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NU Notes: Huskers Drop Series at Rutgers
NU Notes: Huskers Drop Series at Rutgers

No. 23 Nebraska dropped its first weekend series of the season, as the Huskers fell 6-4 at Rutgers on Sunday afternoon at Bainton Field.

Huskers fall to Kansas

Huskers fall to Kansas

Despite overcoming an early four-run deficit, the Huskers' rally came up short in a wild back-and-forth affair, as Nebraska fell 13-11 to Kansas at Hoglund Ballpark on Tuesday night.

NU Notes: Foley, Cooper Discuss Position Groups

NU Notes: Foley, Cooper Discuss Position Groups

Nebraska special teams coordinator Ed Foley and defensive backs coach Evan Cooper met with the media following the Huskers’ spring practice on Tuesday. 

Sears Tabbed Big Ten Pitcher of the Week

Sears Tabbed Big Ten Pitcher of the Week

Senior Brett Sears has been named the Big Ten’s Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

NU Notes: Huskers Fall in Series Finale

NU Notes: Huskers Fall in Series Finale

No. 24 Nebraska fell behind early and couldn’t come back, as the Huskers fell 9-3 vs. Ohio State in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Rhule Explains Spring Practice Takeaways

Rhule Explains Spring Practice Takeaways

Nebraska Head Coach Matt Rhule met with members of the media following spring practice on Saturday.

NU Notes: Six-Run Outburst Fuels Huskers to Series Win

NU Notes: Six-Run Outburst Fuels Huskers to Series Win

No. 24 Nebraska clinched its seventh weekend series in a row this season behind a six-run fifth inning in a 7-3 win vs. Ohio State on Saturday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Tominaga Helps West to All-Star Win

Tominaga Helps West to All-Star Win

Keisei Tominaga closed his college career by helping the West team to an 87-75 win the Reese’s NABC College All-Star Game Friday afternoon. 

NU Notes: Sears Twirls Two-Hit Complete-Game Shutout on Friday

NU Notes: Sears Twirls Two-Hit Complete-Game Shutout on Friday

Brett Sears tossed a two-hit complete-game shutout, as the 24th-ranked Huskers opened the weekend series vs. Ohio State with a 3-0 win on Friday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Tominaga shines, wins 2024 college three-point contest

Tominaga shines, wins 2024 college three-point contest

In case you didn't know, Keisei Tominaga can shoot the three

NU Notes: Satterfield Speaks On Offensive Progress

NU Notes: Satterfield Speaks On Offensive Progress

Nebraska Offensive Coordinator Marcus Satterfield met with members of the media following spring practice on Thursday.

BREAKING: Hoiberg Earns National Coach-of-the-Year Honor

BREAKING: Hoiberg Earns National Coach-of-the-Year Honor

The 2024 Jim Phelan National Coach-of-the-Year is Nebraska Head Coach Fred Hoiberg. 

Five Huskers Named to U.S. U21 Women's National Team

Five Huskers Named to U.S. U21 Women's National Team

Five members of the Nebraska volleyball team have been selected to the U.S. U21 Women's National Team, USA Volleyball announced on Wednesday. 

NU Notes: Nebraska falls to Creighton on Tuesday

NU Notes: Nebraska falls to Creighton on Tuesday

Nebraska suffered a 5-3 setback at Creighton on Tuesday, ending the nation's second-longest active win streak at 10 games.

Fans wait hours in Kearney to buy Husker volleyball spring match tickets

Fans wait hours in Kearney to buy Husker volleyball spring match tickets

The May 4 Nebraska volleyball spring match in Kearney is sold out.

Spring Match Tickets On Sale Tuesday Morning

Spring Match Tickets On Sale Tuesday Morning

Tickets to Nebraska volleyball's May 4 spring match against Denver in Kearney will go on sale to the public Tuesday, April 2 at 10 a.m., at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds.

Husker baseball cracks D1Baseball Top 25 for first time since 2021

Husker baseball cracks D1Baseball Top 25 for first time since 2021

For the first time in three years, Husker baseball is in the Top 25. 

Huskers Sweep Northwestern in Dramatic Fashion

Huskers Sweep Northwestern in Dramatic Fashion

Nebraska scored a run in the top of the ninth and added another in the 10th to sweep Northwestern with an 8-7 win in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon at Rocky and Berenice Miller Park.

NU Notes: Early Offense Pushes Huskers Past Wildcats

NU Notes: Early Offense Pushes Huskers Past Wildcats

Nebraska clinched its sixth weekend series in a row this season with a 9-5 win at Northwestern on Saturday afternoon at Rocky and Berenice Miller Park.

NU Notes: Huskers Grind Out 5-2 Win at Northwestern

NU Notes: Huskers Grind Out 5-2 Win at Northwestern

Brett Sears recorded his sixth straight quality start with seven strong innings, as Nebraska took the weekend opener over Northwestern with a 5-2 win on Friday afternoon at Rocky and Berenice Miller Park.

Keisei Tominaga set to participate in College 3-Point Championship

Keisei Tominaga set to participate in College 3-Point Championship

Nebraska’s Keisei Tominaga has been selected to the Hanes Men’s 3-Point Championship roster.

Rhule Talks Spring Practice Progress

Rhule Talks Spring Practice Progress

Nebraska Head Football Coach Matt Rhule met with members of the media on Thursday following the Huskers’ second spring practice.

Huskers Dubbed Regular-Season Big Ten Champions for First Time in Program History

Huskers Dubbed Regular-Season Big Ten Champions for First Time in Program History

The No. 5 Nebraska Cornhuskers were named Regular-Season Big Ten Champions for the first time in program history since entering the Big Ten in 2011 after taking the win against No. 7 Ohio State Buckeyes (418.200-414.150).

'Opportunity of a lifetime': Troy Dannen introduced as Nebraska athletic director

'Opportunity of a lifetime': Troy Dannen introduced as Nebraska athletic director

Nebraska got a glimpse into the future of Husker sports as Troy Dannen was introduced as the university's 17th athletic director on Tuesday afternoon.

NU Notes: Huskers Garner NCAA Bid

NU Notes: Huskers Garner NCAA Bid

The No. 23 Nebraska women’s gymnastics team was selected to be a part of the Arkansas regional of the 2024 NCAA Championships, which is set for April 3-6.

No. 3 seed Oregon State heads back to the Sweet 16 with 61-51 win over Nebraska

No. 3 seed Oregon State heads back to the Sweet 16 with 61-51 win over Nebraska

Talia von Oelhoffen had 19 points and eight assists, and third-seeded Oregon State advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 61-51 second-round victory over No. 6 Nebraska on Sunday in the women's NCAA Tournament.

NU notes: Weather issues cancel baseball, softball Sunday

NU notes: Weather issues cancel baseball, softball Sunday

Sunday’s series finale between Nebraska and New Mexico State has been canceled due to inclement weather.

NU Notes: Sanderson, Huskers Edge Aggies to Clinch Series Win

NU Notes: Sanderson, Huskers Edge Aggies to Clinch Series Win

Case Sanderson tallied a career-high three hits and added an RBI single in the seventh inning, as Nebraska took the series over New Mexico State with a narrow 2-1 win on Saturday at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Nebraska's Markowski faces Oregon State's Beers in second-round March Madness showdown

Nebraska's Markowski faces Oregon State's Beers in second-round March Madness showdown

Alexis Markowski had 16 points and six rebounds in sixth-seeded Nebraska’s close 61-59 victory over No. 11 Texas A&M, which put the Huskers into a second-round game Sunday against third-seeded Oregon State.

No. 6 Nebraska blows lead but holds on to beat No. 11 Texas A&M 61-59

No. 6 Nebraska blows lead but holds on to beat No. 11 Texas A&M 61-59

Alexis Markowski had 16 points and six rebounds and sixth-seeded Nebraska won their first NCAA Tournament game since 2014 by just barely holding off No. 11 Texas A&M 61-59. Nebraska will play third-seeded Oregon State on Sunday.

NU Notes: Sears' Eight-Inning Gem Stifles Aggies

NU Notes: Sears' Eight-Inning Gem Stifles Aggies

Brett Sears tallied a career-high nine strikeouts and allowed just two hits across eight scoreless innings, as Nebraska opened its series with a 14-2 rout vs. New Mexico State on Friday at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Huskers' Season Comes to an End in NCAA First Round

Huskers' Season Comes to an End in NCAA First Round

Wade Taylor IV led five Aggies in double figures with 25 points as No. 9 seed Texas A&M sent eighth-seeded Nebraska home still looking for its first NCAA Tournament victory after beating the Huskers 98-83 Friday night in the South Region.

Husker fans set up watch parties, hoping for a Nebraska tournament win

Husker fans set up watch parties, hoping for a Nebraska tournament win

The night is finally here. The Huskers will play its first round game against Texas A&M from Memphis to try and make history. 

Tominaga: Husker fans discuss what the Japanese superstar has been like to watch

Tominaga: Husker fans discuss what the Japanese superstar has been like to watch

Husker fans break down what Tominaga's been like to watch.

Nebraska fans get ready for Huskers first NCAA tournament game

Nebraska fans get ready for Huskers first NCAA tournament game

As Nebraska takes on Texas A&M Friday night for its first NCAA tournament game since 2014, fans in Lincoln have been preparing for March Madness from the morning hours.

Husker fans invade Memphis, ahead of Huskers round one matchup

Husker fans invade Memphis, ahead of Huskers round one matchup

Husker fans have brought a sea of red to Memphis. 

Huskers Take on Texas A&M Friday in Corvallis

Huskers Take on Texas A&M Friday in Corvallis

The No. 6 seed Nebraska women’s basketball team opens the 2024 NCAA Tournament by tangling with 11th-seeded Texas A&M in the tournament’s first round in Corvallis, Ore., on March 22.

Walsh Deals Gem in Win vs. Bison

Walsh Deals Gem in Win vs. Bison

Will Walsh tossed six scoreless innings and recorded a season-high nine strikeouts in Nebraska’s 3-1 win vs. North Dakota State on Wednesday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

March Madness meet the 'Japanese Steph Curry': Tominaga has chance to help Huskers end NCAA drought

March Madness meet the 'Japanese Steph Curry': Tominaga has chance to help Huskers end NCAA drought

Even his own Nebraska teammates look at Keisei Tominaga of Japan and think he just doesn’t look that athletic.

'Chance to write some history': Huskers prepare for Texas A&M, NCAA Tournament

'Chance to write some history': Huskers prepare for Texas A&M, NCAA Tournament

Nebraska is looking to do something that's never been done for in the history of the men's basketball program - win an NCAA Tournament game. 

Nebraska Battles Texas A&M in NCAA First Round Friday Evening

Nebraska Battles Texas A&M in NCAA First Round Friday Evening

The Nebraska men's basketball team makes its first NCAA appearance in a decade, as the Huskers are the No. 8 seed in the South Regional.

Huskers Fall to Mavs

Huskers Fall to Mavs

Timely hitting lifted Omaha to a 5-2 victory over the Nebraska softball team Wednesday at Bowlin Stadium. 

Nebraska extends Amy Williams through 2028-29

Nebraska extends Amy Williams through 2028-29

Nebraska has agreed to a contract extension with Head Women’s Basketball Coach Amy Williams

Huskers host NFL Pro Day

Huskers host NFL Pro Day

A handful of Huskers had the chance to showcase their talents to a room full of NFL scouts on Wednesday morning, as the team hosted its annual NFL Pro Day.

Reports: Nebraska selects Washington’s Dannen as new athletic director

Reports: Nebraska selects Washington’s Dannen as new athletic director

The University of Nebraska is moving forward quickly in selecting its new athletic director.

McConnaughey’s Career-High Nine Strikeouts Leads Huskers Past Omaha

McConnaughey’s Career-High Nine Strikeouts Leads Huskers Past Omaha

Mason McConnaughey recorded a career-high nine strikeouts, as the Huskers picked up their 11th win in the last 13 games with an 11-5 victory vs. Omaha on Tuesday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Announces Contract Extension for 2024 Big Ten Coach of Year Fred Hoiberg

NU Announces Contract Extension for 2024 Big Ten Coach of Year Fred Hoiberg

Nebraska has agreed to a contract extension with 2024 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year Fred Hoiberg, as announced by Interim Athletic Director Dennis Leblanc and University of Nebraska Interim President Chris Kabourek on Tuesday.

Nebraska spring volleyball match changes venues from Kearney High to UNK

Nebraska spring volleyball match changes venues from Kearney High to UNK

The Nebraska volleyball spring match is moving to a different venue in Kearney in an attempt to accommodate more fans.

Billie Andrews Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Billie Andrews Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Nebraska shortstop Billie Andrews was named the Big Ten Softball Player of the Week on Monday.

'WILD THING' - Meet the man behind the jacket, a Buckeye pulling for the Huskers

'WILD THING' - Meet the man behind the jacket, a Buckeye pulling for the Huskers

If you watched any Nebraska basketball at the Big Ten Tournament, you'll likely recognize the face, name, and jacket.

'I'll always be a Cornhusker': Trev Alberts thanks Nebraska in Texas A&M remarks

'I'll always be a Cornhusker': Trev Alberts thanks Nebraska in Texas A&M remarks

In his opening remarks at a Monday press conference, new Texas A&M athletic director Trev Alberts acknowledged his alma mater - and his most recent job. 

Rhule talks departure of Alberts, Huskers prep for spring practice

Rhule talks departure of Alberts, Huskers prep for spring practice

Second year head coach Matt Rhule and the Huskers broke down spring ball, but not before Matt Rhule delivered a state of the union style sermon after Alberts' departure.

SELECTION SUNDAY: Huskers lock up 8 seed, will face Aggies in first round

SELECTION SUNDAY: Huskers lock up 8 seed, will face Aggies in first round

For the first time in 10 years, Nebraska has been selected for the tournament, getting an 8 seed bid in Memphis. The opponent? The Aggies of Texas A&M.

Shannon helps Illinois move on to bigger stage after Big Ten championship

Shannon helps Illinois move on to bigger stage after Big Ten championship

Terrence Shannon Jr. took over the Big Ten Tournament and put Illinois in position for bigger goals.

BREAKING: Husker women's basketball to face Texas A&M in NCAA Tournament

BREAKING: Husker women's basketball to face Texas A&M in NCAA Tournament

The Nebraska Women's Basketball Team has made the 2024 NCAA Tournament. 

HUSKERS: 1-on-1 with Rienk Mast

HUSKERS: 1-on-1 with Rienk Mast

HUSKERS: 1-on-1 with Rienk Mast

Walsh, Huskers Complete Sweep of Nicholls

Walsh, Huskers Complete Sweep of Nicholls

Will Walsh belted his second homer of the weekend, as Nebraska completed its series sweep of Nicholls with an 11-4 win in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Notes: Huskers Conclude Beach Season in California

NU Notes: Huskers Conclude Beach Season in California

The Nebraska beach volleyball team wrapped up its beach season in Long Beach, Calif., on Saturday.

BREAKING: Huskers 8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will face Texas A&M in first round

BREAKING: Huskers 8 seed in NCAA Tournament, will face Texas A&M in first round

For the first time since 2014, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have made the NCAA Tournament.

Shannon scores Big Ten tourney-record 40 points as No. 13 Illinois tops Nebraska 98-87 in semifinals

Shannon scores Big Ten tourney-record 40 points as No. 13 Illinois tops Nebraska 98-87 in semifinals

Terrence Shannon Jr. scored a career-high 40 points for a Big Ten Tournament record to lead a second-half surge by 13th-ranked Illinois in a 98-87 victory over Nebraska in the semifinals.

NU Notes: Caron Leads Huskers to 7-6 Win vs. Nicholls

NU Notes: Caron Leads Huskers to 7-6 Win vs. Nicholls

Josh Caron went 3-for-4 and drove in a career-high five runs, leading the Huskers to a 7-6 win vs. Nicholls in the series opener at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park on Friday night.

Tominaga, Williams lead Nebraska past Indiana, 93-66 in Big Ten quarterfinals

Tominaga, Williams lead Nebraska past Indiana, 93-66 in Big Ten quarterfinals

Keisei Tominaga and Brice Williams each buried four 3-pointers and scored 23 points each to power third-seeded Nebraska to 93-66 quarterfinal romp past Indiana in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament.

Steinforth Named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Year

Steinforth Named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Year

Nebraska heptathlete and long jumper Till Steinforth was selected as the Big Ten Men's Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday by the conference's head coaches.

Dennis Leblanc named Nebraska interim athletic director

Dennis Leblanc named Nebraska interim athletic director

24 hours after the departure of Trev Alberts, University of Nebraska Interim President Chris Kabourek has named an interim athletic director.

Gov. Pillen issues call to action after Alberts' departure, emphasizes quick permanent hire

Gov. Pillen issues call to action after Alberts' departure, emphasizes quick permanent hire

About 24 hours after news first started breaking, regarding Trev Alberts departing Nebraska to become athletic director at Texas A&M, Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen is speaking out.