excerpts from Huskers.com
“Nebraska completes its 2021 season on Friday with its annual Black Friday matchup against Big Ten West rival Iowa at Memorial Stadium. Game time in Lincoln in set for shortly after 12:30 p.m. CT and the game will be televised by BTN and can be heard on the Huskers Radio Network.
Nebraska will try to capture the Heroes Trophy to close a season full of near misses against nationally ranked teams. The Huskers’ most recent close call came on Saturday at No. 19 Wisconsin when NU fell 35-28 when a drive in the game’s final minute stalled deep in Wisconsin territory. The loss was Nebraska’s eighth this season by nine or fewer points with five of those against ranked teams. In the loss, Nebraska’s offense gained 452 yards against a Badger defense that entered the game allowing a nation-leading 216 yards per game….
Before Friday’s game Nebraska will honor members of its senior class who could be playing their final game in Memorial Stadium.
Iowa enters the game with a 9-2 record, including a 6-2 mark in Big Ten play, following a 33-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday in Iowa City. The Hawkeyes are ranked No. 17 in the Associated Press Poll and 12th in the USA Today Coaches poll.”
Game day is at one of our original watch-sites, Clancy’s Pizza & Pub in Scottsdale (SW corner of Camelback & Miller). Get there early so you can get one of their gameday-only Runzas.
Good news for you west-side Husker fans: Whiskey Rose Sports Grill has just re-signed with us to be a watch-site again!
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