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Frosted Flakes: Melting Highways and Women’s Basketball vs Illinois

We take a look a Jim Harbaugh, Jon Gruden, Olympics stories, and preview Husker women’s basketball vs Illinois

Nebraska v Minnesota

The Huskers women’s basketball team goes on the road (again) to take on Illinois tonight. The Illini are thus far winless in conference play and are on a five game losing streak. The Huskers are drastically improved from last year, but not yet a team that can overlook anyone, especially on the road. We’ll put up a game thread about 6:30 CST.

Nebraska Cornhuskers at Illinois Fighting Illini
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 7 p.m. (CT)
State Farm Center (Champaign, Illinois)
Live Video: BTN Plus
Live Radio: Husker Sports Network; Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst); Lincoln - B107.3 FM; Omaha - ESPN 590 AM
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Frosted Flakes

Outland Winner Taylor Selected for College Football Hall of Fame | KTIC Radio
Nebraska great and 1997 Outland Trophy winner Aaron Taylor is one of 13 individuals to comprise the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame Class.

Experienced Huskers Hope To Return To NCAA Finals - Nebraska Huskers
After a top-six national finish in the 2017 season and the program’s best finish since 1999, the Nebraska men’s gymnastics team is eager to build off that momentum in 2018.Nebraska hopes to advance to the NCAA Team Finals for the second year in a row, following a sixth-place finish.

Spielman Named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team - Nebraska Huskers
JD Spielman made Nebraska history on Monday when he became the first Husker wide receiver named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America team.

NEB Vball: Huskers Add Outside Hitter to 2018 Signing Class - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced on Tuesday that Nebraska has added 6-1 freshman outside hitter Kashauna Williams to its 2018 signing class

Husker wrestling loses nail-biter against Fighting Illini | Sports |
After dropping two duals to North Carolina and North Carolina State, the Husker wrestling team lost a nail-biter against Illinois in its Big Ten opener last Friday, Jan. 5.

Report: UCF blocks Nebraska native Noah Vedral's request to transfer to Huskers - Omaha Sports Insider
UPDATE: Despite having his transfer request blocked, Vedral has tweeted that he will return to Nebraska. 

Planning bounce-back season, Revelle wants Huskers to 'belong back in the hunt' | Softball |
If Rhonda Revelle needed any more signs that her team was determined to bounce back, she saw a few more hints during winter break.

Undefeated on the road, NU women’s basketball to take on Fighting Illini | Sports |
After coming off back-to-back conference wins, the Husker women’s basketball team heads to Champaign, Illinois, to take on Illinois for the Huskers’ third straight road game.

It’s Almost Time For the Winter Olympics

Costumes stolen from rented car of Olympic figure skater Marissa Castelli
U.S. Olympic figure skater Marissa Castelli had two costumes and a pair of skates stolen from her rental car while she was in San Francisco.

Olympic Kayaker suspended for spiking opponent’s drink with steroids - SBNation.comAn eight-year suspension will force Yasuhiro Suzuki out of the 2020 Olympics.

Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn's injuries, scars made her stronger |
Not all of the wounds Lindsey Vonn has suffered have come on the slopes. But she has learned from them all, and still has the speed to make her last Olympic run a golden one.

Elsewhere In Sports

Who Is Tua Tagovailoa? Alabama Freshman Stuns Georgia in National Championship Game
Few of those outside Alabama Crimson Tide's die-hard fan base and forensic observers of college football would have heard of Tua Tagovailoa before Monday night’s National Championship game against Georgia. Indeed, few would have heard the name of the freshman backup quarterback before he replaced

Reggie Lynch of Minnesota Golden Gophers faces expulsion for sexual misconduct
A university panel has recommended the expulsion of Minnesota basketball star Reggie Lynch after he was found "responsible" for sexual misconduct against a third woman

Michigan Wolverines enter offseason filled with uncertainty
Another poor finish to a season that included another loss to Ohio State has the Wolverines searching for answers as they head toward 2018.

The best Jon Gruden quotes from his 1st Raiders presser as head coach - Gruden said he never wanted to leave the Raiders, and he’s thrilled to be back.

Then There’s This

Couple with pot gifts again arrested in Nebraska - ABC News
Couple with pot gifts again arrested in Nebraska

Meanwhile In Australia, Part Of A Highway Is Literally Melting : The Two-Way : NPR
As the Eastern U.S. and Canada brave frigid temperatures, residents across the globe are grappling with bad weather of their own: a heat wave that has rendered a stretch of busy freeway a sticky mess.