Huskers will be looking to fine tune the little details in season opener against UC Riverside

Nebraska'sFred Hoiberg said he feels good about where his team is at, with an acknowledgement that there will be flaws to iron out throughout. “If you don’t have nerves, you’re in the wrong business,” the first-year coach said.

Haanif Cheatham

Free-throw shooting is among the tiny details coach Fred Hoiberg is drilling into the Huskers this season. “Coach talked about his form at the free throw line, he talked about what he used to do, what he does,” senior guard Haanif Cheatham said. “Being a 90% free-throw shooter we’re gonna listen.”

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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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