Nebraska (2-1) takes on Ball State (2-1) today at Memorial Stadium. The Huskers are looking to bounce back following last weekend's 49-31 loss to Southern California.
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Entering Friday night's game, Millard West had knocked off four ranked teams to climb to No. 1. Omaha Central quarterback Chris Griffin made sure the Eagles weren't the fifth. The senior accounted for four touchdowns as the host Eagles rallied for a 42-30 win in front of an estimated 4,800 at Seemann Stadium.
All good setters can make an opponent look silly when they opt for a sneak attack. But when teams square off against No. 1 Nebraska, they're primarily concerned with trying to stop Sarah Pavan, Jordan Larson and Christina Houghtelling on the outside. What Rachel Holloway does offensively is the last thing opponents typically are going to worry about. But in the two years she's been Nebraska's setter, the thing that sticks out most is Holloway's knack for when to attack.
Excuse Harlan Chamberlain for missing work today. The father of ex-Nebraska pitching star and New York Yankees phenom Joba Chamberlain attended his first game at Yankee Stadium on Friday night as Toronto beat New York 5-4 in 14 innings to open a four-game series.
UNO has had some of its most prolific rushing days in recent seasons against Augustana. But what the Mavericks ranked as high as No. 1 in Division II can do in Saturday's 6 p.m. North Central Conference game in Sioux Falls without 40 to 60 percent of their starting offensive line is another story.
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