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Potts Picks Up Second Big Ten Freshman Honor
Potts Picks Up Second Big Ten Freshman Honor

Nebraska's Natalie Potts collected her second Big Ten honor in three weeks, as she was named the Big Ten Women's Basketball Freshman of the Week on Monday, Nov. 27.

NU Notes: Huskers End NCAA Run in OT at #3 Stanford

NU Notes: Huskers End NCAA Run in OT at #3 Stanford

The No. 15 Nebraska soccer team saw one of the best seasons in Husker history come to an end as NU fell to No. 3 Stanford in the NCAA Quarterfinals 2-1 on Friday afternoon. 

Huskers Fall at Wisconsin

Huskers Fall at Wisconsin

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team fell for the first time this season, 25-22, 28-26, 25-16 at No. 5 Wisconsin in front of a crowd of 7,229 at the UW Field House on Friday afternoon. 

Photos: Nebraska vs. Iowa

Photos: Nebraska vs. Iowa

Iowa claims heroes trophy 2023

Nebraska’s $450 million Memorial Stadium project faces fundraising questions

Nebraska’s $450 million Memorial Stadium project faces fundraising questions

If Nebraska football is a state religion, recent efforts to raise private funds for a new NU football facility and to pay players are its offering plate.

Huskers fall on last-second goal against Iowa

Huskers fall on last-second goal against Iowa

Iowa kicked a 38-yard field goal as the final seconds ticked off the clock to defeat Nebraska in a Black Friday matchup, 13-10, in front of 86,183 fans at Memorial Stadium.

Jurgens’ return in Kansas City a homecoming and celebration for friends, family

Jurgens’ return in Kansas City a homecoming and celebration for friends, family

Cam Jurgens played an NFL game closer to home then he ever has before on Monday night.

NU Notes: Rodriguez Earns B1G Defensive Player of the Week

NU Notes: Rodriguez Earns B1G Defensive Player of the Week

Nebraska junior libero Lexi Rodriguez was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced. 

NU Notes: Huskers Headed to Elite Eight With 4-0 Victory

NU Notes: Huskers Headed to Elite Eight With 4-0 Victory

Behind another brace from Eleanor Dale, the fifth-seeded Nebraska soccer team punched its ticket to the Elite Eight with a convincing 4-0 shutout of UC Irvine in a third-round NCAA Tournament match Sunday in front of 1,717 fans at Barbara Hibner Stadium.

Huskers Claim Big Ten Championship in Sweep at Iowa

Huskers Claim Big Ten Championship in Sweep at Iowa

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team clinched the outright Big Ten title on Sunday with a 25-21, 25-21, 25-15 sweep of Iowa at XTream Arena in front of a sold-out crowd of 4,535. 

Braelon Allen's 3-yard TD run in OT gets Wisconsin bowl eligible with 24-17 win against Nebraska

Braelon Allen's 3-yard TD run in OT gets Wisconsin bowl eligible with 24-17 win against Nebraska

Braelon Allen scored the game-winning touchdown on a 3-yard run in overtime to lift Wisconsin to a 24-17 win against Nebraska.

NU Notes: Huskers Defend Navy Classic Title

NU Notes: Huskers Defend Navy Classic Title

For the second-straight year and third all-time, the Nebraska wrestling team claimed the Navy Classic title in Maryland on Saturday.

Nebraska runs past Oregon State, 84-63

Nebraska runs past Oregon State, 84-63

Brice Williams had a game-high 25 points while Rienk Mast and Juwan Gary put together double-doubles in Nebraska’s 84-63 win over Oregon State Saturday afternoon.

Huskers to honor Alliance native at Pinnacle Bank Arena in January

Huskers to honor Alliance native at Pinnacle Bank Arena in January

The Nebraska women's basketball team will honor 2014 first-team All-American Jordan Hooper, of Alliance, by raising a banner with her last name and No. 35 inside Pinnacle Bank Arena on Pack PBA Day when the Huskers play host to Indiana, Jan. 7.

NU Notes: Huskers to Battle Beavers in Sioux Falls

NU Notes: Huskers to Battle Beavers in Sioux Falls

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks for their best start since 2008-09 on Saturday, as the Huskers travel to Sioux Falls, S.D., for a matchup with Oregon State.

Last-Minute Goal Lifts Nebraska to Sweet 16

Last-Minute Goal Lifts Nebraska to Sweet 16

The fifth-seeded Nebraska soccer team scored late in both halves to defeat Tennessee 2-1 in a thrilling second-round NCAA Tournament match Friday night in front of the second-largest crowd (2,318) at Barbara Hibner Stadium.

Nebraska sweeps Michigan in home regular-season finale

Nebraska sweeps Michigan in home regular-season finale

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team swept Michigan 25-15, 25-12, 25-20 on Friday night in front of 8,815 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Huskers use big second half to top Stony Brook, improve to 4-0

Huskers use big second half to top Stony Brook, improve to 4-0

Nebraska picked up another win on Wednesday to complete a 4-0 start to the year.

Markowski Powers Huskers Past Alcorn

Markowski Powers Huskers Past Alcorn

Alexis Markowski scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Nebraska to a 79-32 women's basketball win over Alcorn State on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Sidney’s Leeling Signs with NU

Sidney’s Leeling Signs with NU

Karsyn Leeling officially signs her National Letter-of-Intent to compete for the Women's Track and Field program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

HOMEGROWN HUSKER - Kicker Tristan Alvano

HOMEGROWN HUSKER - Kicker Tristan Alvano

HOMEGROWN HUSKER - Kicker Tristan Alvano

NU Notes: Shelley Named to Wooden Watch List

NU Notes: Shelley Named to Wooden Watch List

Nebraska's Jaz Shelley was one of 50 women's basketball players nationally named to the Wooden Award Preseason Watch List announced on Tuesday, Nov. 14.

Among Big Ten's first-year coaches, Northwestern's Braun looks like the biggest winner

Among Big Ten's first-year coaches, Northwestern's Braun looks like the biggest winner

David Braun appears to be the biggest winner among the Big Ten’s first-year coaches.

Huskers use struggles with Wisconsin as motivation, Satterfield talks turnover issues

Huskers use struggles with Wisconsin as motivation, Satterfield talks turnover issues

On Saturday, Nebraska will look to do something they haven’t done since joining the Big Ten - win at Camp Randall Stadium.

Trev Alberts gets pay increase, extension through 2031

Trev Alberts gets pay increase, extension through 2031

University of Nebraska President Ted Carter announced today that he has granted Athletic Director Trev Alberts a new contract that will keep the Huskers’ leader in Nebraska through at least 2031.

Huskers clamp down on Broncs, 64-50

Huskers clamp down on Broncs, 64-50

C.J. Wilcher came off the bench to score 13 points, Rienk Mast added his second straight double-double and Nebraska turned away Rider 64-50 in the opener of the Cornhusker Classic.

Rhule takes blame for Maryland loss, Huskers look to limit turnovers at Wisconsin

Rhule takes blame for Maryland loss, Huskers look to limit turnovers at Wisconsin

Matt Rhule met with the media on Monday.

NU Notes: Jackson Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

NU Notes: Jackson Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Nebraska middle blocker Andi Jackson was named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced. 

NU Notes: Huskers Open Cornhusker Classic with Rider Monday Night

NU Notes: Huskers Open Cornhusker Classic with Rider Monday Night

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks for a 3-0 start to the season, as the Huskers host Rider in the opening game of the Cornhusker Classic Monday night.

Huskers Defeat Fighting Illini, 3-1

Huskers Defeat Fighting Illini, 3-1

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team defeated Illinois 3-1 (25-14, 25-14, 24-26, 25-22) on Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 8,584 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. 

NU Notes: Huskers to Host NCAA Second and Third Rounds

NU Notes: Huskers to Host NCAA Second and Third Rounds

The Nebraska soccer team will host the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championships Second and Third Rounds with a pair of matches on Friday, Nov. 17 followed by a Sweet 16 matchup on Sunday, Nov. 19.

Huskers Fall On Final Play

Huskers Fall On Final Play

Maryland kicked a short field goal as time expired to give the Terrapins a 13-10 win over Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Huskers Run Past Cowgirls in Laramie

Huskers Run Past Cowgirls in Laramie

Nebraska used a decisive 19-2 second-half surge to build a 21-point lead on its way to a 71-52 women's basketball win at Wyoming on Friday night.

Huskers improve to 2-0 behind big nights from Mast, Williams

Huskers improve to 2-0 behind big nights from Mast, Williams

Husker basketball improves to 2-0 after an 81-54 drubbing of Florida A/M. 

Huskers Battle Past Wildcats, 3-1

Huskers Battle Past Wildcats, 3-1

LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team won its 24th match in a row with a 3-1 (28-26, 24-26, 25-11, 25-20) win over Northwestern in front of 8,637 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Wednesday night.

NU Notes: Prince Headlines Husker Class

NU Notes: Prince Headlines Husker Class

Five-star recruit and reigning Nebraska Gatorade High School Player of the Year Britt Prince headlines a three-player signing class announced by Husker women's basketball coach Amy Williams on Wednesday.

Walk-on football players pay their way, producing for teams around the Big Ten

Walk-on football players pay their way, producing for teams around the Big Ten

Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nebraska are among the Big Ten schools that lean on players who are not on scholarship.

Former Husker basketball coach Barry Collier to retire as Butler athletic director in April

Former Husker basketball coach Barry Collier to retire as Butler athletic director in April

Butler athletic director and former men's basketball coach Barry Collier is retiring at the end of April.

Huskers rout Lions in season-opener

Huskers rout Lions in season-opener

Sam Hoiberg’s 15 points led five Huskers in double figures, as the Nebraska men’s basketball team opened the 2023-24 season with an 84-52 win over Lindenwood Monday evening.

Defense sets tone in Husker women's basketball season opener

Defense sets tone in Husker women's basketball season opener

Nebraska jumped to a 16-0 lead on its way to a 90-42 season-opening win over Northwestern State on Monday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

NU Notes: Beason and Reilly Pick Up Big Ten Awards

NU Notes: Beason and Reilly Pick Up Big Ten Awards

Merritt Beason was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday, while Bergen Reilly was named Big Ten Setter of the Week. 

Rhule complimentary of Maryland, shows confidence in Haarberg

Rhule complimentary of Maryland, shows confidence in Haarberg

Nebraska will try again for bowl eligibility again on Saturday when they host Maryland, having just fallen to Michigan State 20-17.

NU Notes: Huskers sweep Scarlet Knights

NU Notes: Huskers sweep Scarlet Knights

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team swept Rutgers 25-15, 25-20, 25-18 in front of yet another record crowd as 6,757 turned out to watch the Huskers and Scarlet Knights at Jersey Mike's Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Huskers Win 31-12 at NDSU

Huskers Win 31-12 at NDSU

Fargo, N.D. - The No. 9 Nebraska wrestling team dominated North Dakota State, recording five bonus-point victories to defeat NDSU (0-1, 0-0 Big 12) 31-12 on Saturday afternoon.

Michigan State snaps a six-game losing streak with a 20-17 win over Nebraska

Michigan State snaps a six-game losing streak with a 20-17 win over Nebraska

Katin Houser and Sam Leavitt each threw touchdown passes and Noah Kim kicked two field goals to help Michigan State snap a six-game losing streak with a 20-17 victory over Nebraska on Saturday afternoon.

NU Notes: Huskers Open Season with Lindenwood Monday Night

NU Notes: Huskers Open Season with Lindenwood Monday Night

Huskers Open Season with Lindenwood Monday Night

Huskers Rally From Down 0-2 to Stun No. 16 Penn State

Huskers Rally From Down 0-2 to Stun No. 16 Penn State

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team fought back from an 0-2 deficit to beat No. 16 Penn State 3-2 at Rec Hall on Friday night. 

NU Notes: Big Ten Announces 2024 Football Schedule

NU Notes: Big Ten Announces 2024 Football Schedule

The Big Ten Conference announced its 2024 football schedule on Thursday afternoon, the first season without divisions in an 18-team Big Ten.

Nebraska plays Michigan State on the road, win away from being bowl eligible for 1st time since 2016

Nebraska plays Michigan State on the road, win away from being bowl eligible for 1st time since 2016

The surging Nebraska Cornhuskers play the reeling Michigan State Spartans on the road Saturday.

Big Red Buzz: Nebraska running game still evolving

Big Red Buzz: Nebraska running game still evolving

Benning says Nebraska team is not satisfied with 'one more win' to become bowl eligible

'I love going on the road': Rhule, Huskers ready to battle Spartans

'I love going on the road': Rhule, Huskers ready to battle Spartans

Nebraska is heading to East Lansing for a battle with Michigan State on Saturday. 

Huskers Head South for Track Kat Klash

Huskers Head South for Track Kat Klash

After a two week hiatus following the Motiv Penguin Classic, the Nebraska women's bowling team is back in action and will travel south for the Track Kat Klash, hosted by No. 8 Sam Houston.

#15 Nebraska Faces #12 Wisconsin in Big Ten Semis

#15 Nebraska Faces #12 Wisconsin in Big Ten Semis

On a seven-match conference winning streak, the No. 15 Nebraska soccer team (14-2-3, 7-1-2 Big Ten) continues its run for a Big Ten Tournament title this week against No. 12 Wisconsin (12-3-4, 7-2-1 Big Ten) at Lower.com Field in Columbus, Ohio. 

Nighttime becomes the right time for November football in the Big Ten, like it or not. Bundle up

Nighttime becomes the right time for November football in the Big Ten, like it or not. Bundle up

Night football historically has been a rarity in the Big Ten after the first Saturday in November.

NU Notes: Newsome Earns Big Ten Honor

NU Notes: Newsome Earns Big Ten Honor

Nebraska senior defensive back Quinton Newsome earned Big Ten Special Teams Player-of-the-Week honors for his performance in the Huskers’ 31-14 win over Purdue.

Rhule aims to keep Huskers focused on going 1-0, talks MSU

Rhule aims to keep Huskers focused on going 1-0, talks MSU

The Huskers will search for that coveted sixth win on Saturday against 2-6 Michigan State

NU Notes: No. 19 Nebraska advances to Big Ten semis with 3-2 Victory

NU Notes: No. 19 Nebraska advances to Big Ten semis with 3-2 Victory

Eleanor Dale’s 10th brace of the season powered the #19 Nebraska soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Ohio State on Sunday afternoon in front of 1,227 fans at Hibner Stadium.

Huskers Sweep Rutgers

Huskers Sweep Rutgers

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team swept Rutgers 25-22, 25-15, 25-12 in front of a sold-out crowd of 8,692 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday night. 

PLAYER OF THE GAME - BRENDAN KNAPP

PLAYER OF THE GAME - BRENDAN KNAPP

Brendan Knapp recorded two interceptions against Mount Marty

RECAP: Huskers top Purdue 31-14, one win away from bowl eligibility

RECAP: Huskers top Purdue 31-14, one win away from bowl eligibility

Nebraska is now one win away from bowl eligibility, having not made a bowl since 2017.

Nebraska beats Purdue 31-14 for first 3-game win streak since 2016

Nebraska beats Purdue 31-14 for first 3-game win streak since 2016

Heinrich Haarberg threw two touchdown passes, Quinton Newsome ran back a blocked field goal 68 yards for a score, and Nebraska turned in another stout defensive performance in a 31-14 victory over Purdue.

Huskers Roll Past Terrapins, 3-0

Huskers Roll Past Terrapins, 3-0

The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team took care of business in a 25-19, 25-17, 25-8 sweep of Maryland in front of 8,667 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Friday night. 

NU Notes: Huskers Host Doane in Exhibition on Sunday

NU Notes: Huskers Host Doane in Exhibition on Sunday

The Nebraska men's basketball team gets a dress rehearsal for the 2023-24 season on Sunday afternoon, as the Huskers host Doane at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Husker basketball player injured after random assault in Lincoln

Husker basketball player injured after random assault in Lincoln

According to Lincoln Police, Rienk Mast was attacked while riding a scooter in Lincoln at 13th and L streets

Injury-plagued Nebraska can keep pace in the Big Ten West race with a victory over Purdue

Injury-plagued Nebraska can keep pace in the Big Ten West race with a victory over Purdue

Purdue visits injury-plagued Nebraska on Saturday for a Big Ten West game.