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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,...

Carvacho scores 21 to lift Colorado St. over Omaha 80-65

Nov. 13, 2019 11:42 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Nico Carvacho had 21 points and 19 rebounds as Colorado State beat Nebraska Omaha 80-65 on Wednesday night. Adam Thistlewood had 19 points and seven rebounds for Colorado State (2-1). Kendle Moore added 16 points. Isaiah Stevens had 11 points and five assists for the home team....

Gibson scores 26 to lead Omaha over Bethune-Cookman 90-61

Nov. 11, 2019 11:13 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JT Gibson had a career-high 26 points as Omaha routed Bethune-Cookman 90-61 on Monday night. Gibson made 10 of 13 shots. He added six rebounds, four assists and two steals. Zach Thornhill had 19 points for Omaha (2-1). Matt Pile added 15 points, seven rebounds and four blocks. Wanjang...

AP: At least 1,680 dams across the US pose potential risk

Nov. 11, 2019 1:02 PM EST

The security camera at Lake Dunlap Dam near San Antonio was rolling one day last May as it usually does, helping dam operators monitor for signs of trouble. The day, bright and clear, was unremarkable, the water flowing steadily over the top of the dam as it was supposed to. Suddenly and without warning, a...

Oluyitan lifts S. Utah over Nebraska 79-78 in 2OT

Nov. 9, 2019 5:45 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Southern Utah's Cameron Oluyitan had no doubt that the 10-foot jumper he let go with 2 seconds left in double overtime would go in and lift the Thunderbirds to a 79-78 come-from-behind win over Nebraska Saturday. "I work on that every day," Oluyitan said. "I was here at 7 in the...

Pile scores 22 to lead Omaha past Midland Lutheran 72-53

Nov. 7, 2019 6:21 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Matt Pile had a career-high 22 points as Nebraska Omaha defeated NAIA member Midland Lutheran 72-53 on Thursday. Pile shot 10 for 13 from the floor. He added nine rebounds and four blocks. Ayo Akinwole had 17 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds for Omaha (1-1). He was 8 of 8 from the...

UC Riverside beats Huskers 66-47 to spoil Hoiberg's debut

Nov. 5, 2019 11:55 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The enormity of the project Fred Hoiberg has undertaken at Nebraska hit him square in the face Tuesday night. The new-look Cornhuskers lost 66-47 to UC Riverside, one of the bottom programs in the Big West Conference. It marked the first time the Huskers had lost a season opener at...

Alexander carries Creighton over Kennesaw State 81-55

Nov. 5, 2019 11:08 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander registered 19 points, hitting 5 of 8 from 3-point range, as Creighton rolled past Kennesaw State 81-55 on Tuesday night in a season opener for both teams. Marcus Zegarowski hit four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points for the Bluejays, while Christian Bishop scored...