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Nebraska Basketball Player Reviews: Grad Transfers
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska’s season came to an end with a loss to Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament. Nebraska’s roster will look very different next season, but it’s still worth looking back to see what worked and what didn’t in Fred Hoiberg’s first season in Lincoln. First up: the grad transfers.
Husker Seniors Leave Behind Foundation of Hard Work, Resiliency
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
As Nebraska's two seniors get set to walk out onto the Pinnacle Bank Arena court for the final time on Sunday, Haanif Cheatham and Matej Kavas are hoping to leave behind a foundation of hard work and resiliency that Fred Hoiberg can build upon in the years to come.
Hand Injury Ends Senior Matej Kavas's College Career
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Matej Kavas’ college career has come to an end. Nebraska announced on Sunday morning that a hand injury he suffered during the Huskers’ loss agains Iowa on Saturday will knock him out for the rest of the season.
Huskers Come up Just Short in College Park
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska went toe-to-toe with No. 9 Maryland on the road Tuesday night but came up just short for its ninth straight loss, 72-70.
Huskers Hit Rock Bottom in Iowa City
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska had no answer on either end for Iowa as the Hawkeyes rolled to a 96-74 win in Iowa City on Saturday that wasn't even as competitive as the final score indicates.
Listless Huskers Lose Seventh Straight with Sluggish Second Half Start
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska left all of its energy in the locker room at halftime as the Penn State Nittany Lions ran the Huskers off the court in the second half on Saturday night to hand Nebraska its seventh straight loss.
Nebraska Looks to Overcome Road Woes Against Rutgers
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Dachon Burke Jr. and Kevin Cross Jr. had big games against Wisconsin on Tuesday, and Nebraska will need a similar effort and more against a physical—and ranked—Rutgers team at the RAC on Saturday.
Nebraska's Comeback at Northwestern Falls Short
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska fell behind by as much as 18, cut the deficit to three in the final minute then came up just a bit short in a 62-57 loss at Northwestern on Saturday afternoon.
Huskers Close Out Nonconference with Strong Defensive Effort
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
It wasn’t pretty (something you’ve probably read a lot this season), but the Huskers closed out the nonconference slate in victorious fashion, taking down Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 73-52, at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Huskers Prepare for Early Big Ten Games and a Quick Turnaround
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska is preparing to dip its toes into Big Ten play this weekend with two games in three days on deck.
Hoiberg, Gates Speak on Husker Hoops Show
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Both Fred Hoiberg and Armon Gates joined the Husker Hoops Show on Sports Nightly Monday to discuss a number of topics.
First Half Woes Too Much for Huskers to Overcome Against Creighton
6 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Creighton ran Nebraska off the floor in the first half before cruising in the second for a 95-76 win over the Huskers in Omaha on Saturday afternoon.
Cheatham Leads Nebraska to Third-Place Finish in Cayman Islands Classic
7 mo 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
7 mo 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.
Run it Back: Nebraska's Overtime Win Over Southern
7 mo 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
7 mo 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.
Huskers' Upped Pace in Win, But Still Plenty of Room to Improve
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The pace is ahead of the space for Nebraska three games into the Fred Hoiberg era, but the Huskers need to continue making strides in both areas as they get set to play four games in six days starting with Friday's game against Southern.
Huskers Focus on Improving Shooting with SDSU Coming to Town
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska is 343rd out of 353 Division I teams in 3-point percentage so far this season. Improving that mark has been a big focus this week in practice as the 0-2 Huskers get set to host South Dakota State on Friday night.
Highlanders Hand Huskers a Loss as Nebraska's Offense Sputters
7 mo 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: The Frontcourt
8 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 Nebraska's undersized yet versatile frontcourt.
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