The Nebraska Girls State Basketball Tournament tips off this week. Jacob Padilla offers a guide to some of the Husker ties in the tournament as well as the top players to watch.
Thorir Thorbjarnarson, Kobe Webster and Derrick Walker made a lasting memory on Saturday as Nebraska knocked off Minnesota on senior night.
The third-seeded Lincoln East Spartans blew out No. 2 Lincoln Southeast on Saturday afternoon to advance to Monday’s District A-4 final.
Nebraska’s seniors stepped up down the stretch as Kobe Webster and Thorir Thorbjarnarson came up clutch at the foul line to seal a 78-74 win against Minnesota on Senior Night.
Nebraska is honoring seniors Thorir Thorbjarnarson and Kobe Webster and junior Derrick Walker ahead of the Huskers’ game against Minnesota.
The Huskers will take the court on Saturday for their 11th and final game in February as Minnesota visits for a rematch with the Huskers.
No. 5 Illinois was without star point guard Ayo Dosunmu on Thursday night, but the Illini had more than enough firepower to dispatch Nebraska in Champaign.
Illinois will be without its best player against the Huskers on Tuesday night as a facial injury will keep Ayo Dosunmu out of the lineup.
Kenzie Knuckles and the rest of Nebraska’s passers will need to be at the top of their games to give Nebraska a shot at No. 1 Wisconsin this weekend.
Jacob Padilla touched on Teddy Allen’s offensive explosion, Hunter Sallis the McDonald’s All-American and Devin Booker’s All-Star case.