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NCAA Basketball: Illinois at Nebraska Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Sitting quietly
A big win was oh so close
Not for Nebrasketball

Mankilling Mastodons

Nebraska bowling kicks off 2022 season strong | Sports | dailynebraskan.com
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