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MINNEAPOLIS — Sam Haiby scored a game-high 22 points but it was not enough to prevent home-standing Minnesota from closing out a 73-63 victory over the Nebraska women’s basketball team in Williams Arena on Wednesday night. Read more

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The Nebraska men’s basketball team faces its eighth ranked team of the season, as the Huskers travel to Champaign, Illinois, to take on No. 5 Illinois on Thursday night.

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LINCOLN — Isabelle Bourne tied her career high with 22 points and produced her third consecutive double-double by pulling down 11 rebounds to lead five Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska rolled to an 87-72 women’s basketball win over visiting Penn State on Sunday afternoon at Pinnacle Ba…

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LINCOLN — The fourth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team bounced back from its first loss of the season to hand No. 5 Minnesota its first loss of the season in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 sweep on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Kate Cain matched a career-high with 22 points, Isabelle Bourne had 21 points and a career-best 17 rebounds, and Nebraska pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat No. 24 Northwestern 71-64 on Wednesday night.

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Following extensive consultation with the Irish government, medical authorities and the administrative staffs at Nebraska and Illinois, the 2021 season-opening football game scheduled for Aug. 28 between the two schools will not be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, due to the COVID…

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. (AP) — Teddy Allen raced for a fastbreak layup off a steal with 12 seconds left, lifting Nebraska into a 62-61 win over Penn State on Sunday, ending the Cornhuskers string of 25 Big Ten losses that stretched back for more than a year.

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The Big Ten Conference Administrators Council, which includes the Directors of Athletics and Senior Women Administrators from all 14 member institutions, has approved a revised 2021 Big Ten football schedule.

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced on Wednesday that all rounds of the 2020-21 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship will be held in Omaha in April.

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ORLANDO, Fla. — UCF football coach Josh Heupel has left to take over as the Tennessee Volunteers’ head coach, following former Knights athletics director Danny White and leaving the program with two major vacancies to fill.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team swept its second straight match at Indiana, claiming a 25-21, 25-16, 25-19 win at Wilkinson Hall on Saturday night.

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The Nebraska women's basketball team completes its regular-season series with Illinois on Monday, when the Huskers (7-5, 5-4 Big Ten) travel to Urbana-Champaign to take on the Fighting Illini (2-7, 0-6 Big Ten). Tip-off at the State Farm Center is set for 7 p.m.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — After a 13-month wait, the fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team returned to action on Friday night and the Huskers did not disappoint, sweeping Indiana on the road 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 in the season opener at Wilkinson Hall.

The Nebraska volleyball team will be holding a Red-White Scrimmage on Nov. 12 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. First serve is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The scrimmage is closed to media and the public but it will be streamed live on Huskers.com, Twitter and Facebook. John Baylor and Lauren (Co…

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Nebraska head coach Scott Frost met with the media Monday to discuss the team’s loss to Northwestern on Saturday as well as this week’s game with Penn State. The following is a transcript from some of the questions from that press conference.

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The University of Wisconsin put out a press release saying it will pause all team-related activities for at least seven days due to a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the program.

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LINCOLN — Nebraska returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena on Thursday night to open a four-game home stand by taking on Morgan State. Tip-off between the Huskers (2-0) and the Bears (2-1) is set for 7 p.m., and tickets are available now through the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office at Huskers.com.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The No. 7 Nebraska volleyball team won its fourth straight Big Ten match with a 25-21, 25-18, 25-14 sweep at Iowa on Saturday night.

LINCOLN — Nebraska head volleyball coach John Cook wanted to know how his newly No. 1-ranked team measured up against defending champion and No. 2-rated Stanford.

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LINCOLN — Though Nebraska’s offense has struggled to run between the tackles to start the 2019 campaign, NU turned in its best ground performance of the season in a 44-8 win over Northern Illinois in Lincoln on Saturday.

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LINCOLN — The Nebraska football team practiced in full pads on Wednesday for just under two hours while splitting time inside the Hawks Championship Center and outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields.

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LINCOLN — Nebraska baseball coach Darin Erstad announced Monday afternoon that he has resigned from his position.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Nebraska volleyball team earned a program-record fourth straight trip to the NCAA Semifinals after a 3-0 sweep over the No. 14 Oregon Ducks on Saturday night at Minnesota’s Maturi Pavilion.

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LINCOLN — In her final home match, senior All-American Mikaela Foecke had 16 kills without an error to lead the No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team to a 25-14, 25-22, 25-18 sweep of No. 24 Missouri in a second-round NCAA tournament match in front of a sold-out crowd of 8,382 Saturday at the Bob D…

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LINCOLN — The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament after a 25-19, 25-12, 25-16 sweep of Hofstra in front of a crowd of 8,358 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday night. With their ninth straight win, the Huskers (25-6) advanced to Saturday’…

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LINCOLN — Nebraska running back Devine Ozigbo put it best: the circumstances leading up to NU's 9-6 win over Michigan State at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Saturday could have come straight out of central casting.

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LINCOLN — In one week, a promising start to Nebraska's season went up in smoke against a team Alabama and Auburn won't schedule to play and LSU wishes it didn't.

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LINCOLN — Lightning rarely strikes twice in the same spot, unless you count the beginning of the Scott Frost era at Nebraska.

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LINCOLN — As Scott Frost took the podium after Nebraska lost to old conference rival Colorado 33-28 Saturday, the first-year coach and native son was visibly upset.

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The Nebraska football team practiced for two hours on Wednesday outside on the Ed and Joyanne Gass practice fields in shoulder pads and helmets.

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LINCOLN – Nebraska Coach Tim Miles announced Thursday that Dedoch Chan will join the Husker program for the 2018-19 campaign.

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Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook announced Friday the addition of three players to the Husker volleyball program for the 2018 season.