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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...

Creighton's Marcus Zegarowski (11) celebrates his game winning three point shot with 3.2 seconds remaining alongside Damien Jefferson during the second half against Providence at the CHI Health Center in  Omaha, Neb., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Brendan Sullivan/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars 78-74

Jan. 18, 2020 9:17 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski was so dizzy before the game that he was held out of the starting lineup for the first time this season. Ty-Shon Alexander hurt his knee late in the first half and was so stiff that he could barely move. The two ended up making the biggest shots of the game to rally No....

Townsend has career-high 32, leads Denver past Omaha 91-76

Jan. 18, 2020 6:24 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jase Townsend had a career-high 32 points as Denver snapped its 10-game losing streak, beating Omaha 91-76 on Saturday. Townsend made 8 of 10 3-pointers and the Pioneers were 11 of 20 from 3-point distance. Ade Murkey had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Denver (5-15, 1-5...

Lubick replaces Walters as Nebraska's offensive coordinator

Jan. 17, 2020 8:09 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Matt Lubick to replace Troy Walters as offensive coordinator. The addition of Lubick was announced Friday, hours after coach Scott Frost said Walters was leaving the program by mutual agreement. Lubick worked as an Oregon assistant with Frost from 2013-16, and he was...

Charles scores 23, No. 20 Maryland women defeat Nebraska

Jan. 16, 2020 10:29 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kaila Charles scored 23 points and No. 20 Maryland controlled the first and last quarters to defeat Nebraska 87-69 on Thursday night. Ashley Owusu added 16 points, Stephanie Jones 14 and Diamond Miller 13 for the Terrapins (13-4, 4-2 Big Ten Conference). Nicea Eliely and Leigha...

Mike Dawson returns to Huskers to coach outside linebackers

Jan. 16, 2020 9:54 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mike Dawson will return to Nebraska to coach outside linebackers after spending the 2019 season in the NFL. Coach Scott Frost announced Thursday that he had rehired Dawson, who coached the Cornhuskers' defensive line in 2018. Dawson was the New York Giants' outside linebackers coach...

This photo provided by  Nebraska Department of Correctional Services shows Travis Fieldgrove.  Fieldgrove, already sentenced to prison for having sex with his adult daughter has been given two more years behind bars.
 Fieldgrove, 40, was sentenced Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020,  in Adams County District Court in Hastings. He'd pleaded no contest to attempted incest after prosecutors had reduced the charge from incest in return for Fieldgrove's plea.
 ( Nebraska Department of Correctional Services via AP)

Man who had sex with adult daughter gets more prison time

Jan. 15, 2020 1:43 PM EST

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man already sentenced to prison for having sex with his adult daughter has been given two more years behind bars. Travis Fieldgrove, 40, was sentenced Tuesday in Adams County District Court in Hastings. In December, he pleaded no contest to attempted incest after...

This Jan. 2, 2020, photo shows red lights from wind turbines in the distance in the area of Genoa and Hugo, Colo., where sightings of unidentified large drones in the air have been reported. An official investigation into reports of large drones flying in groups over the western U.S. plains in the hours after sunset has confirmed nothing illegal or out of the ordinary, a finding of little solace to folks who say the truth is still out there. Investigators will scale back flights of a heat-detecting plane to try to corroborate reports as they're made but will continue to look into new reports, Colorado officials said Tuesday, Jan. 14. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

Jan. 15, 2020 1:07 AM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People insist they have spotted fleets of large drones crisscrossing rural America’s night sky, their mission mysterious, raising questions that have veered into conspiracy theories and launching an investigation. Authorities in Colorado have tried to put those theories to...

Marine sentenced to 3 years for illegal firearms

Jan. 14, 2020 11:02 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Marine stationed in Hawaii pleaded guilty to possession unlawful firearms during a military court hearing Tuesday for allegations he tried to bring weapons onto an Air Force base while home in Nebraska. Ali Al-kazahg's sentence includes a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank from...

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...