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Husker Hoops Presser 10-13-2020
(This summary of the presser isn't in order, it's more grouped by topic/person. First was HCFH followed by Banton and Yvan)
 
Hoiberg checking in for the first time this year
Work ethic is good, has to kick guys out of the gym Guys are working out without the coaches Had one positive Covid test in the group thus far, which is no longer active Had their first 'real' intersquad scrimmage on Friday and the players have taken a break from practice until Wednesday Multiple guys will initiate the offense (mentions by name Webster, McGowens, Banton) List Banton's playmaking ability as his biggest asset though brings up turnovers at this point. 
Lists Thor, Webster, McGowens, Mayan, Allen, and Stevenson when listing 3pt shooers.
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Wilhelm Breidenbach is N
Breienbach clocks in at 6'9" 210# and his combination of height, high motor, and ability to stretch the floor on offense via outside shooting is specifically what Nebraska is looking for in the post. This in-person review from one of our members spells out in detail what we might expect in the future at Nebraska from Breienbach:
 
  
 
 
Nebraska currently has all of their scholarships for 2021 filled though they're continuing to actively recruit that class with the foregone conclusion that player attrition is inevitable.
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Dalano Banton is N
Coach Fred Hoiberg on Dalano Banton - "Dalano brings a lot to the table with his combination of size and skill set. At 6-foot-8, he will be a tough matchup for opponents, as we can take advantage of his size and passing ability. He has shown the ability to play at a high level and having a year to grow and develop in our program will put Dalano in position to make an immediate impact when he becomes eligible.”
 
 
 
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uneblinstu’s postgame chatter: vol 11, ed 10 - creighton
uneblinstu’s postgame chatter: vol 11, ed 10 - creighton

I’m so happy!
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uneblinstu's postgame chatter: vol 11; ed 7 - B1G/ACC Challenge: @ Clemson
- My DVR didn't start right away so I missed the first couple of minutes of the game. I came in right in the middle of the review. Kinda weird to me that kicking a player has the same penalty as a shove, but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
- Palmer getting into the lane early is a good sign.
- Of course tonight is the night Clemson hits 3s...
- I like having Nana and Tom on the floor at the same time.
- Heiman changes shots in the paint...
- Palmer picked up a garbage offensive foul that should have been called on Clemson's Thomas. The very next trip down the court, he picked up another silly foul. Sneaky hidden no-call that may or may not have had a significant outcome...
- Loved how these guys have hung in there. That's the benefit of a veteran crew.
- Roby's just, IDK, not locked in or something. He's a total team player because he shouldn't be playing the 5 and it's costing him minutes.
- When Nebraska's defense is good, it's really, really good.
- Some really good minutes from Tanner with Roby on the bench. Maybe the best of his career.
- This is the Nebrasketball we saw last year. Scrappy, attacking and relentless. 
- NU made some huge plays down the stretch, despite Clemson pushing it to 2 points.
- This is a win that will resonate in February and March. This is a win they didn't have last year. 
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Via UNL
 
Ames, Iowa – Sunday’s closed scrimmage was a tale of two games, as the Huskers and Iowa State split a pair of 20-minute games at Hilton Coliseum.  The Cyclones won the opening 20-minute scrimmage, 45-31, with the Huskers prevailing 43-33, in the nightcap.
In the first portion of the scrimmage, Iowa State’s Marial Shayok keyed the Cyclones with 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. In all, ISU shot 50 percent, including 8-of-14 from 3-point range.  James Palmer Jr. and Isaac Copeland combined for 19 of NU’s 31 points, as the Huskers shot just 43 percent, including 3-of-11 from 3-point range, and were out-rebounded 21-11 in the opening 20 minutes.
Nebraska regrouped in the second portion of the scrimmage, shooting 49 percent from the field while holding the Cyclones to 37 percent shooting. Glynn Watson Jr. paced NU in the second portion of the scrimmage with nine points and four assists, while Copeland and Tanner Borchardt combined for 19 points on 8-of-9 shooting. Copeland had nine points while Borchardt hit all four of his shots in the second half, as the Huskers got off to an 8-2 lead and never trailed.  NU had 12 assists on its 17 baskets in the second 20-minutes with Palmer, who also had seven rebounds, and Watson dishing out four assists apiece.
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