Basketball
Nebraska Looks to Overcome Road Woes Against Rutgers
12 hrs 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.
Padding the Stats: Live with the 3, Die by the 3
18 hrs ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's 3-point defense was terrific through the Huskers' first four Big Ten games, but its slipped in a big way over the past four.
Mailbag: Wideout Thoughts, a Nebrasketball What If, and Sports Drinks
2 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
It was a newsy week on the football front, so the Hail Varsity staff tackles your questions on coaching changes, a little bit of hoops, recruiting, sports drinks and more.
Huskers Fall at Wisconsin as Badgers Set a New School Record
3 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska came up on the short end of a math equation on Tuesday night as the Huskers outscored Wisconsin by 20 points in the paint but still lost 82-68 as the Badgers set a school record with 18 made 3-pointers.
3 Thoughts as Badgers Bludgeon Nebraska with 3s, Win 82-68
3 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska is now 7-12 on the year. And the Huskers’ flaws, as well as their still-bright future, were on full display Tuesday night as the Badgers let rain a barrage of triples to down NU 82-68.
Patience, Physicality Key as Huskers Prep for Game Plan at Wisconsin
4 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach Fred Hoiberg is looking for physicality and patience out of his team as the Huskers head to Madison to face Wisconsin while trying to avoid giving up the big runs that have cost them during their losing streak.
High School Roundup: Bellevue West's Big Win, Williams' Recruitment
4 days ago by Jacob Padilla
This week's roundup of the Division I prospects in Nebraska include Millard North stumbling, Donovan Williams' recruitment heating up and a big win for Bellevue West.
Huskers Hang with Indiana Again, Come Up Short in 82-74 Loss
6 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Round two against Indiana didn’t follow the exact script from the first game in Bloomington, but the Huskers still dug a big hole, rallied late and came up short at the end in an 82-74 loss to the Hoosiers at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday night.
LOOK: Huskers Fall to the Hoosiers, 82-74
6 days ago by John Peterson
The Huskers made a late run against the Hoosiers, but Indiana was able to hang on to the lead and take an 82-74 win over Nebraska. Check out all the photos from Hail Varsity staff photographer John Peterson.
Huskers Hoping for a Home Crowd Boost in Rematch with Hoosiers
6 days ago by Jacob Padilla
After two straight road losses, Nebraska is back at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday and is counting on a boost from the home crowd in the team's rematch with the Indiana Hoosiers.
Padding the Stats: Improvement at Rim Key to Offensive Progress
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska is getting to the rim more often than almost anyone else in the Big Ten, but the quality process hasn't produced the results to match. That will need to change moving forward if Nebraska hopes to find more consistency as the season goes on.
Mailbag: What to Expect from Nebraska's Linebacker Position in 2020
9 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s mailbag time. The Hail Varsity staff is back to answer your questions on the linebackers in 2020, give thoughts on Nebrasketball and more.
Husker Defense Has No Answer in 80-68 Loss at Ohio State
10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Offensive woes early on and defensive struggles throughout doomed Nebraska on the road on Tuesday as the Huskers fell at No. 21 Ohio State 80-68.
3 Thoughts as Nebraska Falls 80-68 on the Road to Ohio State
10 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska dropped to 7-10 on the season, 2-4 in Big Ten play, and in doing so allowed the 21st-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes to break a four-game losing streak Tuesday night.
Hoiberg Hoping for a Full, 40-Minute, Team Effort at Ohio State
10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Physicality in the post and precise closeouts will be key for Nebraska at Ohio State on Tuesday as the Huskers look to avoid dropping their second straight game.
High School Roundup: Booth Passes Milestone, Williams Makes Debut
11 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The High School Roundup took the last couple of weeks off as most of the future Division I players competed in the Metro Holiday Tournament, which Hail Varsity recapped start to finish, but it’s back this week and features one senior passing a milestone and another making his season debut.
Nebraska's Comeback at Northwestern Falls Short
13 days 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.
3 Thoughts as Nebraska Falls 62-57 to Northwestern on the Road
13 days ago by Derek Peterson
Northwestern got its first Big Ten win of the season at the Huskers’ expense Saturday afternoon, with a 62-57 win over Big Red in Evanston. Derek Peterson offers three thoughts.
5 Thoughts on Omaha Skutt at Omaha Roncalli
13 days ago by Jacob Padilla
After losing a thriller to Omaha Roncalli during the regular season last year, Omaha Skutt got its revenge on Friday with a dominant defensive showing in a 63-42 win. Jacob Padilla has five thoughts on the action.
Huskers Hit the Road for Matchup with Northwestern
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach Fred Hoiberg said Jervay Green has responded well to his benching in practice this week as the Huskers get set to head to Northwestern to take on a short-handed Wildcats squad on Saturday afternoon.
 
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