LSE Players, Coach Inducted into School HOF
Nine athletes, one coach and the 1969 state champion boys gymnastics team and 1976 state champion girls golf team are being inducted into the Lincoln Southeast Athletic Hall of Fame this evening.
NWU MEN'S BASKETBALL: High Scoring Prairie Wolves Upset No. 8 Midland
Trey Bardsley made two free throws with 2.6 seconds remaining in the game, then stole the Midland pass attempt on a last second try to tie the game as Nebraska Wesleyan held on for a thrilling 110-108 upset victory over the #8 Warriors on Wednesday night (Jan. 28) at Snyder Arena.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Creighton Snaps Losing Streak, Beats St. John's
Toby Hegner had 21 points, James Milliken nailed a pair of late 3-pointers and Creighton snapped a nine-game skid, beating St. John's 77-74 on Wednesday night. Hegner made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left to put Creighton (10-12, 1-8 Big East) up 75-72.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: South Dakota State Routs Omaha 86-64
Deondre Parks scored a career-best 26 points as South Dakota State routed Omaha 86-64 on Wednesday night. Parks finished with 7-of-8 shooting from the field - including 5-of-5 from 3-point range - for the Jackrabbits (16-7, 7-2 Summit League). Jake Bittle added 21 points and seven rebounds and Cody Larson had 15 points and seven rebounds.
HUSKER MEN'S BASKETBALL: Michigan's Strong 2nd Half Too Much For NU
Zak Irvin had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Michigan rode a strong second-half start to a 58-44 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday. The Wolverines (13-8, 6-3 Big Ten) led 23-18 at intermission and blew the game open after starting the second on a 13-2 run. Irvin closed the spurt with a 3-pointer and the Cornhuskers never got closer than eight points the rest of the night.
HUSKER WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawkeyes Force OT To Beat NU
Ally Disterhoft scored all 20 of her points in the second half and overtime to lead No. 20 Iowa to its first victory against No. 15 Nebraska in nine tries as a Big Ten opponent, 78-72 on Monday. Bethany Doolittle had six of her 12 points during the extra period while Iowa outscored Nebraska 17-11.
Husker Men Beat Michigan State
A nail-biter at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Terran Petteway scored a season-high 32 points, Shavon Shields added 21 and short-handed Nebraska held off Michigan State 79-77 on Saturday. The Huskers won for the fourth time in five games. The Spartans lost for the second time in three games.
HUSKER FOOTBALL: NU Gets Verbal Commit From Top-Ranked Lineman
The Nebraska football team has picked up a verbal commit from the top-ranked offensive guard in the country, as ranked by ESPN. Jalin Barnett, a 6' 4", 315 pound Offensive Tackle/Guard from Lawton High School in Lawton, Oklahoma, has become the 16th verbal for the 2015 Nebraska recruiting cycle. Barnett is a highly rated 4 star and is the top ranked player in the state
HUSKER FOOTBALL: Pierson-El Named To Freshman All-American Team
Nebraska's De’Mornay Pierson-El received one final honor from a fantastic freshman season on Wednesday, when he was named the punt returner on the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America team. Pierson-El returned 34 punts for 596 yards in 2014, returning three punts for touchdowns while averaging 17.5 yards per return.
NWU Men's Basketball: Giesselmann Receives Player of The Week
Nebraska Wesleyan University Men's Basketball junior forward Travis Giesselmann has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports GPAC Men’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week as well as the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) men’s basketball Player-of-the-Week.