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Nebraska no match for No. 5 Illinois

Nebraska no match for No. 5 Illinois

No luck in the rematch for the Huskers. Nebraska (5-17, 1-14 Big Ten) committed 17 turnovers in the 86-70 loss to No. 5 Illinois (17-6, 13-4). Those turnovers led to 16 Illini fastbreak points. Illinois was without National Player of the Year candidate Ayo Dosunmu, who suffered a broken nose earlier in the week. Dosunmu…

Nebraska-Wisconsin volleyball matches postponed

Nebraska-Wisconsin volleyball matches postponed

Another postponed series for No. 4 Nebraska volleyball. This weekend’s matches at No. 1 Wisconsin have been postponed, according to a release from the program. The release says the postponement was “mutually agreed upon by the two schools out of an abundance of caution surrounding the health and safety of the participants”, adding the concerns…

No. 4 Nebraska splits weekend series with No. 5 Minnesota

No. 4 Nebraska splits weekend series with No. 5 Minnesota

Coach John Cook said before the season that adjustments from the first game to the second would be key to this different Big Ten Conference season. That was made absolutely clear this weekend as No. 4 Nebraska (7-1) split the series with No. 5 Minnesota (9-1). “I liked their mentality, how they came back from…

Nebraska falls at home 75-58 to Purdue

Nebraska falls at home 75-58 to Purdue

For the first time since returning from a program COVID pause, Nebraska (5-15, 1-12 Big Ten) was completely out of the game in the closing minutes. Purdue (15-8, 10-6 Big Ten) used a 21-4 run in the second half to put the game away, before closing on a 11-1 run to take the win 75-58.…

Nebraska upsets No. 24 Northwestern 71-64

Nebraska upsets No. 24 Northwestern 71-64

The Huskers had the Wildcats’ number this season. Nebraska (10-9, 8-8 Big Ten) swept the season series, beating then No. 15 Northwestern (11-5, 9-5 Big Ten) by two in December then grabbing a 71-64 win Wednesday in Evanston over the now No. 24 ranked team. The win was far from easy, as the Wildcats led…

Huskers drop rematch in College Park

Huskers drop rematch in College Park

Game seven in 12 days, and the second game of a back to back, after returning from a COVID-19 protocol pause on all team activities saw fatigue in full effect Wednesday. Nebraska (5-14, 1-11 Big Ten) fell behind by more than 20 multiple times in the second half to Maryland (13-10, 7-9 Big Ten). Being on the…

Ireland trip called off, Nebraska-Illinois to be played in Champaign

Ireland trip called off, Nebraska-Illinois to be played in Champaign

The 2021 season-opening game scheduled for Dublin, Ireland, is coming back to the states. A release from the Nebraska Athletic Department says the game has been moved after “extensive consultation with the Irish government, medical authorities, and the administrative staffs at Nebraska and Illinois”. The August 28 game will now be played in Chapaign at…

Big Ten releases baseball schedules, Nebraska set for March 5 opener

Big Ten releases baseball schedules, Nebraska set for March 5 opener

The Big Ten Conference has finally released the baseball season schedule. Teams will play a 44-game, league-only slate. There will be no Big Ten Tournament this season. Each team is scheduled to play every other conference team at least three times. Nebraska opens the season with two weekends at neutral sites. The first is in…

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