Latest Nebraska Cornhuskers football Stories

2009-03-18 00:32:40

Daniel Faris's double-double Tuesday powered New Mexico to an 83-71 win over Nebraska in a first-round NIT tilt. Faris fired in 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Tony Danridge added 18 points and Chad Toppert had 15 for the Lobos (22-11). The Cornhuskers (18-13) were led by Sek Henry with 13 points and Steve Harley with 11. The Lobos edged ahead 39-34 by halftime, thanks to a 13-of-19 performance from the free-throw line. They then shot 59.1 percent from the floor and were14-of-16 from the...

2009-03-17 22:50:00

Talor Battle scored 24 points Tuesday, powering Penn State to a 77-73 overtime win over George Mason in NIT first-round action. Jeff Brooks added 13 points for the Nittany Lions (23-11), and Chris Babb and Andrew Jones 11 points each. George Masons (22-11) was led by Cam Long with 16 points. Andre Cornelius and Dre Smith each added 12 points.

2009-02-21 20:11:16

Sherron Collins scored 22 points Saturday to lead the 18th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks to a 70-53 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kansas (22-5, 11-1 Big 12) has won three straight and 11 of its last 12 games. Cole Aldrich added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Jayhawks, who have beaten the Cornhuskers 13 straight times. Ade Dagunduro was high scorer for Nebraska (16-9, 6-6) with only 13 points. Steve Harley added 11 points and Ryan Anderson 10 for the Cornhuskers.

2009-02-14 18:36:09

Matt Lawrence and DeMarre Carroll each scored 13 points Saturday to help 19th-ranked Missouri defeat Nebraska 70-47. J.T. Tiller added 11 points for the Tigers (22-4, 9-2 Big 12), who have won nine of their last 10 games since losing by five points in their Big 12 opener at Nebraska Jan. 10. Leo Lyons had nine points and 10 rebounds. The Tigers defense, the best in the Big 12, held Nebraska to 28.6 percent shooting from the field to improve to 16-0 on their home floor this season. Nebraska...

2009-02-07 18:04:54

Ade Dagunduro scored 17 points Saturday to pace the Nebraska Cornhuskers' 58-55 upset of the 17th-ranked Texas Longhorns. Dagunduro also had nine rebounds for the Cornhuskers (15-7, 5-4 Big 12), who have won three straight games. A.J. Abrams led Texas (15-7, 4-4) with 16 points. Damion James had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Gary Johnson 12 points for the Longhorns, who have lost three straight games. Texas, which ended the first half on a 19-4 run, led 42-32 with just under 11 minutes to...

2009-01-21 23:09:19

Blake Griffin produced 27 points and 18 rebounds Wednesday in rallying No. 5 Oklahoma from a halftime deficit to a 72-61 victory over Nebraska. Griffin hit 11-of-16 shots from the field, bringing Oklahoma its sixth straight win since a surprise setback to Arkansas. Austin Johnson added 15 for the Sooners (18-1, 4-0 Big 12). Ryan Anderson led Nebraska (12-5, 2-2) with 19 points. The Cornhuskers had won five of their previous six games. Oklahoma trailed by six at the break, but the Sooners...

2009-01-01 18:42:17

Joe Ganz highlighted a big third quarter with two touchdown passes Thursday that helped rally Nebraska to a 26-21 win over Clemson in the Gator Bowl. The Cornhuskers faced an 11-point deficit at the half, but stormed back to bring a successful end to the first year as Nebraska coach for Bo Pelini. Nebraska won its final four games of the year to finish 9-4 and boosted the Big 12 Conference bowl record this season to 3-1 with three more games to play. Ganz completed 19-of-36 passes for 236...

2008-12-25 14:03:41

The St. Louis Rams have promoted executive vice president of player personnel Billy Devaney to be their next general manager. Devaney, who has 23 years of NFL scouting experience, succeeds Jay Zygmunt, who stepped down Monday as the Rams' president of football operations and general manager, ending his 27-season tenure. Devaney will be responsible for all player personnel decisions, including the college draft, acquisition of free agents, player trades and other personnel transactions. Also,...

2006-12-02 06:00:21

By Stu Pospisil, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 2--In their own way on opposite sides of town, Phillip Bates of Omaha North and Kyle Wheeler of Millard South were put in charge of their teams. Bates operated a Viking offense that grew through the season to post nine wins, the most for the Ames Avenue school since 1961. Wheeler directed a Patriots defense that was key to an 11-1 record, the best ever for the Q Street school. During the season, each was a team captain. After the season,...

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