The Nebraska men's basketball team wraps up their non conference portion of their schedule this week at the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. The Huskers open tournament play tonight against the host Rainbow Warriors. Nebraska is 6-3 on the season following a 56-55 double overtime win over Cincinnati on December 13th. Hawaii is 8-3. Tip-off is set for 11:59pm. We'll have the game on 1230AM KHAS and "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM beginning with the pre-game show at 11:00pm. It's the second game of the session, as Loyola Marymount takes on 11th ranked Wichita State at 10:00pm. The winners will play at 8:00pm tomorrow night, while the losers will play at 10:30pm.
All-American Rachel Theriot erupted for a season high 31 points as the 12th ranked Nebraska women's basketball team rolled past High Point 83-57 on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Huskers are now 10-1 on the season and will open Big Ten Conference play on December 29th at Minnesota.
Nebraska senior pitcher Chance Sinclair has been named a third team Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball. Sinclair was 9-1 last year with a 2.15 ERA. The Huskers open the season on February 13th at Nevada-Las Vegas.
North Texas beat the Creighton men's basketball team 62-58 yesterday in Denton, Texas. The Bluejays trailed by 27 points with 15:28 remaining. Toby Hegner led the way with 13 points. Creighton is now 9-4 on the season and will play at Providence on December 31st.
Connor Beranek scored a season high 32 points to lead the Nebraska-Kearney men's basketball team to a 90-85 win over Lincoln University on Saturday in Jefferson City, Missouri. The Lopers are now 7-3 on the season, 3-1 in the MIAA and will play host to Central Missouri on January 3rd.
The UNK women lost to Lincoln University 90-68. Amarah Williams had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Lopers. UNK will host Oklahoma Panhandle State on December 31st. Tip-off will be at 5:30pm.
Hastings College offensive coordinator Joe Holtzclaw has been hired as the offensive line coach at Nebraska-Kearney under new head coach Josh Lamberson. Holtzclaw has been at Hastings College the past five seasons. Hastings head coach Tony Harper quickly appointed quarterbacks coach Grant Mollring as the new offensive coordinator of the Broncos.
The Hastings High wrestling team won the Flatwater Fracas wrestling dual tournament over the weekend at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island. Hastings went 7-0 in the tournament, including wins over Grand Island, Aurora and Kearney. The Tigers had five wrestlers go undefeated in the tournament, Nolan Laux, Connor Laux, Andrew Schilke, Huy Truong and Travis Hartwig