Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

Huskers Feeling Blue after Creighton Dominates

Huskers Feeling Blue after Creighton Dominates

There are bad starts to a game, and then there’s what happened to Nebraska(4-5) Saturday afternoon. Just eight minutes into the game, Nebraska was 2-of-13 from the field, while Creighton(7-2) had already made five threes to lead 21-4. The Huskers wouldn’t break double digits until a Dachon Burke jumper with 4:15 left in the half.…Read more »

Streaky Shooting Fails Men’s Basketball at Georgia Tech

Streaky Shooting Fails Men’s Basketball at Georgia Tech

It can be tough to win games when shots aren’t falling. It is even tougher when a lot of shots aren’t falling. Nebraska(4-4) had shot 45-percent from three over the previous four games, but shot just 23-percent against Georgia Tech(4-2), and went 32-percent from the floor. The free throw line was another adventure as the…Read more »

Nebrasketball Survives Southern 93-86 in Overtime

Nebrasketball Survives Southern 93-86 in Overtime

The saying goes that it’s better to be lucky than good, but the Huskers needed to be both in order to secure the win Friday night. Nebraska(2-2) came out on fire, shooting 6-of-13 from the field and making 3-of-6 3s by the first media timeout to lead 15-12. Southern(2-3) countered with size and athleticism on…Read more »

Nebrasketball Coasts to First Hoiberg Era Win

Nebrasketball Coasts to First Hoiberg Era Win

Finally, Husker fans. Finally. It has been a rough couple months for two of the main men’s sports. Basketball started 0-2, while football hasn’t had a no doubter win since Northern Illinois back in September. But it was smooth sailing Friday night for Nebrasketball in the first official win of the Hoiberg Era as Nebraska(1-2)…Read more »

Late-Game Brilliance Overshadowed By Mistakes In NU’s 0-2 Start

Late-Game Brilliance Overshadowed By Mistakes In NU’s 0-2 Start

Nebraska Men’s Basketball showed flashes of heroics Saturday afternoon but any hope at grabbing the program’s first win in 2019 was drowned by miscues. The Huskers (0-2) blew a 14-point second-half lead to Southern Utah (2-0) and lost in double overtime at The Pinnacle Bank Arena 79-78. Southern Utah’s Cameron Oluyitan hit a baseline jump…Read more »

Hoiberg Era Starts With Home Loss

Hoiberg Era Starts With Home Loss

A fast start had things looking up for the new Hoiberg Huskers. Nebraska began 6-7 from the field, including 1-1 from deep, to carry a 14-7 lead into the under-16 media timeout at the 14:54 mark of the first half. But it was all UC-Riverside from there with not much going for the home team.…Read more »

Husker Men Win Exhibition Against Doane 91-63

Husker Men Win Exhibition Against Doane 91-63

It may have been an exhibition, but the Fred Hoiberg era at Nebraska started big with a 91-63 win over Doane. The game did not start big for the Huskers though, as Doane raced out to a 10-2 advantage, scoring on the first five possessions. That would be all the momentum the Tigers could muster…Read more »

Nebraska Basketball’s 2019-20 Big Ten Schedule is Set

Nebraska Basketball’s 2019-20 Big Ten Schedule is Set

Courtesy: NU Athletic Department  Lincoln – Five weekend Big Ten home games, including matchups with Purdue, Indiana and Wisconsin, highlight Nebraska’s 2019-20 men’s basketball conference schedule released Friday morning. The five home games include the Big Ten home opener against Elite Eight qualifier Purdue on Sunday, Dec. 15, as well as contests with Indiana (Jan. 18),…Read more »