Category Archives: Husker Men’s Basketball

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Butler in NIT

KGFW Sports – Huskers Host Butler in NIT

The Nebraska men’s basketball team will make their second straight postseason appearance, as they were selected for the 2019 National Invitational Tournament (NIT) Sunday evening. The Huskers enter the postseason with an 18-16 record, and are the No. 4 seed and will take on No. 5 seed Butler (16-16), this Wednesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Huskers Advance to Quarterfinals

KGFW Sports – Huskers Advance to Quarterfinals

The Nebraska men’s basketball team built a double-digit lead late in the first half, and never trailed again in a 69-61 upset win over 21st-ranked Maryland yesterday afternoon in the second-round of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago. The Huskers got 58 points from the big three of James Palmer Jr.,…Read more »

KGFW Sports – Huskers Advance at Big 10 Tourney

KGFW Sports – Huskers Advance at Big 10 Tourney

The Nebraska men’s basketball team rallied for a 68-61 win over Rutgers last night in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago. James Palmer Jr. scored 27 second-half points, including five during a game-changing 15-0 run. That run turned a five-point Husker deficit with six minutes to play…Read more »

Huskers Outlast Hawkeyes on Senior Day, 93-91 in OT

Huskers Outlast Hawkeyes on Senior Day, 93-91 in OT

A jubilant Tim Miles received a standing ovation as he walked off the court. No, his team is not in contention for the NCAA Tournament (barring a miracle in Chicago). They aren’t even a lock to make the NIT. But on a relatively meaningless day, Nebraska won against all odds. They were depleted – down…Read more »

Sophomore Guard Akenten Suspended Indefinitely

Sophomore Guard Akenten Suspended Indefinitely

(Photo – Kenny Larabee) Nebraska basketball head coach Tim Miles announced on Thursday that sophomore guard Nana Akenten had been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. This season, Akenten is averaging 4.3 points per game and 2.5 assists in 28 games played. Nebraska will be in action next when they take on the…Read more »