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CBSSports.com names Doug McDermott National Player of the Year

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Creighton men’s basketball senior Doug McDermott has been named a First Team All-American and National Player of the Year from CBSSports.com. This is the second consecutive year McDermott has been named a First Team All-American by the website, while he also claimed Second Team honors as a sophomore. McDermott leads the nation in scoring (26.7 […] Read More »

McDermott named AP All-American for third time in his career

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Doug McDermott has been named a First Team All-American by the Associated Press, the third straight year for the Creighton basketball star. McDermott joins some elite company with his back-back-to-back first team honor from the Associated Press. Since the awards started in 1947-48, McDermott is just the 11th man to earn first team accolades three […] Read More »

Hooper named a finalist for the Wade Trophy Award

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Nebraska senior Jordan Hooper was named one of 12 finalists for the Wade Trophy by the award’s committee, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The Wade Trophy is presented annually to the WBCA National Player of the Year. Hooper becomes the third Husker Wade Trophy finalist in history, joining 1993 Wade Trophy winner Karen Jennings and […] Read More »

McDermott named NABC All-American. Third time in his career

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Creighton forward Doug McDermott joined some elite company on Wednesday as he was named a First Team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for the third straight season. McDermott is just the 12th man to earn first team accolades three times, joining Ralph Beard, Tom Gola, Oscar Robertson, Jerry Lucas, Lew Alcindor, Pete […] Read More »

Omaha-Nebraska’s first D-I tournament run ends with loss to Murray State in CIT

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The Omaha men’s basketball team lost 86-62 to Murray State at CFSB Center in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). The Mavericks finish with a record of 17-15 (5-9 Summit League). The 2013-14 season was highlighted by Omaha’s first Division I postseason run in program history, since making the move up from […] Read More »

Nebraska’s rally falls short, losing to BYU in the 2nd round of the NCAA’s

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Tear’a Laudermill led the Huskers with 22 points, including 12 in the last 2:17 to give the Huskers a chance in the final seconds, but Brigham Young held off a furious second-half rally by the Huskers, as the 12th-seeded Cougars advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 by beating No. 4 seed Nebraska, 80-76 on Monday […] Read More »

Fast starts by Baylor derailed Nebraska, then Creighton’s tournament hopes

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The Baylor Bears are in the Sweet 16 after impressive wins over Nebraska and Creighton that left both teams frustrated and on the outside looking in as the NCAA Tournament heads into the second weekend.  Baylor held Nebraska to 16 points in the first half of their game on Friday, then held Creighton to 20 […] Read More »

Hot shooting Bears shut down McDermott and Creighton

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Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton’s Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, as the Bears advanced to the Sweet 16 with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional in San Antonio, TX. Baylor earns a third trip to the Sweet 16 since 2010, while […] Read More »

Husker women bounce Bulldogs

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Jordan Hooper, Rachel Theriot and Emily Cady all produced double-doubles to power fourth-seeded Nebraska to a 74-55 win over No. 13 seed Fresno State in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday.   The 13th-ranked Huskers, who improved to 26-6 on the season, led for nearly the entire […] Read More »

Creighton wins and moves on to face Baylor on Sunday

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Doug McDermott scored 30 points and third-seeded Creighton beat No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 76-66 Friday in the West Regional. The Bluejays now face Baylor on Sunday. McDermott had a double-double by halftime but went scoreless for nearly 14 minutes of the second half. McDermott came into the tournament averaging 26.9 points per game and ranks fifth […] Read More »

One and done for the Huskers

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers shot 4 for 21 from three point range and lost their second round NCAA Tournament matchup against Baylor by the final score of 74-60. The Huskers missed five shots and five free throws during a span of 5:50 early in the game that let Baylor jump out to a 12-3 lead. NU […] Read More »

Tournament time finally here for Nebraska and Creighton (VIDEO)

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The state of Nebraska has its eyes on San Antonio as both the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Creighton Bluejays play their second round NCAA Tournament games, Friday. Here’s a look at our teams and their opponents. NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS Nebraska was one of the surprise stories, finishing fourth in the Big Ten after being picked to finish […] Read More »

Janning gets to 1,000 points as Creighton knocks out Missouri in WNIT play

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Sophomore Marissa Janning topped the 1,000-point mark as the Creighton women’s basketball team defeated Missouri, 77-51, in the First Round of the WNIT Tournament on Thursday, March 20. Down 21-9 Missouri stepped up the defensive pressure to go on a 13-0 run, taking the lead for the first time at 22-21 with 7:05 remaining. Missouri […] Read More »

Creighton women ready for Missouri in WNIT opener

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Creighton, the 2004 postseason WNIT?Champion, is back in the WNIT?for the tenth time in school history, and first time since 2011. Creighton is 5-1 in home WNIT contests, while the Bluejays are 6-6 in true road WNIT?games, losing their last three WNIT?games on the road. Tonight, they’ll face the Missouri Tigers at 7 p.m. The […] Read More »

Miles named a finalist for coach of the year award

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University of Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles was named one of 15 finalists for the Jim Phelan Award. Miles guided Nebraska to its first NCAA appearance since 1998, leading the Huskers to a 19-12 record heading into Friday’s NCAA second-round contest against No. 23 Baylor. The Big Ten Coach of the Year by the conference […] Read More »