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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 »

Nebraska women’s basketball set for record year of TV exposure

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team are close to setting records with the potential of 16 regular-season games being nationally televised.  The Big Ten Conference and Big Ten Network officially announced its TV designations for women’s basketball on Monday afternoon, and the Huskers will fill the BTN airwaves with nine guaranteed regular-season appearances on the network and […] Read More »

Big Ten announces basketball schedules. Download the schedule here

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Weekend matchups against Illinois, Michigan State, Iowa and Maryland at Pinnacle Bank Arena highlight the Huskers’ 2014-15 Big Ten schedule, as the Big Ten Conference unveiled its complete conference schedule.  Nebraska, which finished fourth in the Big Ten with an 11-7 mark in 2013-14, will face 12 of its 18 Big Ten contests against teams […] Read More »

McDermott returning to Omaha to sign autographs

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Doug McDermott will return to the Creighton University campus on Tuesday (Aug. 26) to sign autographs while raising money for several Omaha charities. Presented by Creighton University and the Omaha World-Herald, the autograph session will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the school’s new Championship Center in the 600 block of 19th Street. […] Read More »

Nebraska to tip-off ACC/Big Ten Challenge with the first of 14 matchups on ESPN’s network of channels

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The tip-off times and television information for the 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge we announced and Nebraska’s game at Florida State on Monday, Dec. 1, will tip off at 6 p.m. (central) and will be televised nationally on ESPN2. The Huskers’ game with the Seminoles is one of two games  that evening, as Rutgers will take on […] Read More »

Nebraska men’s basketball freezes season ticket prices

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The University of Nebraska athletic department is not raising the prices for season ticket holders.  Nebraska, which sold out season tickets some six months before its debut in Pinnacle Bank Arena, averaged a school-record 15,149 fans last season, ranking No. 13 in the nation. The per-game average increase of 5,067 fans from the previous season […] Read More »

NU basketball to face Hawaii in Diamond Head Classic opener

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The Nebraska basketball team will face a tough challenge in the opening round of the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, when the Huskers face homestanding Hawaii in its tournament opener. The Huskers and Rainbow Warriors will tip off at Midnight (central) on Dec. 23, in a game televised nationally on ESPNU from the Stan […] Read More »

NU basketball’s Webster heading to his native New Zealand in hopes of making FIBA World Cup team

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Nebraska basketball sophomore Tai Webster is heading to his native New Zealand this weekend as he tries out for senior team’s roster for the FIBA World Cup. Webster, is one of 17 players selected to the camp. Competition begins for Webster next week, as New Zealand hosts Korea in a three-game series beginning prior to […] Read More »

Creighton to host Oklahoma in mid-November, travel to play the Huskers. Download the Bluejays basketball schedule here

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Creighton released their non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season that features eight home games, two games at the Emerald Coast Classic in Florida and road games at Tulsa, Nebraska and North Texas.  Six of the teams played in the postseason a year ago, including five NCAA Tournament qualifiers. The regular-season begins  on Friday, Nov. 14 when Central Arkansas […] Read More »