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Nebraska basketball is a No. 5 seed in the NIT, which isn't what the Huskers were hoping for on Selection Sunday.

Nebraska basketball headed to NIT; Huskers’ spring game is must-see

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Tournament update

Nebraska basketball is not headed to the NCAA Tournament, despite plenty of last minute hope. The Huskers are instead a No. 5 seed in the NIT and will travel to Starkville to face Mississippi State.

At the end of it all, plenty were confused about Nebraska’s tournament placement. That included the thoughts of former players and Big Ten coaches.

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Must-see spring game

As if Nebraska fans were not already aware, the Huskers have one of the ‘must-see’ spring games of 2018 according to Sporting News’s Bill Bender.

Need for speed

Ex-Nebraska safety Joshua Kalu had a strong performance at the NFL combine. However, NFL draft analyst Matt Miller would like to see more speed from Kalu at Nebraska’s pro day.

Good news

It wasn’t all disappointing news for Nebraska basketball last weekend. The Huskers received a commitment from 2018 forward Karrington Davis from Montverde, Fla.

On the move

Ben Stille was moved to outside linebacker, but he’s on the move again. Stille is back on the defensive line.

Spring game visitors

While there will not be any official visitors for Nebraska’s spring game, there will be unofficial visitors. And that list grew by two over the weekend.

What’s being said on Twitter 

Miss anything on Twitter over the weekend? Here is a quick list of the more notable tweets in the last 48-plus hours:

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