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Nebraska’s Shavon Shields released from hospital

According to Nebraska athletics officials, Nebraska basketball player Shavon Shields is in good condition after falling awkwardly on his head in Saturday’s win over Rutgers. However there was some good news as Nebraska shared that Shields was conscious on his way to the hospital and suffered no injuries to his spine. He was released later Saturday evening. Here's Nebraska's update...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Shavon Shields suffers scary fall, will go through concussion protcol

Nebraska senior forward Shavon Shields was charted off the floor on a stretcher with 8:49 remaining in Saturday afternoon's 87-63 win over Rutgers.Shield bit on a D.J. Foreman pump fake, flipping over the Rutgers forward and landing hard on his back.According to Brian Rosethal of the Lincoln Journal Star, Shields has been released from the hospital and will be in the concussion protocol...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Huskers' Shields hits head, will follow concussion protocol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Shavon Shields will follow Nebraska's concussion protocol after banging his head on the court in a hard fall during a game against Rutgers on Saturday. The athletic department said in a statement that Shields was released from a Lincoln hospital after a CT scan was negative. He was alert and able to move his arms and legs when he was taken out of Pinnacle Bank...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Injured Nebraska Player Shavon Shields Released From The Hospital

Some good news to share regarding Nebraska forward Shavon Shields, who was stretchered off the court during today’s win over Rutgers after an awkward fall on his head.  According to a release from Nebraska athletics, Shields was conscious on the way to the hospital and didn’t suffer any injury to his spine. He was released this evening.  Here’s Nebraska’s update on Savon...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Shavon Shields is alert, moving after hard fall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska basketball player Shavon Shields banged his head on the court in a hard fall during a game against Rutgers on Saturday. He was taken to a hospital and was alert and able to move his arms and legs, trainer R.J. Pietig said. He briefly lost consciousness. Shields' mother, Senia Shields, rushed to his side as medics tended to him. He was put on a backboard...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Shavon Shields bangs head, alert at hospital

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska basketball player Shavon Shields banged his head on the court in a hard fall during a game against Rutgers on Saturday. He was taken to a hospital and was alert and able to move his arms and legs, trainer R.J. Pietig said. He briefly lost consciousness. Shields' mother, Senia Shields, rushed to his side as medics tended to him. He was put on a backboard...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White scores 21, Shields hurt as Huskers beat Rutgers 87-63

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Andrew White had 21 points and eight rebounds and Nebraska defeated Rutgers 87-63 to end a three-game losing streak Saturday. The win was overshadowed by an injury to Nebraska forward Shavon Shields. He was taken off the court on a stretcher with 8:49 left after he flipped over the back of Rutgers' D.J. Foreman, landed on his shoulder and struck his head on...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Shavon Shields bangs head in hard fall

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska basketball player Shavon Shields has been taken to a hospital after falling and banging his head on the court during a game against Rutgers. The Husker Sports Network reported Saturday that Shields was unconscious briefly but could move his arms and legs. Shields flipped over the back of D.J. Foreman under the Nebraska basket with 8:49 left. He landed...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska ‘parts ways’ with DL coach Hank Hughes

With the start of spring ball just around the corner, the Nebraska Cornhuskers will have to fill a vacancy on the coaching staff. In a statement on Friday, the Cornhuskers announced that defensive line coach Hank Hughes will not return to his position for the 2016 college football season. Head coach Mike Riley commented on the late staff shakeup. “I want to thank Hank for his...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Riley announces departure of Nebraska DL coach Hank Hughes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Hank Hughes is out as Nebraska's defensive line coach. Cornhuskers coach Mike Riley announced in a statement Friday that Hughes wouldn't return. Riley thanked Hughes for his hard work and contributions. Riley, who's entering his second year at Nebraska, said he would look for ''a great coach, teacher and recruiter to enhance our defense.'' Before joining Riley...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska Announces Defensive Line Coach Hank Hughes Will Not Return To Program

Nebraska defensive line coach Hank Hughes will not return to the team, the program announced this afternoon.  Hughes joined Mike Riley’s staff in 2014 after serving as the co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Cincinnati. He’s previously coached at Connecticut and Memphis.  Nebraska ranked 80th in the country in sacks in 2015.  Per Mike Riley, defensive line coach...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska fans sent pizza to recruits after Signing Day

The Nebraska Cornhuskers had a successful National Signing Day. It was a long and tiring day for everyone involved in the process, but they were rewarded at the end of the day. According to some photos on social media, Cornhuskers fans sent multiple boxes of pizza to the team’s recruiting office. #Huskers fans sent the recruiting office pizza! That's why they're the best fans...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carriker Chronicles: National Signing Day 2016 Edition

Welcome to the National Signing Day edition of the Carriker Chronicles! 1 — I’d like to welcome all the new Huskers to the greatest football program in America! It’s just a fact. 2 — Patrick O’Brien has gotten most of the attention from this recruiting class. He’s a highly rated quarterback who has enrolled in school early and is going to challenge Tommy Armstrong for...
Via Know It All Football
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stone, Trimble lift No. 4 Maryland to 70-65 win over Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Freshman Diamond Stone had 16 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high eight blocks, and No. 4 Maryland held off Nebraska 70-65 on Wednesday night. Melo Trimble had 14 of his 20 points in the second half as the Terrapins overcame a slew of turnovers to remain a half-game behind conference co-leaders Indiana and Iowa. Stone dunked off an assist from Trimble to...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Nebraska’s 2016 Recruiting Class: National Signing Day Recap

Mike Riley’s first full recruiting cycle as Nebraska’s head coach is over.  How’d it go? Much better than his first regular season with the Huskers.  The Lincoln, Neb. program closed strong, snagging a couple of four-stars late in the process and finishing with the No. 24 class in the country per 247 Sports. The Huskers have 21 commitments – five four-stars and 16 three...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Huskers sign 21 players, find riches in California DBs, QB

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska coach Mike Riley's acumen for recruiting the West Coast appears to have paid off. He and his staff signed four Californians on Wednesday, with three of them rated four-star prospects. The most talked-out recruit among the fans and media is quarterback Patrick O'Brien of San Juan Capistrano, California. O'Brien, who enrolled in January, looks like a...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch No. 1 safety on West Coast commit to Nebraska over ASU

The sounds of "Hip Hip, Hooray!" were reverberating off of the walls in Lincoln Tuesday morning. Safety Lamar Jackson -- regarded as the No. 1 safety on the West Coast by Scout.com -- committed to Nebraska via a Bleacher Report video. He had also been heavily considering Arizona State and Arizona, among others. This is a massive pickup for Mike Riley and the Cornhuskers. Not only...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska 4-Star QB Commit Patrick O’Brien Responds To Huskers’ QB Transfer

Nebraska’s football program landed a quarterback transfer on Saturday. The Huskers received a pledge from former Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee, who has to sit out next season and has one year of eligibility remaining.  Patrick O’Brien, a four-star Nebraska quarterback commit in the 2016 class, responded to the news on Twitter.  His thoughts: bring on the competition.  Competition...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin women’s HC Bobbie Kelsey goes on rant after loss

The Wisconsin women’s basketball team hasn’t had a great season this year as they are 6-13. The team fell to 2-7 in the Big Ten Thursday night with a loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The struggles have weighed down on head coach Bobbie Kelsey and following the loss, her frustrations boiled over. Kelsey went on a rant at the post-game press conference. Kelsey came to Wisconsin...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TE Recruit Chase Allen To Announce On Friday

Three-star Nixa, Missouri tight end Chase Allen will make his college decision tomorrow. I will be announcing my decision on Friday between Michigan, Iowa State, and Nebraska. — Chase Allen (@Dr_ChaseAllen) January 28, 2016 Allen, who visited Nebraska last weekend, will choose between the Corn Huskers, Michigan and Iowa State.  The Wolverines, currently hosting four-star tight...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska subtweets, trolls Michigan and Jim Harbaugh

The Nebraska Cornhuskers took to Twitter last night to troll Big Ten rival Michigan’s football program as well as coach Jim Harbaugh following a story from maizenbrew in which 2016 three-star tight end Chase Allen discussed his visit with Harbaugh. Long story short, Harbaugh appeared intent on “debunking” everything Nebraska told Allen about how tight ends are used in coach...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Robinson scores 21, Michigan ends Huskers' roll in 81-68 win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Duncan Robinson scored 21 points and Derrick Walton Jr. had 12 rebounds to go with his 19 points, leading Michigan to an 81-68 win over Nebraska on Saturday. The Wolverines (15-5, 5-2 Big Ten) squandered most of an 18-point lead in the second half but held on to end the Cornhuskers' four-game win streak. Michigan has won all six meetings with the Huskers (12...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

After finding a note in his sock, Lawrence Phillips’ family wants an investigation done

Last week, it was announced that former Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his prison cell. A few weeks later, it was announced that Phillips’ death was called a suicide. But now, there is a new revelation that has Phillips’ family questioning things. After finding a note in his sock, Phillips’ family now wants an investigation done.   The attorney...
Via No Guts, No Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska trolls Michigan State after upset victory

If there’s one thing that the Nebraska Cornhuskers won’t let go it is that their football team upset the Michigan State Spartans during the 2015 season. They certainly won’t let it go after their basketball team did the same Wednesday night. The Cornhuskers beat the 11th-ranked Spartans 72-71 in a big win Wednesday night, much like their 39-38 win on the gridiron during the...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State continues freefall, drops third straight to Nebraska

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Shavon Shields scored 28 points, playing through hip pain, and Denzel Valentine missed a shot just before the buzzer to allow Nebraska to hold on for a 72-71 win over No. 11 Michigan State on Wednesday night.The Cornhuskers (12-8, 4-3 Big Ten) have won four straight, three on the road. They've also won three straight against the Spartans.Michigan State (17...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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