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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 »

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 »

Husker hoops reserve suffers torn ACL

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Nebraska men’s basketball coach Tim Miles announced that senior forward Leslee Smith has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee. The injury was discovered during an MRI examination on Tuesday in Lincoln.  Smith suffered the injury last Thursday playing for the British Virgin Islands at the FIBA Caribbean Basketball Championships in Tortola, British Virgin […] Read More »

NU basketball forward Leslee Smith injured at FIBA Caribbean Basketball Championships

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Nebraska senior forward Leslee Smith is returning to Lincoln to have his left knee further evaluated after he suffered an injury while playing for the British Virgin Islands, in the FIBA Caribbean Basketball Championships.  The injury happened during a game this past Thursday. Smith helped the British Virgin Islands to a 3-0 start, Smith was averaging […] Read More »

Perone leaves Omaha Benson’s basketball program for assistant coaches job at Hastings

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Omaha Benson girls basketball coach Jon Perone was hired as an assistant women’s coach at Hastings College, leaving the Bunnies after leading them to their first Class A state championship in March. Perone led Benson to its first state tournament berth in 16 years back in 2013 and last season, his seventh with the program, he […] Read More »

McDermott drafted by the Nuggets at No. 11; traded to the Bulls

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The Denver Nuggets made Creighton All-American Doug McDermott the 11th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., then traded him to the Chicago close to two hours later.  McDermott and veteran forward Anthony Randolph heading to Chicago for the 16th (Jusuf Nurkic) and 19th picks (Gary […] Read More »