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Huskers fall hard to Spartans again

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Nebraska coach Tim Miles likes to say no basketball game is ever won in the first half, but Michigan State offered plenty of evidence Thursday night to the contrary.

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Tuesday 02/21/2017
Barfknecht: Miles deserves another year as head coach
Updated: February 21, 2017 - 11:23 pm

LINCOLN — It’s time to end the needless and often reckless speculation about Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles’ job status, and not just because the Huskers are on a two-game winning streak.

Based on the evidence, only a damn fool would deny Miles a sixth season now — which, of course, hardly precludes it from happening.

Armstrong works at receiver ahead of pro day and Williams sees potential
Posted: February 21, 2017

LINCOLN — Tommy Armstrong was always going through the quarterback drills during Nebraska practices, but Keith Williams would notice from time to time just how naturally Armstrong would handle the football or catch it when thrown his way.

Come see me, the Husker receivers coach would tell Armstrong, if you’re ever inclined to try something else.

Sunday 02/19/2017
Huskers show their resolve, upset Hoosiers
Updated: February 19, 2017 - 7:44 pm

LINCOLN — When Indiana’s last-ditch shot went wayward and the final horn sounded, Nebraska women’s coach Amy Williams crouched near midcourt in a double-fisted celebration. Her team had just broken an eight-game losing streak.

“Relief,” Williams said she felt in that moment. Relief for her players, Williams added. But a 67-64 upset of Indiana will probably provide the coach with some relief, too.

Saturday 02/18/2017
Huskers edge Buckeyes
Updated: February 19, 2017 - 7:44 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Consider any debts of Nebraska guard Glynn Watson paid in full after he produced the winning 3-point play Saturday night with 11.3 seconds left in the Huskers’ 58-57 victory over Ohio State.

One month earlier in Lincoln against OSU, the sophomore guard slipped and fell on defense, allowing the Buckeyes to pull out a one-point victory on a wide-open layup with 0.6 seconds left.

Friday 02/17/2017
Huskers open with split vs. UC Riverside
Updated: February 17, 2017 - 9:07 pm

TEMPE, Arizona — Nebraska used a pair of lengthy offensive innings and survived two late UC Riverside pushes to hold on for a 5-4 victory in the second game of Friday’s baseball doubleheader at Tempe Diablo Stadium.

Down 2-0 into the top of the fifth inning, four straight Cornhuskers reached base to create three runs. After a Brady Childs single and Mojo Hagge walk, Jake Meyers sent a two-run double to right and Scott Schreiber followed with an RBI hit.

Motivation not a problem for Huskers
Updated: February 17, 2017 - 8:10 pm

LINCOLN — Motivation shouldn’t be a problem Saturday for Nebraska (11-14, 5-8) when it plays Big Ten men’s basketball at Ohio State (15-12, 5-9).

“This is one of the few teams behind us in the standings,” NU coach Tim Miles said Friday, “so it’s important to come out and keep that separation.”

Kurt Warner’s son walking on to NU
Updated: February 24, 2017 - 8:54 am

LINCOLN — Kade Warner lives only a few miles from the Arizona State campus. The Sun Devils wanted him on their football team, and most of his family resides in the surrounding Phoenix area.

Yet one thought stuck with the record-setting prep wide receiver all week — Nebraska feels more like home.

Thursday 02/16/2017
Huskers' Tshimanga showing improvement
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 10:45 pm

LINCOLN — One surefire way to know a player is impacting Big Ten men’s basketball is when opposing coaches offer praise. So Nebraska fans should rejoice over the feedback lately for freshman center Jordy Tshimanga.

“I like him,” said Penn State coach Patrick Chambers, who saw the 6-foot-11, 275-pound Tshimanga collect 12 points and seven rebounds in 17 minutes in NU’s 82-66 victory Tuesday. “He’s really talented big body, good feet, good hands. He is an elite finisher. He did some good things and hit us on a lot of rolls. Our ball screen defense needs work. But he had a great game, definitely a great first half.”

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