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McDermott goes out in style. Scores a career high on Senior Night in Creighton’s win

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Doug McDermott scored a career-high and CenturyLink Center Omaha-record 45 points and became the eighth player in Division I history to go over 3,000 for a career, and No. 13 Creighton rolled to an 88-73 victory over Providence on Saturday night. McDermott passed the milestone with a 3-pointer midway through the second half. After the […] Read More »

Nebraska-Kearney dropped by Missouri Southern in MIAA tournament

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Third seeded Missouri Southern shot .508 from the field as they earned an 87-79 victory over sixth seeded Nebraska-Kearney. MSSU pulled down 42 rebounds as they earned a date in the semi final round. For the Lions Slim Magee had a career night with a double-double scoring 24 points and pulling down an MIAA record […] Read More »

Semifinal scores for 2014 girls basketball championships (3/7/14)

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Class A SEMIFINALS  Omaha Benson 51, Lincoln Northeast 38 Bellevue West 63, Millard West 41 FINALS SATURDAY Championship, Omaha Benson (25-2) vs. Bellevue West (26-2), 6:30 p.m., at Pinnacle Bank Arena Third-place game, Lincoln Northeast (22-5) vs. Millard West (24-4), noon, at Lincoln Southwest Class B SEMIFINALS  Northwest 54, Norris 44 Lincoln Pius X 57, […] Read More »

Hooper has a big night and Theriot sets tourney record in win over Gophers

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Big Ten Player of the Year Jordan Hooper scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Rachel Theriot set a Big Ten Tournament record with 18 assists as the No. 16 Nebraska women’s basketball team put away Minnesota late for an 80-67 win Friday night in Indianapolis. Hooper, a 6-2 senior forward from Alliance, Neb., […] Read More »

Huskers set to battle nationally ranked Wisconsin on Senior Night

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team is at home on Sunday, boasting the best home court advantage in the Big Ten. The Huskers host Wisconsin and a standing room only crowd is expected for the Huskers’ regular-season finale. With 18 wins, a victory Sunday for Nebraska would go a long way in getting to the NCAA […] Read More »

NU women will face Minnesota at Big Ten Tournament, Friday night

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The No. 16 Nebraska women’s basketball team will begin its hunt for a Big Ten Tournament title on Friday, when the third-seeded Huskers take on the winner sixth-seeded Minnesota . The Huskers (22-6, 12-4 Big Ten) earned a first-round bye after posting a 12-4 Big Ten mark for the second consecutive season. Nebraska’s 12 Big […] Read More »

2014 Girls state basketball scores after first round (3/6/14)

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Class A Bracket  Lincoln Northeast 70, South Sioux City 55 Omaha Benson 63, Kearney 36 Bellevue West 66, Bellevue East 47 Millard West 70, Fremont 65 Class B Bracket Northwest 65, Sidney 44 Norris 61, Gretna 50 Lincoln Pius X 44, Omaha Duchesne 33 Holdrege 54, York 53, OT Class C-1 Bracket Minden 72, Lincoln […] Read More »

Boys basketball scores from 3/4/14

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Beatrice 60, York 45 Clearwater/Orchard 57, Sandhills/Thedford 56 Elkhorn South 52, Omaha Skutt Catholic 46 Elwood 57, Kenesaw 48 Exeter-Milligan 63, Falls City Sacred Heart 60 (OT) Fullerton 52, Shelton 36 High Plains Community 67, Bancroft-Rosalie 55 Hitchcock County 58, Paxton 54 Leyton 35, Cody-Kilgore 21 Lincoln Pius X 46, Waverly 25 Lincoln Southeast 69, […] Read More »

Nebraska-Kearney men advance to MIAA conference quarterfinals

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#6 Nebraska-Kearney 86, #11 Lindenwood 80 Sixth seed Nebraska-Kearney hits 28 free throws as they held serve at home against #11 seed Lindenwood. UNK outrebounded LWU as they advance to the quarterfinal round in Kansas City, Mo. For the Lopers Mike Dentlinger was a perfect 11 for 11 from the line as he finished with […] Read More »

Georgetown takes down Creighton

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Doug McDermott had his second straight double-double (22 points & 12 rebounds) and moved into ninth on the NCAA’s all-time scoring list, but it wasn’t enough as Georgetown upset the No. 13 Creighton men’s basketball team, 75-63, on Tuesday night at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Creighton lost its second straight and fell to 23-6 […] Read More »

Boys basketball scores from 3/3/14

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Ainsworth 66, Hartington Cedar Catholic 65 Archbishop Bergan 65, Winnebago 58 Aurora 58, Lexington 40 Battle Creek 78, Twin River 64 Beatrice 56, Columbus 49 Bellevue West 51, Fremont 46 Bennington 61, Blair 45 Bishop Neumann 86, Boys Town 49 Columbus Scotus 66, Milford 44 Cozad 66, Valentine 57 Elkhorn South 53, Gretna 46 Falls […] Read More »

Nebraska-Kearney women knocked out of MIAA tournament

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#5 Fort Hays State 88, #12 Nebraska-Kearney 68 Fifth seed Fort Hays State used a 49 point first half to become the only top seed to win in the first round with a victory over Nebraska-Kearney. FHSU racked up 28 points off of turnover as they move on to the quarterfinal round in Kansas City. […] Read More »

Jordan Hooper named Big Ten Player of the Year

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Nebraska’s Jordan Hooper was named Big Ten Player-of-the-Year. She now joins 2010 first-team All-American Kelsey Griffin (Big 12), 1993 Wade Trophy winner Karen Jennings (Big Eight) and 1988 Big Eight Player of the Year Maurtice Ivy as the only Huskers to receive the top conference recognition. “Wow, what an amazing honor,” Hooper said. “It is […] Read More »

Connie Yori named Big Ten Coach of the Year

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Nebraska women’s head coach Connie Yori was named Big Ten Coach of the Year by her peers for the second straight season. It is the fourth conference Coach of the Year award for Yori, who was the 2010 Big 12 Coach of the Year and the 2002 Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year at […] Read More »

9th ranked Wayne State women await NCAA fate after upset loss

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Division II’s 9th ranked Wayne State College women’s basketball team lost 75-69 in overtime to the University of Sioux Falls Saturday evening in the quarterfinals of the NSIC tournament. The Wildcats are now 27-4 on the year and will await to hear about an at-large bid on Sunday, March 9th. After USF opened the overtime […] Read More »