Creighton Hopes for Home Crowd Feel at Tournament
The Creighton men’s basketball team is all set to head to its first Big East Tournament in New York City. Officially, Madison Square Garden is a neutral venue, but the Bluejays are enjoying the news that their fans have purchased more than 3,000 tickets.
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Two Huskers Win Big 10 Titles
- Reigning All-Americans James Green (157) and Robert Kokesh (174) each won their weight class titles at the Big Ten Championships to lead Nebraska to a fifth-place finish on Sunday at the Kohl Center.
Huskers Down Hawkeyes For Big Ten Tournament Title
- Rachel Theriot scored 19 of her 24 points in the second half leading No. 16 Nebraska past No. 23 Iowa 72-65 for the Big Ten Tournament crown Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis.
Jays Bounce Butler From Big East Tournament 61-52
- Sarah Nelson scored 21 points, including four three-pointers, to lead No. 3 seed Creighton to a 61-52 win over sixth-seeded Butler in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals Sunday afternoon at Rosemont, Illinois.
Nebraska Sweeps Away Red Storm 14-7
- Nebraska completed a weekend sweep of St. John's with a 14-7 win Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field.
McDermott Unanimous All-Big East Team Selection
- Creighton forward Doug McDermott, the eighth player in college basketball history to score more than 3,000 points, was among three unanimous selections for the All-Big East team named Sunday.
Coaches Tab Cyclone Ejim Big 12 Player Of The Year
- Iowa State forward Melvin Ejim was selected Sunday as the Big 12's player of the year by the league's coaches. Ejim was second in the league with both his 18.2 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
McDermott Moves Past 3,000 on Senior Night
- Doug McDermott scored a career-high 45 points and became the eighth player in Division I history to go over 3,000 for a career, and No. 13 Creighton rolled to an 88-73 victory over Providence on Saturday night.
Huskers Kickoff 2014 Spring Practice
- The Nebraska football team began its 2014 spring practice season Saturday.
Mavs Clinch Third Place
- The Omaha hockey team locked up third place in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference with a 4-1 win over Minnesota Duluth on Saturday night at AMSOIL Arena.
Shields, Vargas Named Starters For First Two Games
- James Shields and Jason Vargas will start the Kansas City Royals' first two games of the season in Detroit. Manager Ned Yost also said Saturday that Wade Davis is no longer a candidate for a spot in the rotation.
No. 16 Nebraska Defeats Minnesota 80-67
- Jordan Hooper scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska beat Minnesota 80-67 in the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night.
Bulldogs Drub Mavericks, 8-2
- Minnesota Duluth handed the Omaha hockey team its worst loss of the season, running away with an 8-2 win on Friday night at AMSOIL Arena.
Huskers Extend Home Opener Win Streak to 36 Games
- The Nebraska baseball team opened its 2014 home schedule with a decisive 12-4 victory over St. John’s.
Cyclone Senior Mulls Hardship Waiver To Transfer, Play Another Year
- Iowa State senior guard Bubu Palo says he might petition the NCAA for a hardship waiver that would allow him to transfer to another school and play one more season.
Benson, Bellevue West Advance To Semifinals
- Omaha Benson and Bellevue West have advanced to the Class A semi-finals of the Nebraska Girls State Basketball Tournament. Benson beat Kearney 63-36 and Bellevue West defeated Bellevue East 66-47 on Thursday in Lincoln.
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