The Nebraska men’s basketball team upset ninth ranked Wisconsin 77-68 last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. Terran Petteway and Shavon Shields led the Huskers with 26 points apiece. Walter Pitchford added 15. Nebraska is now 19-11 on the season, 11-7 in the Big Ten Conference. Nebraska will be the number four seed in the conference tournament this week. They’ll play the winner of Thursday’s first round game between Ohio State and Purdue on Friday afternoon at 1:30pm.
The Nebraska women’s basketball team captured their first conference title in school history by beating Iowa 72-65 yesterday in Indianapolis. Rachel Theriot led the way with 24 points. Jordan Hooper added 18. Tear’a Laudermill and Hallie Sample had 11 points apiece. Nebraska is now 25-6 and will next play in the NCAA Tournament.
The Nebraska baseball team beat St. Johns 14-7 yesterday at Hawks Field in Lincoln. Chance Sinclair was the winning pitcher. He went six innings and gave up one run and four hits. Sinclair struck out two and walked three. Michael Pritchard and Christian Cox had three hits apiece. Nebraska is now 8-5 on the season and will play host to Northern Colorado on Tuesday.
The Nebraska softball team went 3-2 in the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, California over the weekend. The Huskers are now 15-8 and will play in the Jayhawk Invitational this weekend in Lawrence, Kansas.
Crofton beat Hastings St. Cecilia 62-40 on Saturday to win the Class C-2 State Basketball Championship. Claire Hamburger had 16 points for the Hawkettes. St. Cecilia ends the season 23-4. The other champions included Omaha Benson, Grand Island Northwest, Pierce, Friend and Wynot.
Blake Fruchtl of Hastings College finished fifth at the NAIA Wrestling Championship in Topeka, Kansas. Fruchtl ends the season 38-8.
The Hastings College softball team went 4-0 over the weekend. The Broncos are now 7-1 on the season and will play in the McPherson Tournament this weekend.
The Tri City Storm lost to the Muskegon Lumberjacks 4-3 on Saturday at the Viaero Events Center. The Storm will play host to Sioux City on Saturday.
The Nebraska Danger beat the Texas Revolution 50-26 on Saturday at the Heartland Events Center. Nebraska is now 2-1 and will play the Tri Cities Fever on Friday.