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It’s that time of year

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Believe it or not, but basketball starts next week. The Cornhuskers play their first exhibition game against Peru State in Lincoln next Wednesday, October 27th. Yes, I have to remind the football folk that college basketball starts at a little over half way through the fall.

Fred Hoiberg has assembled what is probably one of the best lineups in Nebrasketball history. I’m not saying they will take home the Big Ten crown, but this team has the potential to really raise some eyebrows nationally while taking down some of the big boys.

Hopefully there will be enough early season wins to get the Husker faithful to focus their attention on the hoops team. Maybe, just maybe Fred can go into the Creighton game this year undefeated for a nationally televised matchup.

It’s too early to tell but it has been awhile since I’ve had this much faith going into the season. Don’t get me wrong, there will be bumps and growing pains. Things will not be perfect. There will be good wins but also most likely some bad losses. That happens in basketball.

There’s a lot of anticipation going into this season. Hopefully it turns into something special for the Nebrasketball faithful.

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