It's fast becoming a lost season for poor-shooting Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska celebrated a breakthrough season last year that ended with the program's first NCAA tournament berth in 16 years. This season, the Cornhuskers have reverted to their old ways and seem headed for their customary finish in the lower half of their conference. Fans didn't want to believe coach Tim Miles when he warned before the season that even with most...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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

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 the buzzer...
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January 24, 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 after...
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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

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 virtue...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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