Jacob Padilla
Staff Writer
Jacob is in his third year with Hail Varsity covering Husker athletics. He has also written extensively for SB Nation's Bright Side of the Sun and The Creightonian. His love of basketball can best be described as an obsession and if you need to find him, he's probably in a gym somewhere watching, coaching or playing hoops.
Huskers Grind Out 3-1 Win at Ohio State
Nebraska survived a stiff test at Ohio State despite committing a season-high 14 service errors.
Run it Back: New Year, Same Problems for Nebraska Basketball
New year, new players, same problems.
Huskers Flunk First Test at St. John's
Nebraska went to St. John's as part of the annual Gavitt Tipoff Games and got run off the court, shooting 28.1 percent from the field in a 79-56 loss.
Conversations with Cook: Huskers Land an Elite Recruiting Class
In this week's conversation, John Cook discussed his 2018 recruiting class and the level of play he saw at the 2017 Nebraska state tournament.
'Defense Travels,' the Huskers Hope as They Head to New York City
Nebrasketball is hitting the road for its first true test of the season on Thursday against St. John's as part of the annual Gavitt Games.
Tale of the Tape: Minnesota's Quarterback Run Game
Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft racked up a school-record 183 rushing yards in the Golden Gophers' 54-21 win against Nebraska on Saturday. Why did the Huskers struggle so much to contain him?
Blackshirts Will Try to Piece Together the Puzzle at Powerful Penn State
Bob Diaco, Chris Weber and Mick Stoltenberg discussed what it will take to slow down the high-powered Penn State offense after Tuesday's practice.
Run it Back: Huskers Have Plenty to Work on After Two Games
One can only learn so much from playing mid-major directional schools, but there were a few things that stood out from Nebraska's 2-0 start to the 2017-18 season.
Huskers Get a Balanced Effort in Win Over North Texas
Nebraska used a 25-2 start including an 18-0 run against North Texas to create separation then kept the Mean Green at a distance from the free-throw line to improve to 2-0 on the young season.
Nebrasketball Game Thread: North Texas
4 days ago by Jacob Padilla
'Ante Goes Up Every Week' for Huskers in Big Ten Title Chase
John Cook discusses the Big Ten title race, Nebraska's weekend opponents, improved play by Lauren Stivrins and Kenzie Maloney and more.
WBB C Kate Cain named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Spielman's Play a Silver Lining to Huskers' Woes in 2017
Saturday was a special day for redshirt freshman receiver JD Spielman on a variety of levels.
Play of the Game: Demry Croft's 73-yard Touchdown Run
This week's Play of the Game was the longest offensive play of the day that exposed a weakness in Nebraska's defense that haunted it the rest of the way.
Padding the Stats: Huskers Have What it Takes to Win in 2017-18
College basketball is back, and Nebrasketball fans should be excited.
Huskers' Opener 'Scares the Crap' out of Miles and That's Good
Tim Miles discussed Eastern Illinois, the injury report, possible redshirts and the early signing period on Thursday afternoon ahead of Nebraska's season-opener on Saturday.
2017-18 Nebraska Basketball Preview: Frontcourt
In part two of our Nebrasketball preview we break down the forwards and centers, a group with a high ceiling but a lot to prove.
Huskers Outpace Terrapins in Sweep
No. 6 Nebraska improved to 21-4 overall and 14-1 in the Big Ten with a dominant 3-0 win over Maryland on Wednesday night.
2017-18 Nebraska Basketball Preview: Backcourt
In part one of our Nebrasketball season preview, we break down the guards and wings headlined by junior point guard Glynn Watson Jr.
Conversations with Cook: Raising the Tide
John Cook talked about the rise of Maryland under Steve Aird and the impact his true freshman class has made in this week's Conversations with Cook.
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