Nebraska Basketball News

Last Game

Mississippi State
Loss 59-66
Mar 14, 2018
NIT First Round

2017 Schedule

Northwood
W 80-62
Eastern Illinois
W 72-68
North Texas
W 86-67
@ St. John's
L 56-79
North Dakota
W 92-70
Central Florida *
L 59-68
Marist *
W 84-59
Long Beach State *
W 85-80
Boston College
W 71-62
@ Michigan State
L 57-86
Minnesota
W 78-68
@ Creighton
L 65-75
Kansas
L 72-73
UTSA
W 104-94
Delaware State
W 85-68
Stetson
W 71-62
@ Northwestern
W 70-55
@ Purdue
L 62-74
Wisconsin
W 63-59
@ Penn State
L 74-76
Illinois
W 64-63
Michigan
W 72-52
@ Ohio State
L 59-64
@ Rutgers
W 60-54
Iowa
W 98-84
@ Wisconsin
W 74-63
@ Minnesota
W 91-85
Rutgers
W 67-55
Maryland
W 70-66
@ Illinois
L 66-72
Indiana
W 66-57
Penn State
W 76-64
Michigan *
L 58-77
@ Mississippi State
L 59-66
* Game played at neutral site
Full Schedule

Big Ten Standings

SCHOOL
CONF
OVERALL
Michigan State
16-2
28-3
Purdue
15-3
26-5
Ohio State
15-3
24-7
Michigan
13-5
24-7
Nebraska
13-5
22-9
Penn State
9-9
19-12
Indiana
9-9
16-14
Maryland
8-10
19-12
Wisconsin
7-11
14-17
Northwestern
6-12
15-16
Minnesota
4-14
15-16
Illinois
4-14
14-17
Iowa
4-14
13-18
Rutgers
3-15
13-18
Nebraska Basketball Review: Looking Back, and Ahead, at Point Guard
1 day ago by Jacob Padilla
Spring football is officially in the books, Tim Miles has his contract extension in hand and recruiting season is in full swing. That means it’s a perfect time to look back at the year that was in Nebrasketball starting with the point guard position.
Hot Reads: Big Recruiting Changes Are Here
6 days ago by Brandon Vogel
For every sport other than football and basketball college recruiting is prohibited from starting prior to a prospects junior year, which would be a drastic change for sports like volleyball.
Tim Miles Gets One-Year Extension
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska and athletic director Bill Moos announced a one-year contract extension for men’s basketball coach Tim Miles on Tuesday. With the extension, Miles is under contract through the 2020-21 season. 
Nebraska Basketball Assistant Kenya Hunter to Leave Nebraska for UConn
16 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska basketball program suffered a blow on Monday as assistant coach Kenya Hunter has decided to leave Nebraska in order to accept an assistant coaching job at UConn under new head coach Dan Hurley.
No Conference for Grad Transfers
28 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The graduate transfer market has continued to grow in popularity for coaches looking to plug holes on their rosters, but recent history has shown mixed results, especially for the Big Ten.
Palmer, Copeland to Explore NBA Draft Process
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska juniors James Palmer Jr. and Isaac Copeland will enter their names in the 2018 NBA Draft without hiring an agent.
Jack McVeigh Leaves Nebraska Program
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Junior forward Jack McVeigh has chosen to forgo his final season of eligibility in order to pursue professional opportunities back home in Australia.
Borchardt, Trueblood Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Two Husker hoops players earned Academic All-Big Ten honors Wednesday.
Hardball or on the Hardwood, Millard South's Kyle Perry Excels
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Whether it's basketball, baseball or anything else, future Husker pitcher Kyle Perry's competitive nature drives him to be the best.
James Palmer Jr. Lands Cover of Latest Hail Varsity
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska basketball's 2017-18 season didn't end where the Huskers wanted it to nor how they hoped it would, but James Palmer Jr.'s transformation into  an All-Big Ten guard remains a remarkable story.
Way Too Early Expectations after 100 Days of Frost | The Varsity Club Podcast
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Jacob Padilla joins the show as we celebrate 100 days of Scott Frost in Lincoln by talking expectations way too soon. Also, some closing thoughts on Nebrasketball.
Huskers Go One-and-Done in NIT
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Ice-cold shooting costs Nebraska a chance to extend its season as the Huskers fell 66-59 at Mississippi State in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday.
3 Takeaways from Nebraska's Season-Ending Loss to Mississippi State
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Another tournament, another one-and-done for the No. 5 seed Huskers, who lost 66-59 to NIT No. 4 seed Mississippi State
Hot Reads: Teams to Pick Against in Your Bracket
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Working backward through your bracket can sometimes be helpful. So which teams do the odds say it makes sense to pick against? We take a look in today's Hot Reads.
Son of Nebraska Assistant Coach Forges Own Path
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
In June, Jaylin Hunter – the son of Nebraska basketball assistant coach Kenya Hunter – transferred from Lincoln High to Omaha Creighton Prep. In March, Jaylin and his teammates cut down the nets at Pinnacle Bank Arena after winning the Class A state championship.
Tourney Snub Serves as Huskers' NIT Motivation
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska may not have heard the news it was hoping for on Selection Sunday, but the season will still continue in the NIT as the Huskers are set to head to Mississippi State for a Wednesday night meeting.
Hot Reads: The Teams Offering the Best Value in the NCAA Tournament
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Need a contrarian champion? How about just a first-round upset? The public doesn't like these teams nearly as much as the various predicting metrics say it should.
How Future Huskers Fared in the State Tournament
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
A handful of future Huskers took part in the boys basketball state tournament over the weekend and it ended in heartbreak for some and triumph for others.
Hot Reads: Selection Sense
1 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The NCAA Tournament selection committee tries to make as much sense as it can, but it can never make total sense, the source of much conflict on one day each year.
Tim Miles, Nebraska Feel 'Slapped In The Face' After NIT Selection
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska Coach Tim Miles was as shocked as anyone at the Huskers' seed in the NIT.
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