On Tuesday, Doug Woodard secured his 600th coaching win when Bellevue West beat Westside. Before the Thunderbirds game against Creighton Prep on Saturday, Woodard was honored alongside his family. Don't tell Woodard that it was his 600th win, though. He credits all of his players from over the years.
The Nebraska men's basketball team lost their fifth straight game in a 75-72 loss to Rutgers on Saturday. The Scarlet Knights remained perfect on their home floor.
As Creighton prepares for its tenth annual pink out game on Sunday, coinciding with Greg McDermott's ten years as the head man in Omaha, it allowed for McDermott to reflect on what the game is really about. "Just in the hopes that somebody will do what they're supposed to do. They'd catch something early, and they'd go on to live a long and productive life," McDermott said.
Number two Millard North beat number six Westside by a final of 68-60 on Friday night. Jadin Booth scored 22 in a game where Westside showed a lot of fight. They battled from down double digits to get within four points late, but a Hunter Sallis slam sealed the game.
The Creighton's women's basketball team is getting healthy again and it helped lead them to a 62-55 win over Xavier Friday night. Tatum Rembao, who has been out for eight games, returned in a limited role.