It was a mostly quiet day for the special teams, with no tackling, no returns and at times no linemen on the field other than a snapper.
Nebraska saw Year 2 of the Hoiberg era end in an avalanche of fouls and turnovers. In a way, it was a good microcosm of the entire season.
The Huskers rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to take a four-point lead with 2:22 left, but couldn't hold on in a wildly entertaining game.
Coaches generally go light on criticism of fellow coaches, but John Beilein's optimistic assessment of NU's program seemed genuine enough.
For one of the few times this season, Derrick Walker's family was in the stands at Pinnacle Bank Arena to watch him play for Nebraska on Senior Night.
The Huskers turned a six-point halftime lead into a 16-point advantage through three quarters with a torrid shooting stretch and knocked off Penn State.
Both Hemingford teams were scrappy, but could not keep up with the Chadron Cardinals during the opening round of the Chadron Rotary Club’s Hol…
Joey Hauser (above), a Stevens Point native who was heavily recruited by UW both out of high school and after leaving Marquette following the 2018-19 season, was held to five points in Michigan State’s 79-65 loss at Northwestern on Sunday. Hauser has had issues with both of his knees this season. … Gabe Brown (51.7%), Foster Loyer (42.3) and Hauser (38.7) are Michigan State’s top 3-point threats. … Michigan State has assists on 74% of its made field goals.
Nebraska looks to get back on track against Purdue in West Lafayette.
Nebraska lost to Iowa, 26-20, on Friday in Kinnick Stadium. The Huskers haven't beat their rivals to the east since 2014.
Connor Culp's first season as Nebraska's kicker had gone pretty smoothly, until his pickup truck was stolen from the team hotel last weekend.
The Huskers are 0-2 to start the season as the offense struggles in 21-13 loss to Northwestern.
Nebraska played Luke McCaffrey at quarterback in the fourth quarter, but he wasn't able to lead a touchdown drive at the end of the game.
Nebraska shook off an ugly start, and Myles Farmer intercepted a pair of second-quarter passes to help spark the Huskers to a 13-7 halftime lead at Northwestern on Saturday.
Cole Beasley caught a career-high 11 passes for 112 yards in the Bills’ 18-10 victory.