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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 »

Nebraska women claim #3 seed in Big Ten Tournament following loss at Purdue

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The No. 16 Nebraska women’s basketball team earned the No. 3 seed and a first-round bye at the 2014 Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., March 6-9. The Huskers finished the regular season 22-6 overall and 12-4 in the Big Ten. Nebraska opens tournament play Friday, March 7 at approximately 8 […] Read More »

Boys basketball scores from 3/1/14

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Bellevue West 63, Omaha Bryan 36 Blair 34, Elkhorn 30 Columbus 61, Schuyler 60 (OT) Creighton Preparatory School 49, Papillion-LaVista South 40 Fremont 56, Omaha North 35 Gretna 59, Omaha Gross Catholic 42 Lincoln Northeast 61, South Sioux City 57 (OT) Lincoln Southeast 68, Kearney 54 McCook 63, Alliance 44 Millard West 43, Omaha Burke […] Read More »

Shields scores a double-double as NU beats Wildcats

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Shavon Shields scored 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska to a 54-47 win over Northwestern 54-47. With the win, Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten) is guaranteed a .500 conference record. The Huskers have won nine conference games for the first time since 1998-99 and only the 10th time since the mid 40′s. Shields […] Read More »

Creighton’s Doug McDermott a semifinalist for Naismith Trophy

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Creighton forward Doug McDermott has been named of of 10 national semifinalists for the 2014 Men’s Naismith Trophy. From March 3-17 the voting academy will select four finalists from this group. Those finalists will be announced March 23. McDermott is a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy for the third straight season. He leads the nation […] Read More »

Hooper scores 29 on Senior Night celebration

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Jordan Hooper scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the No. 16 Nebraska women’s basketball team to a 72-65 win over Illinois on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. It was Hooper’s 48th 20-point game in her 125th consecutive start as a Husker. Her five three-pointers upped her school-record total to 284 threes. […] Read More »

Boys high school basketball scores from 2/27/14

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Ainsworth 55, West Holt 39 Archbishop Bergan 79, Guardian Angels Central Catholic 62 BDS 47, Heartland 38 Bancroft-Rosalie 62, Walthill 46 Battle Creek 55, Lutheran High Northeast 52 (Ot) Cambridge 59, Alma 46 Clearwater/Orchard 63, St. Mary’s 52 Columbus Scotus 42, Columbus Lakeview 39 Cozad 73, Chase County 49 Doniphan-Trumbull 43, Hastings St. Cecilia 35 […] Read More »

Girls basketball scores from 2/27/14

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Beatrice 48, Columbus 37 Blair 58, Elkhorn 43 Fremont 73, Lincoln Southwest 35 Gretna 53, Elkhorn South 41 Holdrege 58, Hastings 37 Kearney 63, Bellevue East 59 Lincoln Northeast 51, Papillion-LaVista 43 Lincoln Pius X 58, Plattsmouth 30 Norris 49, Waverly 44 Northwest 66, Aurora 28 Omaha Duchesne Academy 37, Bennington 25 Omaha Gross Catholic […] Read More »

Huskers to honor senior Hooper tonight (VIDEO)

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Nebraska will honor two-time All-American and two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection Jordan Hooper in Senior Night festivities on Thursday. Hooper is one of the best Husker history. Hooper is averaging 20.1 points and 9.3 rebounds per game to rank in the top three in the Big Ten in both categories. She is one of just three […] Read More »