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.
Run It Back: The Anatomy of a 20-Point Win
How exactly did Nebraska pull off a 20-point beatdown against No. 23 Michigan on Thursday night?
Blue Check Mark: Huskers Snap 0-for-Michigan Streak
Nebraska put together its most complete game when it needed it most, dominating No. 23 Michigan 72-52 in front of a packed and rowdy crowd of 14,589 at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday night.
Nebrasketball game Thread: Michigan
1 day ago by Jacob Padilla
Huskers Have Huge Opportunity for a Quality Win Against Michigan
Nebraska has a big opportunity waiting for it on Thursday night as the Michigan Wolverines (16-4, 5-2) come to town for an 8 p.m. tipoff.
Huskers Announce Spring Game Date
Nebraska announced on Wednesday that the the Huskers will hold the 2018 Red-White Spring Game on April 21 at 11 a.m.
Huskers Ahead of Schedule in Year 2 Under Amy Williams
On Tuesday, Nebraska women’s basketball picked up its fourth Big Ten win six games into conference play, surpassing last season’s total of three.
Run It Back: Consistency Remains a Persistent Issue for Huskers
Isaiah Roby continued to show flashes of his immense potential against Illinois, but Nebraska still needs more out of some of its top players.
Huskers Survive Against Illinois Behind Palmer's Heroics
James Palmer Jr. bounced back from a second-half benching at Penn State on Friday to score a game-high 24 points including the game-winning 3 on Monday in a 64-63 home win against Illinois for the Huskers.
Nebrasketball Game Thread: Illinois
4 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Huskers' Rally Falls Short at Penn State
Continued offensive woes and Penn State heroics resulted in a 76-74 loss in overtime for the Huskers on Friday night.
Huskers Hope to Maintain Momentum at Penn State
The Nebraska basketball team is hitting the road for a rare Friday night game as the Huskers are set to take on Penn State in State College.
Nebrasketball Roster News
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Run it Back: Watson's Woes Against Wisconsin
Nebraska got enough contributions from it's supporting cast on Tuesday to beat a down Wisconsin team, but to keep racking up wins in the Big Ten Nebraska needs its point guard to find his game.
Huskers Add Outside Hitter to 2018 Recruiting Class
Coach John Cook announced an addition to Nebraska's 2018 recruiting class on Tuesday.
Huskers Outlast Badgers, Match Last Season's Win Total
There wasn’t anything pretty about it, but Nebraska got a home win it needed over a struggling Wisconsin team behind a strong defensive effort and a boost from the big man Jordy Tshimanga.
Nebrasketball Game Thread: Wisconsin
10 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Huskers Run out of Steam at Purdue
Nebraska’s inability to get a stop early gave Purdue a big lead and Nebraska couldn’t ever string together enough buckets to get back into the game as the Boilermakers led wire-to-wire in a 74-62 win in West Lafayette on Saturday.
Watson's Production Key for Huskers in Big Ten Play
Coach Tim Miles said before the season he believes junior point guard Glynn Watson Jr. has all-conference talent. Now it’s time for Watson to back that up with his play.
Tim Miles on Nebraska's Small Lineup
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Huskers Head to Purdue for Big Ten Battle
After getting run off the floor at Michigan State in early December, the Huskers will get a chance to take on the other apparent Big Ten title contender in Purdue on Saturday afternoon.
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