Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

NCAA Issues Return-To-Sport Guidelines, Nothing Mandatory Yet

NCAA Issues Return-To-Sport Guidelines, Nothing Mandatory Yet

More NCAA guidelines provide updated recommendations about a return-to-sport but say nothing of what will be mandatory as of yet. The NCAA Sport Science Institute released the Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition Thursday afternoon. Among the recommendations are daily self-health checks, use of appropriate face coverings and social distancing during during…Read more »

Huskers Release Mobile App, Will Utilize Contactless Game Entry

Huskers Release Mobile App, Will Utilize Contactless Game Entry

The COVID-19 pandemic has created greater awareness about contact with others, and that awareness will now extend to Husker game days. Nebraska Athletics announced the release of a new mobile app which will include built-in mobile ticketing. This built-in feature will allow fans to access their tickets and parking passes via their mobile device. Although…Read more »

Husker Athletics Reduces Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Husker Athletics Reduces Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the pocket book for Nebraska Athletics. Athletic Director Bill Moos announced several measures Friday to mitigate the anticipated financial impacts of the pandemic. Overall, the Athletic Department will reduce expenses by approximately 10-percent in Fiscal Year 2021 which begins July 1. “In our deliberate planning for how to best address…Read more »

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Loses Kobe King, Adds Elijah Wood

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Loses Kobe King, Adds Elijah Wood

A wild day for Nebraska men’s basketball as an incoming transfer decides against NU while the staff quickly replaces the scholarship with a high school commitment. Earlier today, coach Fred Hoiberg announced that Wisconsin transfer Kobe King would not be coming to Lincoln. “Kobe King has informed us that he will not be attending the…Read more »

More Sports Could Resume Next Month Under Latest DHM

More Sports Could Resume Next Month Under Latest DHM

Baseball and softball have already been given the green light to return in June. Now, others may be on the way too. At his daily COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts outlined changes to upcoming Statewide Directed Health Measures. Among the changes were categories of sports by contact level based on guidance from the American…Read more »

Hoiberg Completes 2020 Class with 6-foot-10 Eduardo Andre

Hoiberg Completes 2020 Class with 6-foot-10 Eduardo Andre

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg had one more scholarship to fill for next season which he got a verbal commitment for Monday. Eduardo Andre, the 6-foot-10 center, has only been playing basketball since he was 15. Andre, originally from Angola, moved to London when he was four-years-old. He played three years of basketball at…Read more »

Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities Through June 1

Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities Through June 1

The Big Ten Conference has extended the suspension of orgranized team activities through June 1, 2020. The previous suspension of team activities was set to run through May 4. The Big Ten said they will reevaluate when this new extension runs out if another extension is necessary. Previous announcements canceled all competitions through the remainder…Read more »