Posted January 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
In only his first season as Nebraska's coach, Tim Miles already knows what he's up against. He took one look at the schedule - trips to three ranked opponents in the first 11 days of Big Ten play - and knew it could be trouble. ''Let's just say the Big Ten office didn't get a Christmas card from me,'' Miles joked. In his first conference game on Wednesday night, his Cornhuskers had difficulty getting anything going on offense while Deshaun Thomas outscored Nebraska in the opening half of No. 8 Ohio State's 70-44 victory. ''We've just got to do a better job of being out there and hustling, knowing where your man is and not giving up so many points,'' said Ray Gallegos, who led the Cornhuskers (9-5, 0-1) with 14 points. Brandon Ubel, who had six points, six rebounds and three assists, said the Huskers have to find some more energy. ''We just have to figure out how we're going to win those 50-50 battles,''...
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