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Remains found in Nebraska linked to Missouri killings

Nov. 18, 2019 8:02 PM EST

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Human remains discovered in a Nebraska stock trailer appear to be from one of two Wisconsin brothers who were fatally shot by a Missouri farmer, authorities said Monday. The Lincoln County sheriff’s office in North Platte, Nebraska, announced that a local rancher found the...

Ballock leads Creighton past Louisiana Tech 82-72

Nov. 16, 2019 8:19 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Ballock had 22 points as Creighton topped Louisiana Tech 82-72 on Saturday. Ty-Shon Alexander and Marcus Zegarowski had 17 points apiece for Creighton (2-1). Kelvin Jones had 14 points for the home team. DaQuan Bracey had 17 points for the Bulldogs (2-1). Mubarak Muhammed added 14...

Taylor over 200 again in No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win over Neb

Nov. 16, 2019 6:17 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska always brings out the best in Jonathan Taylor. The Wisconsin star ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns in the No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win on Saturday in a performance that further etched his name into the record books. Taylor became the first Football Bowl Subdivision...

Taylor over 200 again in No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win over Neb

Nov. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Aaron Cruickshank ran back a kickoff 89 yards for a score, and No. 15 Wisconsin beat Nebraska 37-21 on Saturday. Taylor became the first Football Bowl Subdivision player since at least 2000 to run for 200 yards three times against...

Nebraska gives Scott Frost 2-year extension through 2026

Nov. 16, 2019 11:45 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Scott Frost has received a two-year contract extension through 2026. The university announced the extension Saturday before the Cornhuskers’ game against No. 14 Wisconsin. Frost is 8-13 in his second season since leaving Central Florida, which he led to a 13-0...

Mack scores 24 as Nebraska picks up first win for Hoiberg

Nov. 16, 2019 12:18 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Fred Hoiberg was pleased he got his first win at Nebraska, but he was happier with how his Cornhuskers played in building a 31-point first half lead on the way to defeating South Dakota State 90-73. “It sure beats what happens in the other two,” Hoiberg said....

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

Nov. 15, 2019 1:19 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says the trial of a teenager accused of stabbing his former girlfriend and then himself at an Omaha, Nebraska, high school will be moved to juvenile court. Judge Duane Dougherty said in his ruling Wednesday that he relied heavily on the mental health experts who examined the boy...

Huskers brace for No. 15 Badgers’ Taylor-led rushing attack

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The issue for wary Nebraska fans this week isn’t whether the Cornhuskers can upset No. 15 Wisconsin. It’s about how many yards Jonathan Taylor will run for this time. The Badgers’ star has rushed for more than 200 yards two straight years against Nebraska and will...

No. 15 Badgers carry their West hopes with them to Nebraska

Nov. 14, 2019 4:31 PM EST

No. 15 Wisconsin (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) at Nebraska (4-5, 2-4), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (BTN) Line: Wisconsin by 14 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 9-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Wisconsin is two games behind Minnesota in the West and is going to need help to win the division. The Badgers must beat Nebraska,...

Amount of water released into Missouri River to be reduced

Nov. 14, 2019 1:59 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eight months after flooding began along the lower Missouri River, the amount of water being released from dams upriver will start to be reduced later this month. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the amount of water being released from the Gavins Point dam on the Nebraska-South...