Nebraska to open 2017 football season against Arkansas St.
Nebraska will open the 2017 football season against Arkansas State in Lincoln. The Nebraska athletic department announced Monday that the Red Wolves would visit Memorial Stadium on Sept. 2. The game will be the third between the schools.
Nebraska Wide Receiver Tolbert Cited For Drug Paraphernalia
University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus police say redshirt freshman wide receiver Jariah Tolbert has been ticketed on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia. Police Sgt. Dave Dibelka said Friday that Tolbert, 19, of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, was cited early Thursday along with two 19-year-old women.
Former Husker I-Back Baldwin Dies at 45
Scott Baldwin, whose promising career at Nebraska in the early 1990s ended because of injuries and his battles with mental illness, has died. Baldwin's family said through the Nebraska athletic department that he died of cardiac arrest Wednesday in New Jersey. He was 45.
HUSKER BASEBALL: NU Swept By No. 19 Iowa
The No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes (30-11, 13-2 Big Ten) finished off a three-game sweep of the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep. The Hawkeyes walked off the Huskers, 3-2, in the 10th inning of game one and then took game two by a score of 5-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 2,506 at Duane Banks Field.
HUSKER MEN'S BASKETBALL: NU To Play Villanova In Tipoff Games
For the first time in more than 16 years, the Nebraska Men's Basketball team will play Villanova next season. The matchup between the Huskers and Wildcats will be part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games in November, which features eight games between Big Ten and Big East teams over the next eight seasons.
Miles Optimistic Despite Loss of Players, Coach
Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles says he's optimistic about his program's future even though two players and an assistant coach have unexpectedly left over the past three weeks. Walter Pitchford is declaring for the NBA draft and Tarin Smith is transferring. On Sunday assistant coach Chris Harriman told Miles he was leaving to become associate head coach at New Mexico.
HUSKER BASKETBALL: Petteway Declares For NBA Draft
Nebraska junior guard Terran Petteway announced Thursday morning that he is forgoing his senior season to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft. Petteway, a fourth-year junior from Galveston, Texas, is on track to earn his degree in May and has spent the last three seasons at Nebraska after transferring from Texas Tech.
HUSKER BASEBALL: Placzek Delivers Again in 7-6 Win at Creighton
The No. 23 Nebraska baseball team (27-11, 5-4 Big Ten) came away with a 7-6 victory on Tuesday night at TD Ameritrade Park and for the third time in four games against the Creighton Bluejays (20-9, 5-1 Big East), Nebraska’s Jake Placzek delivered the game-winning hit.
Ex-Husker Phillips Suspected of Killing Prison Cellmate Former Nebraska and NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison. Prison officials said Monday that Phillips' cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison was found lifeless over the weekend and later pronounced dead.
HUSKER BASEBALL: NU Wins Series Over Minnesota
Behind a pair of home runs from Christian Cox and a career-high four hits from Austin Christensen, the No. 23 Nebraska baseball team (26-11, 5-4 Big Ten) notched a series win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers (12-19, 3-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon.
HUSKER SOFTBALL: NU Takes Series From Purdue
Behind another strong pitching performance and more timely hitting, the Nebraska softball team earned a series victory at Purdue with an 8-0 run-rule victory in Sunday's finale at Boilermaker Stadium.