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UNK’s Beranek named MIAA men’s hoops player of the week

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Nebraska-Kearney’s Connor Beranek has been named the MIAA Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week. Connor had 17 points & 16 rebounds (all defensive) in the Lopers’ 65-64 home win over 8th-ranked Central Missouri on Saturday night. Rebounding a missed shot with 14 seconds to go, he was fouled on the play. He hit the two free throws […]

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Big night from Shields not enough as Hawkeyes hold down Huskers

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Despite a game-high 25 points from Shavon Shields, the Nebraska basketball team fell at Iowa, 70-59, on Monday evening in Iowa City. Shields posted his third straight 20-point game and sixth of the season as the Huskers drop to 8-6, 0-2 Big Ten. Nebraska was in foul trouble most of the first half, and trailed by eight […]

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Creighton women rally to tip Kansas in overtime

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While many are talking about the Kansas men and their upset loss at the hands of Temple, the Creighton women’s basketball team did quite a number on the Jayhawks as well.  Sophomore MC McGrory forced overtime with a 25-footer at the buzzer, and freshman Sydney Lamberty’s lay-up with 8.8 seconds in overtime lifted the Bluejays to […]

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Nebraska, playing catch up all night, falls short against Hawaii

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers are in the consolation bracket of the Diamond Head Classic after their 66-58 loss to host Hawaii, early Tuesday morning from Honolulu.  The game tipped off at midnight, CT.  Aaron Valdes scored 15 points and Isaac Fleming 10 for.  The Huskers will face Loyola-Marymount next. Hawaii opened on an 8-0 run, but […]

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Creighton’s comeback comes up short

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Creighton dug itself too deep a hole at The Super Pit and could not recover, dropping its final non-conference game of the year 62-58 to North Texas. Creighton fell to 9-4, while North Texas improved to 6-4. Creighton fell behind 35-18 at the half, shooting just 29.2 percent, including 2-of-14 from deep, and were outrebounded […]

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Theriot drops 30 in NU women’s victory over High Point

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All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season-high 31 points and Tear’a Laudermill pitched in 22 as No. 12 Nebraska rolled to an 83-57 women’s win over defending Big South Conference champion High Point at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday. With the victory, Nebraska closed non-conference play with a 10-1 record, while High Point, which returned […]

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Lamberty wins freshman honor again in the Big East

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Freshman Sydney Lamberty liked being the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week so much, she decided to keep the title a second week.  Lamberty earned the honor for the second consecutive week on Monday, Dec. 15. Lamberty averaged 12.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.0 assists in a 2-1 week for the Bluejays, with the lone […]

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Freshman leaves Yori’s basketball program

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Nebraska women’s basketball coach Connie Yori announced Tuesday that freshman Kaylee Page has left the program.  Page, who averaged 5.6 minutes in five games for the Huskers, played four first-half minutes at Alabama Sunday. She scored the only two points of her career in 11 minutes in Nebraska’s win over Alcorn State on Nov. 16. […]

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Creighton wins their 24th at home needing double OT

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The Creighton Men’s Basketball team improved to 8-2 with its 24th straight home win, rallying for a 91-88 victory in double-overtime over South Dakota on Tuesday night.  The Bluejays led by nine with 2:59 left in regulation, but USD scored on six straight possessions, including a three-pointer by Tyler Larson at the final horn. Creighton […]

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Creighton rallies from down 17 to tip Northern Iowa

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Trailing 36-20 at halftime, freshman Sydney Lamberty led the Creighton women’s basketball team back with her first career double-double to claim a 58-56 win at Northern Iowa on Monday.  She finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Bluejays rallied to improve to 4-4 on the season. After a bucket to open the second […]

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Creighton comes back from 10-point deficit to beat Nebraska

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The Creighton men’s basketball team handed Nebraska just its second home loss at Pinnacle Bank Arena, overcoming a double-digit deficit to post a 65-55 victory before 15,782 fans on Sunday.  Creighton’s win was its fourth in a row in the series, all by double-figures, and 13th in the last 16 regular-season meetings over its I-80 […]

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Husker women lose on a last second basket by Alabama

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The No. 12 Nebraska women’s basketball team got a school-record-tying seven three-pointers from Tear’a Laudermill, but Alabama beating the Huskers, 53-51, on Sunday.Nikki Hegstetter’s putback with 2.5 seconds left allowed Alabama to improve to 8-3 on the season, while the Huskers slipped to 7-1 on the year. Laudermill hit six of her career-high-tying seven threes […]

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Nebraska shows poise on the road holding off Florida State rally in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

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Terran Petteway tied a season-high with 25 points and Shavon Shields had 21 and eight rebounds as Nebraska held off a furious rally to defeat Florida State 70-65 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.  The Huskers led by 16 at the half, but Florida State shot 52% in the second half and cut the lead to […]

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Bluejays win 22nd home game in a row after victory over North Carolina Central

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Sophomore Isaiah Zierden led the Bluejays with 20 points, including 15 in the second half, while senior Devin Brooks had 12 points as the Creighton men’s basketball team picked up a 65-45 win on Sunday over North Carolina Central.  The win improves Creighton to 4-0 and extends their home winning streak to 22 games, fifth […]

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Cady and Theriot lead Huskers to win over Utes

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Emily Cady scored a career-high 25 points and added nine rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska picked up a 66-43 women’s basketball win over Utah on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.  The Huskers, who played their first game on their old homecourt at the Devaney Center since March 2, 2013, improved to 4-0 on […]

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