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Nebraska basketball player Sam Haiby off to strong start in Australia

Nebraska basketball player Sam Haiby off to strong start in Australia

A former Nebraska basketball player is off to a fast start during her rookie season of professional basketball. Sam Haiby plays for the Mackay Meteorettes in Australiaโ€™s NBL1.

Only four games into her career, Haiby is averaging 14.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.8 steals. The All-Big Ten guard finished 12th on the schoolโ€™s all-time scoring list with 1,618 points.

NBL1 is a developmental league in Australia designed to help players prepare for the professional National Basketball League of Australia.

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