Runza's Neal and Lora Blomenkamp along with former Cougar Bernard Garner will be inducted as WNCC's second class on Friday, Jan. 28.
Indiana never trailed, but Nebraska was never out of it. In the end, Fred Hoiberg's crew couldn't get over the hump in a sixth straight loss.
The final result was an 81-71 Illinois victory that showed once again, when it wants to, Nebraska can play with anyone in the conference.
First-team All-American Caitlin Clark scored 31 points and added 12 assists to lead the Hawkeyes.
The Huskers were game against a quality opponent for the second game in a row Wednesday but a shooting slump derailed a shot at a win.
In the first signature win of this season that is quickly becoming a special one for NU, the Huskers never trailed in a 79-58 win.
The Huskers hit 15 three-pointers, their most under Fred Hoiberg, and shot 53% from the field while rolling to an 88-74 win.
Whoever is hot that day gets the rock, and on Wednesday, it was Annika Stewart, who racked up a career-high 21 points.
The ailing Huskers, sick, hurt, and devoid of confidence, had their doors blown off for the second game in a row, losing to Auburn 99-68 Saturday.
Both Cougars teams come out with wins on Saturday against the Tetons.
The ice-cold offensive effort wasted a good defensive day from the Huskers, who held Indiana to 40% shooting from the floor.
A near fight. Ejections. Trailing by nine points, then leading by 14 late. Nebraska's quadruple-overtime game at NC State had almost everything.
Bryce McGowens is starting to put together well-rounded stat lines as he becomes more comfortable in the college game.
Nebraska coaches in both sports made several trips to visit Mendelson in Utah, and NU's openness to the two-sport idea paid off.
Trey McGowens on Nebraska-Creighton rivalry: "We kind of share fans — Jayskers, I guess. So we got to bring it home for the Husker fans."
The Nebraska women’s basketball team went on scoring runs of 25-0 and 18-0 during another dominating win on Sunday.
Behind a big game from Bryce McGowens, and a shot of energy off the bench from Eduardo Andre, NU rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to down the Bearkats.
Another team that crashes the boards will oppose the Husker men's basketball team when Sam Houston State comes to town.
To understand the stunning nature of the loss, look no further than some of NU head coach's Fred Hoiberg's first words afterward.