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Huskers Flunk First Road Test at Georgia Tech
19 hrs ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska flunked its first road test of the season as the Huskers were baffled by Georgia Tech’s shifting zone defenses all night in a 73-56 loss at McCamish Pavillion on Wednesday night.
Cheatham Leads Nebraska to Third-Place Finish in Cayman Islands Classic
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
A career-high performance by senior Haanif Cheatham and a big second half by Dachon Burke Jr. carried the Huskers to a third-place finish in the Cayman Islands Classic as Nebraska took down South Florida 74-67 to finish 2-1 in the tournament.
Huskers Fall in Cayman Islands Classic Semifinals
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s run for a Cayman Islands Classic championship came to an end on Tuesday evening as George Mason outplayed Nebraska in every phase of the game en route to an 85-66 win in the semifinals.
Huskers Rebound in Second Half to Race Past Washington State
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska opened tournament play in the Cayman Islands Classic with an 82-71 win over Washington State on Monday night. After a sluggish first half, the Huskers picked it up in the second and raced by the Cougars to improve to 3-2 on the year.
Run it Back: Nebraska's Overtime Win Over Southern
12 days ago by Jacob Padilla
In his look back at Nebraska's overtime win over Southern on Friday night, Jacob Padilla touched on emotion, free-throw woes, the rotation and Nebraska's streaky defense.
Jervay Green Guides Nebraska to Overtime Win Against Southern
12 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska caught fire from deep and Jervay Green had a breakout performance as the Huskers survived in overtime against Southern on Friday night, pulling out a 93-86 win to improve to 2-2 on the season.
WATCH: Fred Hoiberg, Huskers Talk 90-73 Win Over South Dakota State
19 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska exploded out of the gates Friday night against South Dakota State and ran away with a 90-73 win to get Coach Fred Hoiberg his first victory in Lincoln. Watch what the team had to say about the win after the game.
Huskers Race Past Jackrabbits for First Win of Hoiberg Era
19 days ago by Jacob Padilla
After scoring 47 points in its season opener, Nebraska surpassed that total in less than 17 minutes against South Dakota State on Friday en route to the first win of the Fred Hoiberg era.
Nebraska Basketball Drops Second Straight to Open Season 0-2
25 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The adversity continues to mount for Nebraska as the Huskers fell against Southern Utah in double-overtime, 79-78, at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday.
Padding the Stats: Don't Call it a Season for Nebrasketball Just Yet
27 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers might have already hit rock bottom in game one of the Fred Hoiberg era after Nebraska's loss to UC Riverside on Tuesday. The good news is that means they can only go up from here as the rest of the season plays out.
Highlanders Hand Huskers a Loss as Nebraska's Offense Sputters
29 days ago by Jacob Padilla
In game one of the Fred Hoiberg era, the Huskers dropped their season-opener to a UC Riverside team missing its best player by the score of 66-47 at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday night.
Nebraska Basketball Preview: Familiar Faces
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Basketball is back and a new era is beginning in Lincoln with Fred Hoiberg at the helm. The Huskers open the season on Tuesday against UC-Riverside, so this week we’re breaking down the roster and previewing the season. Next up is a look at the only two holdovers from last season.
Run it Back: First Look at Fred Hoiberg's Huskers
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
It may only have been against an NAIA team in a game that didn't count, but Wednesday's exhibition against Doane gave fans a glimpse into what this team is going to look like under Fred Hoiberg.
Slow Start, Strong Finish for Huskers in Exhibition Win over Doane
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska got off to a slow start on Wednesday night but a spark off the bench from one of the few familiar faces in the program got the Huskers going en route to a 91-63 exhibition win over Doane to open the Fred Hoiberg era in Lincoln.
WATCH: Fred Hoiberg, Players Talk Nebraska's 91-63 Win Over Doane
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
After a blowout win of the Doane Tigers in the team's final tune-up before the season, Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg and guards Dachon Burke, Cam Mack and Thorir Thorbjarnarson met with the media to talk about the game.
New Huskers Make a Strong Impression at Opening Night
2 mo 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.
Padding the Stats: Opening Night Sellout Shows Hype for Husker Hoops
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
There’s been a lot of buzz about how big this weekend is for the football program, and rightfully so. However, this is a massive weekend for the men’s basketball program as well. This state may be football crazy, but the Hoiberg hysteria is also quite real.
Padding the Stats: No Matter the Sport, Excitement is High for the Huskers
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
My fifth season covering Nebraska athletics will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday and while there’s always a certain level of excitement that comes with the beginning of a brand new season, this year feels a little bit different. Optimism throughout my beats seems to be at an all-time high.
Padding the Stats: Overreacting to the Huskers' Italy Trip
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fans and media alike didn't get to see much of Nebraska's four-game tour of Italy, but that doesn't mean we can't overreact to what we did get to see and hear.
Huskers Blow Out Italian Select to Finish Italy Tour 4-0
3 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.
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