Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

Huskers Go Cold in Second-Half, Drop 11th Straight Game

Huskers Go Cold in Second-Half, Drop 11th Straight Game

A night that began with the warm feelings of a family reunion ended with the familiar cold that is the current Nebrasketball losing streak. Redshirt sophomore walkon Jack Hoiberg made his first career start for Michigan State in the building where his dad, Fred, coaches a conference foe. Jack would contribute four points, two assists,…Read more »

Matej Kavas Done for Season with Hand Injury

Matej Kavas Done for Season with Hand Injury

Nebraska men’s basketball will have to try to end the 10 game losing streak down another player. Senior Matej Kavas played just over a minute Saturday against Wisconsin before walked to the bench and asking for a sub. Kavas was looked at by the trainers courtside before exiting through the tunnel. He returned to the…Read more »

Wisconsin Loss Makes 10 Straight for Nebrasketball

Wisconsin Loss Makes 10 Straight for Nebrasketball

Deja vu for the Huskers against the Badgers. Back when these two teams met in Madison, Wisconsin led 39-38 at halftime then went on a 20-2 run in the second-half as part of Nebraska’s fourth consecutive loss. In the second meeting in Lincoln, the Badgers led 39-38 at halftime and went on a 21-2 run…Read more »

Huskers Can’t Handle No. 17 Hawkeyes in 96-72 Loss

Huskers Can’t Handle No. 17 Hawkeyes in 96-72 Loss

The last Nebrasketball win came January 7 against Iowa. Saturday’s game went from all Hawkeyes, to the Huskers with a chance, to a second consecutive second-half beat down for Nebraska(7-16, 2-10 Big Ten). Iowa(17-7, 8-5 Big Ten) came out fast and furious, using a 13-0 run to lead 15-2 just 3:32 into the game. The…Read more »

Penn State Dominates Second-Half, Nebraska Drops Seventh Straight

Penn State Dominates Second-Half, Nebraska Drops Seventh Straight

Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg’s team enjoyed a nearly dream start Saturday. “We were phenomenal early on in that game,” Hoiberg told Greg Sharpe on the post-game broadcast. “The ball was moving and we weathered the storm, and you’d hope going in with a little momentum we could carry that into the second-half.” The Huskers(7-15, 2-9…Read more »

Second-Half Drought Leads to Sixth Straight Nebrasketball Loss

Second-Half Drought Leads to Sixth Straight Nebrasketball Loss

The Nebraska-Michigan game started in much the same way collegiate and professional games across the country have over the past couple days: honoring the late Kobe Bryant. The Lakers legend died in a helicopter crash in California Sunday at the age of 41. Among the eight others that perished in the crash was Bryant’s 13-year…Read more »

Nebraska Falls at Rutgers on Last Second Shot

Nebraska Falls at Rutgers on Last Second Shot

The Huskers had a chance to be the first to win at the Rutgers Athletic Center this season, but instead it was a late shot for the home team to make it five straight Big Red losses. Nebraska(7-13, 2-7 Big Ten) came out hot with a trio of triples to go up 9-2 early. Rutgers(15-5,…Read more »

Record-Setting Badgers Hand Huskers Fourth Straight Loss

Record-Setting Badgers Hand Huskers Fourth Straight Loss

Winning on the road in the Big Ten Conference has been historically difficult this season. Winning anywhere is even harder when they set a school record for three-pointers made. That was what Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg was willing to give up in the Tuesday night game. The Huskers(7-12, 2-6 Big Ten) have packed the paint…Read more »