High School Basketball
2020 State Tournament Notebook: All-Tournament Honors, Family Ties
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Despite cancellations all across the country and work over the past week, the Nebraska boys state basketball tournament rolled on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with limited crowds. Jacob Padilla was there chronicling all 18 games at Pinnacle Bank Arena and opened up his notebook.
Bellevue West Bests Millard North With Late Rally in Class A State Championship
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Bellevue West scored 16 unanswered points in the final four minutes to knock off Millard North and claim the Class A state title on Saturday night.
2020 State Tournament Roundup: Championships
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Pinnacle Bank Arena played host to the boys state basketball championships on Saturday. Doors were closed to the general public, but Jacob Padilla was there to recap what could be the last day of live sports in a while.
2020 State Tournament Roundup: Semifinals
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Despite cancellations across the country, the Nebraska boys state basketball tournament continued on Friday with the semifinal rounds at Pinnacle Bank Arena and the Devaney Center. The arenas were closed to the general public, but Jacob Padilla was there to recap all of the action at the Vault.
2020 State Tournament Roundup: Quarterfinals
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla posted up court side at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday to bring you coverage of the Class B and A state tournament quarterfinals.
Padding the Stats: 2020 Boys State Tournament Primer
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla took a deep dive into the boys state tournament brackets to bring you everything you need to know to get ready for Thursday.
2020 Nebraska State Tournament Notebook: Storylines to Follow
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Every year the Nebraska boys state basketball tournament is full of terrific storylines, and 2020 is no different. Jacob Padilla breaks down a few of the storylines he'll be following as the tournament gets underway on Thursday.
Padding the Stats: March Madness is Here
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
We had to wait an extra day this year, but the most wonderful month of the year is finally here. This is March.
High School Roundup: Wrightsell Closes Out Regular Season in Style
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The regular season came to an end on Saturday and Omaha Central's Latrell Wrightsell Jr. closed it out with a bang, earning a couple more offers in the process.
5 Thoughts on Omaha Central at Omaha Westside
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Omaha Central Eagles are flying high into the postseason, following up their big win at Millard North on Friday with a come-from-behind 79-77 win at Omaha Westside on Saturday, securing the No. 3 overall seed heading into district play. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on how it played out.
5 Thoughts on Omaha Creighton Prep at Papillion-La Vista South
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After a back-and-forth first quarter, Papillion-La Vista South controlled the action for the last three periods and turned a competitive game into a blowout in the fourth as the Titans pulled away for a big 75-52 win on Senior Night. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on the game.
5 Thoughts on Lincoln North Star at Millard North
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
On Tuesday night, a sold-out Stable played host to a showdown between Millard North and Lincoln North Star. The Mustangs built up a big lead early in the fourth quarter and survived a furious Gator rally late to pick up a 69-67 win. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on the game.
High School Roundup: Big Week for Millard North
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week's roundup includes a recap of Millard North's big week, Latrell Wrightsell Jr. and Jadin Booth both going off and more.
2020 Heartland Hoops Classic Roundup
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The 13th annual Heartland Hoops Classic takes place in Grand Island on Saturday and Jacob Padilla is there bringing you running updates from the high school hoops event.
5 Thoughts on Millard North at Bellevue West
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The top two teams in the state squared off on Friday night and No. 1 Millard North emerged from the Thunderdome victorious with a 70-60 win over No. 2 Bellevue West. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on how it went down.
Millard North, IMG Academy Headline 2020 Heartland Hoops Classic
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Saturday marks the 13th annual Heartland Hoops Classic, the all-day high school basketball extravaganza held every year in mid-February at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island. This year’s Classic features eight games, the first tipping at 8:30 a.m. and the last at 8:30 p.m.
High School Roundup: Big Week for Donovan Williams, Husker Targets
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week's roundup includes record-setting performances by Donovan Williams, a big week from Hunter Sallis, Chucky Hepburn stuffing the stat sheet, Max Murrell's best game of the season and more.
5 Thoughts on Grand Island at Omaha Creighton Prep
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Last week, Omaha Creighton Prep took down Omaha Central on a buzzer-beater. On Saturday, Grand Island turned the tables on the Junior Jays with a buzzer-beater of their own in a 57-54 overtime victory. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on the game.
5 Thoughts on Omaha Central at Omaha South
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
On Friday night, Omaha Central and Omaha South faced off for the first time since the the Packers knocked off the Eagles in the Class A State Championship back in March. Central got its revenge, dominating the second half en route to a 64-49 win. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on the game.
High School Roundup: Donovan Williams Goes Off
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week's roundup includes 10 games of 20 or more points including former Nebraska commit Donovan Williams lighting it up from deep.
 
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