Fighting Illini Basketball Disrespected By Vegas

Fighting Illini News – The 2014-2015 college basketball championship game is over 11 months away, but that hasn’t stopped Vegas from releasing their newest odds for the upcoming season. With the return of the Harrison twins, and a total of a whopping nine McDonald’s All-Americans on the roster, Kentucky is understandably listed as the favorite at 5/1 odds. However, what isn’t...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Onward to Anaheim

When Baylor sat at 2-8 in conference play in January, even the National Invitational Tournament started to look like a fading possibility. But the Bears defied the odds and booked their tickets to the Sweet 16 in Anaheim, Calif., after wins over Nebraska and Creighton on opening weekend. Nebraska Baylor opened the tournament with a matchup against a highly-touted Nebraska team...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Position by position scouting report of No. 6 Baylor, No. 11 Nebraska

Here’s a quick scouting report of the likely starters for each team along with other tidbits of information on Baylor and Nebraska. Guard Kenny Cherry vs Tai Webster/Benny Parker Nebraska’s Tai Webster has started a large majority of Nebraska’s games this season, but may see more time on the bench once the tournament begins. After playing upwards of 25 minutes per game for...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Badger Hoops Preview: Lots to play for in finale at Nebraska

The Matchup: No. 9 Wisconsin (25-5, 12-5 B1G) at Nebraska (18-11, 10-7 B1G) When: Sunday, March 9 at 6:30pm CT Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena  TV: Big Ten Network  Radio: Badger Radio Network All-Time Series: 10-10 Tie Last Meeting: 77-46 Wisconsin win (2/26/13)  The Opposition: Nebraska comes in with a chance to firmly lock in its NCAA tourney hopes...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gallegos set for senior night

After almost calling it quits at Nebraska, Ray Gallegos celebrates senior night on Sunday when Nebraska takes on No. 9 Wisconsin.
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska 80, Penn St. 67

Terran Petteway scored 26 points to lead the way as the Cornhuskers rolled over the visiting Nittany Lions to win their fourth straight conference game for the first time since 1999. Petteway made 14-of-19 at the foul line for Nebraska (15-10, 7-6 Big Ten), which had season highs in free throws made (37) and attempted (48). Shavon Shields scored 13 points and Ray Gallegos had 11...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Spartan Jump Shots, Cornhusker Edition: Nebraska vs. Michigan State Keys to the Game

Thursday night, the Michigan State Spartans turned what could have become a major trap game into a runaway, throttling the Northwestern Wildcats 85-70 and looking extremely good in the process for a variety of reasons. Sunday, another trap game looms, with the decent but not overpowering Nebraska Cornhuskers making a trip to East Lansing to take on the Spartans for the first time...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska rallies from 16 down to top Indiana 60-55

Terran Petteway scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half, and Nebraska came back from a 16-point deficit to defeat Indiana 60-55 on Thursday night. The Cornhuskers (11-9, 3-5 Big Ten) won for the third time in four games and back-to-back conference games for the first time in their three years in the Big Ten. They also improved to 10-1 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Hoosiers...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State tops Nebraska 58-54

It wasn't pretty and it wasn't easy, but Penn State finally managed its first Big Ten Conference win of the season. D.J. Newbill scored 16 points to lead the Nittany Lions past Nebraska 58-54 Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. After several near misses, including a loss to Purdue Saturday in which the Nittany Lions led by three with 16 seconds to go but lost at...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Progress is slow for Miles at struggling Nebraska

Tim Miles is midway through his second season at Nebraska, and while he's not surprised by how big a job it is to turn around the long-struggling program, he wishes he would see more progress. The Cornhuskers (8-8) have lost four straight to start Big Ten play and five in a row overall. The losing streak could be longer after Monday's visit by an 11th-ranked Ohio State...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Progress is slow for Miles at struggling Nebraska

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer Tim Miles is midway through his second season at Nebraska, and while he's not surprised by how big a job it is to turn around the long-struggling program, he wishes he would see more progress. The Cornhuskers (8-8) have lost four straight to start Big Ten play and five in a row overall. The losing streak could be longer...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue takes down Nebraska 70-64

A.J. Hammons scored 18 points to lead the Purdue to a 70-64 win over Nebraska on Sunday. Ronnie Johnson added 14 points for the Boilermakers (11-5, 1-2 Big Ten), who picked up their first league win. Purdue made 24 of 52 shots, including 5 of 13 shots from behind the arc. Terran Petteway had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Ray Gallegos, Deverell Biggs each scored 10 points to...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 22 Iowa beats Nebraska 67-57

Iowa looked shaky at times but Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery will take the win. Devyn Marble had 15 points and eight rebounds and No. 22 Iowa opened its Big Ten season with a win for the first time since 2006 with a 67-57 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night. Aaron White scored 11 of his 13 points in the first half for the Hawkeyes (12-2, 1-0), who led by as many as 20 points...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati: 74 Nebraska: 59

Terran Petteway scored 22 points and Ray Gallegos matched his season high with 18 points for Nebraska, but it wasn't enough on the road in Cincy.
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Shields scores 15 in Neb's 79-67 win over Ark. St.

Shavon Shields scored 15 points to lead four Nebraska players in double figures, and the Cornhuskers rode a fast start to a 79-67 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday. Ray Gallegos added 13 points, Walter Pitchford had 12 and Terran Petteway 11 for the Huskers (7-3), who bounced back from a 15-point loss to in-state rival Creighton last Sunday. Kirk Van Slyke scored a career...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska win produces tie in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

An early December game between two teams picked to finish at or near the bottom of their conferences never meant so much. At least that's the way Nebraska coach Tim Miles saw his Cornhuskers' 60-49 victory over Miami on Wednesday night. The win in the final game of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge allowed the Big Ten to forge a 6-6 tie in the 12-game, two-night competition. By...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska: 83 SCSU: 57

Ray Gallegos had 18 points to lead five Huskers in double figures and Nebraska used a two second-half scoring spurts to run past South Carolina State 83-57 Sunday.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska's Gallegos suspended 2 games

Starting guard Ray Gallegos has been suspended for Nebraska's first two games and reserve Jordan Tyrance is leaving the team for personal reasons. Coach Tim Miles said Gallegos will sit out Friday's opener against Florida Gulf Coast and Tuesday's game against Western Illinois for a violation of team rules. Gallegos is a team captain who led the Big Ten in minutes played...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013-2014 ITH season preview: Nebraska Cornhuskers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Nebraska Cornhuskers. In its first two seasons in the Big Ten, Nebraska has found itself at the bottom of the conference standings with a combined 8-13 record at...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

#100 Nebraska Cornhuskers: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers...
Via The Sports Bank
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Nebraska 57, Purdue 55

Shavon Shields scored 19 points, Brandon Ubel added 16 points and eight rebounds and Nebraska beat Purdue 57-55 Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. The Cornhuskers (15-17) hung on after Purdue's Terone Johnson missed two shots in the closing seconds and will meet No. 10 Ohio State in the quarterfinals on Friday. They started the second half on a 9-0 run to...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Day one Big Ten Tournament preview.

The best conference tournament of the season, and perhaps the most anticipated Big Ten tournament tips off bright and early on Thursday morning when the Gophers take on Illinois at 11 am. How competitive will the tournament be? Consider that the Gophers and the Illini, the eight and nine seeds respectively, are each playing for a chance to beat number one seed Indiana for the second...
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March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa 74, Nebraska 60

Aaron White led a balanced effort with 19 points and Iowa beat Nebraska 74-60 in its regular-season finale on Saturday, finishing at .500 in the Big Ten for the first time in six years. Freshman Adam Woodbury had 12 points for the Hawkeyes (20-11, 9-9), who clinched the No. 6 seed in next week's Big Ten tournament. Iowa, which broke the game open with a 20-2 run midway through...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers vs. Huskers Preview + Wednesday Tournaments

The Gophers play Nebraska in Lincoln, and although some of the pressure has been alleviated by the wins over Indiana and Penn State, which locked the Gophers into the NCAA Tournament, they can still close strong and get maybe as high as a 3 seed, or crash and end up around a 10.  My hope is they get to a six to avoid the 1-2 seed in the second round if they advance, and I think...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Spartan Jump Shots, Cornhusker Edition: Michigan State vs. Nebraska Preview

With Tuesday’s rivalry game now in the rearview mirror, the next challenge posed by the schedule might be one of the toughest yet for the Michigan State Spartans. Can the team, coming off an emotional win over the Michigan Wolverines prior to a huge match up with the Indiana Hoosiers, find enough focus to beat the below average Nebraska Cornhuskers on the road? A month ago, the...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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