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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Petteway’s season high not enough as NU falls at Wisconsin

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Despite a season-high 27 points from Terran Petteway, Nebraska fell to No. 7 Wisconsin, 70-55, Thursday night at the Kohl Center. Nebraska was within 40-36 after a Walter Pitchford layup with 17:34 left, but Sam Dekker had eight of his 11 points in a 13-0 Badger run to give Wisconsin a 17-point lead, and Wisconsin […]

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Wisconsin will have their top scorer back for tonight’s game vs. Huskers

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No. 7 Wisconsin is getting its leading scorer back after 7-footer Frank Kaminsky was cleared to return to practice on Tuesday following a concussion.  Kaminsky didn’t play in the Badgers upset loss at Rutgers. Kaminsky took an elbow to the head in the first half of last week’s 62-55 win over Purdue. While Kaminsky returns, Traevon […]

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Lightning strikes Creighton once again. Late three-pointer dooms Bluejays

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Matt Carlino’s three-pointer with 11.2 seconds left gave Marquette a 53-52 victory over visiting Creighton on Wednesday night in Milwaukee.  Marquette improved to 10-6 (2-2 BIG EAST), while Creighton dropped to 9-9 (0-5 BIG EAST). It was the second straight heartbreaking loss for Creighton on a three-pointer in the closing seconds after Sterling Gibbs made […]

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NU women rally on the road to knock off Illinois

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All-American Rachel Theriot scored 20 of her game-high 27 points in the second half to rally No. 19 Nebraska from a seven-point second-half deficit to a 58-53 victory on Sunday over the Illinois Fighting Illini. Nebraska trailed 49-43 with 6:42 left, but Theriot scored eight straight points over the next two minutes to tie the score at […]

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