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New Huskers Make a Strong Impression at Opening Night
25 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebrasketball fans got their first in-person look at Fred Hoiberg’s team on Friday night at the Opening Night with Husker Hoops. The Red team ran away from the White during the 20-minute scrimmage, but a handful of Huskers made a strong impression with their performances.
Notes and Observations from Nebraska Basketball's First Practice
27 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Staff writer Jacob Padilla was on hand for the start of the first official practice of the 2019-20 season under Fred Hoiberg and has some notes and observations.
Huskers Blow Out Italian Select to Finish Italy Tour 4-0
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska closed out its exhibition schedule in Italy with an 84-62 win over Italian Select on Monday with freshman walk-on guard Charlie Easley leading the way.
Huskers Survive Second-Half Rally, Improve to 3-0 in Italy
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska survived a second-half rally from Lithuanian club Silute BC on Thursday to improve to 3-0 overall and sweep its back-to-back against Silute during its tour of Italy. Nebraska dominated in the second quarter but got outscored 42-20 in the second half, resulting in a 73-70 win.
Thoughts from Nebraska's First Exhibition Game in Italy
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska live-streamed its first exhibition game over in Italy, an 87-56 beatdown of Stella Azzurra Academy, and basketball beat writer Jacob Padilla has plenty of notes and observations.
Padding the Stats: Get Ready for a New Brand of Nebraska Basketball
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska fans are going to see an entirely new style of basketball at Pinnacle Bank Arena this season.
Men's Basketball Review: Supporting Cast
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The dust has settled on the beginning of the Fred Hoiberg era, so now seems like a good time to look back at the final season under Tim Miles to take stock of what the Huskers lost and what they have coming back for next season. We wrap things up with a look at the team's supporting cast.
Hoiberg Has Some Roster-Building Ahead, But He's Been There Before
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg had a lot of work to do to field a team when he first took over at Iowa State, but that first year laid the foundation for the four NCAA Tournament runs that followed. Now Hoiberg will look to do the same thing at Nebraska.
Nebraska's NIT Run—and Season—Comes to an End Against TCU
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s run through the NIT came to an end in Fort Worth on Sunday night as the fourth-seeded Huskers fell to the top-seeded TCU Horned Frogs 88-72.
Nebraska Continues Fighting in 80-76 Win Over Butler
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers live to fight another day behind a career-high from Isaiah Roby and strong contributions up and down the short lineup in an 80-76 win over Butler in the first round of the NIT at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday night.
Short-Handed Huskers Come Up Short Against Wisconsin
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s run in Chicago came to an end on Friday afternoon as the short-handed and 13th-seeded Huskers ran out of gas down the stretch in a 66-62 loss to No. 4 seed Wisconsin in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Huskers Top Terps to Stay Alive in Big Ten Tournament
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The miracle run through the Big Ten Tournament for Coach Tim Miles and the short-handed Huskers continued on Thursday as the 13th-seeded Huskers knocked off the No. 5 seed in Maryland 69-61 at the United Center in Chicago.
3 Takeaways from Nebraska's 93-91 Win Over Iowa
7 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to to beat Iowa in overtime. Here are three takeaways from the 93-91 win in Lincoln.
A Slow Start, Sat Starters and a Big Loss at Michigan
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s season continued to go even further off the rails on Thursday night as the Huskers got blown out on the road against the No. 9 Michigan Wolverines, 82-53.
Huskers Head to No. 9 Michigan with 'Nothing to Lose'
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After coming up a few points short against Purdue on Saturday, Nebraska will get another crack at a conference contender on Thursday as the Huskers travel to Ann Arbor to take on No. 9 Michigan.
Huskers Snap Streak from the Stripe
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
For the first time in nearly a month, the Cornhuskers got to celebrate a win as Nebraska pulled off a last-second 62-61 win over Minnesota on Wednesday, snapping a seven-game losing streak.
Huskers Fall at Illinois, Losing Streak Stretches to Five
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s struggles continued on Saturday as the Huskers dropped their fifth straight game, falling at Illinois 71-64. The Huskers (3-9, 3-8 Big Ten) failed to crack 40 percent from the field for the fourth time in their last five games, finishing at 38.5 percent, and they shot 3-of-23 from deep.
Run it Back: Nebraska's Lineups Against Wisconsin
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fans got their first look at the the post-Isaac Copeland Jr. injury Huskers in Tuesday night’s 62-51 home loss to No. 24 Wisconsin, and it was not pretty. How did the Huskers replace Isaac Copeland Jr. in the rotation?
Offense Struggles as Huskers Drop Their Fourth Straight
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska dropped the first game of the post-Isaac Copeland Jr. era, shooting a season-low 28.3 percent from the field in a 62-51 loss to Wisconsin at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday night.
Despite Down Time, Nebraska Maintains Attention to Detail
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska is looking to maintain its attention to detail through all of the down time that surrounds finals week and the holiday season. After five days off, the Huskers will be back on the court at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday to take on Cal State Fullerton.
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