Nebraska surges past Omaha in 80-67 win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Shavon Shields scored a career-high 35 points, 21 of them in the first half, to lead slow-starting Nebraska past Omaha 80-67 on Tuesday night. Nebraska (3-1) trailed by as many as 16 early but opened up a double digit lead late in the first half. Omaha (2-2, 0-0 Summit) cut the Nebraska lead to 47-43 on C.J. Carter's layup with 13:15 left. Shields then hit Nebraska...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mathews leads URI to 66-62 OT upset of Nebraska

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) E.C. Mathews scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to help the University of Rhode Island upset No. 21 Nebraska 66-62 on Saturday night. Jared Terrell added 12 points, including two 3-pointers in the extra session to the delight of the sellout crowd. Mathews added 10 rebounds as the Rams outrebounded the Cornhuskers 48-35. Terrell made a 3-pointer...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball Predictions: Nebraska vs Rhode Island

It will be the first true challenge of the season for both teams– the Rhode Island Rams and Nebraska Cornhuskers– when they square off Saturday night at 7:00 PM ET in the Ryan Center. Rhode Island, who are set to host their opponents, are in the process of assembling a formidable squad to confront the tricky minefield ahead. Hassan Martin leads Rhode Island in scoring. The...
Via The League News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cornhuskers shake off slow start to down Central Arkansas

  Terran Petteway scored 23 points, Shavon Shields added 16 and No. 21 Nebraska shook off a sloppy first half to beat Central Arkansas 82-56 on Tuesday night. Tai Webster had 11 of his 13 points in the second half for the Cornhuskers (2-0), who turned the game into a rout after leading their opponent from the Southland Conference by only five points shortly after halftime. Jake...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Huskers start slow, rout C. Arkansas 82-56

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Terran Petteway scored 23 points, Shavon Shields added 16 and No. 21 Nebraska shook off a sloppy first half to beat Central Arkansas 82-56 on Tuesday night. Tai Webster had 11 of his 13 points in the second half for the Cornhuskers (2-0), who turned the game into a rout after leading their opponent from the Southland Conference by only five points shortly after...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cent. Arkansas-Nebraska Preview

Reigning Big Ten scoring champion Terran Petteway has picked up where he left off, but Nebraska coach Tim Miles believes his squad isn't where it needs to be on the boards. The 21st-ranked Cornhuskers go after their 19th win in 20 home games Tuesday night against Central Arkansas, which has been buried on the glass in two blowout defeats. Petteway led the Big Ten with 18.1 points...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Petteway's 25 leads No. 21 Huskers over N Ky 80-61

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Terran Petteway scored 25 points, making six 3-pointers, and 21st-ranked Nebraska opened with an 80-61 victory over Northern Kentucky on Sunday. Shavon Shields had 11 of his 18 points in the second half and made all 10 of his free throws. David Rivers added 12 points. Freshman Tayler Persons led the Norse with 13 points. Anthony Monaco, averaging 2.5 points in...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Kentucky-Nebraska Preview

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - These are heady days for Nebraska basketball. The Cornhuskers are coming off their best conference finish and first NCAA tournament since 1998, and played to sellout crowds in their first year at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Now they've earned a preseason ranking for only the second time. The first was 22 years ago. Shavon Shields said when he and his teammates went...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Basketball Preview: #3 Nebraska Cornhuskers

I thought this was going to feel weird and yep, it sure does.  Nebraska, third in the Big 10.  Wow, crazy.  At the same time it makes sense though.  The Huskers finished fourth in the conference last season and return nearly everybody from that team.  They were 11-7 in conference play and beat Ohio State and Michigan State at home.  I mean this is serious, people.  Tim Miles...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Miles ahead: Coach making basketball matter in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – Walk into the office of Tim Miles – the Nebraska basketball coach who in his second season here took the longtime basketball also-ran to its first NCAA tournament in 16 years – and you’ll see plenty of curious mementoes. The giant red sombrero he got from winning a basketball tournament in El Paso. The black Stetson he got from a different tournament in San...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten’s Top 25 Players: 15-11

With the official start of practice less than four weeks away, UM Hoops and Inside the Hall have again partnered to bring you a preseason breakdown of the top 25 players in the Big Ten for the 2014-2015 season. Our selection process involved much deliberation to arrive at a list we hope will provide plenty of reaction and debate. The series will be broken into five parts and our...
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September 11, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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 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.
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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.
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...
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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

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

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.
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March 05, 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...
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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

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...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bracket Watch: February 20th, 2014

Last weekend wasn’t very fun for Michigan. After a great win against Ohio State in Columbus, the Wolverines followed up with a clunker at home on Sunday against Wisconsin, falling to the Badgers 75-62. Michigan looked flat out of the gate, and though it made a valiant comeback effort, Wisconsin was able to shut the door late. (Photo: Scott Mapes) The good news for Michigan is that...
Via UM Hoops
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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