Basketball
Huskers Release 2019-20 Big Ten Basketball Schedule
23 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Big Ten released conference basketball schedules on Friday which means Nebraska’s 2019-20 schedule is officially set.
Padding the Stats: No Matter the Sport, Excitement is High for the Huskers
23 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.
Padding the Stats: Overreacting to the Huskers' Italy Trip
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fans and media alike didn't get to see much of Nebraska's four-game tour of Italy, but that doesn't mean we can't overreact to what we did get to see and hear.
Mailbag: Who Would Be Nebraska's Best New Rival?
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Hail Varsity staff tackles that question and more in this week's Mailbag.
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.
Nebraska Has a Death Lineup for the Football Field
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
There's a reason Scott Frost has recruited so many multi-dimensional talents in his first two years at Nebraska. It creates a hellish situation for any opposing defensive coordinator.
Padding the Stats: Picking a Nebraska TBT Roster
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Inspired by a reader's question, Jacob Padilla put together a hypothetical roster of former Huskers (plus one non-Husker) to compete in next year's The Basketball Tournament.
Huskers Survive Second-Half Rally, Improve to 3-0 in Italy
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska survived a second-half rally from Lithuanian club Silute BC on Thursday to improve to 3-0 overall and sweep its back-to-back against Silute during its tour of Italy. Nebraska dominated in the second quarter but got outscored 42-20 in the second half, resulting in a 73-70 win.
Nebraska Improves to 2-0 With Win Over Lithuanian Club Silute BC
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska improved to 2-0 on its foreign tour as the Huskers ran away from Lithuanian club Silute BC 83-58 on Wednesday afternoon in Florence.
Thoughts from Nebraska's First Exhibition Game in Italy
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska live-streamed its first exhibition game over in Italy, an 87-56 beatdown of Stella Azzurra Academy, and basketball beat writer Jacob Padilla has plenty of notes and observations.
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.
Mailbag: What's the Huskers' Most Important Storyline in Fall Camp?
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
A big mailbag and a full staff on hand to answer, including a question on the most important storyline for Nebraska in fall camp?
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.
 
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