Backups provide boost off the bench
As reserve guards, Nebraska’s Tear’a Laudermill, bottom, and Brandi Jeffery have combined to average 9.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. “When I see her play, it boosts me up. When she starts up, I start up. When I start up, she starts up. When the rest of the team sees us play, it get them going,” Jeffery said.
Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:10 pm, Thu May 8, 2014.
LINCOLN — Sophomore Brandi Jeffery started six games for the Nebraska women’s basketball team this year. There’s a certain thrill to being in the starting lineup, and it’s a role she’d like to pursue next season.
But as NU has progressed through the Big Ten schedule and the NCAA tournament, Jeffery finds herself enjoying the countdown to the 15-minute mark of the first half, when she usually makes her entrance into the game.
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Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:10 pm.