Former SMS Lady Bear basketball coach Cheryl Burnett says she’s interested in the opening at Nebraska. Paul Sanderford stepped down as NU head coach yesterday citing unspecified health concerns. Burnett was a candidate for the Nebraska job in 1997 before they hired Sanderford. Burnett said she’d like to return to the conference. She played her college ball at Kansas. In April, Burnett resigend as head coach at SMS and later turned down an offer from Minnesota.