Despite breaking the school record for most Big Ten Conference victories, with 13, after its 76-64 win over Penn State on Sunday and matching the second-most wins in 122 years, Nebraska still only sits at No. 61 on the RPI.
Still, that does bode well for them to get the invite, but its really too close for comfort.
What separates the Cornhuskers (22-9, 13-5 in the Big Ten), though, is they aren’t sitting idly by for their slot. They are speaking up.
When asked what he would tell NCAA Basketball Committee Chairman Bruce Rasmussen, Nebraska center Jordy Tshimanga simply said, “Let us in!”