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Gophers romp past Nebraska, 60-42

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mo Walker led Minnesota with 19 points and eight rebounds and Andre Hollins added 12 points, helping the Gophers avenge a recent loss to Nebraska with a 60-42 victory over the sputtering Huskers on Saturday. Hollins had six assists and five rebounds, too, and the Gophers (14-9, 3-7) bounced back from their latest of six Big Ten losses by five points or fewer....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gophers romp past Nebraska, 60-42

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mo Walker led Minnesota with 19 points and eight rebounds and Andre Hollins added 12 points, helping the Gophers avenge a recent loss to Nebraska with a 60-42 victory over the sputtering Huskers on Saturday. Hollins had six assists and five rebounds, too, and the Gophers (14-9, 3-7) bounced back from their latest of six Big Ten losses by five points or fewer....
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Nebraska Cornhuskers Head Coach Mike Riley Introduced During Nebraska/Michigan State Game

Welcome to Nebraska, Coach Riley. New Nebraska head football coach and his entire coaching staff were introduced during halftime of the Nebraska men’s basketball team’s conference tilt against the Michigan State Spartans this Saturday. The staff was brought out to mid-court one at a time to the tune of the Nebraska football team’s “Tunnel Walk” intro music. [&hellip...
Via No Coast Bias
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Nebraska DL Avery Moss joins Bo Pelini at Youngstown St.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Defensive lineman Avery Moss has transferred to Youngstown State a month after Nebraska denied his appeal seeking re-admission. Moss confirmed in a text message to The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was enrolling at the Ohio school. Bo Pelini was named Youngstown's head coach after his firing from Nebraska in November. Moss was banned from the Nebraska...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane assistant Keith Williams to coach Nebraska receivers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Tulane receivers coach Keith Williams has been hired for the same position at Nebraska. Cornhuskers coach Mike Riley announced Wednesday that the addition of Williams completes his coaching staff. Riley was hired last month to replace the fired Bo Pelini. Williams spent the past three seasons coaching Tulane's receivers and also serving as out-of-state recruiting...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Referee yells “boom” while giving Nebraska player technical foul (VIDEO)

Vine File this in the “WTH(eck)? folder”.  During Tuesday’s Nebraska-Minnesota game, referee Tom Eades slapped Nebraska’s Shavon Shields with a technical foul after Shields had evidently crossed Eades’ threshold.  But it isn’t Eades’ threshold that is the story, it’s the animation he shows during the call. He yelled “boom” for goodness sakes. Enjoy your 15...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Referee Yells “Boom” As He T’s Up Nebraska Player

If you’re a fan of referees who get overly animated while doing their jobs, we’ve got a treat for you. During Tuesday’s contest between Nebraska and Minnesota, official Tom Eades, who clearly wasn’t thrilled with what he was hearing, assessed a technical foul on Cornhuskers forward Shavon Shields. Amazingly, he also yelled “Boom!” as he made the hand signal. Check it...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

College ref hit Shavon Shields with a 'T' while yelling BOOM!

NCAA referee Tom Eades hit Nebraska's Shavon Shields with a T and then hit him with a "BOOM." For reals.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shields scores 15, Nebraska hangs on to beat Minnesota 52-49

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Shavon Shields scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Nebraska survived an eight-minute field-goal drought to end the game to beat Minnesota 52-49 on Tuesday night. The Cornhuskers (11-7, 3-3 Big Ten) made 11 of their last 12 free throws after starting 3 for 9 from the line. Benny Parker made two with 25 seconds left to make it a three-point game, and...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Tressel Consulted With Tom Osborne Before Hiring Bo Pelini

Twitter/@Huskers On paper, Youngstown State’s hiring of Bo Pelini was a slam dunk, but off the field, there are some obvious concerns. Youngstown State president and former Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel did his due diligence before hiring Pelini, he consulted with Nebraska legend Tom Osborne, the man that hired Pelini in 2007.  So when Pelini emerged as a candidate for YSU’s...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Beyond the Box Score: Wisconsin 70, Nebraska 55

After tough losses both on and off the court, the Badgers needed a good response. They got it with ease. Wisconsin withstood a Terran Petteway first-half show and pulled away comfortably in the second half for a 70-55 win. Let’s take a quick look at the box score. The Badgers were 11-21 from behind the arc. Along with this, Kaminsky and Koenig were a combined 7-9. It was good...
Via Madtown Badgers
16 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Former Nebraska assistant to replace Herman

DALLAS (AP) A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that former Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck will be hired by Ohio State to replace Tom Herman, who is becoming the head coach at Houston. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was not to be announced until after Ohio State played Oregon on Monday night in the College Football Playoff...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers’ Avery Moss not allowed to return to school

Just over a year after being charged with indecent public exposure, Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive end Avery Moss found out that his appeal of a ban from the University of Nebraska campus was denied, according to the Omaha World-Herald. That means Moss is now a former Huskers player, as he isn’t allowed on campus and thus can’t attend classes or compete for the football team...
Via Talking 10
23 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Nebraska

Indiana opens the Big Ten portion of its schedule on Wednesday in Lincoln at Pinnacle Bank Arena against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The game will be broadcast at 5:30 p.m. ET on BTN with Kevin Kugler and Shon Morris on the call: Tabbed as a trendy pick by many to finish in the top five or six […] The post What to Expect: Nebraska appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers...
Via Inside the Hall
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Star DE Randy Gregory Announces He’ll Forego His Senior Season, Enter NFL Draft

Nebraska junior defensive end Randy Gregory will not be returning to the Huskers for another season.  Gregory, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound pass rusher, announced Tuesday morning that he will forego his senior season in Lincoln, Neb., and enter the NFL Draft.  Gregory announced the news in an email to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.  The expected news on Randy Gregory, via @SportsCenter....
Via College Spun
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska OL Paid Tribute To Pelini With ‘BO’ On His Helmet

Nebraska offensive lineman Jake Cotton paid tribute to Bo Pelini by replacing the numbers on his helmet with "BO."
Via Gamedayr
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Texas Head Coach Mack Brown Trolls Nebraska in Awesome Fashion

Fans of the Nebraska Cornhuskers were put through an emotional ringer Saturday night in the Holiday Bowl against the USC Trojans. On numerous occasions the Cornhuskers fought back to keep the game within reach. However, at the end of the game down by three and way too far away to attempt a kick it looked pretty bleak.So former Texas Longhorns head coach Mack Brown decided to twist...
Via FatManWriting
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska continues Pelini’s 4 loss tradition, losses Holiday Bowl 45-42

Could there have been a more fitting end to the Bo Pelini era at Nebraska? While Pelini wasn’t on the sideline to witness the Holiday Bowl, it felt like his ghost was there as USC defeated the Huskers 45-42 and fulfilled the 9-4 tradition of the Bo Pelini era. Sure, the loss will technically go on Barney Cotton’s record but the reality is that every season of the Pelini era ended...
Via Talking 10
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska left seat empty on team bus in honor of Bo Pelini

Nebraska fell to USC 45-42 in the Holiday Bowl in what was the Cornhuskers’ first game since the university fired head coach Bo Pelini. While Pelini has moved on, and has his sights set on Youngstown State, his presence was felt as Nebraska headed to Qualcomm Stadium for Saturday’s game. “#Huskers Team Buses en route...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Fat Guy Almost-Play of the Day Courtesy of Nebraska Lineman Alex Lewis

This would have been the Fat Guy Play of the Day had it counted. Nothing against Penn State's big man, but anytime an offensive lineman can catch a pass like Nebraska Cornhusker's Alex Lewis did and run it in for a touchdown from 15-yards away it is award worthy.Alas, it was called an illegal forward pass and called back. Tommie Armstrong Jr. better be buying him a cheeseburger or...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nebraska Cornhuskers WR Jordan Westerkamp Makes Tremendous 65-Yard TD Catch

Earlier this season Nebraska sophomore wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp was a real popular guy after making a couple of incredible receptions including an awesome (and lucky) behind the back catch. As the season went on and he quit pulling off the incredible (and became a normal wide receiver) the attention waned.But after making this awesome 65-yard catch and run he is bound to garner...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Nebraska OL Jake Cotton Has “BO” On His Helmet Instead Of His Number To Honor Pelini

Nebraska fired Bo Pelini on Nov. 30, but the former Husker coach remains on many of players’ minds.  Saturday evening, Nebraska’s players left a seat open for Pelini on their bus traveling to the Holiday Bowl . For the Huskers’ game against USC, senior offensive lineman Jake Cotton has “BO” on his helmet instead of his No. 68.  Check it out:  Nebraska senior offensive...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Leaves Bus Seat Empty To Honor Bo Pelini

Nebraska left a bus seat empty on their bus to the Holiday Bowl in honor of their fired coach, Bo Pelini.
Via Gamedayr
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Star DE Randy Gregory Is “Full Go” For The Holiday Bowl vs. USC

Randy Gregory has been banged up over the last month, but Nebraska’s star defensive end is good-to-go for the Huskers’ bowl game.  Nebraska interim head coach Barney Cotton confirmed Friday that Gregory, a first-team All-Big Ten performer this season, will be playing at full capacity Saturday during the Holiday Bowl vs. USC.  Gregory, a redshirt junior, missed the Huskers...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska vs. USC: Betting odds, points spread and tv info for the Holiday Bowl

On Saturday the Nebraska Cornhuskers and No. 24 USC Trojans will play against one another in the National University Holiday Bowl. Nebraska (9-3) will have Barney Cotton acting as interim coach in this one but the Cornhuskers will need to stop the arm of USC (8-4) quarterback Cody Kessler in this one. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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