Dachon Burke
New Huskers Make a Strong Impression at Opening Night
23 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.
Padding the Stats: Opening Night Sellout Shows Hype for Husker Hoops
24 days 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
1 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
2 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
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.
Nebraska Improves to 2-0 With Win Over Lithuanian Club Silute BC
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska improved to 2-0 on its foreign tour as the Huskers ran away from Lithuanian club Silute BC 83-58 on Wednesday afternoon in Florence.
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.
Big Opportunity Awaits Dachon Burke Jr. Abroad
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With Cam Mack sidelined by illness, Dachon Burke Jr. should get the chance during Nebraska's Italy trip to prove to his new coaches that he can be a major piece for the Huskers this season.
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.
Nebraska's Pre-Italy Practices Valuable for Installation, Team Bonding
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The 10 pre-Italy trip practices afforded to Nebraska are valuable for the coaches as they get a head start on installing their offense and defense, but there’s just as much value in the players simply spending time together on and off the court as the Huskers look to build up team chemistry.
Huskers Address Media Ahead of August Trip to Italy
3 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Fred Hoiberg, Haanif Cheatham and Dachon Burke offered their thoughts on the start of practice on Tuesday as the Huskers prepare for their trip to Italy in early August.
Dachon Burke Could Play Big Role for Nebraska in 2019-20
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Dachon Burke is often something of the forgotten man in discussions about the new-look Huskers under Hoiberg, but based on what he did at Robert Morris the transfer guard could play as big of a role as anyone in 2019-20.
A Dynamic Backcourt Already Brewing at Nebraska?
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
With Nebraska basketball talk of late being completely dominated by transfers and who’s joining Fred Hoiberg’s first Husker team, it’s easy to overlook the kids currently on the roster.
New Basketball Assistants on Nebraska, the Huskers' Roster and More
6 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Fred Hoiberg’s coaching staff is complete and on Monday, his three assistants — Matt Abdelmassih, Armon Gates and Doc Sadler — as well as special assistant Bobby Lutz met with local media to share their thoughts on Nebraska, the players still on the roster, each other and much more.
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.
Husker Players React to Tim Miles Firing
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After news that Nebraska was parting ways with Tim Miles broke, Miles and his players took to Twitter to share their reactions.
Nebraska Basketball Preview: Reviewing the Huskers' Newcomers
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
With college basketball practices starting up this week, Hail Varsity is breaking down the Nebrasketball roster as the most anticipated season in recent program history approaches. Today, we wrap things up by breaking down the group of newcomers.
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