Corn Flakes: Nebrasketball Remains In The Hunt!

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Who lost last night?

Ohio State and Iowa, that's who.

What's that mean?

Look at the current Big Ten standings:

Michigan 12-3

Michigan State 11-4

Wisconsin 10-5

Ohio State 9-7

Iowa 8-7

Nebraska 8-7

Nebraska is currently tied at 5th place in the Big Ten and a half game out of fourth. I don't know what that means other than it's a shitload higher than anyone expected. Considering this team started 0-4 in conference, wow, what a job that Tim Miles has done so far.

Basketball


Penn State vs. Ohio State Final Score: Nittany Lions Finish Season Sweep With 65-63 Victory - Black Shoe Diaries

A Penn State legend's Senior Night finally ended in victory as Tim Frazier's team took down the Buckeyes for the second time this season.

Penn State swept Ohio State this season, so if you're one of those hand-wringers who can't understand how Nebraska could lose in basketball to a team at the bottom of the standings, this should give you an idea of just how tough the Big Ten is AND how tough it is to win games on the road.

Ohio State-Penn State final score: Buckeyes fall, 65-63 - Land-Grant Holy Land

Ugly shooting leads to another ugly result.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

INDIANA 93, IOWA 86: WELCOME TO THE TAILSPIN - Black Heart Gold Pants

Didn't we just watch this show? Iowa's defense got obliterated again in a game eerily reminiscent of Tuesday's meltdown in Minnesota.

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA AGAIN!

Minnesota Basketball: Breaking Down the Iowa Win and The Buggs Coming Out Party - The Daily Gopher
I have been preaching since the beginning of the season that winning for this Gopher club is going to come down to acquiring more possessions than their opponent.

B1G Bracketology, February 27 - Off Tackle Empire

Rise of the Rodents

Nebraska amongst the last four out.

NCAA Tournament 2014: Chances for bubble teams to notch signature wins - SBNation.com
At the beginning of the season, who could have imagined that we'd be looking at Nebraska as a potential tournament team?

Former Colorado State coach Tim Miles following familiar formula at Nebraska | The Coloradoan | coloradoan.com
Tim Miles heard the naysayers: 'You can't turn Nebraska's basketball program around the way you turned around CSU.'

Football

Nebraska has become the forgotten national power. | SportsonEarth.com : Matt Brown Article

For decades, Nebraska has overcome recruiting disadvantages to achieve consistent success nationally. But it's been more than a decade since the Cornhuskers' last top-10 finish, and while they're never dreadful, their national-power status is slipping.

I applaud the author or the editor for not including a gratuitous ANGRY PELINI shot in the article. Otherwise, I don't think there's anything here we don't know, but at the same time, we have a really hard time admitting that we are stuck in the middle. For some the solution is simple. Fire the coaches. For others, it's a matter of building the program. Either way, it's going to take time and that's the frustrating part, even in the middle of winter.

Brady Hoke Breaks the Silence, Dishes on Position Changes - Maize n Brew
With spring practice in full effect, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke breaks the silence on position changes.

Boston College Wide Receiver Alex Amidon Set To Pursue Career As Navy SEAL - BC Interruption

The ultimate dude will attempt to join the military's elite.

Here's something you don't see every day. Alex Midon finished with 1,210 receiving yards in 2012 and 1,024 yards receiving this past season. He was an All-ACC performer. We wish him luck in his endeavor.

Pete Carroll still bitter about USC sanctions | National Football Post
Questioned NCAA's judgment.

Former analyst Craig James files complaint against Fox Sports | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports

Former analyst Craig James claims Fox Sports fired him for his religious beliefs

Craig James should lay low for a while, maybe change his name, become a plumber or electrician and never again venture into the public eye.

Grading the 2014 SB Nation/FootballScoop college football coach draft - SBNation.com
Wednesday, seven of SB Nation's college football staffers held COACH DRAFT with three of the coaching experts from FootballScoop. Spencer Hall and Celebrity Hot Tub of SB Nation and Every Day Should Be Saturday assembled to judge all 10 staffs.

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