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.
What Haanif Cheatham Can Bring to Nebraska Basketball
To get a feel for what Nebraska's newcomers will bring to the table in Lincoln, Hail Varsity is breaking down the transfers who are eligible to play next season through the prism of their SynergySports Technology statistics. Next up is grad transfer Haanif Cheatham.
Isaiah Roby on the NBA Combine, the Pre-Draft Process and More
Hail Varsity caught up with Nebraska junior Isaiah Roby to discuss the NBA Combine, the pre-draft process as a whole and more.
What Matej Kavas Can Bring to Nebraska Basketball
To get a feel for what Nebraska's newcomers will bring to the table in Lincoln, Hail Varsity is breaking down the transfers who are eligible to play next season through the prism of their SynergySports Technology statistics. Next up is Seattle grad transfer Matej Kavas.
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Luca Virgilio Named Nebraska's New Director of Basketball Operations
3 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Luca Virgilio Named Nebraska's New Director of Basketball Operations
Nebraska officially announced the addition of Luca Virgilio as the Huskers’ new director of basketball operations on Monday.
What Shamiel Stevenson Can Bring to Nebraska Basketball
To get a feel for what Nebraska's newcomers will bring to the table in Lincoln, Hail Varsity is breaking down the transfers who are eligible to play next season through the prism of their SynergySports Technology statistics. First up is Shamiel Stevenson.
What Shamiel Stevenson Can Bring to Nebraska Basketball
4 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Isaiah Roby Continues to Show Off Skills at NBA Combine
5 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Isaiah Roby Continues to Show Off Skills at NBA Combine
The NBA Combine continued on Friday with day two of the five-on-five scrimmages, offering Isaiah Roby another chance to show NBA scouts and general managers what he is capable of.
Padding the Stats: A Different Feel to Hoiberg's First Nebraska Class
6 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Padding the Stats: A Different Feel to Hoiberg's First Nebraska Class
Fred Hoiberg has managed to almost completely turn over his roster just like he did during his first year at Iowa State. However, the group he's bringing to Lincoln has a different feel to it than that first class at Iowa State.
Roby Draws Praise During First Day of NBA Combine
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Roby Draws Praise During First Day of NBA Combine
The NBA Combine ramped up on Thursday in Chicago with measurements, athletic testing and scrimmages and Nebraska junior forward Isaiah Roby took part in all of it, drawing praise from a couple of ESPN Analysts in the process.
Former Husker Wes Wilkinson Brings Three-on-Three Tournament to Omaha
7 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Former Husker Wes Wilkinson Brings Three-on-Three Tournament to Omaha
Former Husker Wes Wilkinson retired from professional basketball in 2017, but he's remained involved with the game through training youth players in Omaha. Now he's providing an opportunity for adults as well by hosting a three-on-three tournament in June with a $1000 prize up for grabs.
Huskers Add Derrick Walker, Transfer from Tennessee
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Huskers Add Derrick Walker, Transfer from Tennessee
Nebraska added another transfer to its roster on Wednesday as former Tennessee Volunteer Derrick Walker announced his commitment to the Huskers on Twitter.
A Look at James Palmer Jr.'s NBA G League Elite Camp Performance
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
A Look at James Palmer Jr.'s NBA G League Elite Camp Performance
Former Husker James Palmer Jr. participated in the inaugural NBA G League Elite Camp this week but was not among the 10 players selected to move on to the NBA Combine.
Nebrasketball's New DOBO
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
 
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