Basketball
Report: Myrtle Beach Invitational Out, Lincoln Bubble In for Huskers
2 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska won’t participate in the Myrtle Beach Invitational after all. Nebraska is preparing to host its own bubble in Lincoln during the first week of the season, per CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
Padding the Stats: On Carter Whitt and Nebraska's Recruiting Efforts
3 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's recruiting efforts suffered a blow on Monday when 4-star point guard Carter Whitt chose Wake Forest over Fred Hoiberg's Huskers. Jacob Padilla examined Whitt's recruitment and where things have gone wrong for Hoiberg with highly-touted prospects through two recruiting cycles at Nebraska.
Projecting Nebraska's 2020-21 Nonconference Schedule
4 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The later start date for college basketball this season means Nebraska is going to have to adjust its nonconference schedule. Staff writer Jacob Padilla took a shot at piecing together what the new slate might look like once Nebraska sorts it all out.
College Basketball Season to Begin Nov. 25
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The NCAA Division I Council voted on Wednesday to make Nov. 25 the official start date for the 2020-21 season according to multiple reports.
Nebraska's Nonconference Tournament Reportedly Moving to Orlando
11 days ago by Jacob Padilla
According to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein, the 2020 Myrtle Beach Invitational, the nonconference tournament Nebraska is scheduled to take part in, is among eight tournaments that will take place in Orlando this season.
Padding the Stats: Grateful for Opportunity
17 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Summer basketball in Omaha has come to an end, prompting staff writer (and coach) Jacob Padilla to reflect on the presence of sports, the absence and more.
Fred Hoiberg in Favor of Late November Start for College Basketball
23 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Fred Hoiberg joined Greg Sharpe on Wednesday's edition of Sports Nightly to discuss the potential start of the college basketball season, his team's workouts, players who've impressed him thus far and more.
Husker Hoops Calls for 'No More Hashtags, Only Change'
29 days ago by Derek Peterson
The Husker basketball team issued a public statement Thursday afternoon in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Wisconsin that sparked the temporary halting of professional sports leagues. "We want to play a role in change, and we want you all to join us," they said.
Mailbag: The Huskers We Were Most Excited to See this Fall
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The mailbag is back for another week, and the Hail Varsity staff answers questions ranging from what might happen to seniors in the Big Ten without a fall season, which Huskers we were most excited to see, and more.
Padding the Stats: Basketball Grab-Bag
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Pumped up by the basketball overload the past month or so has produced, Jacob Padilla bounced around a handful of different hoops-related topics in his latest column.
Husker Targets and Others Stand Out at RecruitLook Omaha Showcase
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Staff writer and resident basketball junkie Jacob Padilla offers his thoughts on some of the standout players he saw compete in the RecruitLook Showcase in Omaha over the weekend including a pair of Nebraska targets.
Former Huskers Take Part in American 3Baller Tournament
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Former Huskers Steffon Bradford, Anton Gill and Dachon Burke Jr. all competed in the American 3Baller event in Omaha over the weekend and Bradford was part of the team that took home the title.
2022 Nebraska Target Jasen Green Hears from Huskers Often
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jasen Green, a 2022 Nebraska target and Millard North standout, has spent the last few months working on his game rather than competing in tournaments, and he got the chance to show off his improvement over the weekend as he played with Team Factory UA Rise in the River Cities Hoops Summer Tip-Off.
Former Husker Steffon Bradford Still Competing at Age 42
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Former Husker Steffon Bradford's love for competition has been the driving force throughout a near 20-year basketball career, and fresh off a championship in the Omaha Metro Pro-Am Summer League, he's looking ahead to a new challenge on the court: competing for a spot in the Olympics in 3X3.
Big Ten Big Winners After NCAA's NBA Draft Deadline Passes
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The NCAA's deadline for players to withdraw from the 2020 NBA Draft passed on Monday and outside of one big exception, it brought good news for a handful of Big Ten teams.
Former Husker Dachon Burke Working Out, Staying Ready
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity caught up with former Husker Dachon Burke Jr. to discuss his time at Nebraska, playing in the Omaha Metro Pro-Am Summer League, exploring professional options during the COVID-19 pandemic and more.
Padding the Stats: Sports are Important
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Sports play an important role in our society and provide opportunities for so many. For that reason, they're worth fighting for even in the midst of a pandemic. However, it's entirely possible that fight can't be won.
A Husker Hoops Refresher as Nebraska's Offseason Workouts Begin
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Yvan Ouedraogo and Thorir Thorbjarnarson finally arrived in Lincoln late last week, which means Fred Hoiberg has his full roster on campus and ready to work. Jacob Padilla has a refresher for you of what version 2.0 of the Hoiberg Huskers will look like.
Former Husker Dourisseau on Metro Pro-Am Summer League and More
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla caught up with former Husker Jason Dourisseau to discuss the Omaha Metro Pro-Am Summer League, his time in the Netherlands and more.
Summer Basketball: Hunter Sallis, Saint Thomas, Tre Holloman & More
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla made the trip down to Kansas City over the weekend to watch the OSA Adidas 3SSB 17U team led by Hunter Sallis compete against some of the top AAU teams in the Midwest and square off against some other prospects on Nebraska's recruiting board.
 
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