No longer plodding, today's Big Ten is a fine fit for Husker coach Fred Hoiberg's up-tempo offense

Fred Hoiberg’s offensive system, which ranked in the top 35 in adjusted tempo four times in five years at Iowa State, was workshopped and perfected in the incubator of a fast Big 12 in the early 2010s.

Fred Hoiberg

Fred Hoiberg’s slowest team — the 2011-12 Cyclones — was still 128th in possession length, which would’ve ranked as the third fastest team in the Big Ten this season.

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Chris Heady covers Husker football and is the Nebraska men's basketball beat writer. He started at The World-Herald in 2017. Follow him on Twitter @heady_chris. Email: chris.heady@owh.com.

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