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Wednesday Gamethread: Eagles and Huskers

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Tipoff: 7:00pm CST Location: "The Bob" - Lincoln, NE

Television: Big Ten Network - Tape Delay on Thursday @ 1pm.

Live Stats and Internet Radio:

Radio: IMG Husker Sports Network | KLIN 1400 in Lincoln - KFAB 1110 in Omaha - KRVN 880 in Lexington

Play by play - Kent Pavelka Color - Matt Davison

Yeah, the Creighton game. Hmmm.

I'm not spending too much time on that. Some people are inevitably thinking bad things about the basketball team right now, but it's really not as bad as it might seem. Creighton was a solid team, and we just lost. Missed layups - yes. Poor outside shooting again - yes. A horseshit stream of rapid-fire technical fouls on Nebraska that ultimately turned the tide against us - Absolutely.

But it's basketball, and that means we can take the positives and move on. Bo Spencer hit an uncharacteristic 62% from the field, and scored a game high 29 points (His 17th 20-point game of his career). Nebraska also managed to make things close, despite a cold start and a lot of help from the officials. That should be good news for a team that was predicted to get rocked by the Bluejays - who I am now convinced are vulnerable in the MVC.

Onwards and upwards - We've got Florida Gulf Coast tonight. Just what the Doctor ordered.

**I'm working, and without streaming media, so any help posting scores and updates would be great.**

Game Notes |

- Nebraska and FGCU are almost mirror images of each other in every major offensive category, with both teams averaging about 69 ppg. Defensively, they aren't all that different either, allowing about 64 ppg to their opponents.

- Nebraska is continuing to take care of the ball, with just 12 turnovers against Creighton on Sunday. Since a high of 19 turnovers against USC, the Huskers have averaged just 11.8 per game.

-FGCU was founded in 1991, and is currently a full Div 1 member.

-Bo Spencer gave the 2nd highest scoring output in a Big Ten game this season, and is currently ranked 5th in the league in scoring with 17.2 ppg. Spencer is just 2 points off the leader - Tim Frazier of Purdue.

Again, I appreciate anyone stepping up with scores and such. I guess if I have to miss one game, this would be the one to miss...unless Doc gets T'd up for getting out of his chair. Evidently, that's a possibility. GBR!