This Husker crew is more to the coach’s liking. Fred Hoiberg 2.0 will feature the same fast-paced offense and the same sweet tooth for 3-pointers, but it will add another ingredient to the mix. Chemistry.
For tip-off Wednesday morning against McNeese State, coach Fred Hoiberg said he's considering Teddy Allen, Dalano Banton, Lat Mayen, Trey McGowens, Yvan Ouedraogo and Thor Thorbjarnarson for NU's starting lineup.
Doane has popped onto Nebraska's schedule this season. The NAIA Tigers would typically be exhibition fodder for the Huskers. But Doane is also a stone that kills a whole bunch of birds before the nasty Big Ten schedule begins.
Nebraska’s home conference opener against No. 19 Michigan is one of the Big Ten's four games on Christmas. By design. Husker coaches and players embraced the assignment — and not just because, coach Fred Hoiberg said, players grew up watching the NBA on Christmas.