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Tim Miles to coach all stars at NCAA Final Four

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Tim Miles of Nebraska will serve as head coach of the East team at the College All-Star Game, which will be played during the NCAA Final Four weekend in Indianapolis. The game, which features top senior NCAA basketball student-athletes, takes place on Friday, April 3, at 3:30 p.m. (CT) at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The […]

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UNK coaching legend calls it quits after 39 years

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Nebraska-Kearney men’s basketball coach Tom Kropp will retire from coaching. Kropp spent 39 seasons with Loper basketball, the last 25 as head coach with a record of 482-245. The Aurora native was an All-American basketball and football player at UNK and, after a professional basketball career, served as a graduate assistant and assistant coach under […]

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One and done for Nebraska women

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Brianna Butler scored 17 points, including the go-ahead basket with 58.7 seconds left, as 8th seeded Syracuse beat the 9th seeded Huskers 72-69 in Columbia, South Carolina on Friday night. Emily Cady led Nebraska with 18 points as the Huskers finish the year 21-11. Syracuse went ahead 62-57 on Butler’s jumper with 4:49 left. Nebraska tied it at 66 as Cady […]

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Creighton rallies from down 16 but loses WNIT game

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Down 16 points with 16 minutes remaining, the Creighton women’s basketball team got to within three in the final two minutes but came up short as Creighton fell, 68-58, in the opening round of the WNIT Tournament on Thursday, March 19. The loss ended Creighton’s season at 17-14. The Bluejays fell behind 30-12 with 6:36 showing on […]

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Concordia women’s basketball comes up short in national title bid

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Playing for their school’s first national championship, The Concordia women’s basketball team jumped out to a 10-4 lead in the title game against Morninside Iowa and built their biggest lead of the game at 26-14, before taking a 30-24 lead into the locker room. In a tight game in the second half, the Mustangs made […]

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Nebraska women get the dreaded 8/9 matchup for NCAA Tournament

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A tough draw for the Nebraska women’s basketball team. They get selected as the 9th seed and will travel to Columbia, South Carolina for their first round match up with the Syracuse Orange on Friday at 6:30. A win against the Big Orange, will put the Big Red up against top seeded South Carolina in […]

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Boys state basketball results from 3/13/15

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Saturday’s finals Class A Omaha South (23-3) vs. Creighton Prep (26-2), 6:30 p.m. Class B Sidney (22-4) vs. Elkhorn South (20-5), 1 p.m. Class C-1 Winnebago (26-1) vs. Columbus Scotus (22-5), 11 a.m. Class C-2 Freeman (27-2) vs. Hastings St. Cecilia (26-1), 8:30 p.m. Class D-1 Humphrey St. Francis (23-4) vs. High Plains (25-2), 9 […]

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Creighton falls to Georgetown in BIG EAST tournament

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Preseason BIG EAST Player of the Year D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 12 points during a game-ending 15-4 run as Georgetown defeated Creighton, 60-55, on Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the BIG EAST Tournament. Second-seeded and 23rd-ranked Georgetown (21-9) advances to Friday’s semifinal and will meet the winner of the Butler/Xavier nightcap. Creighton fell to […]

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Boys state basketball scores from 3/12/15

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Class A Thursday’s results Omaha South 68, South Sioux City 34 Lincoln Northeast 61, Norfolk 43 Creighton Prep 67, Millard West 55 Bellevue West 70, Bellevue West 53 Friday’s semifinals Omaha South (22-3) vs. Lincoln Northeast (21-5), 7 p.m.Creighton Prep (25-2) vs. Bellevue West (20-6), 8:45 p.m. Saturday’s final 6:30 p.m. Class B Thursday’s results Beatrice 56, Plattsmouth 36 […]

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Creighton gets past DePaul at BIG EAST Tourney

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Senior Will Artino had four straight second half baskets to start a 13-2 run as 10th seeded Creighton defeated seventh-seeded DePaul, 78-63, on Wednesday evening in the BIG EAST Tournament at Madison Square Garden. With the win, Creighton (14-18) advances to play second-seeded Georgetown in Thursday’s third quarterfinal, which is slated to start at 6:01 […]

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Huskers fall short against Penn State at Big Ten Tourney

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Nebraska missed a game-tying 3-pointer in the final seconds, as Penn State held off the Huskers, 68-65, Thursday afternoon at the United Center. Shavon Shields, who finished with 20 points 10 rebounds and rebounds, had a chance to send the game into overtime, but his 3-pointer was just off the mark, as Penn State advanced […]

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Nebraska and Penn State tip off the first Big Ten Tournament game on Wednesday

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Wisconsin, Maryland, Michigan State and Purdue are the top four seeds in the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, the conference office announced on Sunday night. The 18th annual event will be contested from March 11-15 at the United Center in Chicago, and will feature a five-day format for the first time. The top-four seeds […]

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Nebraska just misses pulling off upset of 10th ranked Maryland

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Shavon Shields’ potential game-tying three-pointer missed, and Nebraska fell to No. 10 Maryland, 64-61, in front of a sellout crowd of 15,856 at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sunday evening. The Huskers (13-17, 5-13 Big Ten) had the ball down three with 8.8 seconds left, and were trying to run a play for Terran Petteway, but Petteway […]

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