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The 2017-18 basketball season came to an end for Nebraska and coach Tim Miles on Wednesday with a loss in the first round of the NIT.

Nebraska loses in first round of NIT; Scott Frost praises Huskers’ work ethic

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Huskers lose at Mississippi State in first round of NIT

The Nebraska basketball team’s 2017-18 season came to an end Wednesday night with a first-round loss in the NIT, 66-59 to Mississippi State.

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Former Nebraska players put on show during pro day

The Huskers hosted their pro day, which saw scouts from approximately a dozen NFL teams come to Lincoln on Wednesday. Check out which Huskers helped their draft stock with strong performances.

Injury report looking positive

Coach Scott Frost gave updates on a number of injured Huskers, including Tre Bryant and Tyjon Lindsey.

Scott Frost praises Nebraska’s work ethic during offseason

Frost praised the way the team has attacked offseason workouts and how the players have bought into the coaching staff’s system.

Rex Burkhead update

Former Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead is staying in New England. He and the Patriots agreed to a three-year deal Wednesday.

Defensive backs galore

Nebraska has offered plenty of defensive backs, specifically cornerbacks, in the last week. Land of 10 broke down the offers.

In more recruiting news, Nebraska made 4-star linebacker Marcus Hicks’ top 12.

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