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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 »

Midland University comes up short in its bid for NAIA D-II title

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No.5 Indiana Wesleyan won its first ever NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship with a 78-68 victory over No. 10 Midland University, in their first title game appearance, at the Keeter Gymnasium on the campus of College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo. Behind a 21-point and five assist effort by championship most […] Read More »

Midland University rolls in the semifinals. NAIA championship on the line tonight

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No. 10 Midland (Neb.) rolled past Robert Morris (Ill.) 100-61 in Monday’s  semifinal game of the NAIA Division II National Championship in Point Lookout, Mo. The win puts Midland in its first ever national championship game and the 39-point win is the largest ever in the national semifinals. Ben Imig scored a game-high 27 points to […] Read More »

Hollywood for the Huskers. Women grab fourth seed in L.A.

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Lincoln Regional when the 64-team NCAA Tournament field was announced on Monday night. The Huskers earned the Big Ten’s automatic bid as the conference tournament champion, and will travel to Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles for the NCAA Tournament first and second […] Read More »

Creighton gets NIT bid and will face Missouri on Thursday

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The Creighton women’s basketball qualified for postseason play for the seventh consecutive season as the Bluejays will host Missouri in the first round of the WNIT Tournament on Thursday, March 20. Creighton enters Thursday’s contest with a 19-13 record (12-6 in BIG EAST play), including seven wins over teams in the top-50 RPI. The Bluejays […] Read More »

Wayne State women’s season ends short of an Elite Eight appearance

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#7 Emporia State topped #11 Wayne State 76-69 Saturday evening in the NCAA Central Region Women’s Basketball semifinals played at Rhodes Field House in Searcy, Arkansas to end the season for the Wildcats, who finish with a 28-5 record.  The first half was a defensive battle as both teams struggled shooting the ball as Emporia […] Read More »

Creighton and Nebraska make NCAA field. Could face each other in third round (VIDEO)

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The Creighton Bluejays and Nebraska Cornhuskers are headed to the West Regional of the men’s NCAA national tournament. After the initial play-in games, Creighton and Nebraska are set for what is now known as second round games. Creighton is the No. 3 seed at 26-7 and lost in the BIG EAST Tournament final to Providence. […] Read More »

Midland University men heading to NAIA D-II Final Four

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No. 10 Midland University saw its nine-point halftime lead disappear over the final minutes of Saturday’s quarterfinal, only to storm back and close out a 76-70 victory over Bethel (Ind.). With the win, the Warriors advance to the Final Four of the NAIA DII Men’s Basketball National Championship for the first time in school history. […] Read More »

Creighton comes up short in Big East finals

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Bryce Cotton scored 23 points and Providence won its first Big East tournament title since 1994 with a great defensive effort against Doug McDermott and No. 14 Creighton in a 65-58 victory Saturday night. The fourth-seeded Friars (23-11) used a 2-3 zone to hold the second-seeded Bluejays (26-7) 24 points below their season average and […] Read More »

Boys basketball championship scores from 3/15/14

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Class A FIRST ROUND THURSDAY Omaha Benson 73, Lincoln Northeast 58 Omaha Westside 63, Lincoln Southeast 56 Norfolk 70, Omaha South 66, 3 OT Bellevue West 68, Omaha Central 50 SEMIFINALS FRIDAY Omaha Westside 67, Omaha Benson 63 Bellevue West 60, Norfolk 49 FINALS SATURDAY Bellevue West 56, Omaha Westside 50 Class B FIRST ROUND […] Read More »

Creighton wins to move onto Big East finals

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Second-seeded and 14th-ranked Creighton beat Xavier 86-78 Friday night and will face fourth-seeded Providence in the Big East finals. The Bluejays (26-6) will meet the Friars (22-11) on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, where the tournament has been played since 1983. Doug McDermott scored 32 points in the win. It was another night of […] Read More »

Wayne State women hold off Pitt State in first round of NCAA D-II tournament

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Pittsburg State erased a large deficit, but could not complete the comeback in an 83-77 loss to Wayne State in the NCAA Division II Central Regional. PSU trailed by as much as 18 points in the first half, but used a run in the second half to take a lead with 7:39 to go, but […] Read More »