelandic native will be available to be added to the roster immediately, giving the 2017 roster a bit of a bump.

Miles seems plenty excited by the addition, calling him his country's version of Manu Ginobili according to the Omaha World Herald. Does that make the other commit, the first of the 2018 class, make him Platteview's version of Vlade Divac? Brady Heiman announced on his official Twitter account that he had committed to the Huskers, just days after getting an official offer.

In-state big man comes to Nebraska basketball

Considering Tim Miles has had problems getting big men to commit to the Huskers, Heiman's announcement was welcome news indeed. The Springfield, Nebraska native stands at 6-10 and weighs in at 197 pounds. There is of course, the chance he could grow a bit more in his senior year in high school.

Even if he doesn't he certainly gives the Basketball Team some height they desperately need.

Heiman finished his junior year averaging 15.7 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 4.8 blocks. Playing for the Class B Platteview Titans, he managed to lead his team into the state tournament, though they didn't make much noise once they got there.

Over the summer he played for the Omaha Sports Academy and got some attention from Division 1 schools in recent weeks. Offers from schools like Bucknell, Davidson, and Rice have been rolling in. He picked the Huskers over Creighton as well, who offered about a day before Nebraska.

Nebraska basketball gets Icelandic star within hours of offer

when it comes to Thorir Thorbjarnarson, the commit came almost as fast. The Icelandic player visited on Monday, playing a bit of pickup ball with some Nebraska basketball players, eating lunch and getting an offer. Before lunch, the guard said he had accepted the offer and would be able to join the team for this season. Unsurprisingly, he goes by Thor and will be enrolling at Nebraska on August 21.