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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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Young recalls college hoops days vs. Kansas

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The newest Royal, 6-foot-10 right-hander Chris Young, talks about his days playing basketball for Princeton and being 'in awe' of Allen Fieldhouse.

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Huskers come up short against Iowa at B1G tourney

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Ally Disterhoft led a balanced attack with 16 points and No. 14 Iowa, the second-seed, turned back seventh-seeded Nebraska 74-65 in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament on Friday. Tear’a Laudermill led the Cornhuskers with 16 points, Emily Cady added 15 and Natalie Romeo and Brandi Jeffery had 14 each. Iowa led 36-33 at […]

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Romeo’s career night leads Huskers past Illinois at B1G tourney

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Natalie Romeo hit seven three-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday. Romeo, a freshman who has started nine straight games since All-American Rachel Theriot was lost for the season with an ankle injury, […]

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Girls basketball quarterfinals from 3/5/15 (updated 1:30 p.m.)

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Class B Gross Catholic  44 Elkhorn South 41 Scottsbluff 29 Pius X 55 Class C1 Pierce 56 Minden 48 Concordia 47 Lincoln Christian 67 Class D1 St. Francis 58 Dundy County-Stratton 59 Howells-Dodge 55 Emerson-Hubbard 43 Class D2 Mullen 37 Stuart 59 Sacred Heart 44 Crawford 30

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Husker men drop their 7th straight

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Shavon Shields led three Huskers in double figures with 14 points, but Illinois pulled away in the final minutes for a 69-57 win over the Huskers Wednesday evening. Ravonte Rice scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half, including a three-pointer with 1:30 left after Nebraska was within 56-50. The Huskers (13-16, 5-12), […]

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Creighton loses another BIG EAST heartbreaker

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The Creighton men’s basketball team gave fourth-ranked Villanova all it could handle on Tuesday night, but in the end the Wildcats escaped Omaha with a 76-72 win over the host Bluejays. The setback marked the sixth league defeat this season in which Creighton led in the final minute. Creighton (13-17, 4-13 BIG EAST) trailed by […]

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Class A Boys Basketball District Results from 3/2/15

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A-1 Monday’s results Norfolk 68, Bellevue East 44 Omaha Burke 68, Grand Island 45 Tuesday’s final Omaha Burke (13-10) at Norfolk (24-0), 7 p.m. A-2 Monday’s final Creighton Prep 61, Omaha Central 49 A-3 Monday’s final Omaha South 50, Papillion-La Vista 37 A-4 Monday’s final Omaha North 75, Omaha Westside 60 A-5 Monday’s final Bellevue […]

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