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Corn Flakes: What's With The Basketball Team?

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The Nebraska men dropped to 10th in the Big Ten Conference in basketball with yesterday's loss to Purdue, tied with Minnesota at 5-8 in conference.

The women are 7th, with a 8-6 in conference record. It's easier to understand what's going on with the women - they've dealt with injuries and depth issues all season long.

The men - not so much.

They are flat out hard to watch, which is too bad because a year ago nearly this same group of guys was incredibly fun to watch. Their fan base is largely disappearing, and showing up at Pinnacle Bank doesn't count, really. Or does it?

I wanted to give up yesterday. I wanted to stop watching, flip on the Xbox and blow up some fake people, but then they got it back to seven before falling down. Kind of wanted to resent them for it, but I didn't.

Zierlein: 9 draft prospects who should ace combine interviews - NFL.com

Sources Tell Us: "He has the highest overall character grade I've ever given to a prospect, and includes both football character and off-the-field. Aside from (Melvin) Gordon and (Todd) Gurley, I think he's the third best running back in this draft." -- AFC North scout

Regarding Ameer Abdullah.

50 Shades Of Mike Riley: Your Valentine's Day Will Never Be The Same - Corn Nation

After 50 Shades of Grey comes the sequel - 50 Shade of Mike Riley. Relationships aren't safe because Mike Riley is what every woman wants.

Where I screw up the joke with one wrong "fake" name.

Serious allegations leveled against Alabama State football coach
Brian Jenkins turned the Bethune-Cookman University football program into a winner, but off the field former players and coaches say the program was rife with rules violations and teetering on the edge of dysfunction because of the animosity between them and Jenkins, who is the new head coach at Alabama State University.

Ohio State baseball: Buckeyes sweep the Snowbird Classic - Land-Grant Holy Land
Ohio State baseball is 3-0 to begin the season after a good weekend in Florida

Huskers Drop Series Finale, 3-0 - Huskers.com - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Las Vegas, Nev. – After posting a 2-0 shutout win on Friday night, the Nebraska baseball team dropped the final two games of its series with UNLV, including a 3-0 loss in the finale on Sunday. Nebraska had the tying or go-ahead run at the plate in both the eighth and ninth innings, but couldn't get the hit it needed.

Basketball

Penn State vs Maryland Final Score: Nittany Lion Heartbreak Continues, 76-73 - Black Shoe Diaries
A couple of bad calls and bad breaks doomed Penn State to another failed upset bid.

Patrick Chambers Rails Referees Following Penn State's Loss To Maryland - BT Powerhouse
ationally, there would not be a ton of attention on this game, but it was an important one for Maryland to secure a road win and a chance for Penn State to get a huge win at home.

NORTHWESTERN 66, IOWA 61: THAT SURE WAS A BASKETBALL GAME - Black Heart Gold Pants
Iowa needs a miracle to get to OT, gets it, then squanders the opportunity in the extra frame.

Bo Ryan named finalist for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame - Bucky's 5th Quarter
For the first time, Bo Ryan is a finalist for the basketball hall of fame.

Gallery: Huskers take down Wisconsin - Corn Nation
The Nebraska Women's Basketball team hosted the Wisconsin Badgers. We took some pictures.