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Barfknecht: Why not some straight talk from Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen?

The injury misinformation fire drill at Wisconsin took another bizarre twist Tuesday night, making you wonder if coach Gary Andersen should be listed as questionable for this week with a brain sprain.


Big Ten notes: Urban Meyer, Buckeyes like Saturday night lights

Ohio State plays two home night games this season, including this Saturday against Virginia Tech. OSU coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday he wished there were more because of recruiting, calling this weekend “probably the biggest of the year.”


Husker Tai Webster, New Zealand no match for American big men

Nebraska’s Tai Webster started at point guard for New Zealand and had four points and a pair of blocked shots. Webster scored all of his points in the first quarter.


Husker Talk Live: Replay

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Shatel: Scheduling
 league games 
sooner is for 
the better

No offense to McNeese State, but I’d rather see Wisconsin in Lincoln this week. Starting the league season after four weeks is so 1978. I used to live there. But now I dig the early league games.

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