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Nebraska Basketball

Aftermath of Anton Gill's Loss

December 28, 2016

Already struggling at 6-6, the Nebraska men’s basketball team was dealt a crushing blow as it prepares to begin Big Ten play. Coach Tim Miles announced on Tuesday that junior guard Anton Gill will miss the rest of the 2016-17 season with a ruptured patella tendon suffered during a team workout on Sunday.

On its surface, Gill isn’t a big loss. The 6-foot-1 guard averaged 3.8 points while shooting 27.1 percent from the field and 27.6 percent from deep with six assists to 11 turnovers.

However, Nebraska has just four eligible scholarship guards on the roster; well, had.
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