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Padding the Stats: No Matter the Sport, Excitement is High for the Huskers
22 days 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.
Huskers Blow Out Italian Select to Finish Italy Tour 4-0
1 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.
Big Opportunity Awaits Dachon Burke Jr. Abroad
1 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.
Plenty Unknown for Nebraska Basketball Until Season Opener
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With this week's news that Nebraska will be without two key players and that the Huskers won't be streaming their games during their upcoming trip to Italy, it looks like the cloud of mystery hanging over this team will stick around right up until the season opener.
Padding the Stats: Get Ready for a New Brand of Nebraska Basketball
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska fans are going to see an entirely new style of basketball at Pinnacle Bank Arena this season.
Love or Hate: 4-Pointers, Overreaction to Realignment and More
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Why is Nebraska practicing with a 4-point line? Which basketball walk-on impressed the most during a practice this week? Derek Peterson hits on those topics and more in his weekly column.
A First Glimpse at Fred Hoiberg's Huskers | The Varsity Club Podcast
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Jacob Padilla joins the pod this week to offer some thoughts on the first open practice of the Fred Hoiberg era at Nebraska. The Huskers as a team are very new, but there were still a few things to take away from the open portion of practice. We also talk a little football.
Nebraska Has Potential Glue Guy in FGCU Transfer Haanif Cheatham
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska basketball is learning to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. But FGCU transfer Haanif Cheatham has the potential to be the guy who brings it all together.
Nebraska's Pre-Italy Practices Valuable for Installation, Team Bonding
1 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
1 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.
Nebraska's Preparations for Italy Continued on at Practice No. 4
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska’s preparations for the upcoming Italy trip continued on Tuesday with practice No. 4 and Coach Fred Hoiberg opened the doors to the local media to see what the new-look Huskers have going on.
Padding the Stats: Fred Hoiberg and Developing Pro Talent
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg developed pro talent at Iowa State, and if he's able to duplicate that in Lincoln the first couple of weeks in July should become appointment television for Nebrasketball fans looking to support former Huskers.
Huskers to Open Fred Hoiberg Era with 'Opening Night' Fan Event
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Fred Hoiberg era has already begun, but Nebraska fans will get to see Hoiberg on the court inside Pinnacle Bank Arena for the first time on Sept. 27, when the Huskers host “Opening Night.”
Padding the Stats: Let the In-State Recruiting Battles Begin
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The talent level in Nebraska seems to be on the rise in high school basketball, and the battles between the two high-major schools in the state should be fierce, particularly in the 2021 class.
Mailbag: A Better Chance NU Wins 10 Games or CU Keeps Out the Red?
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Which is more likely, Nebraska wins 10 games in 2019 or Husker fans overwhelm Boulder despite Colorado's best efforts? We tackle that and more in this week's Mailbag.
Nebraska Sets Itinerary for Upcoming Trip to Italy
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s itinerary for its upcoming trip to Italy is set featuring four exhibition games and plenty of sight-seeing.
Coach Talk and Hot Lava Kicking Takes | The Varsity Club Podcast
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Erin Sorensen joins the podcast on a week where we just talked about a bunch of random stuff. It's a good one.
Nebraska's Isaiah Roby Drafted, Headed to Dallas Mavericks
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Isaiah Roby is NBA-bound. He was selected with the 45th overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night by the Detroit Pistons, but the Dallas Mavericks acquired the pick via trade with the Pistons.
Nebraska Basketball Coaches Will Soon Hit the Recruiting Trail
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg and his staff have been busy this month putting their players through workouts and preparing to host their basketball camps, but it’s almost time to hit the road to start looking for the next generations of Huskers.
Dachon Burke Could Play Big Role for Nebraska in 2019-20
2 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.
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