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New Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley And Staff Appeared At Halftime Of Basketball Game

Nebraska is hosting Michigan State in men's basketball this afternoon, and the Huskers' student section has featured guest appearances from Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst, Chancellor Harvey Perlman, former MLB player and alumnus Darin Erstad and new head football coach Mike Riley. 

Riley and his coaching staff appeared at halftime to thunderous applause:

Here's a photo of Riley hanging with Erstad, who was a punter for one season at Nebraska in addition to starring on the baseball diamond:

">@Dstad17 and

Whatever banner the student section breaks out during pre-game, @Dstad17 and @Coach_Riley were under it. #Huskerspic.twitter.com/tbbVq6VTLd

— Josh Harvey (@JoshHarvey247) January 24, 2015

">@Coach_Riley were under it. #Huskerspic.twitter.com/tbbVq6VTLd

— Josh Harvey (@JoshHarveyScout) January 24, 2015

It's also #AveryStrong Day at Nebraska, and the Huskers are handling Michigan State early in the second half. Needless to say, a lot of positive energy in that arena right now.