Week in Review

-Rest of CBB dodges a bullet with UNC hiring of Hubert Davis…

-Top  UNC’s hire of Williams was the Biggest power move hire since Ive been alive?Lack of Powers that be hurt CBB this year.

-Remember when conference perception cost Tim Miles his job at Nebraska?

 

The Drive: April 8th, 3:25pm – New Nebrasketball staff member

  • Nate Loenser joins the staff
  • The roster is still weird
  • What kind of players are they bringing in as opposed to what they need

Sip and Jake are headed to watch practice this morning after the show…what should they look for?

ri Toure looks like he belongs yet-Also, a glance at QBs…how d-Jake is curious to see if Omar Manning is a significant part of the WR corps. And to see if Samooes it look without Luke and what does Smothers look like?

Parker Gabriel (Lincoln Journal Star) / Shut Up Sipple (sponsored by Bagels & Joe)

-What are you most curious about seeing today in our 30 minutes of practice we’ll watch this morning?

-Mario Verduzco says Adrian Martinez needs to have less turnovers…how does that happen?

-Mike Gundy wants spring football games against other schools…are there more pros or cons to the idea?

-Sip has discussed in the past how the idea of an exhibition spring game against someone else certainly is intriguing, but it also creates some unneeded drama if Nebraska were to get exposed in the game and bring doubt into the offseason -Gundy says there’s not enough depth on Oklahoma State to provide an entertaining spring game, which is the case most places…who really has high-quality third and fourth team depth? It’s at least worthy of a conversation. But, would ultimately, as Sip feared….result in overreaction and high drama. Fun!

-Sip has discussed in the past how the idea of an exhibition spring game against someone else certainly is intriguing, but it also creates some unneeded drama if Nebraska were to get exposed in the game and bring doubt into the offseason

-Gundy says there’s not enough depth on Oklahoma State to provide an entertaining spring game, which is the case most places…who really has high-quality third and fourth team depth? It’s at least worthy of a conversation. But, would ultimately, as Sip feared….result in overreaction and high drama. Fun!

MAILBAGGGGG!!!! Your questions, our answers

-As always, email your questions for Sip & Jake to earlybreak937@gmail.com or tweet at them

-Also, SONG OF THE DAY (sponsored by Sartor Hamann Jewelers)

Sean Callahan (Husker Online)

-We get a glance at practice for a half hour this morning…what will you be looking for most in that span?

-Are you worried there is too high of expectations on Samori Toure, who played FCS football before this year?

-Mario Verduzco wants less turnovers from Adrian this year..how does that happen?

Nebrasketball adds a new assistant coach to help with player development, which provides a demotion for Doc Sadler

-Nebraska announced Tuesday morning that Nate Loenser was being hired as an assistant coach, which would push Doc Sadler down into a special assistant role, replacing Bobby Lutz in that regard

-Loenser worked with Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State and with the Bulls, and also was the head coach of the Bulls’ G-League team for one year….and he has high praise for his development of Bulls players like Zach LaVine and Ryan Arcidiacano, among others

-Also, Dusty Baker is upset the Astros are still being booed at by fans, which is quite a moronic thing to think

The Drive: April 6th, 4:25pm – Movement on the Nebrasketball staff

  • Nate Loenser joins the staff, worked with Hoiberg at Iowa State and in Chicago
  • Doc Sadler moving to take the position vacated by Bobby Lutz

Jake wants to know if the casual golf fan is interested in The Masters without Tiger Woods

-Nebrasketball lands a commitment from 7-footer Oleg Kojenets…is this someone we expect to play right away?

-2 scholarships are still open for the 2021-22 recruiting class for Nebraska…who is next? And won’t it make Nebraska keep going higher from 18th in the recruiting rankings as they are right now?

-Does the B1G take any step back next year or keep on rolling as a very deep conference?

Robin Washut (Husker Online) / Shut Up Sipple (sponsored by Bagels & Joe)

-Nebrasketball lands a commitment from 7-footer Oleg Kojenets…is this someone we expect to play right away?

-2 scholarships are still open for the 2021-22 recruiting class for Nebraska…who is next? And won’t it make Nebraska keep going higher from 18th in the recruiting rankings as they are right now?

-Does the B1G take any step back next year or keep on rolling as a very deep conference?

Mario Verduzco and Ryan Held were fired up after practice yesterday…what did we learn?

-Verduzco was talking about taking care of the football and avoiding turnovers…which is something we all can agree on

-Jake brought it up briefly yesterday but is curious again…where do fans stand in terms of thoughts on Adrian Martinez?

-Also, audio from Ryan Held and players