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How dirty money led Nebraska basketball's 1991 dream season to postseason disaster

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Raymond Peery

Raymond Peery

Eric Piatkowski

Eric Piatkowski

Danny Nee and Patrick

Danny Nee and his son, Patrick, in 1995.

Rich King

A victory against Kansas in the regular-season finale set up Nebraska with the No. 3 seed in the 1991 Big Eight tournament.

Xavier page

The front page of The World-Herald sports section the day after Nebraska's loss to Xavier in the NCAA tournament.

Angry Danny Nee

Danny's Miracle is an eight-day series about Nebraska basketball in the 1990s. Each day offers a main story covering essential characters, themes and events, but the narrative can't possibly encompass everything. These are the bite-sized nuggets and insights that shed greater light on Danny Nee's program.


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Dirk writes stories and columns about Husker football in addition to covering general assignments and enterprise for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @dirkchatelain. Phone: 402-444-1062.

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