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Turnovers doom short handed Huskers against red hot Wildcats
Turnovers doom short handed Huskers against red hot Wildcats

LINCOLN - Nebraska knew they'd be in for a challenge with an impressive Northwestern team visiting Lincoln on Wednesday night.

Bandoumel to miss remainder of 2022-23 season

Bandoumel to miss remainder of 2022-23 season

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced Monday afternoon that senior guard Emmanuel Bandoumel will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury in Saturday’s game at Penn State.

Huskers fall short against No. 11 Maryland

Huskers fall short against No. 11 Maryland

Nebraska slumped from the start, falling behind 37-14 at the half on its way to a 69-54 women's basketball loss to No. 11 Maryland at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday.

NU Notes: Seven Huskers Climb All-Time Charts at Mark Colligan Memorial

NU Notes: Seven Huskers Climb All-Time Charts at Mark Colligan Memorial

The Nebraska track and field team won 17 titles with seven athletes moving up on Nebraska's all-time list at the Mark Colligan Memorial on Saturday at the Devaney Center Indoor Track.

Funk, Lundy lead Penn State past Nebraska 76-65

Funk, Lundy lead Penn State past Nebraska 76-65

Andrew Funk scored 23 points, Seth Lundy added 16 points and Penn State defeated Nebraska 76-65 on Saturday.

Huskers Head to Penn State Saturday Afternoon

Huskers Head to Penn State Saturday Afternoon

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks for its second straight win Saturday afternoon, as the Huskers travel to Penn State.

NU Notes: Nebraska-Illinois MBB Time Change

NU Notes: Nebraska-Illinois MBB Time Change

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday morning that Nebraska's men's basketball game at Illinois on Tuesday, Jan. 31, will now tip off at 6 p.m. (central).

Juwan Gary to miss the rest of the Husker basketball season

Juwan Gary to miss the rest of the Husker basketball season

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced Wednesday evening that Juwan Gary will have left shoulder surgery and miss the remainder of the 2022-23 season.

Huskers surge past Buckeyes late

Huskers surge past Buckeyes late

Derrick Walker racked up 10 rebounds, and the Nebraska men's basketball team beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 63-60 at home Wednesday.

NU notes: Huskers rally for road win at Purdue

NU notes: Huskers rally for road win at Purdue

Alexis Markowski dominated the fourth quarter on her way to a double-double in the Huskers' come-from-behind women's basketball win at Purdue.

Former Husker QB Gebbia transferring to Ohio State

Former Husker QB Gebbia transferring to Ohio State

A former Husker quarterback is heading back to the Big Ten.

NU Notes: Murray Named Gatorade National Player of the Year

NU Notes: Murray Named Gatorade National Player of the Year

Nebraska volleyball incoming freshman Harper Murray was named the 2022-23 Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year on Monday. 

Nebraska volleyball signee named 2023 Gatorade National Player of the Year

Nebraska volleyball signee named 2023 Gatorade National Player of the Year

6-foot-2 outside hitter Harper Murray, who is currently committed to Nebraska named the Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year.

NU Notes: Huskers top Wildcats, 22-15

NU Notes: Huskers top Wildcats, 22-15

Behind four major decisions, the No. 4 Nebraska wrestling team claimed its second conference victory over the weekend, topping No. 6 Northwestern 22-15 on Sunday afternoon.  

NU Notes: Huskers Finish With Nine Titles at Graduate Classic

NU Notes: Huskers Finish With Nine Titles at Graduate Classic

The Nebraska track and field team combined for four individual titles and relay victories on the second day of the Graduate Classic at the Devaney Center Indoor Track on Saturday.

Huskers fall to No. 3 Buckeyes

Huskers fall to No. 3 Buckeyes

Sam Haiby put up season highs with 16 points and seven rebounds, but No. 3 Ohio State remained unbeaten with a 76-67 women's basketball win over Nebraska on Saturday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

NU Notes: Huskers Dominate Gophers, 21-9

NU Notes: Huskers Dominate Gophers, 21-9

The No. 4 Nebraska wrestling team defeated No. 12 Minnesota 21-9 to earn its first conference victory of the season in front of 3,821 fans at the Devaney Center.

No. 3 Purdue uses 3-point flurry to take down Nebraska 73-55

No. 3 Purdue uses 3-point flurry to take down Nebraska 73-55

Fletcher Loyer had a season-high 27 points and Zach Edey added 12 to give No. 3 Purdue a historic 73-55 victory over Nebraska.

NU Notes: Huskers Head to No. 3 Purdue on Friday

NU Notes: Huskers Head to No. 3 Purdue on Friday

The Husker men's basketball team looks to bounce back from a disappointing loss to Illinois, as Nebraska travels to No. 3 Purdue this Friday for a matchup with the Big Ten-leading Boilermakers.

NU Hosts Minnesota, Northwestern to Start Big Ten Play

NU Hosts Minnesota, Northwestern to Start Big Ten Play

The Nebraska wrestling team (4-2, 0-0 Big Ten) is set to host Minnesota on Friday and Northwestern on Sunday at the Devaney Center.

Huskers Dominate Penn State

Huskers Dominate Penn State

Freshman Callin Hake scored a career-high 16 points off the bench to lead five Huskers in double figures, as the Nebraska women's basketball team rolled to an 80-51 victory over Penn State on Wednesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Rhule adds three assistants to Nebraska staff

Rhule adds three assistants to Nebraska staff

Nebraska Head Football Coach Matt Rhule has completed the hiring of his first full-time Husker coaching staff with the announcement of the addition of three assistant coaches on Wednesday.

Shannon leads Illini over Nebraska 76-50 with double-double

Shannon leads Illini over Nebraska 76-50 with double-double

Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Illinois to a 76-50 win over Nebraska.

Former Virginia standout Kemp transferring to Huskers

Former Virginia standout Kemp transferring to Huskers

Nebraska has gone back to the transfer portal to help fill out its wide receiver corps.

Huskers Return Home for Illinois Tuesday Evening

Huskers Return Home for Illinois Tuesday Evening

Following an overtime win at Minnesota on Saturday, the Huskers return to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the first time in 2023 to host Illinois Tuesday evening.

NU Notes: Huskers Overpower Gardner-Webb, Campbell

NU Notes: Huskers Overpower Gardner-Webb, Campbell

The Nebraska wrestling team used 12 bonus-point victories to sweep the day and claim two dual victories, defeating both Gardner-Webb and Campbell on Saturday, 37-6.

Huskers go cold at Rutgers

Huskers go cold at Rutgers

Nebraska struggled through its coldest shooting day of the season, missing its first 21 three-pointers to fall behind Rutgers by 14 points at the end of three quarters on the way to a 57-45 defeat at Jersey Mike's Arena on Saturday.

Walker has 22, Nebraska wins at Minnesota in OT, 81-79

Walker has 22, Nebraska wins at Minnesota in OT, 81-79

Derrick Walker scored 22 points and combined with Sam Griesel for nine points in overtime to lift Nebraska to an 81-79 win over Minnesota on Saturday.

NU Notes: Huskers Head to Minnesota to Face Golden Gophers Saturday morning

NU Notes: Huskers Head to Minnesota to Face Golden Gophers Saturday morning

Nebraska completes its two-game road swings Saturday morning, as the Huskers travel to Minneapolis for a matchup against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

NU Travels East to Face Gardner-Webb, Campbell

NU Travels East to Face Gardner-Webb, Campbell

The Nebraska wrestling team (2-2, 0-0 Big Ten) is set to face Gardner-Webb and Campbell on Saturday in Buies Creek, N.C. Action is slated to begin against Gardner-Webb at 4:30 p.m. and at 6 p.m. (CT) against Campbell.

Huskers Head to Rutgers Saturday

Huskers Head to Rutgers Saturday

The Nebraska women's basketball team returns to the road in Big Ten play Saturday, as the Huskers take on Rutgers at Jersey Mike's Arena in Piscataway.

Nebraska Falls at Michigan State

Nebraska Falls at Michigan State

Michigan State used a strong first-half finish to pull away from Nebraska en route to a 74-56 victory Tuesday night at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.

Huskers Travel to Michigan State Tuesday Night

Huskers Travel to Michigan State Tuesday Night

Nebraska looks to extend its two-game win streak on Tuesday, Jan. 3, as the Huskers travel to East Lansing, Mich., for a matchup with the Michigan State Spartans.

Huskers fall in OT at No. 4 Indiana

Huskers fall in OT at No. 4 Indiana

Isabelle Bourne scored 15 points to lead four Huskers in double figures, as the Nebraska women's basketball team forced overtime at No. 4 Indiana before falling 74-62 to the Hoosiers on Sunday afternoon at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.

Huskers Tip New Year at No. 4 Indiana

Huskers Tip New Year at No. 4 Indiana

The Nebraska women's basketball team returns to Big Ten road action for its third straight game against a top-20 foe when the Huskers take on No. 4 Indiana New Year's Day in Bloomington.

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska was swept by Iowa last year, but that won't be the case this season. 

Slow Start Dooms Huskers in Loss to No. 14 Michigan

Slow Start Dooms Huskers in Loss to No. 14 Michigan

Nebraska's Jaz Shelley scored a game-high 21 points, but the Huskers could not overcome an ice-cold first quarter in a 76-59 loss to No. 14 Michigan in front of 8,150 women's basketball fans at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday night. 

Former Husker Gregory's suspension reduced to a $50K fine ahead of Broncos' game against Chiefs

Former Husker Gregory's suspension reduced to a $50K fine ahead of Broncos' game against Chiefs

Former Husker Randy Gregory will be available for the Broncos' Sunday game against the Chiefs after his one-game suspension was overturned.

NU Notes: Huskers Meet No. 14 Michigan Wednesday

NU Notes: Huskers Meet No. 14 Michigan Wednesday

The Nebraska women's basketball team returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena to close its five-game December home stand by battling its fifth top-20 opponent of the season, when the Huskers take on Michigan Wednesday. 

Former Nebraska QB rescues family from burning home

Former Nebraska QB rescues family from burning home

Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong, Jr. is being called a hero, after rescuing a family from a burning home.

Scottsbluff’s Garrett Nelson announces he’s entering the NFL draft

Scottsbluff’s Garrett Nelson announces he’s entering the NFL draft

Nebraska edge rusher, and Scottsbluff High School graduate, Garrett Nelson will declare for the NFL draft instead of returning for a fifth season with the Cornhuskers under new coach Matt Rhule.

Former Husker Gregory suspended for exchanging punches with Rams lineman

Former Husker Gregory suspended for exchanging punches with Rams lineman

Broncos linebacker Randy Gregory and Rams offensive lineman Oday Aboushi were each suspended one game for exchanging punches following Los Angeles’ 51-14 win over Denver on Sunday.

NU Notes: Huskers Add Transfer Merritt Beason

NU Notes: Huskers Add Transfer Merritt Beason

The Nebraska volleyball program announced the addition of Florida transfer Merritt Beason on Friday.

Scottsbluff's Knutson officially becomes a Husker

Scottsbluff's Knutson officially becomes a Husker

Scottsbluff senior signs to become a student athlete at Nebraska and play football for the Huskers.

Shelley, Nebraska women top No. 20 Kansas in triple OT 85-79

Shelley, Nebraska women top No. 20 Kansas in triple OT 85-79

Jaz Shelley scored 24 points, hitting two of Nebraska’s three 3-pointers in the third overtime, and the Cornhuskers handed No. 20 Kansas its first loss of the season 85-79.

Husker Football Signing Day Recap

Husker Football Signing Day Recap

Nebraska football coach Matt Rhule announced the addition of 31 new players for the Husker program on Wednesday, the first day of the signing period.  

Coleman signs with Nebraska over Colorado

Coleman signs with Nebraska over Colorado

Malachi Coleman has officially made his college choice, choosing family time over Coach Prime.

Huskers get five in double figures in win over Queens

Huskers get five in double figures in win over Queens

Sam Griesel's 16 points led five Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska closed out non-conference action with a 75-65 win over Queens in Campio's Battle in the Vault Tuesday evening.

Huskers Clash with No. 20 Kansas

Huskers Clash with No. 20 Kansas

The Nebraska women's basketball team returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the fourth game of its five-game home stand when the Huskers take on No. 20 Kansas Wednesday. 

Markowski Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Markowski Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Alexis Markowski earned the first Big Ten Player-of-the-Week award of her career after producing 22 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high-matching three blocks in the Nebraska women's basketball team's 66-39 win over Wyoming on Sunday.

Huskers, Bluejays, Busboom Kelly's Cardinals all ranked in final AVCA poll

Huskers, Bluejays, Busboom Kelly's Cardinals all ranked in final AVCA poll

Two programs from the Cornhusker State are in the final volleyball rankings, as is another helmed by a Nebraska native.

Jeremy Sisson Captures Dixie Amateur Title

Jeremy Sisson Captures Dixie Amateur Title

Jeremy Sisson flew to the top of the leaderboards with a first-round 69 (-3) and never looked back as he captured a wire-to-wire victory at the Dixie Men's Amateur Tournament in Coral Springs, Fla. on Sunday. 

Huskers run past Cowgirls, 66-39

Huskers run past Cowgirls, 66-39

Alexis Markowski produced her fourth double-double of the season and Maggie Mendelson made a strong impression in her Nebraska women's basketball debut, as the Huskers pulled away from Wyoming in a 66-39 win at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Huskers fall to Kansas State

Huskers fall to Kansas State

Wilhelm Breidenbach had a career-high 13 points off the bench, while Nebraska's second-half comeback fell short in a 71-56 loss to Kansas State Saturday night in the T-Mobile Center.

Mickey Joseph no longer on Husker coaching staff

Mickey Joseph no longer on Husker coaching staff

Mickey Joseph is no longer an employee at the University of Nebraska or on the Husker football coaching staff, according to the Nebraska Athletic Department.

Former Nebraska, Freeman standout Busboom Kelly has Louisville one match away from title

Former Nebraska, Freeman standout Busboom Kelly has Louisville one match away from title

A southeast Nebraska native will lead her team against a former rival in the NCAA Volleyball Championship on Saturday.

NU Notes: Rodriguez Named AVCA Second-Team All-American

NU Notes: Rodriguez Named AVCA Second-Team All-American

Nebraska sophomore libero Lexi Rodriguez was named a second-team All-American on Wednesday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). 

Pass rusher Gregory eager to rejoin Broncos with knee healed

Pass rusher Gregory eager to rejoin Broncos with knee healed

Randy Gregory’s knee is healthy and he’s eager to return after missing more than two months.

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Ernest Hausmann has announced his future plans. 

Nebraska reduces season ticket prices to celebrate 100th anniversary of Memorial Stadium

Nebraska reduces season ticket prices to celebrate 100th anniversary of Memorial Stadium

Nebraska will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Memorial Stadium throughout 2023 with numerous plans to commemorate the historic milestone. The first of those will be a one-year reduction in football season ticket prices for the 2023 season.

Shelley Earns Big Ten Weekly Honor

Shelley Earns Big Ten Weekly Honor

Nebraska's Jaz Shelley earned a spot on the Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll for her performances that helped the Husker women's basketball team to a 2-0 record last week.

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

At halftime of the Nebraska men's basketball game on Saturday with fourth-ranked Purdue, as has become tradition, Nebraska introduced new football Head Coach Matt Rhule. 

Big Second Half Lifts Huskers to Win

Big Second Half Lifts Huskers to Win

Sophomores Alexis Markowski and Allison Weidner both produced double-doubles, as Nebraska used a huge second half on its way to a 71-46 women's basketball win over Samford at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday night.

Latimer Sets School Record at K-State Winter Invitational

Latimer Sets School Record at K-State Winter Invitational

Taylor Latimer set a school record and won the weight throw with a launch of 70-2 1/4 (21.39m) in her season debut at the K-State Winter Invitational on Saturday in Manhattan, Kan.

No. 4 Boilermakers hold off Nebraska 65-62 in overtime

No. 4 Boilermakers hold off Nebraska 65-62 in overtime

Fletcher Loyer scored a season-high 22 points and Braden Smith made four free throws in the last 28 seconds of overtime to give No. 4 Purdue a 65-62 victory over Nebraska.