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Meet the Husker Super Fan and his super fans
Meet the Husker Super Fan and his super fans

Chances are if you’ve been to a Husker athletic contest, you’ve seen or heard Kevin Coleman. He’s hard to miss and seemingly always present.

Former Husker basketball player suing university over relationship with ex-assistant

Former Husker basketball player suing university over relationship with ex-assistant

Two years after being removed from the team, a former Husker women's basketball player has filed a lawsuit against the University of Nebraska. 

NU Notes: Huskers Drop Heartbreaker in Ninth to Oklahoma

NU Notes: Huskers Drop Heartbreaker in Ninth to Oklahoma

A walk-off single handed Nebraska its second-straight ninth-inning loss, as Oklahoma rallied for a pair of runs in the final frame to take down the Huskers, 7-6, on Sunday afternoon at the Shriners Children’s College Showdown at Globe Life Field.

Huskers Fall in Ninth Against No. 21 Texas Tech

Huskers Fall in Ninth Against No. 21 Texas Tech

Nebraska fell 6-3 to No. 21 Texas Tech after surrendering three runs in the ninth against the Red Raiders on Saturday afternoon at the Shriners Children’s College Showdown at Globe Life Field.

Huskers Power Past Purdue on the Road

Huskers Power Past Purdue on the Road

Alexis Markowski produced a huge effort with 20 points and a career-high 21 rebounds to lead a trio of outstanding performances, as Nebraska rolled to a 77-65 women's basketball road win at Purdue on Saturday afternoon.

NU Notes: Huskers Top Hornets to Win Third Straight

NU Notes: Huskers Top Hornets to Win Third Straight

The Nebraska softball team erased a two-run deficit to rally for its third consecutive win, defeating Sacramento State 5-4 in its second game of the day Saturday in Las Cruces, N.M.

Tominaga helps Nebraska stay unbeaten at home, beat Penn State 68-49

Tominaga helps Nebraska stay unbeaten at home, beat Penn State 68-49

Keisei Tominaga pumped in 17 points and Nebraska extended its home court unbeaten streak by pulling away from Penn State in the second half to post a 68-49 victory.

Huskers Win 4-1 on Opening Day

Huskers Win 4-1 on Opening Day

Fueled by strong pitching and timely two-out hitting, Nebraska picked up a 4-1 win vs. Baylor in the season opener at the Shriners Children’s College Showdown at Globe Life Field on Friday afternoon.

Big Ten Announces 2024 Volleyball Matchups

Big Ten Announces 2024 Volleyball Matchups

The Big Ten Conference announced its volleyball conference schedule rotation for the 2024 season on Thursday. 

NU volleyball coach says Nebraska Crossing could be new home for Olympic volleyball training center

NU volleyball coach says Nebraska Crossing could be new home for Olympic volleyball training center

But several say new ‘Good Life’ district bill is unconstitutional and needs changes

Banton Enjoys Impressive Start with Portland

Banton Enjoys Impressive Start with Portland

Former Husker Dalano Banton has enjoyed a strong start with the Portland Trail Blazers after joining the organization last week in a trade. 

Jacy Sheldon scores 23, Cotie McMahon adds 20 as No. 2 Ohio State routs Nebraska 80-47

Jacy Sheldon scores 23, Cotie McMahon adds 20 as No. 2 Ohio State routs Nebraska 80-47

Jacy Sheldon had 23 points and Cotie McMahon added 20 points and 10 rebounds as No. 2 Ohio State pulled away early and raced to its 12th straight win, an 80-47 rout of Nebraska on Wednesday night.

NU Notes: Shelley Named AP National Player of the Week

NU Notes: Shelley Named AP National Player of the Week

Jaz Shelley was named Nebraska's first Associated Press National College Women's Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

Jordy Bahl out for the year

Jordy Bahl out for the year

One of the biggest offseason additions to the Nebraska Athletic Department will not be suiting up for the rest of the season.

Nebraska steals Caitlin Clark's thunder with 82-79 victory over No. 2 Hawkeyes

Nebraska steals Caitlin Clark's thunder with 82-79 victory over No. 2 Hawkeyes

Jaz Shelley’s 3-pointer with 30 seconds left gave Nebraska its first lead as the Cornhuskers rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat No. 2 Iowa 82-79.

Caitlin Clark needs 39 points at Nebraska to set NCAA women's scoring record

Caitlin Clark needs 39 points at Nebraska to set NCAA women's scoring record

Caitlin Clark will have to post one of her highest point totals of the season in second-ranked Iowa’s game at Nebraska on Sunday if she is going to become the all-time leading scorer in NCAA women’s basketball history.

Tominaga, Nebraska perform demolition of Michigan thumping Wolverines 79-59

Tominaga, Nebraska perform demolition of Michigan thumping Wolverines 79-59

Keisei Tominaga scored 19 points and Josiah Allick scored 16 points and Nebraska was never threatened in a 79-59 beat down over Michigan.

NU notes: Huskers hang on for 3-2 win

NU notes: Huskers hang on for 3-2 win

The 18th-ranked Nebraska softball team wrapped up its season-opening tournament with a 3-2 win against Utah Valley Saturday morning in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

NU Notes: Huskers Post Commanding 25-7 Win Over Michigan

NU Notes: Huskers Post Commanding 25-7 Win Over Michigan

Behind six Top 10 victories and a major decision, the No. 5 Nebraska wrestling team overpowered No. 9 Michigan 25-7 in front of 4,958 fans, the third most in Husker wrestling history, on Friday night. 

NU Falls to Washington in Season Opener

NU Falls to Washington in Season Opener

The 18th-ranked Nebraska softball team opened its season with an 8-0 five-inning loss to No. 7 Washington Thursday night in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Buie, Northwestern control Nebraska and secure fourth place in Big Ten

Buie, Northwestern control Nebraska and secure fourth place in Big Ten

Boo Buie scored 22 points and Brooks Barnhizer recorded a double-double and Northwestern beat Nebraska 80-68.

Ryker Evans realizes childhood dream, signs to play football at Nebraska

Ryker Evans realizes childhood dream, signs to play football at Nebraska

The small-town kid is heading to big-time college football.

Norfolk senior signs with Nebraska, excited to take next step in football career

Norfolk senior signs with Nebraska, excited to take next step in football career

Norfolk High senior Rowdy Bauer put pen to paper after signing with the Nebraska Cornhuskers as a walk-on on Wednesday.

Jordy Bahl’s move to Nebraska creates overwhelming softball ticket demand and national title hopes

Jordy Bahl’s move to Nebraska creates overwhelming softball ticket demand and national title hopes

A Nebraska softball program that hasn’t won a conference championship in 10 years enters this spring believing it can win a national championship.

NU Notes: Huskers Fight Way to Sweep at Michigan

NU Notes: Huskers Fight Way to Sweep at Michigan

Alexis Markowski scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead a tough, total team effort by the Huskers to fight their way to a 65-59 women's basketball victory over Michigan at Crisler Arena on Tuesday night.

Bonus Points Carry Huskers to Win Over Illinois

Bonus Points Carry Huskers to Win Over Illinois

The No. 6 Nebraska wrestling team used four bonus-point victories and an overtime decision to defeat the Illinois Fighting Illini 28-9 in front of 3,347 fans on Sunday afternoon. 

No. 14 Illinois blows late 10-point lead, beats Nebraska 87-84 in overtime

No. 14 Illinois blows late 10-point lead, beats Nebraska 87-84 in overtime

Marcus Domask and Justin Harmon each made two free throws and Terrance Shannon Jr. had a steal in the final 25 seconds of overtime to help No. 14 Illinois beat Nebraska 87-84.

NU Notes: Big Red Rally Falls Short

NU Notes: Big Red Rally Falls Short

Nebraska rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to cut the lead to one with multiple shots to win, but the Huskers were unable to complete the comeback in a 71-70 women's basketball loss to Rutgers on Saturday afternoon.

NU Notes: Walker Receives Contract Extension Through 2027 Season

NU Notes: Walker Receives Contract Extension Through 2027 Season

Nebraska Head Soccer Coach John Walker has received a contract extension through the 2027 season, Nebraska Vice Chancellor, Director of Athletics Trev Alberts announced on Friday, Feb. 2. 

Big Ten, SEC forming joint advisory group to find solutions to college sports issues

Big Ten, SEC forming joint advisory group to find solutions to college sports issues

The Big Ten and Southeastern Conference are formally trying to find solutions for the issues facing college sports.

PBA MAGIC - Huskers erase 19 point Badgers lead, defeat sixth-ranked Wisconsin 80-72

PBA MAGIC - Huskers erase 19 point Badgers lead, defeat sixth-ranked Wisconsin 80-72

Nebraska knocked off No. 6 Wisconsin 80-72, erasing a 19-point second half deficit.

Nebraska overcomes 18-point deficit in second half to upset No. 6 Wisconsin 80-72 in overtime

Nebraska overcomes 18-point deficit in second half to upset No. 6 Wisconsin 80-72 in overtime

Nebraska came back from an 18-point second-half deficit to knock off No. 6 Wisconsin 80-72 in overtime.

NU Notes: Big Ten Conference Announces Future Basketball Scheduling Formats

NU Notes: Big Ten Conference Announces Future Basketball Scheduling Formats

The Big Ten Conference on Tuesday announced details regarding future regular- and postseason competition structures for men’s and women’s basketball. 

Volleyball Day in Nebraska featured in new Scotty McCreery music video

Volleyball Day in Nebraska featured in new Scotty McCreery music video

A new music video from a country music star features one of Nebraska’s biggest moments of 2023.

Huskers Down Wisconsin, 28-9

Huskers Down Wisconsin, 28-9

The Huskers earned three bonus-point victories and won eight bouts overall as the No. 6 Nebraska wrestling team defeated No. 21 Wisconsin 28-9 on Sunday afternoon.

Husker hoops roundup: Reese's double-double, strong bench play help Maryland pummel Nebraska 73-51

Husker hoops roundup: Reese's double-double, strong bench play help Maryland pummel Nebraska 73-51

Julian Reese scored 15 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Maryland got plenty of bench help in a dominant first half and the Terrapins cruised past Nebraska 73-51.

Huskers Top Wildcats Behind Lovett’s Pin, Four Technical Falls

Huskers Top Wildcats Behind Lovett’s Pin, Four Technical Falls

Behind six bonus-point victories, including a pin and four tech. falls, the No. 6 Nebraska wrestling team routed Northwestern 39-3 on Friday evening.

Rienk Mast scores career-high 34 points in Nebraska's 83-69 win over Ohio State

Rienk Mast scores career-high 34 points in Nebraska's 83-69 win over Ohio State

Rienk Mast scored 21 of his career-high 34 points in the second half to help Nebraska beat Ohio State 83-69. Nebraska (15-5, 5-4 Big Ten) is off to its best 20-game start since the 1990-91 team opened with an 18-2 record.

NU Notes: Husker Rally Falls Short at Penn State

NU Notes: Husker Rally Falls Short at Penn State

Nebraska cut a 21-point fourth-quarter deficit to five points with 2:26 left, but the Huskers were unable to complete the comeback in an 82-73 women's basketball loss to Penn State at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday afternoon.

Huskers Claim Team Titles at Mark Colligan Memorial

Huskers Claim Team Titles at Mark Colligan Memorial

Nebraska track and field earned the women’s and men’s team titles on Saturday at the Mark Colligan Memorial at the Devaney Center Indoor Track.

Tominaga's late 3 helps Nebraska beat Northwestern 75-69

Tominaga's late 3 helps Nebraska beat Northwestern 75-69

Keisei Tominaga hit a deep 3-pointer with 25 seconds left to allow Nebraska to beat Northwestern for the first time since 2019, defeating the Wildcats 75-69.

Andrews’ Win Pushes Huskers Past Minnesota

Andrews’ Win Pushes Huskers Past Minnesota

In a back-and-forth top 10 showdown, heavyweight Harley Andrews secured an upset victory to help the No. 6 Nebraska wrestling team earn the 19-14 win over No. 9 Minnesota Friday evening. 

The Nebraska volleyball pioneer helping bump the game to its next level

The Nebraska volleyball pioneer helping bump the game to its next level

Volleyball is set to start a new chapter in Nebraska, and at the helm is a woman who quietly helped establish the game’s stronghold in the state.

NU Notes: Huskers Fall in OT, 87-82

NU Notes: Huskers Fall in OT, 87-82

Brice Williams had a game-high 22 points to lead three Huskers in double figures, but Nebraska suffered an 87-82 overtime setback at Rutgers Wednesday evening. 

NU Notes: Huskers Post All-Time Marks at Graduate Classic

NU Notes: Huskers Post All-Time Marks at Graduate Classic

Nebraska track and field completed the Graduate Classic on Saturday at the Devaney Center Indoor Track, climbing the all-time list in three events and accomplishing five marks that rank in the top five of the NCAA.

Huskers Drop Dual to #2 Iowa

Huskers Drop Dual to #2 Iowa

Jacob Van Dee earned an upset and Lenny Pinto tallied a major decision, but it was not enough as the #4 Nebraska wrestling team fell to Iowa on Friday night, 22-10. 

Casey Thompson, former Texas, Nebraska and FAU QB, says he'll transfer to Oklahoma

Casey Thompson, former Texas, Nebraska and FAU QB, says he'll transfer to Oklahoma

Casey Thompson, who has played quarterback at Texas, Nebraska and Florida Atlantic, has announced he will transfer to Oklahoma for his seventh and final season of an injury-riddled career.

Iowa rides three double-doubles, races past Nebraska in second half, 94-76

Iowa rides three double-doubles, races past Nebraska in second half, 94-76

Owen Freeman put up 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, one of three Hawkeyes to post a double-double, as Iowa used a big second-half surge to beat Nebraska 94-76.

Defense Carries Huskers to Win Over Illini

Defense Carries Huskers to Win Over Illini

Jaz Shelley scored a game-high 17 points, while Alexis Markowski added her 10th double-double of the season to power Nebraska to a 56-48 women's basketball win over Illinois on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

HIGHLIGHTS/RECAP: Huskers top No. 1 Purdue 88-72, court storm at PBA

HIGHLIGHTS/RECAP: Huskers top No. 1 Purdue 88-72, court storm at PBA

Nebraska knocked off No. 1 Purdue 88-72, leading to massive court storming at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Tominaga scores 19, Nebraska beats No. 1 Purdue for 1st win over top-ranked team in 41 years

Tominaga scores 19, Nebraska beats No. 1 Purdue for 1st win over top-ranked team in 41 years

Keisei Tominaga scored 19 points to lead Nebraska, which opened up an 11-point halftime lead then held off two second half surges to upset No. 1 Purdue 88-72.

NU Notes: Huskers Host No. 1 Purdue Tuesday Night

NU Notes: Huskers Host No. 1 Purdue Tuesday Night

The Nebraska men's basketball team hosts its biggest challenge of the season Tuesday evening, as the Huskers host No. 1 Purdue at Pinnacle Bank Arena. 

Solich Named to College Football Hall of Fame

Solich Named to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Nebraska Football Head Coach Frank Solich is one of 22 individuals who will make up the 2024 College Football Hall of Fame Class.

No. 14 Indiana women beat Nebraska 91-69 for 12th straight victory

No. 14 Indiana women beat Nebraska 91-69 for 12th straight victory

Mackenzie Holmes had 22 points, Sydney Parrish hit six 3-pointers and scored 20, and Sara Scalia sank five 3s and scored 19 as No. 14 Indiana cruised past Nebraska 91-69 for its 12th straight victory.

Huskers Open 2024 with Two Dual Victories

Huskers Open 2024 with Two Dual Victories

The Nebraska wrestling team collected two dual wins over Wyoming and UNI on Saturday at the Devaney Center in front of 2,503 fans.

Wahl leads balanced attack as No. 21 Wisconsin trounces Nebraska 88-72

Wahl leads balanced attack as No. 21 Wisconsin trounces Nebraska 88-72

Tyler Wahl scored 17 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures and the 21st-ranked Badgers beat Nebraska 88-72 on Saturday to snap the Cornhuskers’ five-game winning streak.

Huskers to honor Alliance native before clash with Hoosiers

Huskers to honor Alliance native before clash with Hoosiers

Prior to the clash between the NCAA NET No. 24 Huskers and NET No. 15 Hoosiers, Nebraska will honor 2014 first-team All-American and Big Ten Player of the Year Jordan Hooper with the retirement of her No. 35 jersey.

Huskers beat Badgers for 3-0 Big Ten start

Huskers beat Badgers for 3-0 Big Ten start

Natalie Potts scored all of her game-high 16 points in the second half, while Alexis Markowski produced her 30th career double-double to power Nebraska to a 69-57 Big Ten women's basketball road win at the Kohl Center on Thursday night.

Big night from Tominaga, defense lead Huskers past Hoosiers 86-70

Big night from Tominaga, defense lead Huskers past Hoosiers 86-70

Keisei Tominaga led the Huskers past Indiana on Wednesday night dropping 28 points in the Huskers' 12th win of the year. 

NU Notes: Huskers Host Big Ten-Leading Hoosiers Wednesday Night

NU Notes: Huskers Host Big Ten-Leading Hoosiers Wednesday Night

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks for its fifth consecutive win Wednesday evening, as the Huskers wrap up a three-game homestand by hosting the Indiana Hoosiers in a Big Ten matchup.

Three Huskers Post Double-Doubles in Win Over Maryland

Three Huskers Post Double-Doubles in Win Over Maryland

Alexis Markowski, Jaz Shelley and Natalie Potts all produced double-doubles to power the Nebraska women's basketball to its first-ever home victory over Maryland in front of nearly 8,800 fans at Pinnacle Bank Arena on New Year's Eve.

Nebraska goes wild in first half, rolls to 91-62 victory over South Carolina State

Nebraska goes wild in first half, rolls to 91-62 victory over South Carolina State

C. J. Wilcher scored 18 points off the bench, Brice Williams added 16 points, and Nebraska rode a dominant first half to a 91-62 victory over South Carolina State.

NU Notes: Huskers Close Non-Conference Action on Friday

NU Notes: Huskers Close Non-Conference Action on Friday

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks for its fourth straight win on Friday night, as the Huskers return home to face South Carolina State in the final non-conference matchup of the season.

Haarberg discusses QB room, throwing motion, future position on ESPN Tri-Cities

Haarberg discusses QB room, throwing motion, future position on ESPN Tri-Cities

Nebraska’s only returning scholarship quarterback is keeping football top of mind while back home for winter break.

Wilcher scores 16 points, Nebraska overcomes 14-point deficit to beat North Dakota 83-75

Wilcher scores 16 points, Nebraska overcomes 14-point deficit to beat North Dakota 83-75

C.J. Wilcher scored 16 points to lead six in double-figure scoring and Nebraska rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat North Dakota 83-75.