This week in Husker history
The week of June 17-23, looking back in five-year intervals:
«1927: Basketball at Nebraska and several other Missouri Valley Conference schools is reported to be operating in the black, easing the drain on football profits by other sports.
1987: All-America middle guard Danny Noonan is named Big Eight Conference Male Athlete of the Year. | Bio
1992: The three finalists for athletic director are announced, and Al Papik – the favorite of Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne – is not among them.
2002: With help from his friends, former Husker Bob Hohn* battles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (Hohn passed away on Nov. 27, 2003.)
2007: Tom Dienhart of Sporting News sees trouble brewing for the Big 12 Conference.
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