Who's Rising, Who's Fading Around the Big Ten as Football Approaches
2 hrs ago by Derek Peterson
Last week, Derek Peterson asked for help from colleagues around the Big Ten to shed a little insight into what was going on with the teams that they cover. He also asked another question: has your opinion on the team you cover changed in any way over this bumpy offseason?
Checking In on Nebraska's Opponents Around the Conference
2 days ago by Derek Peterson
Everyone around Lincoln knows what kind of summer the Huskers have been through. It has been followed closely. How about a quick run-through of where other Big Ten teams are at as the 2020 seasons approaches? We sought help from various journalists around the league to find out.
Padding the Stats: Opting In for a Different Kind of Football Season
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Two of the best players in the Big Ten opted out of the 2020 season on Tuesday, the most recent reminder that if we get a season this year, it will look unlike anything we've ever seen and will require a different kind of mindset to navigate the uncertain waters of playing sports during a pandemic.
Big Ten Big Winners After NCAA's NBA Draft Deadline Passes
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The NCAA's deadline for players to withdraw from the 2020 NBA Draft passed on Monday and outside of one big exception, it brought good news for a handful of Big Ten teams.
Buy or Sell: 2020 Minnesota Gophers Football
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Brandon Vogel and Derek Peterson are running through Big Ten programs for a “Buy or Sell” kind of opponent preview. Up next is a look at Minnesota, a team that broke through in 2019 and now will try to prove it belongs.
Nebraska’s Regular Season Ends with 107-75 Loss at Minnesota
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s regular season mercifully came to an end on Sunday afternoon as the Golden Gophers ran the short-handed Huskers off the elevated floor at the Barn in a 107-75 Minnesota win.
3 Thoughts from Nebraska's Regular-Season-Ending Loss at Minnesota
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska dropped its final regular-season game Sunday afternoon, a 107-75 defeat at the hands of Minnesota on the road. Staff writer Derek Peterson offers three thoughts on the game.
Huskers Slip Up Again on the Road, Fall 67-61 to Minnesota
8 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska, now 2-4 in true road games this season and losers of four of its last six, couldn't hang onto the basketball Thursday night and couldn't down the Minnesota Gophers because of it.
Hot Reads: A Way Too Early Look at...the Strength of NU's 2020 Schedule
8 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
The Way Too Early rankings arrived minutes after Monday's national championship game. Unlike last year, Nebraska's not in them but a lot of the Huskers' 2020 opponents are.
Standout Play by Kate Cain Powers Huskers Past No. 24 Gophers, 72-58
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The best game Kate Cain has played in a Nebraska uniform? “Absolutely,” head coach Amy Williams said after a 72-58 Nebraska win over 24th-ranked Minnesota Saturday night.
Conversations with Cook: Wisconsin, 'Next Point' Mentality, Madi Kubik
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
John Cook discussed Wisconsin's defensive prowess, Nebraska's "next point" mentality, Madi Kubik's emergence and more in this week's Conversations with Cook.
Huge Fifth Set Powers Huskers Past Minnesota for Key Big Ten Win
10 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
It was great until it wasn’t and then it was great again for Nebraska in its five-set win at Minnesota.
Huskers Hit the Road to Face Two Top-10 Foes
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook often says the ante goes up each week in the Big Ten. This week, however, it’s all-in time as the sixth-raked Huskers will hit the road to take on No. 7 Minnesota (20-4, 14-2 Big Ten) and No. 5 Wisconsin (19-5, 15-1) with the Big Ten title up for grabs.
Huge Weekend Ahead for Husker Volleyball as Big Ten Race Nears End
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
If the sixth-ranked Huskers win out these final two weeks of the regular season, they'll earn at least a share of the Big Ten title. That won't be an easy feat, however, as the Huskers hit the road this weekend to take on two top-10 opponents in No. 7 Minnesota and No. 5 Wisconsin.
Padding the Stats: Recapping the 2019 Gavitt Tipoff Games
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla recaps the results of the fifth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, an inter-conference class between the Big Ten and the Big East. The Huskers didn't participate in this year's event, but the Big Ten did go 5-3 with a few noteworthy performances.
Hot Reads: From 4-5 to Win-and-In Playoff Contender in 367 Days
10 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Minnesota was No. 17 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of 2019 and controls its fate. One year ago the Gophers were 4-5 and coming off a humbling loss to Illinois. Sound familiar?
Where Nebraska Goes Now | The Varsity Club Podcast
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Brandon Vogel joins the podcast to dissect what the Huskers should do after a mauling in Minneapolis. We also talk a little football in Ireland after this week's announcement of a 2021 game in Dublin. And we discuss whether it's time to start seeing some more freshmen.
Just My Opinion: Jeremiah Sirles on the State of the Program Following Minnesota Loss
11 mo ago by Jeremiah Sirles
Former Husker and NFL veteran Jeremiah Sirles breaks down the Huskers' humbling loss to Minnesota and takes stock of the program.
Huskers Hold Steady in AVCA Coaches Poll After 2-0 Week
11 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The top five of the AVCA Coaches Poll, featuring Nebraska at No. 5, remained unchanged after last week. Nebraska's defense is the driving force behind that ranking, but the Huskers have picked it up offensively as well since Big Ten play began.
Attitude, OL Adjustments, Vedral and More Huskers-Gophers Thoughts
11 mo ago by Derek Peterson
There was a lot to absorb from Nebraska's loss to Minnesota, so Derek Peterson offers a handful of smaller, bite-sized things to try and make sense of it all.
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