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Kyle Korver is the second leading scorer for Eastern Conference All-Stars

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Kyle Korver who  became the first Creighton Bluejay in 40 years to be selected to the NBA All-Star game, finished second in scoring for the Eastern Conference All-Stars behind Cleveland’s LeBron James.  Korver scored 21 points in their 163-158 loss on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.  James had 30 points. Korver played 16 minutes off […]

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Laudermill leads the Huskers past Wisconsin

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Tear’a Laudermill erupted for 20 points and a career-high seven assists, and freshman Natalie Romeo added a career-high 19 points and four assists to lead No. 22 Nebraska to a 70-63 women’s basketball win over Wisconsin on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska jumped to a 13-point first-half before Wisconsin rallied to take a four-point lead just […]

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NU men miss out on first Big Ten road win

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Shavon Shields scored a game-high 19 points but Nebraska was unable to get its first Big Ten road win of the season, as the Huskers fell at Purdue, 66-54, Sunday evening. Shields hit 7-of-13 shots from the field to lead three Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska fell to 13-12 on the season and 5-8 in Big […]

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Rough season for former NU coach Doc Sadler. Lost latest game with only four players on the court

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The next time you complain about a Tim Miles’ NU team that shoots 21% from the floor, always remember…it’s better than Doc Sadler’s Southern Miss men’s basketball team.  They lost 73-71 in overtime to Florida International with only four players on the floor. According to Yahoo Sports, two of the seven players Southern Miss dressed had […]

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High school basketball scores from 2/12/15

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Boys scores Adams Central 53, Ravenna 52 Battle Creek 65, Hartington Cedar Catholic 58 Beatrice 55, Lincoln Pius X 43 Bloomfield 61, Allen 12 Boys Town 46, Lincoln Christian 40 Bridgeport 76, Morrill 29 Clearwater/Orchard 61, Elgin Public/Pope John 39 Columbus Scotus 71, Columbus Lakeview 40 Crawford 60, Hay Springs 57 Deshler 25, Red Cloud […]

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Nebraska women let Iowa slip out of town with victory

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Clinging to a one-point lead with less than five minutes to the play, the 22nd ranked Nebraska women’s basketball team was unable to finish off the 14th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes, losing 69-61 Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Samantha Logic buried her second three of the game with the shot-clock winding down with 2:49 left […]

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NU women try to snap four game losing streak against ranked teams

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team hopes to get back in the win column when they host 14th ranked Iowa Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  NU is coming off back-to-back losses at No. 21 Rutgers and No. 5 Maryland on the road.   The Huskers also lost 78-72 in overtime at then-No. 20 Iowa on […]

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High school basketball scores from 2/10/15

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Boys scores Ainsworth 80, Stuart 45 Allen 32, Winside 28 Amherst 62, Alma 54 Anselmo-Merna 60, South Loup 59 Aquinas Catholic 68, Humphrey St. Francis 57 Auburn 50, Syracuse 49 Bancroft-Rosalie 61, Howells-Dodge 53 Banner County 63, Hyannis 35 Battle Creek 82, Neligh-Oakdale 58 Bayard 47, Leyton 37 Boone Central/Newman Grove 59, Northwest 36 Boyd […]

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Kyle Korver replaces Dwayne Wade. First Creighton player since ’75 to appear in the NBA All-Star game

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Kyle Korver  became the first Creighton Bluejay in 40 years to be selected to the NBA All-Star game, replacing the injured Dwayne Wade.  Korver, the fourth Atlanta Hawk chosen, was selected by Commissioner Adam Silver for the Eastern Conference team after Wade pulled out because of a hamstring injury. Korver, who turns 34 next month, […]

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Wisconsin too much for Huskers as late rally falls short

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Sam Dekker matched his career high with 21 points, and Wisconsin (22-2, 10-1 Big Ten) won its seventh straight game with a 65-55 win over Nebraska on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Cornhuskers (13-11, 5-7) lost for the fourth time in five games. Dekker’s three-pointer with just under five minutes to play put the […]

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Mavericks start tough stretch with a tough road loss at North Dakota State

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The Omaha men’s basketball team began another challenging road stretch on Thursday, falling 64-57 to North Dakota State at Scheels Arena. The Mavericks are now 8-14 (2-8 Summit League), while the Bison, who secured their 22nd consecutive home win, improve to 16-7 (8-2 Summit League). Omaha was paced by junior guard Marcus Tyus, who shot […]

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Huskers miss Theriot, lose at 21st ranked Rutgers

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All-American point guard Rachel Theriot missed her first game and the Huskers missed her. NU was held to a season low 17 points in the first half, but then rallied from a 12-point deficit to two, before losing at #21 Rutgers 46-43. This was Nebraska fourth road loss this season by one possession or in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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