Basketball
Hot Reads: Financial Toll of No March Madness Comes into Focus
1 day ago by Brandon Vogel
A few weeks ago the NCAA planned to distribute nearly $600 million in revenue to schools. That was before the NCAA Tournament, and all other championships were canceled. Now the governing body is sending out $225 million.
Relationships, Trust Key as Huskers Continue to Build
2 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's roster continues to undergo changes as the Huskers are linked to a new transfer seemingly every other day. Assistant coach Matt Abdelmassih offered some insight into Nebraska's recruiting philosophy on an episode of Sports Nightly during the season, and it's worth revisiting now.
Padding the Stats: Takeaways from Fred Hoiberg's First Year in Lincoln
3 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Expectations were low for Nebrasketball heading into year one under Fred Hoiberg, but the Huskers still found a way to fall short of them with a program record for losses. Jacob Padilla shares what he learned from a tough year on the hardwood in Lincoln.
Nebraska Basketball Player Reviews: the Freshmen
5 days 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. Our final look is at Nebraska's freshman class.
Nebraska Guard Dachon Burke Jr. Enters Transfer Portal
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The offseason attrition continued on Saturday for Nebrasketball as Dachon Burke Jr. has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.
Nebraska Basketball Player Reviews: Junior College Transfers
7 days 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. Next up: the junior college transfers.
Nebraska Basketball Player Reviews: Roster Holdovers
9 days 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. Next up: the 2018-19 roster holdovers.
A Temporary Change to the Hail Varsity Publishing Schedule
10 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Here's the plan for the months ahead for Hail Varsity as we consider public safety and serving our devoted readers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Covering an Entirely New Sports World in the March Issue of Hail Varsity
10 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The March 2020 issue of Hail Varsity is unlike any other issue in the magazine's history. Managing editor Brandon Vogel shares a little bit about what went into making a sports magazine in a world with no sports.
Padding the Stats: A World Without Basketball
10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
For a basketball junkie, March is the best month of the year. From conference tournaments to high school state basketball to the NCAA Tournament and more, this month is typically basketball overload. But not this year.
Huskers Guard Jervay Green Enters Transfer Portal
11 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The first offseason domino for Nebrasketball fell on Thursday when point guard Cam Mack announced his intention to declare for the NBA Draft. The second toppled on Tuesday when combo-guard Jervay Green entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.
Nebraska Basketball Player Reviews: Grad Transfers
11 days 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.
Hot Reads: Big Ten Begins Working Through Eligibility Questions
11 days ago by Brandon Vogel
The NCAA announced "eligibility relief" for student-athletes impacted by cancellations, but that answer prompts plenty more questions. The Big Ten will start working through those questions this week.
2020 State Tournament Notebook: All-Tournament Honors, Family Ties
12 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Despite cancellations all across the country and work over the past week, the Nebraska boys state basketball tournament rolled on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with limited crowds. Jacob Padilla was there chronicling all 18 games at Pinnacle Bank Arena and opened up his notebook.
Bellevue West Bests Millard North With Late Rally in Class A State Championship
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Bellevue West scored 16 unanswered points in the final four minutes to knock off Millard North and claim the Class A state title on Saturday night.
2020 State Tournament Roundup: Championships
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Pinnacle Bank Arena played host to the boys state basketball championships on Saturday. Doors were closed to the general public, but Jacob Padilla was there to recap what could be the last day of live sports in a while.
Western Illinois Grad Transfer Kobe Webster Commits to Nebraska
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska picked up its second transfer named Kobe his season as Western Illinois graduate transfer Kobe Webster announced his commitment to Nebraska on Twitter on Saturday morning.
2020 State Tournament Roundup: Semifinals
15 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Despite cancellations across the country, the Nebraska boys state basketball tournament continued on Friday with the semifinal rounds at Pinnacle Bank Arena and the Devaney Center. The arenas were closed to the general public, but Jacob Padilla was there to recap all of the action at the Vault.
Nebraska G Cam Mack Declares for Draft, Will Maintain Eligibility
15 days ago by Brandon Vogel
Cam Mack's brief time as a Husker has likely come to an end as the sophomore guard declared for the NBA Draft, without hiring an agent, after one season at Nebraska.
2020 State Tournament Roundup: Quarterfinals
16 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Jacob Padilla posted up court side at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday to bring you coverage of the Class B and A state tournament quarterfinals.
 
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