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Shepard claims record ninth B1G award

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For a record ninth time Nebraska’s Jessica Shepard has been named the Big Ten Conference women’s basketball Freshman-of-the-Week. The 6-4 forward from Fremont, Nebraska, completed the 13th week of the women’s basketball season by becoming Nebraska’s single-season freshman scoring leader with 466 points. Shepard eclipsed the previous Husker freshman mark held by Debra Powell (461) […]

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Cold shooting plagues Creighton women

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The Creighton women’s basketball team was outscord by Gorgetown 17-5 in the second quarter in a 57-44 loss to the Hoyas in Big East action. The Bluejays could not overcome cold shooting in which they connected on only 25 percent from the field, including 22 percent from three point range. Sydney Lamberty led Creighton with […]

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Huskers prepare for B1G road tests

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team will have a week to prepare for its next game. The Huskers return to action on Saturday with a visit to Purdue after having a four game winning streak snapped over the weekend with an 81-68 loss to Michigan. Nebraska is 4-4 in the Big Ten and must now prepare […]

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Shepard sets new mark in Husker victory

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Jessica Shepard became the first player in Nebraska women’s basketball history to record a 30-point, 20-rebound game to power the Huskers to a 93-81 win at Michigan on Sunday. Shepard, who tied her career high with 35 points and ripped down a career-high 20 rebounds, scored 23 points and had 15 rebounds in the second […]

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White’s career-high leads Mavericks to victory over Denver

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The Omaha men’s basketball team maintained its share of first place in the conference standings Thursday night with a 69-55 victory over Denver at Magness Arena. With the win, the Mavericks improve to 13-7 (5-1 Summit League), while the Pioneers drop to 10-10 (2-5 Summit League). Senior forward Jake White put together a dominant performance, […]

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Shepard leads the way as Nebraska women hold off Purdue

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Nebraska made a huge defensive stand in the final 13 seconds, holding Purdue without a clean shot attempt to escape from Mackey Arena with a 62-61 women’s basketball win on Wednesday night. The Huskers, who improved to 13-5 overall and 4-3 in the Big Ten, notched their fourth consecutive victory while handing first-place Purdue its […]

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Heading in opposite directions, Huskers travel to face Spartans

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team looks for its fourth straight win Wednesday evening, as the Huskers travel to East Lansing, Mich., for a matchup with No. 11 Michigan State. Tipoff from the Breslin Center is slated for 5:31 p.m. The Huskers (11-8, 3-3 Big Ten) are coming off one of their best performances of the […]

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Nebraska sets Avery Strong date for this Saturday

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As part of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Suits and Sneakers Awareness Week, the Nebraska men’s basketball program is having its third-annual #AveryStrong game and Bone Marrow Donor Drive on Saturday, Jan. 23. Several activities are taking place to help fight cancer and support Avery Harriman, the 8-year-old son of former NU assistant coach […]

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Winning streak snapped as Mavericks fall in overtime to Fort Wayne

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The Omaha men’s basketball team found itself in another position to rally late on Saturday but fell just short in its bid, dropping a 106-101 overtime decision to Fort Wayne at Baxter Arena. The Mavericks, who saw their six-game win streak come to an end, are now 12-7 (4-1 Summit League), while the Mastodons improve […]

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Creighton women smash Providence

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Lauren Works, Tessa Leytem and Myah Mellman all delivered career-highs to lift the Creighton women’s basketball team to a 72-48 win over Providence on Sunday, Jan. 17. Creighton posted its fourth consecutive victory to move to 10-9 on the season and 4-3 in the BIG EAST Conference. Providence, meanwhile, fell to 4-13 overall and 0-7 […]

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Huskers bid for third straight win

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team bids for its third straight victory on Saturday with a visit to Illinois. The numbers if their last two outings have been impressive. The average margain of victory is nearly 30 points and the Huskers have shot 54 percent from the field and 44 percent from behind the arc in […]

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Mavericks stay perfect in Summit League

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The UNO men’s basketball team stayed perfect in the Summit League and snapped North Dakota State’s 31-game home court winning streak with a 91-82 victory in Fargo. Senior guard Devin Patterson led the Mavericks with 32 points, connecting on 11 of 14 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers and an 8-of-9 effort at the […]

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Husker women fall at #14 Northwestern

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team could not overcome cold shooting in the first half in an 85-62 loss at 14th ranked Northwestern. The Huskers made only 10-of-37 shots in the opening half, including one-of-7 from three point range as the Wildcats raced out to a 45-23 lead at halftime. Nebraska rallied in the third quarter […]

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Nebraska Wesleyan winning with up-tempo style

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The Nebraska Wesleyan men’s basketball team is posting some eye popping numbers and wins in the process. The Prairie Wolves are 7-2 with a five game winning streak and are averaging 99 points per game. Wesleyan coach Dale Wellman says it begins with an aggressive defense that is designed to produce 15 to 20 more […]

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UNO’s Baxter Arena dedication highlights changes in athletic program

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The University of Nebraska – Omaha is officially dedicating their new athletic facility, the Baxter Arena this afternoon. The arena will be used for Maverick hockey, basketball and volleyball games as well as for community and campus events. While most in the community is celebrating the new facility, others are upset that UNO cut their […]

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