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ITS BASKETBALL SEASON!

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NCAA basketball starts today. In fact, Nebraska will be the first Big Ten team to play this season. Hopefully it will not be called because of Covid.

Oh great, I probably just jinxed us.

Any who, enjoy your last day before Thanksgiving and eat a lot of turkey.

Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska, Scott Frost need solution for messy QB quandary – The Athletic
If the Huskers coach goes back to Adrian Martinez over Luke McCaffrey at Iowa, he will have benched them both in a two-week span.

Iowa releases depth chart for Nebraska game
Iowa releases this week's depth chart ahead of its matchup with Penn State.

Scott Frost says McCaffrey 'the future' at Nebraska, but doesn't rule out Martinez as potential starter vs. Iowa
Even though this is Scott Frost’s third season in Lincoln, he’s still sending a young team on the field that has a lot of room for growth.

2020-’21 Nebraska Cornhuskers Basketball Season Preview - BT Powerhouse
BTPowerhouse previews the upcoming season for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and what fans should expect from the program heading into the 2020-’21 season.

Husker signee Breidenbach a perfect fit for Hoiberg's offense
Last spring, Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg and his assistant Matt Abdelmassih walked into a gym in Charlottesville, Virginia, to scout players at the NBPA Top-100 camp.

Husker coordinator discuss the search for fixes on the fly
They are daily conversations that come with the weekly self-scouting reports about what worked and what didn't.

Here’s how, after 13 years, McGowens brothers became teammates again
With his commitment to Nebraska basketball, Bryce McGowens fulfills lifelong dream of playing with older brother Trey.

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The current state of Tennessee football and Hugh Freeze are made for each other - Banner Society
Don’t ask me what happens after that

College Football Playoff rankings: BYU ranked too low; other takeaways - Sports Illustrated
The rankings taught us a few things: The committee likes Cincinnati, but doesn't seem to be a big fan of BYU. What else did we learn from first CFP rankings of 2020?

College Football Playoff rankings reaction: Stewart Mandel – The Athletic
The first College Football Playoff rankings show Cincinnati has a lot to gain by winning and teams like Oregon and BYU may have no chance.

Some NHL Owners Prefer Not To Play In 2020-21
While everyone would like to think that all parties involved in the ongoing talks between the NHL and NHLPA want the same thing – a 2020-21 season, preferably as soon as possible – it seems that is not the case.

PGA star Phil Mickelson donates $500K to HBCU ahead of The Match | TheHill
Golf star Phil Mickelson has donated half a million dollars to Jackson State University, a historically Black school, ahead of a televised charity golfing event this Friday.

Clifford Etienne, in Prison For Life, Would Like to Paint You a Picture - Sports Illustrated
The Black Rhino is locked away for life, and he's trying to draw up a next new plan.

College Basketball Muddles Through The Pandemic Like Everyone Else | FiveThirtyEight
Hot Takedown looks at the challenges ahead for the season, which starts Wednesday.

Yellow Journalism

Utah monolith: Helicopter crew discovers mysterious metal monolith deep in the desert - CNN Style
What started as routine wildlife assistance took an unusual turn after a helicopter crew stumbled upon a mysterious monolith in the middle of rural Utah.

Freak Power: The Ballot or the Bomb
Fifty years ago, in a small mountain town in Colorado, a young writer led a band of misfits against the establishment in a grassroots political movement they called “Freak Power.”

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