Derrick Walker’s game isn’t flashy. But he’s crafty and tough. He is clearly Fred Hoiberg’s best player. We knew most of that. But on Sunday, he demonstrated versatility we didn’t see last season.
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The program is so beaten down that it sorely needs an intangible boost. That’s where Rhule really shines. At least right now. He can shake Nebraska out of its curses and hexes. He can deliver a jolt of faith and confidence, not just here but across the country.
Check out Dirk Chatelain's Husker Report Card, assessing Nebraska's performance in several areas after the Iowa game.
For 30 years, George Darlington shepherded Nebraska defenders through college football's most dominant program. Now, at 83, he received his Blackshirt.
Is Nebraska the team we saw in the first half at St. John’s and the second half against Arkansas Pine-Bluff? Or the team that played the second half at St. John’s and the first against Pine Bluff?
Surely no fan base has experienced more misery over the past six seasons. Don't let anyone tell you differently, Husker fans, writes Dirk Chatelain as he recaps the (many) harrowing Big Ten West losses
Creighton and Nebraska shared an eerily similar story on the opening night of college basketball writes Dirk Chatelain. The key question is which team's issues are a bigger concern right now?
The overwhelming feeling Saturday — watching everyone else celebrate banner victories — was sympathy for Nebraska fans. Loneliness for being left out. But something else emerged. Hope.