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

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Class B B-1 Monday’s results Plattsmouth 58, Lincoln Pius X 57 Norris 42, Waverly 39, OT Tuesday’s final Plattsmouth (15-8) vs. Norris (6-16), 7 p.m. B-2 Monday’s results Gretna 62, Ralston 53 Elkhorn South 64, Omaha Skutt 52 Tuesday’s final Gretna (23-2) vs. Elkhorn South (18-4), 7:30 p.m. B-3 Monday’s results Blair 55, Bennington 50, OT Mount Michael 50, […]

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Class C Boys Basketball District Finals

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DISTRICT FINALS Monday 3-2-15 results C1-1 at Nebraska City Falls City 50, Boys Town 48 C1-2 at Doane (Crete) Lincoln Christian 43, Wilber-Clatonia 39, OT C1-3 at Midland (Fremont) Bishop Neumann 50, Columbus Scotus 42 C1-4 at Wayne State Winnebago 73, Norfolk Catholic 49 C1-5 at Kearney Grand Island Central Catholic 53, Gothenburg 47 C1-6 […]

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15-0 run hurts Huskers on Senior Day loss

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Ohio State used a 15-0 run to end the first half on their way to a 78-60 women’s basketball win over Nebraska on Senior Day at Pinnacle Bank Arena. With the loss, Nebraska ended the regular season with a 20-9 overall record and a 10-8 Big Ten mark. The Buckeyes secured the No. 3 seed and […]

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Girls basketball scores from 2/26/15

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Beatrice 49, Crete 45 Bellevue West 58, Omaha Central 51 Elkhorn 52, Bennington 37 Hastings 42, Northwest 24 Holdrege 49, Aurora 43 Kearney 59, Fremont 44 Lincoln Northeast 64, North Platte 50 Lincoln Pius X 38, Waverly 15 Millard South 56, Lincoln East 40 Norfolk 30, Omaha North 23 Omaha Benson 54, Lincoln High 20 […]

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Boys basketball scores from 2/26/15

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Ainsworth 54, O’Neill 46 Amherst 47, Elm Creek 45 Anselmo-Merna 63, Pleasanton 47 Ansley-Litchfield 51, South Loup 50 (OT) Aquinas Catholic 54, Cross County 37 Archbishop Bergan 40, Yutan 19 BDS 45, Heartland 41 Bancroft-Rosalie 43, Wynot 38 Battle Creek 61, Twin River 57 Bertrand 70, Elwood 55 Bishop Neumann 68, Wahoo 51 Boys Town […]

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Hot shooting Ohio State just too much for Nebraska

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Ohio State (20-8, 9-6 Big Ten) shot 53 percent from the field, including 11-of-19 from 3-point range. Jae’Sean Tate led all players with 22 points on 8-of-9 shooting and seven rebounds to pace four Buckeyes in double figures. Sam Thompson added 15 points, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range, while Shannon Scott and D’Angelo Russell chipped […]

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Girls basketball scores from 2/24/15

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Aurora 51, Lexington 42 Bellevue West 65, Bellevue East 47 Bennington 54, Omaha Duchesne Academy 40 Fremont 56, Grand Island 36 Gretna 68, Ralston 49 Kearney 47, Lincoln North Star 29 Lincoln High 56, Omaha Bryan 40 Lincoln Northeast 79, Omaha South 44 Millard North 50, Columbus 31 Norfolk 37, Papillion-LaVista 33 North Platte 55, […]

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Boys basketball scores from 2/24/15

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Ainsworth 63, Broken Bow 43 Amherst 70, Overton 40 Anselmo-Merna 65, Stapleton 38 Ansley-Litchfield 53, Central Valley 40 Aquinas Catholic 75, Nebraska Christian 50 Archbishop Bergan 43, Logan View 18 BDS 49, Deshler 43 Bancroft-Rosalie 60, Wausa 30 Battle Creek 52, Lutheran High Northeast 44 Bertrand 70, Alma 55 Bishop Neumann 70, Ashland-Greenwood 43 Bloomfield […]

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McDermott wins his 400th

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Creighton built a 22-7 lead in the first 11 minutes and survived a furious DePaul comeback to give Greg McDermott his 400th win as a head coach on Tuesday night in a 75-62 win. Creighton improved to 13-15 (4-11 BIG EAST) with its fourth win in the past seven games, while DePaul fell to 12-17 (6-10 […]

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Husker women too much for Minnesota

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Freshman Natalie Romeo tied career highs with 21 points and six three-pointers, as No. 23 Nebraska handled Minnesota for a 74-50 women’s basketball win at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday night.  With the victory, Nebraska improved to 20-8 overall and 10-7 in the Big Ten, as the Huskers notched their fourth consecutive 20-win season. The Husker […]

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