Nebraska basketball kicks off practices

Nebraska head coach Tim Miles and crew will start practices for the 2015-16 season on Monday.

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska head basketball coach Tim Miles and crew kicked off practices on Monday, starting the 2015-16 season. 

Miles enters his four season at Nebraska with a 47-49 record. Nebraska is coming off a 13-18 season and will have many new faces. Star guard Terran Petteway left Nebraska early and signed a rookie free agent with the Atlanta Hawks. In addition, forward Walter Pitchford decided to skip his senior season to pursue a professional career. 

"As I look at our team and review last year, we were so dependent on him, it might be a better thing for us," said Miles regarding Petteway, who averaged 18.2 points per game last season. "We are not so predictable. I think we need to go back to our ball movement, motion type, where that predictability is a little harder to scout." 

Nebraska's roster features at least six new players that will be in the Huskers' rotation this season. 

Scout.com will have more on the Husker basketball team in the coming days. 


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