Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

Huskers’ season ends with loss to Mississippi State in NIT

Huskers’ season ends with loss to Mississippi State in NIT

  Playing angry wasn’t enough to keep Nebraska’s season alive. After getting a tough draw in Sunday’s NIT selection show, the Huskers (22-11) fell short to Mississippi State (23-10) in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament, falling 66-59 at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS. Nebraska, disappointed with its 5-seed, ended its 2017-18 season…Read more »

Huskers to face Mississippi State in NIT tournament

Huskers to face Mississippi State in NIT tournament

Nebraska is not among the 68 schools in the NCAA tournament field, but they are a No. 5 seed in the National Invitational Tournament, and will face No. 4 seed Mississippi State (22-11, 9-9 SEC) on Wednesday at 8 p.m. central on ESPN2. It is Nebraska’s first bid to the NIT since 2011, and their…Read more »

Bracketologist Erik Haslam: Nebraska is in

Bracketologist Erik Haslam: Nebraska is in

The Nebraska men’s basketball team will soon know its postseason fate with the NCAA Selection Show coming up this Sunday. While many are counting the Huskers out, one bracketologist believes they’re in the field. ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi has Nebraska as the eighth team out of the tournament, and was quite vocal about that belief…Read more »

Huskers fall to Wolverines, NCAA hopes hang in the balance

Huskers fall to Wolverines, NCAA hopes hang in the balance

By Tommy Rezac All Nebraska fans can do now is hope that the other bubble teams lose. No. 4 seed Nebraska (22-10, 13-6 Big Ten) had a chance to perhaps clinch a berth to the NCAA tournament, but instead were suffocated by No. 5 seed Michigan 77-58 on Friday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. The Wolverines…Read more »

Miles talks Bench Mob, Big Ten tournament on Jim Rome show

Miles talks Bench Mob, Big Ten tournament on Jim Rome show

There have been many great stories surrounding the Nebraska men’s basketball team this year with the historic season that they’ve had, and one of the more amusing ones has been the ‘Bench Mob’ celebrations. Some have wondered where that all began, including CBS Sports Radio host Jim Rome, who had Nebraska head coach Tim Miles…Read more »

Palmer, Copeland land on All-Big Ten team

Palmer, Copeland land on All-Big Ten team

The Big Ten Conference announced its All-Big Ten men’s basketball team on Monday. Nebraska junior guard James Palmer Jr. earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the conference’s coaches, while earning second-team accolades from the media. Palmer became the second Husker to earn first-team accolades from the Big Ten and the first since Terran Petteway in…Read more »

Huskers tame Nittany Lions on Senior Day

Huskers tame Nittany Lions on Senior Day

By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN – Nebraska’s tournament résumé is nearly complete, according to the metrics. According to the team, the criteria has already been met. “I feel like we should be in,” senior Evan Taylor said, who finished with seven points and six rebounds in his home finale. “I feel like we’re a team that’s…Read more »

Huskers overcome slow start, put Hoosiers away late

Huskers overcome slow start, put Hoosiers away late

  By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN – Both teams started slow, but it was Nebraska (21-9, 12-5 Big Ten) that proved to be the more efficient team down the stretch, outlasting Indiana 66-57 on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena in front of 15,177 fans. The first half was sluggish, with both teams combining for 16…Read more »