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3 Thoughts from Nebraska's 66-47 Season-Opening Loss

November 5, 2019
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Nebraska hadn’t lost a season-opener at home dating back to 1980. 

Welp. 

The Fred Hoiberg era got off to a slow start with a 66-47 loss to UC-Riverside Tuesday night. It’ll play Southern Utah on Saturday at 1 p.m. hoping to course-correct. 

Here are three thoughts from the loss. 

A Glimpse of Peaks and Valleys to Come

Fred Hoiberg’s first Iowa State team never scored fewer than 50 points. In 32 games played, that squad hit at least 53 in every game. His second team was never below 55.

 
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