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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Omaha Cowboy » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:24 pm

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skinzfan23 wrote:That is a win that NE should have. WI is definitely in a down year. I am surprised that the margin wasn't larger.


I'm Not.

This team is learning to win. As mentioned above in past years it would have been a L. Any win, by 1 Pt. even, is a good improvement.


I agree with this. In prior years, the Huskers would have disappointed their fans with a loss. NU basketball is improving. Kudos to them and I hope they can win enough to earn a spot in the Big Dance in March...

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:31 am

I didn't realize Tuesday was the first time Bill Moos had been to a home basketball game:

http://journalstar.com/sports/huskers/f ... c1a5f.html


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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby nebugeater » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:30 pm

Greg S wrote:I didn't realize Tuesday was the first time Bill Moos had been to a home basketball game:

http://journalstar.com/sports/huskers/f ... c1a5f.html


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I had the same thought. I would have assumed that he would have been there at the Dec game when Scott F. walked out and waved to the crowd pregame without speaking to the crowd.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:10 pm

Didn't he attend a Volleyball game before the season ended?
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby nebugeater » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:20 pm

Coyote wrote:Didn't he attend a Volleyball game before the season ended?



I believe he did and I think he was in KC for the title game.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:50 pm

Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team
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Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:55 pm

Coyote wrote:Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team

Jordy Tshimanga ?
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Linkin5 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:59 pm

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Coyote wrote:Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team

Jordy Tshimanga ?


Looks like it is, this is a seriously questionable move transferring right in the middle of league play.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby MadMartin8 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:00 pm

Linkin5 wrote:
Coyote wrote:
Coyote wrote:Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team

Jordy Tshimanga ?


Looks like it is, this is a seriously questionable move transferring right in the middle of league play.



Yikes...what the heck happened to cause that?
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Linkin5 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:07 pm

MadMartin8 wrote:
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Coyote wrote:
Coyote wrote:Rumors abound about a starter leaving the team

Jordy Tshimanga ?


Looks like it is, this is a seriously questionable move transferring right in the middle of league play.



Yikes...what the heck happened to cause that?


Not sure, he has had a really rough year but his last game was one of his best. Personally, I’ve liked our shorter lineup with Roby in instead of Jordy.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:10 pm

Yeah he's had a down year compared to expectations. Though he did look better against Wisconsin.

He's not traveling to Penn State.

According to the Journal Star it's a fluid situation and the coaching staff is trying to get it resolved in the next few days.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:28 pm

Lunardi's latest Bracketology only has 5 B1G teams in:
1 Seed Mich St.
2 Seed Purdue
8 Seed Michigan
9 Seed Ohio St.
10 Seed Maryland

Minnesota is listed as a next four out. Nebraska is not in the equation yet.
They do not have a questionable loss, but do not have a quality win.
They need to steal a road win at Ohio St or a home win against Maryland.
Minnesota is in disarray right now, Pitino is anything like his dad.
Losing a big in the front court will hurt against Penn St.,
so this next game is going to be huge in regards to the dance or NIT.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:56 am

Yeah Minnesota is a mess right now.

Young Pitino might be on the hot seat. They just gave him a large extension during the offseason.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:07 pm

OT in Happy Valley. What a come back...
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:20 pm

Nuts
Nebraska 74
Penn St 76 (OT)
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby GrandpaaSmucker » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:14 am

Coyote wrote:Nuts
Nebraska 74
Penn St 76 (OT)


This was a pathetic loss. Penn State is not a good team. Unlike the last 4 or 5 teams Nebraska has played Penn State had no superstar player that could take over the game. The game was tied up with 20 seconds or so left in the game and Nebraska had the ball and called time out and gave the ball to Watson who ran the clock down to 3 seconds and then sent the game into overtime with a missed 15 ft jumper shot clanking off the rim. :oops: Even the announcer said it was inexcusable for Nebraska to come out of a time out with that lame attempt. It was absolutely horrible. Mismanagement and ineptitude would only get worse for Nebraska in overtime like when Roby lost track of the clock and was caught standing dumb and surprised in the middle of the court with a shot clock violation. Then at the end of the game there was Roby looking dumbfounded again with the ball in his hands taking another wild shot at a time that was no time to be taking wild shots........ And Tim Miles was sitting on the bench not saying much instead of yelling at the top of his lungs at the incompetence. It hurt Nebraska big time not having center Tshimanga. Between the starting center threatening to leave the team and this poorly coached and managed game one can not help but think the wheels have come off the axle and this thing is going to crash and burn in an ugly end. Right now its safe to say that 2 months from now Nebraska will have fired Miles and looking hard for a new coach.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby nebugeater » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:12 am

Did anyone else that watched the game last night hear the Color guy talk about Baby Blue in the Railroad district around Pinnacle? He went on and on about how good it was and how it was a surprise in the midwest.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby GrandpaaSmucker » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:49 am

nebugeater wrote:Did anyone else that watched the game last night hear the Color guy talk about Baby Blue in the Railroad district around Pinnacle? He went on and on about how good it was and how it was a surprise in the midwest.


I did hear that. He said it was amazing some place so far from the sea had good sushi. Last time I had sushi was about 35 years ago. I don't eat fish of any kind ever not even tuna fish!

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:25 pm

While Nebraska has yet to get a quality win, at least they do not have a questionable loss. They need to beat Illinois at home tonight and keep at least that stat intact
But, even if they end up with 19-20 wins, they will need some good conference tournament wins to at least be on the bubble, where according to all brackets out there, they do are not even in the next four out group.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:51 pm

Jordy T. Not transferring.

Will not play against Illinois tonight.

Will be interesting to see if he transfers after season or stays. Either would not surprise me.


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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby iamjacobm » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:52 am

Maybe a season saving shot from Palmer last night. Big time clutch play.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Louie » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:40 am

iamjacobm wrote:Maybe a season saving shot from Palmer last night. Big time clutch play.

Ridiculously difficult shot to pull off as well.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby GrandpaaSmucker » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:03 pm

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iamjacobm wrote:Maybe a season saving shot from Palmer last night. Big time clutch play.

Ridiculously difficult shot to pull off as well.


When asked what he thought about that last game winning shot coach Miles replied "I would rather be lucky then good." That summed up the situation well. It was a horrible ill advised last shot. After losing their last game due to bad game management they almost turned around and did the same thing. Illinois might be the worst team in the conference and Nebraska was lucky to squeak past them. Miles is loosing/lost this team and it has and is degenerating to every man for himself. The players are often skipping passing the ball and just taking shots themselves. It appears that Jordy T. was going to leave until he found out that he could not play for another team until 2020....... so he has decided to at least finish out the season before he transfers. Even though it was Isaiah Roby's fault they choked and lost to Penn State last week I think Miles is a fool for not getting the ball to Roby more often. I think Isaiah Roby is the most talented and promising player on the team and Miles should get on that horse and ride him hard.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:00 pm

Last night just felt like a loss for most of the game. One we could not afford.

I will definitely take the win.

Will need to play better at Michigan this week.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:51 am

I heard on 1620 that since entering the Big 10 Nebraska have never defeated Michigan in men's basketball.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:30 pm

Nebraska needs this for a big quality win.
Presently they are 4.5 dogs.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:38 pm

It will be interesting to see Jordy T's minutes.

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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:54 pm

Michigan 21
Nebraska 32 (half)
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:59 pm

Greg S wrote:It will be interesting to see Jordy T's minutes.

4 minutes in the first half, 2 rebs.
I didn't think he would touch the court tonight.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby nebugeater » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:09 pm

Great win by the Huskers tonight and probably the most complete game I have seen them play in a long time. 20pt win over Mich.
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:18 pm

Michigan 52
Nebraska 72
Big huge victory...
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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Greg S » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:44 pm

They looked so much better than the last 2 home games. Love the depth on this team.

There will definitely be more ups and downs to come from this group.


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Re: Nebraska Basketball 2017-18

Postby Coyote » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:38 pm

Barfknecht: Smaller ‘death lineup’ may breathe new life into Nebraska basketball

By Lee Barfknecht / World-Herald staff writer wrote:With the 6-foot-11, 268-pound Tshimanga back on the team but no longer starting as he did the first 18 games, coach Tim Miles has gone more to his “smaller” lineup. That means 6-8, 225-pound Isaiah Roby at center and 6-9, 221-pound Isaac Copeland at power forward.

After Roby, Copeland and guards James Palmer, Glynn Watson and Anton Gill turned a one-point game at Northwestern with eight minutes left into a 15-point Husker romp, Wildcats coach Chris Collins called it “the death lineup.” “We didn’t have an answer,” he said.
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