Basketball
Abdelmassih Encouraged by Huskers' Progress in 2021 Recruiting
3 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The COVD-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the college basketball recruiting calendar for the 2021 class, but despite the unique circumstances Nebraska's coaches are on solid footing with one commit already and a group of top-100 targets they've been recruiting for a long time.
Matt Abdelmassih on Pandemic Recruiting, Live Periods and More
6 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity spoke with Nebraska assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih to discuss recruiting during a pandemic and the value of live periods as COVID-19 has wreaked havoc with the 2020 recruiting calendar.
Padding the Stats: Emoni Bates, NIL & the Future of College Basketball
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Emoni Bates, a generational talent currently in the 2022 recruiting class, committed to Michigan State this week. Based on recent trends and his immense talent, there's no guarantee he plays a second of college basketball, but there's something the NCAA could do to help itself.
Nebraska Basketball Lands Commitment from Guard Elijah Wood
21 days ago by Jacob Padilla
A scholarship opened up for Nebraska late on Friday morning when Fred Hoiberg announced that Wisconsin transfer Kobe King would no longer be joining the program, and by late in the afternoon the coaching staff had already filled the vacancy as Elijah Wood announced his commitment to Nebraska.
Wisconsin Transfer Kobe King Won't Join Nebraska Basketball
21 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Wisconsin transfer guard Kobe King will no longer attend Nebraska according to a statement from Coach Fred Hoiberg.
Scott Frost, Fred Hoiberg to Donate Portion of Salaries to Athletics
22 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska football coach Scott Frost and men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg are giving back. The Huskers announced on Thursday that both coaches will donate a portion of their salaries for the upcoming fiscal year back to the Husker Athletic Department’s general operating fund.
Padding the Stats: Basketball Returns with TBT
23 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Basketball Tournament revealed its 24-team roster on Monday and Omaha's Finest – a collection of some of the best hoopers to come out of Omaha in recent years – failed to make the cut. Even so, the tournament should provide some much-needed entertainment as basketball's official return to TV.
Huskers Release Nonconference Basketball Schedule
25 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska basketball released its nonconference schedule on Monday featuring high-major games against Creighton, Kansas State addition to games yet to be determined in the Myrtle Beach Invitational and ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
How COVID-19 Has Impacted Several in the Nebraska Family
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska isn't a COVID-19 hotbed like other parts of the country, and it hasn’t been hit by the virus in ways other states have, but the Husker family has still dealt with it.
Hoiberg Comfortable Taking a Chance on Teddy Allen
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Teddy Allen is taking his third shot at major college basketball, a shot few programs were ready to give him. Nebraska was.
Padding the Stats: Huskers Riding the Wave
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Bill Moos joined Greg Sharpe on Tuesday for his monthly Sports Nightly appearance, and among many other things he spoke about a change of heart he's had on a very important topic.
Nebraska Athletes Set to Return to Campus June 1
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska has its plan in place. The Huskers expect to welcome a number of athletes back to campus beginning June 1, including football, basketball (both men’s and women’s), volleyball and soccer.
What Trey McGowens Can Bring to Nebraska Basketball
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With the NCAA pushing back a decision on one-time transfer waivers, it might be a year before Husker fans see Pitt transfer Trey McGowens play, but here's what to expect when he does.
Padding the Stats: Last Word on 'The Last Dance'
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After watching all 10 parts of "The Last Dance," basketball super fan Jacob Padilla shared his thoughts on the strengths and flaws of the ESPN docu-series on Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls.
How NCAA Transfer Decision Could Impact Nebraska's 2020-21 Season
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The NCAA Division I Council will meet on Wednesday and the results of that meeting could have a significant impact on Nebraska's 2020-21 outlook.
Padding the Stats: Good Get for Hoiberg to Fill Out 2020 Recruiting Class
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Out of nowhere on Tuesday morning, Fred Hoiberg and his staff completed their 2020 recruiting class, and they did it with their first high school commitment of the cycle. Missing out on Adama Sanogo was a tough blow, but the coaches bounced back nicely in securing a commitment from Eduardo Andre.
2020 C Eduardo Andre Commits to Nebraska Basketball
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska basektball received some good news Tuesday morning. Eduardo Andre, a 3-star center from Chandler (Arizona) Compass Prep, has committed to Fred Hoiberg and the Huskers for the 2020 recruiting class.
Mailbag: Over/Under 1,200 Yards Rushing in 2020 for Dedrick Mills?
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Hail Varsity staff is back to answer questions ranging from the walk-on program, schedules, Dedrick Mills and more.
Padding the Stats: Most Memorable Games of 2019-20
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
It's finals week at Nebraska, marking the end of the 2019-20 academic calendar at Nebraska. With that being the case, Jacob Padilla thought it would be a good time to look back at the best games he covered in each of his beats this season.
Versatility on Wings Allows Fred Hoiberg to Win with Different Big Men
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg succeeded with three very different big men at Iowa State – a point-forward, a guy who could score inside and out and a rim-runner/shot-blocker. Regardless of who was in the middle, the key was versatility one through four, and that's what Hoiberg has added to his roster at Nebraska.
 
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