Nebraska landed its first 2022 commit on Monday as Coffeyville Community College center Blaise Keita chose the Huskers.
After 403 days and 26 straight losses, Nebraska finally got the chance to celebrate a Big Ten victory on Sunday as Fred Hoiberg’s Huskers escaped at Penn State with a 62-61 win.
The 14th annual Heartland Hoops Classic went down in Grand Island on Saturday and Jacob Padilla was there to cover all the action, including Millard’s North’s win over Oak Hill Academy in the nightcap.
The 14th annual Heartland Hoops Classic went down in Grand Island on Saturday and Jacob Padilla was there to cover all the action, starting with the session one games.
Nebraska had a chance to knock off No. 6 Illinois at the buzzer on Friday night, but the Huskers failed to execute and the Illini took control in overtime for a 77-72 win.
“It wasn’t pretty,” John Cook said, but the Huskers (5-0) took down the Scarlet Knights (1-6) 25-18, 25-21, 25-19, despite falling behind in all three sets including a sizable deficit in the second set.
To have any chance at finding success during the gauntlet the Huskers are facing this month, Nebraska has to find a way to sustain the style and level of play the Huskers showed in the first 10 minutes against Wisconsin.
Kayla Caffey said it was “night and day” between what she was used to and what she found at Nebraska, but she picked things up well enough to earn a starting spot on day one and has continued to improve throughout Nebraska’s 4-0 start.
For 10 minutes, it looked like Nebraska had started to figure some things out. Then the other 30 minutes happened and fans saw more of the same as the Huskers fell to No. 21 Wisconsin 61-48 at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday night.
Jacob Padilla gets you ready for one of his favorite days of the high school hoops season – the Heartland Hoops Classic in Grand Island.