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Former Georgetown forward Moses Ayegba will transfer to Nebraska

While the exploits of players such as Terran Petteway, Walter Pitchford and Shavon Shields was enough to get Nebraska to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1998, one thing the Huskers lacked in 2013-14 was interior depth. Shields, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard, was Nebraska’s leading rebounder and outside of Pitchford just one true big (Leslee Smith) averaged double-digit...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio St. 71, Nebraska 67

LaQuinton Ross scored 18 of his career-high 26 points after intermission as the Buckeyes overcame a huge second-half deficit to rally past the Cornhuskers in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament in Indianapolis. One day after grabbing a career-high 15 rebounds in Ohio State’s first-round win over Purdue, Ross collected 13 more for the fifth-seeded Buckeyes (25-8), who have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes rally past Nebraska into Big Ten semifinals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- LaQuinton Ross had 26 points and 13 rebounds and No. 24 Ohio State rallied from an 18-point second-half deficit to beat fourth-seeded Nebraska 71-67 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament. The victory sends No. 5 seed Ohio State (25-8) into a semifinal matchup with No. 1 seed Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines defeated No. 9 seed Illinois...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes to take on Nebraska in Big Ten quarterfinals

When Nebraska was routed by Ohio State on Jan. 4, the Cornhuskers were in the midst of a losing streak that eventually would reach five as it looked like they were destined for another disappointing finish. Plenty has changed since. Fourth-seeded Nebraska looks to improve its NCAA tournament resume Friday with a victory over the 24th-ranked Buckeyes in the quarterfinals of the Big...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas wins B1G Player of the Week for the fourth time this season

Michigan guard Nik Stauskas’ huge season continued Monday as the B1G named him the Player of the Week. Stauskas shared the honor with Nebraska sophomore wing Shavon Shields however unlike Shields, and now unlike Trey Burke the sophomore guard has now won the award four times something Burke did three times. This week though Stauskas earned himself the title once again after averaging...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Power Rankings: Big Ten Tournament Edition

The regular season is in the books and the Big Ten Tournament bracket is set. Here’s our final Big Ten Power Rankings of the 2013-14 season. 1. Michigan (1.17 PPP, 1.06 Opp. PPP, +.11 Eff. Margin) Michigan wrapped up the outright Big Ten Championship in style last week with wins over Illinois and Indiana. The Wolverines did eventually top the table in efficiency margin, but are...
Via UM Hoops
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska upsets No. 9 Wisconsin, 77-68

Five months ago, the Nebraska men’s basketball team lost a home scrimmage to South Dakota State, which by ratings percentage index is now the nation’s 138th-place team. On Sunday, the Huskers clinched fourth place in the Big Ten and a first-round bye in this week’s league tournament by upsetting one of the country’s Top 10 teams. NU’s 77-68 victory over No. 9 Wisconsin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska upsets ninth-ranked Wisconsin

Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway scored 26 points apiece, and Nebraska upset No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 on Sunday night to put a dent in the Badgers' hopes for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska guard Mike Peltz proposes on Senior Night

Nebraska upset No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 on senior night in Lincoln. Before Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway led the Huskers with 26 points each en route to the victory, senior guard Mike Peltz got down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend during the senior ceremony. Pretty cool stuff.
Via StraitPinkie.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska: 77 Wisconsin: 68

Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway scored 26 points apiece, and Nebraska beat No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 on Sunday night to bolster its resume for an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament.
Via nebraska.scout.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Nebraska Fans Storm Court After Huskers Defeat No. 9 Wisconsin

Could Nebraska be headed to the NCAA Tournament? The Cornhuskers, who’d had a surprising year in the Big Ten but lacked a big-time win for their tournament resume, knocked off No. 9 Wisconsin Sunday night in front of their home crowd. The victory should take Nebraska from a bubble team to almost a lock when matchups are announced next Sunday for this year’s madness. Terran Petteway...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers foiled by Cornhuskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway scored 26 points apiece, and Nebraska beat No. 9 Wisconsin 77-68 on Sunday night to bolster its resume for an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament. The Cornhuskers (19-11, 11-7) won for the 10th time in 12 games to clinch fourth place in the Big Ten for their highest conference finish since 1997-98. The Badgers (25-6, 12-6)...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Shielded from Victory

It was dubbed the biggest home game in school history, and Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway didn't disappoint the packed crowd. The sophomores each scored a game-high 26 points and Nebraska ended No.9 Wisconsin's eight game winning streak with a 77-68 victory in Lincoln Sunday.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
March 09, 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...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska 70, Indiana 60

Walter Pitchford finished with 17 points and nine rebounds as the Cornhuskers notched their third road victory in four tries by completing a season sweep of the Hoosiers. Shavon Shields added 17 points and eight boards while Terran Petteway chipped in 13 points for Nebraska (18-11, 10-7 Big Ten), which recorded 10 conference victories for the first time since 1998-99 and the 11th...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska: 70 Indiana: 60

Walter Pitchford and Shavon Shields each scored 17 points Wednesday, and Nebraska's defense held off Indiana's second-half rally for a 70-60
Via nebraska.scout.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tim Miles, Nebraska players react to win over Indiana

Tim Miles, Shavon Shields and Walter Pitchford met with the media following Nebraska’s 70-60 on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall. Watch their comments in the media player below:The post Video: Tim Miles, Nebraska players react to win over Indiana appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
Via Inside the Hall
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska 54, Northwestern 47

Shavon Shields recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Cornhuskers held off the Wildcats for their seventh straight win at home. Walter Pitchford contributed 10 points and nine rebounds while Terran Petteway also scored 10 for Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten). The Cornhuskers had a 40-29 edge on the boards and held Northwestern to 33.3 percent shooting en route to their sixth victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska: 54 Purdue: 47

Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska, which took a 10-point lead with 7 minutes left and held on to defeat Northwestern 54-47
Via nebraska.scout.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska 76, Purdue 57

Terran Petteway scored 29 points as the host Cornhuskers harassed the visiting Boilermakers into 30.2 percent shooting to win their fifth straight contest. Shavon Shields added 18 points, 10 rebounds and three steals for Nebraska (16-10, 8-6 Big Ten), which has won six in a row at home during conference play for the first time since it put together a school-record eight-game run...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

RIP season: Purdue loses at Nebraska, 76-57

Remember when some jerk named Aneesh said Nebraska was an automatic win? Yeah, my bad. Purdue fell in Lincoln to the suddenly-surging Cornhuskers, 76-57. Nebraska has now won five straight in the Big Ten, and is flirting with a nice surprising tournament berth. Before I go on, let me give some major props to Nebraska’s squad, let by Coach Tim Miles and his absolutely perfect Twitter...
Via Boiled Sports
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska wins 5th straight; 76-57 over Purdue

Terran Petteway scored 29 points to lead surging Nebraska, which won its fifth straight game, over Purdue 76-57 Sunday. Nebraska (16-10, 8-6 Big Ten) used a 26-8 second half run to take down the Boilermakers (15-12, 5-9). The Huskers have won five straight conference games for the first times since 1998-99 and have won eight conference games for the first time since 2008-09 when...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornhuskers win 4th in a row, 80-67 over Penn St.

Terran Petteway scored 26 points to lead five Nebraska players in double figures, and the upstart Cornhuskers defeated Penn State 80-67 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win and seventh in nine games. Nebraska (15-10, 7-6 Big Ten) has won four straight conference games for the first time since 1998-99 and has matched its victory total of last season. The Huskers are over...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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