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Bluejays win 22nd home game in a row after victory over North Carolina Central

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Sophomore Isaiah Zierden led the Bluejays with 20 points, including 15 in the second half, while senior Devin Brooks had 12 points as the Creighton men’s basketball team picked up a 65-45 win on Sunday over North Carolina Central.  The win improves Creighton to 4-0 and extends their home winning streak to 22 games, fifth […] Read More »

Cady and Theriot lead Huskers to win over Utes

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Emily Cady scored a career-high 25 points and added nine rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska picked up a 66-43 women’s basketball win over Utah on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.  The Huskers, who played their first game on their old homecourt at the Devaney Center since March 2, 2013, improved to 4-0 on […] Read More »

16th ranked NU women’s basketball grabs road win at Washington State

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All five Nebraska starters finished in double figures to power the No. 16 Huskers to an 82-61 women’s basketball win at Washington State on Wednesday night at Washington State. Senior guard Tear’a Laudermill led NU with 20 points. Senior forward Hailie Sample added 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor and 6-of-8 free throws. Senior forward […] Read More »

Creighton rallies from down 18 to knock off 18th ranked Oklahoma

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Creighton was facing a non-conference ranked opponent at home for the first time since 2001.  The Bluejays looked early on as if they were overmatched.  However, the Bluejays came back from an 18-point deficit in the second half to upset 18th-ranked Oklahoma 65-63 on Wednesday night. Many in the sellout crowd of 17,393 stormed the […] Read More »

Creighton beats Chicago State to improve to 2-0

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Will Artino had career-highs with 20 points and five steals as Creighton men’s basketball led wire-to-wire in an 84-66 win over Chicago State on Sunday.  Creighton is now 2-0 and has yet to trail heading into a showdown with No. 19 Oklahoma on Wednesday in Omaha. The Bluejays won 104-77 in Friday night’s season opener […] Read More »

Petteway leads NU men to season opening win

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All-Big Ten honoree Terran Petteway had a game-high 25 points, including six 3-pointers, lifting No. 21 Nebraska to an 80-61 win over Northern Kentucky in the season opener at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Shavon Shields finished with 18 points, hitting all four shots from the field and going a perfect 10-of-10 from the line, while David Rivers […] Read More »

Husker women hit the century mark in season opening win

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Brandi Jeffery scored a career high of 19 points and eight rebounds to lead five Huskers in double figures as No. 16 Nebraska rolled to a 100-65 women’s basketball win over Pepperdine on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska won its eighth consecutive season opener while improving to 33-1 in home openers since 1981. NU’s 100-point performance […] Read More »

Full slate of basketball this week as Huskers host three games at Pinnacle Bank Arena

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The No. 16 Nebraska women’s basketball opens the 2014-15 regular season with back-to-back home games against Pepperdine (Saturday, 11 a.m.) and Alcorn State (Sunday, 5 p.m.) at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers open the 2014-15 season at No. 16 in both the Associated Press Preseason Poll and the USA Today Coaches Preseason Top 25. Nebraska […] Read More »

Excitement level high for Nebraska basketball

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Fans got their first chance to see the 2014-15 Nebraska basketball teams on Wednesday night as both the Husker men and women scrimmaged as part of Big Red Tip-Off at Pinnacle Bank Arena. There were a  pair of 15-minute scrimmages and a three-point shooting contest.  Both, men’s coach Tim Miles and women’s coach Connie Yori previewed the […] Read More »

For the first time since ’69-’70, Creighton will have three alums in NBA at the same time

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McDermott played at Creighton from 2010-14 and left as the most decorated men’s basketball player in school history. He ranks fifth in NCAA history with 3,150 career points and swept 14 National Player of the Year awards as a senior. McDermott was a three-time conference player of the year and became the first male in […] Read More »

Big East coaches pick Creighton for 9th

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The Creighton men’s basketball team has been picked to finish ninth in a preseason poll of BIG EAST coaches. Defending league champion Villanova was a unanimous favorite with 81 points, as coaches are not able to vote for their own team in the poll. Georgetown (67) picked up the other first place vote and was […] Read More »

Theriot named to women’s basketball All-Big Ten preseason team. Huskers picked third by the media

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Maryland was selected as the preseason conference favorite in the Terrapins’ inaugural Big Ten women’s basketball season by the coaches and media, the conference office announced on Thursday. Minnesota’s Rachel Banham garnered Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year accolades. Iowa’s Samantha Logic, Minnesota’s Banham and Nebraska’s Rachel Theriot earned nods as Preseason All-Big Ten […] Read More »

Nebraska’s Petteway named to All-Big Ten preseason team

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Nebraska junior guard/forward Terran Petteway was honored Thursday morning, as he was chosen for the preseason All-Big Ten team. The five-member team, which is selected from media members from around the Big Ten region, were announced prior to the opening session of Big Ten Media Day in Chicago. Petteway is a returning first-team All-Big Ten […] Read More »

Husker basketball loses freshman Day for the season

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Nebraska men’s basketball freshman forward B.J. Day suffered a season-ending injury, when he tore his ACL during practice this week. Day will miss this season and apply for a medical redshirt to have four years of eligibility remaining. Day, who is the son of former Husker standout Bernard Day, played at Lincoln Southeast High School, […] Read More »

McDermott scores eight as Bulls begin preseason schedule

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The Chicago Bulls played their first exhibition game of the 14-15 season, and of course it was the debut of former Creighton great, Doug McDermott. He played 26 minutes scored eight points on 2 of 4 shooting, including 1 for 2 from three point range. He was 3 of 5 at the line, had a […] Read More »