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Wisconsin's Brad Davison (34) shoots against Nebraska's Shamiel Stevenson (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Madison, Wis. Davison had a team-high 14 points in Wisconsin's 82-68 win. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Wisconsin pulls away from Nebraska for 82-68 win

Jan. 22, 2020 12:35 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard's message to his team at halftime Tuesday was to not worry about the offense. He knew that end of the floor would take care of itself. It certainly did. Brad Davison scored 14 points, D'Mitrik Trice added 11 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Wisconsin...

Nebraska guard Dachon Burke Jr. (11) loses the ball as he is defended by Indiana's Joey Brunk (50) and Armaan Franklin (2) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Lincoln, Neb. (Francis Gardler/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)

Indiana builds big second-half lead, beats Nebraska 82-74

Jan. 18, 2020 11:22 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It took a second-half spurt to build a 19-point lead and then tough defense during an eight-minute scoring drought for Indiana to collect a rarity on Saturday night, an 82-74 Big Ten Conference road win over Nebraska. Trayce Jackson-Davis had 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead Indiana...

Nebraska's Cam Mack, left, tries to shoot over Ohio State's E.J. Liddell during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Nebraska 80-68. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 21 Buckeyes beat Nebraska, snap 4-game losing streak

Jan. 14, 2020 10:43 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann came into his post-game news conference ready to talk about some good stuff for a change. “It’s been awhile since I sat in front of you in a good mood,” Holtmann told the assembled media after No. 21 Ohio State snapped a four-game...

Ohio State suspends Muhammad, Washington for Nebraska game

Jan. 14, 2020 6:32 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State has suspended sophomore guards Luther Muhammad and Duane Washington Jr. for its game against Nebraska. The team announced the suspensions shortly before Tuesday night's game. The reason was cited as “failure to meet program standards and expectations.”...

Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Kopp, Northwestern hang on to beat Nebraska 62-57

Jan. 11, 2020 7:56 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern coach Chris Collins saw his team playing music and dancing and bumping chests. He hopes the celebrations happen on a more regular basis. Miller Kopp scored 15 points, and Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak, hanging on to beat Nebraska 62-57 Saturday....

Nebraska denies road-weary Iowa's comeback bid, 76-70

Jan. 8, 2020 12:35 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After falling to Rutgers on Friday, Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg put together a game plan aimed not only at defeating Iowa but shaking off the disappointing loss. Tuesday Hoiberg’s Huskers executed that plan to near perfection, building a double-digit first half lead, then...

Rutgers' Akwasi Yeboah, right, goes to the basket in front of Nebraska's Kevin Cross (1), as Shaq Carter (13) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

McConnell subs for Baker, leads Rutgers past Huskers 79-62

Jan. 3, 2020 11:06 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Rutgers found out shortly before its game against Nebraska that it would be without team leader Geo Baker. The Scarlet Knights didn't miss a beat. Caleb McConnell started in Baker's place, made all eight of his shots from the field and scored a season-high 20 points to lead Rutgers...

Cheatham, Nebraska dump Texas A&M-CC 73-52

Dec. 29, 2019 5:31 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Haanif Cheatham knew that Nebraska had to play better against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Sunday in order to bounce back from a disappointing pre-Christmas loss to North Dakota. The senior guard did his part, scoring 17 points to lead the Huskers past the Islanders 73-52. “We...

Allen-Eikens' lifts North Dakota over Nebraska 75-74

Dec. 21, 2019 9:19 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — North Dakota coach Paul Sather didn’t know that the Fighting Hawks hadn’t beaten Nebraska since 1933 after they nipped the Huskers 75-74 Saturday He just knew his team had played its best game of the year in a hostile environment. “Good, that's nice to...

Nebraska guard Haanif Cheatham (22) makes a layup against Purdue forward Aaron Wheeler (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Huskers top Purdue 70-56; Mack's triple-double a 1st for Neb

Dec. 15, 2019 7:11 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The outlook for what Nebraska might be able to accomplish in its first year under Fred Hoiberg looks quite a bit different now than it did a week ago. The team that got shell-shocked at Creighton eight days ago in what was one of its four losses by at least 17 points looked like a...