Nebraska Rumors & News

  • Penn State swats away Nebraska in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Shep Garner scored 16 points, including seven of Penn State's 16 points in overtime, leading the Nittany Lions to a 76-67 victory over Nebraska in the opening game of the Big Ten tournament in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. No. 13 seed Penn State (15-17) ended a five-game losing streak with..." March 08

  • Michigan ruins Nebraska's senior night

    The Sports Xchange "LINCOLN, Neb. -- Michigan lit up Nebraska's defense all night and spoiled senior night for the Huskers in a 93-57 Big Ten Conference victory on Sunday before a crowd of 15,293 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Wolverines (20-11, 10-8 Big Ten) shot 63 percent from the field for the game and..." March 05

  • Minnesota keeps rolling with 88-73 win over Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "After Minnesota lost a fifth straight game five weeks ago, a top-four finish in the Big Ten seemed like a pipe dream. After routing Nebraska 88-73 on Thursday evening in Minneapolis, Minnesota is one game from realizing that dream. Nate Mason had a game-high 25 points on 9-of-13..." March 02

  • Long-range shooting carries Illini over Huskers

    The Sports Xchange "Illinois drilled eight 3-pointers in the second half to pull away for a 73-57 victory over Nebraska on Sunday night in a Big Ten game at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Senior swingman Malcolm Hill scored 14 of his game-high 19 points after halftime to lead the Illini (17-12, 7-9 Big..." February 26

  • Ward, Bridges lead Spartans rout of Cornhuskers

    The Sports Xchange "Freshmen Nick Ward and Miles Bridges each scored 20 points to lead Michigan State to an 88-72 win over Nebraska on Thursday to keep its NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Freshman Josh Langford added 17 points for Michigan State (17-11, 9-6), which shot 46.8 percent from the field (29 of 62) and..." February 23

  • Nebraska sinks Ohio State with late three-point play

    The Sports Xchange "A month ago, Ohio State won at Nebraska by one. On Saturday evening in Columbus, Ohio, the Cornhuskers returned the favor. Glynn Watson Jr. converted a three-point play with seven seconds left to lift the Cornhuskers to a 58-57 win at Value City Arena. After a Marc Loving 3-pointer..." February 18

  • McVeigh, Watson lead Nebraska to victory over Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Jack McVeigh and Glynn Watson Jr. each scored 15 points to lead Nebraska to a 82-66 victory over Penn State in a Big Ten game Tuesday night in Lincoln, Neb. The Cornhuskers (11-14, 5-8 Big Ten) never trailed. Penn State (14-13, 7-7) was led by Tony Carr's 15 points. Tai Webster added..." February 15

  • No. 7 Wisconsin escapes with OT win at Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "LINCOLN, Neb. -- No. 7 Wisconsin survived an overtime challenge from a team that already knocked off two ranked opponents, earning a 70-69 victory over Nebraska on Thursday night in a Big Ten game. Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year Nigel Hayes made a 3-pointer from the top of the key with..." February 10

  • Iowa overcomes slow start, defeats Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa Hawkeyes picked up their third straight victory and moved back above .500 in Big Ten play after defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 81-70 on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Nebraska started the game hot, making six of its first 10 shots and jumping out to an early 12-6 lead. Most of..." February 05

  • Bridges guides Michigan State by Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Miles Bridges scored 16 points, and Michigan State buried Nebraska with a barrage of 3-pointers in a 72-61 Big Ten road win Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. The Spartans (14-9, 6-4 Big Ten) hit seven of their first nine 3-pointers to open the second half,..." February 02

  • Nebraska rallies late to upset No. 20 Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "LINCOLN, Neb. -- After spending a good portion of the first half Sunday vomiting in the locker room, Nebraska forward Michael Jacobson found the strength to give the a late boost for an important Big Ten Conference basketball victory. The sophomore from Waukee, Iowa grabbed his fifth..." January 29

  • Law leads Northwestern to fifth straight Big Ten win

    The Sports Xchange "Three players scored in double figures as Northwestern claimed its first five-game Big Ten winning streak in more than 50 years with a 73-61 victory over Nebraska on Thursday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Vic Law scored 20 points for the Wildcats (17-4, 6-2), Dererk Pardon had 19 points and an arena..." January 26

  • Sanders' last-second shot lifts Rutgers over Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Corey Sanders followed his own miss and scored on a follow with one second left, giving Rutgers a dramatic 65-64 Big Ten home victory over Nebraska that ended the Scarlet Knights' seven-game losing streak Saturday. The loss, the second straight suffered with one second remaining, was the..." January 21

  • Loving's late basket lifts Ohio State past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Marc Loving scored on a layup with one second left to give Ohio State a 67-66 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night in a Big Ten game at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. The Buckeyes (12-7, 2-4) trailed 66-65 after Tai Webster's layup with 34 seconds left. Loving followed with an..." January 19

  • Wagner's career high leads Wolverines over Cornhuskers

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 23 points to lift Michigan to a 91-85 win over Nebraska in a Big 10 contest on Saturday. Senior guard Zak Irvin scored 21 points and senior guard Derrick Walton added 20 points for Michigan (12-6, 2-3), which earned a badly-needed win coming off..." January 14

  • Northwestern deals Nebraska its first Big Ten loss

    The Sports Xchange "Northwestern made 11 3-pointers and rallied from a halftime deficit Sunday to hand Nebraska its first Big Ten loss, a 74-66 decision at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Scottie Lindsey paced the Wildcats (13-4, 2-2) with 19 points and Vic Law added 15, all on 3-pointers. Center Dererk..." January 08

  • Watson helps Nebraska outlast Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "Glynn Watson Jr. scored a career-high 34 points, and Nebraska outlasted visiting Iowa 93-90 in double overtime on Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Iowa's Peter Jok, the Big Ten's leading scorer, caught fire after halftime, pouring in 30 of his 34 points in the second half and..." January 06

  • Webster's layup lifts Nebraska over Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Tai Webster hit a driving layup with 31.2 seconds remaining to lead Nebraska to its second consecutive road upset, 67-65 at Maryland on Sunday afternoon as the surprising Cornhuskers moved to 2-0 in Big Ten play. Webster, who had 18 points, scored Nebraska's last seven points,..." January 01

  • Nebraska snaps No. 16 Indiana's 26-game home win streak

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Nebraska coach Tim Miles sensed his upset-minded Cornhuskers were fatigued midway through a second-half struggle at 16th-ranked Indiana on Wednesday, so he offered some added incentive. "About 7 minutes left, I said, 'OK, I promise a day off tomorrow if you win,'" Miles..." December 28

  • Nebraska holds off Southern

    The Sports Xchange "Jeriah Horne came off the bench to score 18 points, leading Nebraska to an 81-76 victory over visiting Southern on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Horne made 7 of 9 field-goal attempts and 4 of 6 from 3-point range for Nebraska (6-6). Glynn Watson Jr. scored 13 points,..." December 20

  • Gardner-Webb upends Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "If Nebraska thought Gardner-Webb was going to give it a breather after a brutal stretch in its nonconference schedule, it was mistaken. Tyrell Nelson had 24 points and nine rebounds and Gardner-Webb went on a late second-half run to upset Nebraska 70-62 on Sunday in Lincoln, Neb. The..." December 18

  • Mason powers No. 3 Kansas past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- An ailing foot and an adjustment to a four-guard attack in which he is the lone big man has been difficult for Kansas forward Landen Lucas. The 6-foot-10 senior looked more comfortable with his form, however, on Saturday, contributing 12 points and seven rebounds off the..." December 10

  • Late kick leads No. 10 Creighton past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "LINCOLN, Neb. -- Creighton fought off a spirited first-half performance by Nebraska before pulling away for a 77-62 victory over the Cornhuskers on Wednesday night. After leading 31-30 and struggling from the field in the first 20 minutes of the game played before a crowd of 15,902 at..." December 08

  • Nebraska ends three-game skid, beats South Dakota

    The Sports Xchange "All five starters scored in double figures as Nebraska snapped a three-game losing streak with a 73-61 nonconference victory over South Dakota on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Cornhuskers (5-3) hit six of their first eight shots for a quick 12-2 lead and never trailed. Jack..." December 03

  • Blossomgame, Clemson slip past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Forward Jaron Blossomgame scored 15 points as Clemson held off Nebraska 60-58 Wednesday night in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge game at Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson (4-2) helped the Atlantic Coast Conference clinch a victory in the annual series. The Tigers led 58-54 with..." December 01

  • LeDay, Hill, Robinson guide Va. Tech past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech forward Zach LeDay and guards Ahmed Hill and Justin Robinson combined for 30 points in the second half Sunday to lead the Hokies to a 66-53 victory in the third-place game of the Wooden Legacy in Anaheim, Calif. LeDay scored 10 of his team-high 19 points, and Hill and Robinson..." November 27

  • No. 14 UCLA hands Nebraska first loss

    The Sports Xchange "A talented UCLA team withstood its toughest test yet, holding on to beat Nebraska 82-71 in the semifinals of the Wooden Legacy tournament Friday night at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Gym in Fullerton, Calif. All five starters scored in double figures for the 14th-ranked Bruins (6-0). Bryce..." November 26

  • Watson leads Nebraska over Dayton

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore point guard Glynn Watson Jr.'s pair of free throws with 8.8 seconds left erased Dayton's only lead and gave Nebraska an 80-78 victory in a Wooden Legacy quarterfinal Thursday night at Titan Gym. Watson finished with a game-high 20 points and 5 steals for Nebraska (4-0), which will..." November 25

  • Webster leads Nebraska past Louisiana Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Tai Webster scored 23 points and Jack McVeigh added 21 to lead Nebraska to a 65-54 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Ed Morrow Jr. added nine points as Nebraska moved to 3-0 for the first time since 2013-14 season. Erik McCree paced the..." November 19

  • Nebraska dumps Sacramento State in opener

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Glynn Watson Jr. scored 23 points, 17 of them in the first half, as Nebraska got 43 points from its starting backcourt and outlasted Sacramento State 83-61 Sunday in the season opener for both teams at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. The Cornhuskers led by just three points at..." November 13

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