Up for debate: The style of play

With so many new faces this season, how different do you think the Huskers's hoopsters will look both offensively and defensively?

In our next issue of Big Red Report magazine, we ask the Lincoln Journal Star's Brian Rosenthal, BRR's Josh Harvey, and the Voice of the Nebraska Cornhuskers Kent Pevelka to preview a handful of topics regarding the 2013-14 hoops season.

For a small preview of what's to come in the magazine, check out this question.

With so many new faces this season, how different do you think this team will look both offensively and defensively?

Rosenthal: "Offensively they will have a lot more scoring options and will be able to score in a lot of different ways, including guys who can create on their own. I do think you will probably see more turnovers, because of a quicker style and guys not knowing each other, but I think it's a good tradeoff. Defensively, probably more pressure. They have more guys so can probably press and try to cause havoc a little easier. I think you will see a full-court style game."

Pavelka: "I think it will be similar as last year. There will be some nuances that we see. They will be more athletic, so they might be able to turn people over a little bit more defensively. I think you will see that on the offensive end as well. They will be able to push the ball a little more, but ultimately I think it will be largely similar to last year. The bottom line is they have more players and more athletic players."

Harvey: "There is no question this team will be a lot more athletic and should play at a much quicker pace than a year ago. I think Miles wanted to open things up a little last year, but really didn't have the horses to do it. The squad is deeper this year and has in my opinion eight to ten guys who could see decent minutes."

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Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & Scout.com since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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