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Nebraska Basketball

3 Thoughts from Nebraska's 79-78 Double-OT Loss to Southern Utah

November 9, 2019

So, uh...

The Fred Hoiberg era at Nebraska hasn’t exactly gotten off to the best of starts, and with a 79-78 double-overtime loss to Southern Utah at home Saturday afternoon, the Huskers dropped to 0-2 on the young season. 

Nebraska takes on South Dakota State next Friday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. CT. Before we turn the page, though, here are three thoughts from Saturday’s game.

The Good, First

It takes a certain kind of confidence to hold the ball near the halfcourt line and bleed 25 seconds left in the first half down to under 10, then, as a center whose body is still a work in progress, take your man off the dribble, cross over right to left in the lane, put a shoulder into the defender to give yourself some space and then lay a shot up and in.

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