Nebraska men’s basketball coach Doc Sadler thought about leaving with his team on Monday for Kansas State, where Manhattan, Kansas is expecting 4 to 6 inches of snow and 40 mph winds. However, the team will leave Tuesday after their practice.
The Huskers could be shorthanded at center. The team is hoping Jorge Brian Diaz gets back from Puerto Rico where he attended an aunt’s funeral, but his travel plans could be delayed because of the blizzard warnings across much of the U.S. The school is considering asking the NCAA for permission to put Diaz on a private flight to take him directly to Manhattan instead of his commercial flight which would go through Dallas.
In addition, Andre Almeida has a bad ankle and he’s 50/50 for the game.