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Nebraska volleyball make their way to finals

Nebraska volleyball make their way to finals


THE MIRACLE IN MINNEAPOLIS — AT
LEAST THE VOLLEYBALL VERSION. NEBRASKA ERASES A 2-0 DEFICIT TO
KNOCK OFF ILLINOIS IN FIVE SETS,
ADVANCING TO TOMORROW’S NATIONAL
CHAMPIONSHIP. KETV NEWSWATCH 7’S MATT LOTHROP
IS WITH THE HUSKERS AND HAS MORE
FROM MINNEAPOLIS. REPORTER: THE CORNHUSKERS
WRAPPING UP A CLOSED PRACTICE
HERE AT THE TARGET CENTER —
THEIR FINAL PRACTICE BEFORE
SATURDAY’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
GAME. MUCH OF THE TALK TODAY CENTERED
AROUND THE FIVE SET EPIC
COMEBACK AGAINST ILLINOIS. AFTER DECOMPRESSING LESS NIGHT
AND INTO THE MORNING, THE
HUSKERS ARE NOW FOCUS ON
STANFORD.>>WE DO THIS NIGHT IN NIGHT
OUT. WE PLAYED WISCONSIN, MINNESOTA
ON BACK-TO-BACK NIGHTS AND THAT
IS JUST DRAINING PHYSICALLY. LAYING ILLINOIS LEFT NIGHT TOOK
A LOT OF ENERGY BUT I THINK WE
ARE READY TO GO FOR SATURDAY. REPORTER: NEBRASKA NEEDED A FIVE
SET MARATHON. STANFORD SLEPT THROUGH BYU, BUT
CONDITIONING WILL NOT BE A
FACTOR ON SATURDAY.>>FIVE SETS ARE MORE
EMOTIONALLY DRAINING THAN
PHYSICALLY BECAUSE YOU ARE SO
INVESTED THE WHOLE GAME. I THINK THAT THAT FOR SURE IS
WHAT GOT US. REPORTER: ACTIVEX GAMES MAY
PREPARE TEAMS MENTALLY FOR THESE
MOMENTS, BUT JOHN COOK IS NOT
100% SURE THERE WILL BE A
HANGOVER EFFECT OR NOT.>>WE WILL FIND OUT AND SEE HOW
PRACTICE GOES TODAY. THERE’S A LOT OF DISTRACTIONS
THAT GO ON WITH THIS AND THE
VETERAN PLAYERS HANDLE IT REALLY
WELL. I AM WORRIED ABOUT THE YOUNGER
PLAYERS. WE HAVE TO — WE HAVE BEEN
TALKING TO THEM ABOUT MANAGING
THEIR BUSINESS. REPORTER: THE YOUTH FACTOR IS
SOMETHING TO KEEP AN EYE ON
SATURDAY NIGHT BUT IT IS NICE
FOR JOHN COOK TO HAVE THAT TRIO
OF EXPERIENCED ALL AMERICANS TO
LEAN ON. MATT LOTHROP, KETV NEWSWATCH 7
SPORTS. THOR: THANKS, MATT. HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DETAILS FOR
TOMORROW’S TITLE TILT. FIRST SERVE AT 8:00 ON ESPN 2. THE HUSKERS TRYING TO

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  1. Stanford is much more stronger than huskers.

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