Author Archives: Tim Curran

Dewitt’s Battle with Cancer Inspires Huskers

Dewitt’s Battle with Cancer Inspires Huskers

Jovan Dewitt first noticed the lump when he came back from a recruiting trip in Florida over Christmas break. Doctors figured it was an infected salivary gland, and put him on a steady diet of antibiotics. Dewitt went back out on the trail, figuring the problem had been solved. It hadn’t. “As I came back,…Read more »

Husker Running Back Washington Surrenders to Authorities in California

Husker Running Back Washington Surrenders to Authorities in California

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) NU head coach Scott Frost revealed Monday morning that Husker running back Maurice Washington is in California to “get processed” for his ongoing legal situation. Frost said Washington could be back Monday night. Washington is facing a misdemeanor charge under his home state of California’s “revenge porn” laws and a felony…Read more »

Huskers Outlast Hawkeyes on Senior Day, 93-91 in OT

Huskers Outlast Hawkeyes on Senior Day, 93-91 in OT

A jubilant Tim Miles received a standing ovation as he walked off the court. No, his team is not in contention for the NCAA Tournament (barring a miracle in Chicago). They aren’t even a lock to make the NIT. But on a relatively meaningless day, Nebraska won against all odds. They were depleted – down…Read more »

Sophomore Guard Akenten Suspended Indefinitely

Sophomore Guard Akenten Suspended Indefinitely

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) Nebraska basketball head coach Tim Miles announced on Thursday that sophomore guard Nana Akenten had been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. This season, Akenten is averaging 4.3 points per game and 2.5 assists in 28 games played. Nebraska will be in action next when they take on the…Read more »

Devine’s Dream and other Pro Day Notes

Devine’s Dream and other Pro Day Notes

Former Nebraska running back Devine Ozigbo was at the Hawks Championship Center on Thursday, one of many former Huskers working out in front of scouts from all 32 NFL teams, all vying to have their name called in Nashville this April. The top prospects get invited to the NFL combine in Indianapolis. After a 1,000…Read more »

Husker’s Effort in Second Half Not Enough to Knock Off Spartans

Husker’s Effort in Second Half Not Enough to Knock Off Spartans

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) “You’re going to get fired,” a Michigan State fan sneered at Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles from the stands of the Breslin Center towards the start of the game. “You think so?” Miles shot back. Play began, but Miles couldn’t resist another rejoinder. “Maybe they will hire you,” Miles fired back,…Read more »