Huskers find motivation for Iowa in avenging last year's 'total nightmare'

LINCOLN — Ask a Nebraska player about Iowa. The stories that follow aren't feel-good tales. Linebacker Luke Gifford sat out injured during last year's 56-14 loss and never watched the... Read More

Tanner Borchardt finding his place for Huskers as Nebraska vies for national recognition

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tanner Borchardt still isn’t used to the bench. The 6-foot-8, 250-pound senior center hasn’t played much in his four years at Nebraska. He has averaged a little more than five minutes per game, most of which cam... Read More

After season-opening loss, No. 12 Nebraska wrestling finishes strong, defeats Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. — No. 12 Nebraska bounced back from Friday's dual loss to Wisconsin with a 22-12 victory at Wyoming on Sunday afternoon. The Huskers trailed 9-6 through four matches before winning five of the last six. The match turne... Read More

No. 6 Nebraska volleyball takes control early, makes quick work of Indiana on the road

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook held no fond sentiment for the Huskers playing their final match at Indiana’s intimate University Gym. Mikaela Foecke and Lauren Stivrins ensured NU’s last trip there was brief. ... Read More

Huskers edge Michigan State in the snow thanks to three field goals from Barret Pickering

LINCOLN — Three fourth-quarter field goals by true freshman kicker Barret Pickering won Nebraska its fourth game of the year Saturday, toppling Michigan State 9-6 on a cold, snowy afternoon. Neither team was able to do much on offens... Read More

No. 6 Nebraska volleyball extends win streak to five with four-set victory at No. 12 Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lexi Sun had her shots working and her serve beguiling. Then, to cap Nebraska’s fifth straight win, she turned back two straight shots from a player who previously had been all but unstoppable. No. 6 Nebraska’s offense... Read More

Nebraska paid Mike Riley, Shawn Eichorst lump sums of nearly $7 million combined to clear them off payroll​

Former Nebraska coach Mike Riley has been off NU’s payroll for nearly a year. That’s because NU paid Riley, fired in late November 2017, a lump sum of $6,235,393 weeks after Riley was hired as an Oregon State assistant Dec. 6, 2017, ... Read More

Nebraska women rally late, drop road game to Washington State in double overtime

PULLMAN, Wash. — The defense isn’t getting much better. Rebounding remains an issue, too. So even when the Nebraska women’s basketball team has another strong night on offense — as it did in Friday night’s 87-84 double-overtime... Read More

No. 12 Huskers falls to No. 18 Wisconsin in Big Ten dual opener on criteria tiebreaker

LINCOLN — No. 12 Nebraska dropped its first dual of the season in its Big Ten opener against No. 18 Wisconsin. The teams were tied 21-21 after 10 matches, but the Badgers won on a tiebreaker based on he number of pins, forfeits and inj... Read More

Senior point guard Glynn Watson sets tone on a Husker team that means business

LINCOLN — The possession started with Glynn Watson tiptoeing the baseline. The senior stayed just in bounds with the ball after a rebound, then took off. He dribbled twice, then off his shoe, and the ball rolled to midcourt. Watson ... Read More

Blackshirts, outmuscled by Michigan and Wisconsin, steel for more smash-mouth against Spartans

LINCOLN — Luke Gifford has a pretty good idea about what Michigan State will do on offense. Then again, the linebacker also knew how Michigan and Wisconsin would operate before power-running Nebraska into submission. The Husker co-ca... Read More