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  1. I found the final tipton edit!
    13 points
  2. Yesterday, the team came out and one by one named someone they were standing for. At the end Kobe Webster and Teddy Allen read from notes they had brought with them. Webster: "We stand together as one to find ways to educate people to hopefully stop this terrible trend of lives being lost for no reason. This is not a political fight. This is about being a decent human being. Hate is such a strong word that is unfortunately used and acted on too much in today's world. We know we are not going to change everything that is going on by standing here today.
    9 points
  3. I'm an academic as the brunt of my living. There are three things from my research I would propose to empower our Black American families: 1. Universal Pre-K. There should be no political argument here. It is not a child's fault what situation he is born into. 80% of the brain is developed by roughly age 6. We need compulsory education starting at age 2. This isn't my opinion. The literature is conclusive. The age 5 compulsory start for children is completely arbitrary. 2. A 60-year housing discount for Black families to reverse the FDR (and beyond) redlinin
    7 points
  4. And somehow, we'll still end up as a #6 NIT seed.
    6 points
  5. HCFH back on Sports Nightly with Greg Sharpe for the first time since April 2020 Full Audio: Recap Greg starts off the segment with some standard 'haven't talked to you in a while' banter but HCFH quickly gets to work detailing the summer Brief overview of the process to get everyone back on campus and cleared to work out Strategically brought guys back in waves and early on focused on individual skill work Currently have full practices going Nebraska Athletic Performance Laboratory Assistant Director Chris
    6 points
  6. Sounds like reasonable, well-thought out decision making to me. And honest too; keeping Nebraska on the list would've been the easy (but dishonest) thing to do. Maybe some of the adults on this board could take a maturity lesson from this 18 year old kid.
    6 points
  7. So we're blaming Sallis not coming to Nebraska on Donovan Williams?
    6 points
  8. It can be done, football can be played and social distancing measures can be maintained at the same time. I've seen it happen. In 2014 the Nebraska defense showed tremendous discipline in maintaining social distance from Melvin Gordon as he ran for 400 yards.
    6 points
  9. If you haven’t seen the Documentary “Hoop Dreams” I highly recommend it. Speaks to a LOT of these same issues & is fascinating story as well. Deals with Chicago’s Catholic/Public leagues & two young men’s rise & fall...
    6 points
  10. Fresh off the presses. Last season it almost appeared like we just put in the height and weight that a player might have verbaliy gave us or what we found from a previous team. With a couple of our guys shrinking this season, it would appear that we might have taken consistent and accurate measurements this year. Highlights Height: Banton is now 6'9" and Teddy is 6'6" Arop, Piatkowski, and Porter, all 2nd year Nebraska HS players, dropped an inch. Elijah Wood is also an inch smaller than reported at his signing, 6'5". Heck even walk-on Chris McGraw couldn't ta
    5 points
  11. Every year these are rolled out, I’m reminded how much better this conference is top to bottom than any other conference. No way we finish below NW this year. beyond that, I think maybe 6-13 is a toss up and will have some serious attrition. If Trey gets cleared, Fred is going to have a tremendous opportunity to coach circles around a few people who will roll out comparable talent. He did it game in and game out last year but just didn’t have the dogs. I cannot wait to see his system with this squad, and I’m excited for our team defensively—I think Doc w
    5 points
  12. Since there's at least a few soccer fans who frequent this board. Union Omaha is 4-0-3 (haven't lost a match yet), sitting at 2nd place, and on track to make the finals in late October in their first season in League One (USSF sanctioned league):
    5 points
  13. Could you be more passive aggressive? Say what you're gonna say man.
    5 points
  14. redsteve

    Kissinger done

    Been said many times here......just a great dedicated, hard working, Nebraska kid, that can shoot the eye out of the basket. What a super Husker she is. We thank you Taylor.... and good luck in your next step(s) in life.
    4 points
  15. It was great just starting two posts about Nebraska Basketball in the last two weeks
    4 points
  16. Bugeaters1

    90 Days

    I have 29 days left I missed yesterday the 30 the 30th they have been counting down every 15 days but yesterday was a long day at work and I totally forgot. Sent from my moto z3 using Tapatalk
    4 points
  17. For anyone's future reference this is equivalent to throwing on your hazard lights in a tow away zone. To circle back, right, wrong or indifferent what the guys said was what they said. To me there is more meaning in having to collect, process, and state your own thoughts and opinions than reciting them from someone else. That's sort of the point of an university education.
    4 points
  18. If Mike Flood can get the B1G football vote information can he also get us the 2019 NIT committee seeding tallies?
    4 points
  19. If this was directed at what I wrote (not saying it was), I agree that part of the issue is cultural, but that culture was developed in an artificial, state-sponsored environment designed to fail. There are policies that could greatly help reverse these trends (child brain development, home ownership, generational wealth, prison reform) that could position young people in these environments to get out, create nuclear families, and actually have bootstraps with which they can pull themselves up. People of color in the suburbs do not have these inner city cultural problems or crime ra
    4 points
  20. I agree with everything here, and I would add, we should also find a way to massively increase spending on inner-city schools, primary and secondary. As to your third point, it seems to me like we're getting to the tipping point of getting marijuana legalized nationwide. We're approaching 50% of states that have either fully legalized it (11 states + DC) or allow medicinal use + decriminalization (12 states).
    4 points
  21. I updated the thread with a much improved title!
    4 points
  22. Put this in the other thread, but I'll move it here instead. I was impressed with Teddy Allen showing leadership and maturity there. Credit where it's due.
    4 points
  23. jimmykc

    OT: Live Sports Are Back!

    What happened to the "no political posts" rule? We get plenty of this stuff on all of the other media. By the way, does anyone ever wait on actual evidence before jumping to conclusions any more? Otherwise why bother with a legal system at all, just take a poll on twitter and mete out whatever justice the majority mandates? It would bypass lawyers altogether.
    4 points
  24. Classic Nebrasketball to have a guy get murdered for not being able to recruit the state of Nebraska (including me) and then to not be here at the point he potentially finally figured it out. I'm all in on the Hoiberg era but i'm going to check and see how much blood is in my urine after listening to that podcast. In a world where some kids base their college decision on tweets I can very much respect a kid who has put thought into their list of schools beyond how it's going to look in a graphic.
    4 points
  25. I think the 17 straight losses make it hard to sell the program as "on the rise." The roster turnover also isn't a hopeful sign. If Hunter's a one-and-doner, then why would he go to a school that's rebuilding? I look at his recent indications of interest as an attempt to throw a bone our way when he really had no intention of going here. The staff can now focus on guys who are really interested.
    4 points
  26. Count me in the corner of being VERY VERY disappointed with this kid. You put out a Top 12 and don't even put down the main in state university? Two days after going out wearing a Nebraska shirt? Two days after talking to Robin Washut and saying Nebraska is "very much in the hunt"? You put ALABAMA in the Top 12 over Nebraska? There's a 0% chance he goes to Alabama. You put OREGON with Dana Altman and CREIGHTON on the list but not Nebraska. It's a real slap in the face but here's what I'm 99% sure happened. Donovan Williams (one of Hunter'
    4 points
  27. A couple of the big national recruiting guys for Rivals have submitted predictions for Whitt to land here. Worth noting that these guys have a pretty high success rate when they place a prediction -- Eric Bossi is correct 95% of the time and Russ Wood 91%. So safe to say we should be feeling very confident in our chances of landing this top notch point guard.
    3 points
  28. Tom Jones

    2021 Recruits

    IMO, Markowski will be top 100 before this HS season is over
    3 points
  29. Excellent book indeed. For many of us who lived through the Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, Black Panther era we were likely hoping and praying that this country progressed. I guess we have a bit with womens rights. And despite the current issues we have made some progress with the rights of people of color (I also choose to include Native Americans). BUT, we have a ways to go. Those individuals though, that are trying to make this about politics...please stop. This is not about a vote or a politician. This is a systematic social pr
    3 points
  30. This seems to be going well. I can hardly wait for the season to start!
    3 points
  31. Are we allowed to comment on this or are only certain viewpoints permitted? I just want to know the rules so I don't violate them.
    3 points
  32. I could argue that we would have fielded a competitive with Erick Strickland, Mikki Moore, Bernard Garner, Jaron Boone, and Terreance Badgett without Tyronn Lue but I wouldn't.
    3 points
  33. Wasn't the first game this year supposed to be at home vs Purdue?
    3 points
  34. hhcmatt

    2023 PF Omaha Biliew

    *Ahem*
    3 points
  35. Apparently fake news. We are definitely in the mix.
    3 points
  36. In all honesty, this allows our program and fan base to move on. If we would’ve made the top 12, or a top 6, then we all think we still have a chance and it hurts ten fold when he commits to Kentucky or Kansas or UNC...
    3 points
  37. As long as it isn't Creighton or KU, I'm good
    3 points
  38. One thing we have going for us that we've NEVER had going for us before is a coach with a big name who played in the pros, coached in the pros, and got it done at the college level. Never had that before. I'd say we've got a puncher's chance.
    3 points
  39. 172 to 163. I actually used my free time to exercise more. Guess I lose?
    2 points
  40. huskerchode

    Kissinger done

    https://huskers.com/news/2020/9/15/kissinger-closes-husker-career.aspx
    2 points
  41. Indiana makes hiring of Kenya Hunter official. Co-Associate Head Coach is quite the title.
    2 points
  42. Thank you for the update! I read this thread title as "New Jersey" Numbers for 20-21. Must be Friday.
    2 points
  43. Hoiberg is the steal of the next decade in all of college basketball. I firmly believe this. There is no way I'm an AD and turn him down in that situation. There weren't any other candidates better than Miles (I thought Miles did a great job) to come here except for that miracle. Fred is a dude. It's only a matter of time with him at the helm.
    2 points
  44. No one looks good in a Wisconsin jersey. There I said it.
    2 points
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