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...
Here’s a quick scouting report of the likely starters for each team along with other tidbits of information on Baylor and Nebraska.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)...
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.
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)
Nebraska comes in with a chance to firmly lock in its NCAA tourney hopes...
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...
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
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.
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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February 23, 2014
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...
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...
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February 20, 2014