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Big Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff push

August 3, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting.

Hoping to set themselves apart when playoff selection time comes around, Big Ten teams plan to play at least one nonconference game against a Power Five opponent and eliminate FCS schools from their schedules starting in 2016 when the league goes to a nine-game conference slate.

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July 31, 2015

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Nebraska guard will transfer from women's basketball team

July 21, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska sophomore guard Chandler Smith plans to transfer from the Husker women's basketball team.

Nebraska coach Connie Yori said in a statement released Tuesday that Smith, a 6-foot guard from Brewster, Washington, wanted to be closer to home.

Yori called Smith "a good person and a good player," adding she was disappointed in her decision but wished her the best.

Smith played in 18 games in her freshman season, with one start. She was hampered by a foot injury that limited her playing time early in the season.

Frost is among inductees into Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

July 14, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Scott Frost, who quarterbacked Nebraska to a share of the national championship in 1997, and four other former Cornhuskers will be inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame this fall.

Ex-Huskers Demorrio Williams, Josh Bullocks, Jeff Krecji and Harry Wilson also were announced as inductees Thursday.

Brook Berringer, a quarterback on the 1994 and '95 national championship teams, will receive an honorary posthumous induction into the hall.

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