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MBB Game #32, (L, 64-89), B1G Tournament vs INDIANA, Wed 3/11, 7:15 pm CT, BTN (& Game Thread)

Red Don

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Next-Up: Season Over! :Bow:

Short-Handed Huskers Fall to Hoosiers

Game Recap; links to Box Score, Post-Game Comments and more:
Huskers Battle Hoosiers in Big Ten Tournament

SEE the Footballers Play!!! :nod:

Huskers are without Cam Mack and Dachon Burke who will not play!

Don't Miss IT! - - - - -
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Huskers (7-24 (2-18), vs Indiana (19-12) (9-11)

• Indiana leads the all-time series, 14-7 (6-6 B1G)

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~GOOOOOO :Huskers:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Game will be televised on BTN
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Television: BTN; with Brandon Gaudin & Stephen Bardo
Radio: HSN; with Kent Pavelka & Jake Muhleisen

(SiriusXM (Internet): Ch. 84 and 372)

• Nebraska (7-24, 2-18 Big Ten) were short-handed in a 107-75 loss at Minnesota on Sunday. Down to just seven active players, the Huskers were unable to slow Minnesota down, as the Gophers shot 62 percent in the first half and 57 percent on the day. Haanif Cheatham led four Huskers in double figures with 17 points, while Jervay Green added 15 markers in a losing cause, as all seven Huskers who dressed played at least 20 minutes.

• Indiana (19-12, 9-11 Big Ten) fell into Wednesday's game after losing to Wisconsin, 60-56, on Saturday. The Hoosiers led 51-44 with 6:52 remaining before Wisconsin ran off 12 straight points to take the lead for good. Devonte Graham led the Hoosiers with 16 points, but was the only Indiana player in double figures, as the Hoosiers shot just 35 percent from the field.

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We are all hoping for a better year, next year. God help us if they don't improve.
At least the f/t's did a lot better this last game. Let's hope they improve in all
categories.................especially, taking care of the ball. Yeah, what a year!! :(
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Red Don

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The 'Skinny' from another site! :Redface:

The Skinny:
Relatively speaking this is a decent matchup for Nebraska defensively as Indiana wants to go inside in part because of their poor outside shooting. Indiana has shot more from the outside vs Nebraska than they typically do and did so at a poor percentage. The only problem is that even with Nebraska packing the paint Indiana shredded the Husker inside to the tune of 60%+ for both games. Indiana also has been elite about getting to the FT line to the point it's very possible you'll see a football player on the court in the first half. The Hoosiers tend to get sloppy so transition buckets should be there for the Huskers.

Offensively Nebraska limited their turnovers vs Minnesota and will need to do the same here as offensive rebounds will be few and far between. Speaking of bright spots the Huskers have been making FTs the last couple of games and will probably shoot a decent number today. Indiana's height will make finishing at the rim difficult. Is Nebraska due to hit some 3s?

An important question here is how much is Indiana concentrating on Nebraska and how much are they looking ahead to Penn St? The Hoosiers should be good enough to win regardless but the Huskers are no strangers to beating B1G tournament teams going through the motions. If Indiana gets comfortable shooting from outside it's going to get ugly.

Prediction: Indiana 82 - Nebraska 67