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Creighton hands Xavier first home loss

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Creighton had five men score in double-figures and overcame a seven-point second-half deficit at Xavier as the Bluejays handed the Musketeers their first home loss of the season, 79-72 in overtime, at Cintas Center on Wednesday. Creighton improved to 11-13 on the campaign (2-9 BIG EAST), while Xavier dropped to 14-9 (5-6 BIG EAST) and […] Read More »

Huskers get hot. Shoot 63% in win over Wildcats

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Shavon Shields reached 1,000 points and Terran Petteway finished with a game-high 28 points, including four 3-pointers, seven rebounds and four assists, as the Husker shot a season’s best 63% in a 76-60 win over the Northwestern Wildcats. Shields became the 26th Husker to reach the 1,000-point mark, and finished with 11 points and a career-high […] Read More »

Janning named BIG EAST Player of the Week

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Marissa Janning, the reigning BIG EAST Player of the Year and Preseason Player of the Year is starting to hit her stride this season and this weekend’s performances were no different.  The junior guard led the Bluejays to back-to-back wins by averaging 22 points, four rebounds, four assists and 3.5 steals, while shooting .519 from […] Read More »

Laudermill leads Huskers in strong second half over Michigan

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No. 15 Nebraska scored a season-high 50 second-half points to turn a 14-point first-half deficit into a 15-point  win, as the Huskers notched a 75-60 victory over Michigan Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.   Tear’a Laudermill finished as Nebraska’s leading scorer for the fourth straight game, closing with 19 points, including 13 in the second half. […] Read More »

Freshman comes up big again for 15th ranked Huskers

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Nebraska freshman Natalie Romeo hit a three-pointer from the corner with 1:11 left to give the 15th ranked Huskers their first lead of the game in a 59-57 come-from-behind women’s basketball win over Illinois on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  The lost was Illinois’ sixth in a row, playing without their top player. Romeo, […] Read More »

Bailey Morris sets Concordia’s career scoring record in win at Doane

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Concordia guard Bailey Morris scored 30 points to become the school’s all-time career scoring leader and lead the NAIA Division II No. 3 Bulldogs to an 86-77 victory against Doane. Morris now has 1,806 points over 122 career games. The senior from Clay Center has averaged 14.8 points per game over her career. Ninth-year head […] Read More »

Creighton avoids setting a new school record by beating St. John’s

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Creighton basketball was looking to not break a school record. The Bluejays had lost nine straight games tying a school mark and were 0-8 in Big East play, but last night behind a combined 38 points off the bench from Toby Hegner and James Milliken, the Jays got their first conference win knocking off St. […] Read More »

13-2 run by Michigan in the second half puts Nebraska away

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team was held to a season-low for points scored and the Wolverines dropped the Huskers to 4-4 in Big Ten with the help of a 13-2 run.  The final was 58-44 in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines (13-8, 6-3 Big Ten) led 23-18 at the break, then got hot from the floor, going […] Read More »

Emily Cady’s 19 and 18 not enough as ranked Huskers fall in OT at Iowa

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Emily Cady scored 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, but No. 15 Nebraska suffered a 78-72 overtime loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday night, after leading the whole way until the final four minutes of regulation. Melissa Dixon and Samantha Logic gave the Hawkeyes a 58-57 edge with 3:50 left. An Ally Disterhoft shot with […] Read More »

Creighton can never catch up to Villanova after slow start

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The Creighton Bluejays went seven minutes and 18 seconds without a point last night at #4 Villanova as the Wildcats jumped out to a 15-0 lead on their home court. Creighton could never make that deficit up losing 71-50. They started the game 0 for 4 shooting and had five turnovers. The Bluejays are now […] Read More »

C.J. Carter named Summit League Player of the Week

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Senior guard CJ Carter was named The Summit League’s Player of the Week following his performance Jan. 12-18, the conference office announced Monday. Carter collected his second player of the week accolade of the year and the third of his career after a 45-point performance that stands as the NCAA’s second-highest scoring game this season. […] Read More »

After six tries, NU women finally break through against Purdue

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No. 16 Nebraska moved their Big Ten Conference winning streak to four games with a 69-59 women’s basketball win over Purdue on Monday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  With the win, Nebraska improved to 14-3 overall and 4-2 in the Big Ten while snapping a five-game series losing streak to Purdue. All-American point guard Rachel Theriot led […] Read More »

Despite a sub-.500 record, Purdue will give NU women all they can handle

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The Boilermakers have advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament each of the past four years, but they still at 2-4 in conference play right. They have the 2nd toughest schedule in D-I women’s basketball up to this point. Don’t let their record fool you. They’ll be a tough match for the 17th […] Read More »

Hometown heroes come up big on the hardwood this weekend

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Nebraska-Omaha got a record performance from senior guard CJ Carter, who finished with a career-high 45 points on 19-of-25 shooting in the Mavericks 89-84 loss to IUPUI. The Omaha Benson product hit seven three pointers on eight attempts. Carter also moved into 10th in school history for scoring. Freshman guard Ty Danielson from York converted a rare […] Read More »

NU freshman hits six, three-pointers as 17th ranked Huskers take down Penn State

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Freshman Natalie Romeo made the most of her first career start by burying six three-pointers to finish with a career-high 18 points to shoot No. 17 Nebraska to a 73-45 women’s basketball win over Penn State Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Romeo, who owned previous career bests of eight points and two three-pointers, added […] Read More »