Huskers get ready to hit road
Deverell Biggs (Getty Images)
Deverell Biggs (Getty Images)
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Posted Nov 18, 2013


After starting the season 3-0, Nebraska head coach Tim Miles says it's time for his team to get their butt kicked a little bit.

LINCOLN, Neb. - After starting the season 3-0, Nebraska head coach Tim Miles says it's time for his team to get their butt kicked a little bit.

Nebraska will leave the comfy confines of Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday morning for the Charleston Classic, a 8-team ESPN tournament that starts on Thursday. First up for the Huskers, UMass, who's currently averaging 87.7 points per game.

“This is going to be the three best teams we play in a long time,” said Miles. “This week we will find out what we are made of and what we can do.”

Joining the Huskers on their side of the bracket will be UAB, who's picked by many to finish second in C-USA, and New Mexico who's currently ranked inside the Top 25.

“Our guys want to work and have a great appetite for effort,” said Miles. “I think it will be a good test.”

With the addition of point guards Deverell Biggs on Sunday off the bench (17 points), Miles was asked on Monday if he could see a scenario where multiple point guards were on the floor at once.

“The way we rebounded yesterday, we need wingers out there,” said Miles. “It depends on what you can do. Can you defend and rebound well enough to win? You can't just put out offense and hope you can outscore everyone.

“I can see (Tai) Webster playing on the wing with (Ray) Gallegos and Biggs, but that's about as small as we would end up.”

The Huskers practiced this afternoon and will use tomorrow's travel day as their off-day from practice.

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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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