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Four Huskers named All-Americans, Hunter named to first-team

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Nebraska senior setter Kelly Hunter was named a first-team AVCA All-American on Wednesday, headlining a group of four Huskers that were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Senior outside hitter Annika Albrecht and junior outside hitter Mikaela Foecke were selected as second-team All-Americans, while senior middle blocker Briana Holman received honorable mention. The Huskers' th... More>>

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Huskers add six games to future football schedules

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Nebraska has added a total of six home games against three non-conference opponents to its future football schedules and also adjusted the date of a previously scheduled game. The games added to the Nebraska schedule include: South Dakota State—Sept 12, 2020; Aug. 31, 2024; Sept. 9, 2028 North Dakota—Sept. 3, 2022; Sept. 19, 2026 Georgia Southern—Sept. 10, 2022 The 2020 match... More>>

Three Creighton Volleyball players named All-American

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Creighton Athletics OMAHA, Neb. -- Three members of the 2017 Creighton Volleyball team have been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association with All-America honors. Bluejay seniors Lydia Dimke and Marysa Wilkinson, as well as sophomore Brittany Witt, each attained Honorable Mention All-America status. This year marks the second straight season that Creighton has had three All-Americans, as last year Dimke, Lauren S... More>>

Record-Setting Husker Receivers Honored

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations A pair of record-breaking Nebraska wide receivers were honored on Tuesday, as JD Spielman was named a freshman All-American by USA Today, while Stanley Morgan Jr. was named a first-team All-Big Ten performer by Phil Steele. Spielman was one of only two wide receivers named a freshman All-American by USA Today and one of only 11 total offensive players. Morgan was one of three wideouts selected to Phi... More>>

NEB WBB: Huskers Sweep Big Ten Weekly Honors

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Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Nebraska sophomore Hannah Whitish was named the Big Ten Player of the Week, while freshman Kate Cain added her third Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award in the season's first five weeks, when the conference announced its honors on Monday. Whitish, a 5-9 point guard from Barneveld, Wis., earned the first conference player-of-the-week award of her career and the first by any current Husker after producing the best wee... More>>

Nebraska Prep Basketball scores 12-9-17

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press ^BOYS BASKETBALL=        Amherst 67, Alma 46        Arcadia-Loup City 66, Central Valley 39        Archbishop Bergan 63, Aquinas 41        Aurora 71, Central City 48        Battle Creek 49, Norfolk Catholic 45        Bayard 58, Creek Valley 42        Bellevue West 75, Lincoln Southe... More>>

Creighton beats Nebraska 75-65

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Marcus Foster scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half, and Creighton beat Nebraska 75-65 Saturday for its seventh straight win over the Cornhuskers.         Foster, held to 1-of-5 shooting in the first half, hit a 3-pointer from the wing with 46 seconds to play to put the Bluejays (8-2) up 69-63.         Mitch Ballock had 11 of his 13 points in t... More>>

Huskers collar Bulldogs in 2OT, 89-84

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Des Moines, Iowa - Hannah Whitish tied her career high with 29 points for the second consecutive game, and the Nebraska women's basketball team won a double-overtime thriller, 89-84 over Drake at the Knapp Center on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, Nebraska improved to 7-3 overall with its third consecutive victory and third straight win away from home. The Huskers handed the Bulldogs, who advanced to the 2... More>>

Huskers headed to a Third Straight Final Four

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team earned a third straight trip to the NCAA Semifinals with a 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 25-27, 25-22) win on the home court of fourth-seeded Kentucky in the NCAA Lexington Regional Final on Saturday. Playing in front of a crowd of 4,464 at Memorial Coliseum, the Huskers handed the host Wildcats (29-4) their second home loss of the season. Nebraska (30-4) improved t... More>>

Huskers sweep Colorado, advance to Elite Eight

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Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LEXINGTON, Ky. - The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team swept Colorado (25-19, 25-11, 25-21) to advance to the NCAA Lexington Regional Final in front of a crowd of 3,179 at Memorial Coliseum on Friday. The Huskers will face No. 4 Kentucky on Saturday at 3 p.m. (CT) on ESPNU, ESPN3.comand the Husker Sports Network. The Huskers improved to 29-4 overall with their 16th straight win, while Colorado ended ... More>>

Scott Frost announces three assistants to coaching staff

Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has announced the addition of three coaches to his Husker staff.  Troy Walters and Sean Beckton were added to the Nebraska offensive staff after serving on Frost’s UCF staff the past two seasons, and Zach Duval will lead the Husker football strength and conditioning program. The addition of Walters and Beckton ensures ... More>>

Mike Riley is Headed Back to Oregon State

Mike Riley is returning to Oregon State. 

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Whitish shoots Huskers to Road Win at Kansas

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Lawrence, Kan. — Hannah Whitish scored 25 of her career-high 29 points in the second half and Nebraska played suffocating defense to flip Kansas 30 points on the scoreboard, as the Husker women's basketball team rolled to a 66-49 win at historic Allen Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. The victory was Nebraska's first true road win since defeating Michigan in Ann Arbor on Jan. 24, 2016, as the Huskers improved... More>>

Scott Frost named National Coach of the Year

Scott Frost was announced as the winner of the 2017 Home Depot Coach of the Year Award on Wednesday.

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Weber Leads Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations The Big Ten Conference announced its fall Academic All-Big Ten honorees on Wednesday, including 42 members of the Husker football team. The 42 football student-athletes named to the Academic All-Big Ten team included senior linebacker Chris Weber who made his fourth appearance on the list. Weber is just the 11th Husker football student-athlete to be a four-time academic all-conference selection. S... More>>

Five Stars named To USHL/NHL top prospects game

Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Lincoln Stars  LINCOLN, Neb. - Five Lincoln Stars players will represent Team West at the 2018 USHL/NHL Top Prospect Game on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Viaero Center in Kearney, Neb., including forwards Paul Cotter, Philippe Lapointe and Devlin McCabe as well as defensemen Christian and Cole Krygier. The selection process for players was completed in cooperation with NHL general managers and scouts, NHL Central Scouting and USH... More>>

Huskers take aim at unbeaten Jayhawks

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations  The Nebraska women’s basketball team will play its first regular-season game against Kansas since joining the Big Ten when the Huskers travel to Lawrence to face the Jayhawks on Wednesday. Tip-off at Allen Fieldhouse is set for 7 p.m. • A live radio broadcast will be produced by the Husker Sports Network, with Matt Coatney and Jeff Griesch teaming up for their 17th season together on the call. The ga... More>>

Four Huskers make All-Region Team; Hunter named Player of the Year

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Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Four members of the Nebraska volleyball team earned selections to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-North Region team on Tuesday, and Nebraska setter Kelly Hunter was named the AVCA North Region Player of the Year.  The four Huskers - Hunter, Annika Albrecht, Mikaela Foecke and Briana Holman - are now eligible for AVCA All-America awards, which will be announced next week. Foecke, Holman and Hunter... More>>

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  • Frost named Eddie Robinson award finalist, AFCA Regional Coach of the Year

    Frost named Eddie Robinson award finalist, AFCA Regional Coach of the Year

    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has been named one of eight finalists for the 2017 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. Frost was honored for his work this season at UCF, where he guided the Knights to the only undefeated season in the FBS ranks, just two seasons after inheriting a winless team. In addition to Frost the group of finalists also includes Bill Clark (UAB), Lane Kiffin (Florida Atlantic), Jeff Monke...More >>
    Posted By: Sports Sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: NU Media Relations Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has been named one of eight finalists for the 2017 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. Frost was honored for his work this season at UCF, where he guided the Knights to the only undefeated season in the FBS ranks, just two seasons after inheriting a winless team. In addition to Frost the group of finalists also includes Bill Clark (UAB), Lane Kiffin (Florida Atlantic), Jeff Monke...More >>
  • Frost ties entice LSE's Williams to Nebraska

    Frost ties entice LSE's Williams to Nebraska

    Frost ties entice LSE's Williams to Nebraska

    When Scott Frost and Barrett Ruud got the call to come home, Bryson Williams got the call to stay there.

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    When Scott Frost and Barrett Ruud got the call to come home, Bryson Williams got the call to stay there.

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  • Kate Cain named Big Ten freshman of the week

    Kate Cain named Big Ten freshman of the week

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    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Lincoln - Nebraska's Kate Cain claimed the second Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award of her young career when the conference announced its weekly honors on Monday. The 6-5 center from Middletown, N.Y., averaged 13.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots in a pair of starts for the Big Red last week. In Saturday's win over Arkansas Pine Bluff, Cain notched her second double-double with 16 points and...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications Lincoln - Nebraska's Kate Cain claimed the second Big Ten Freshman-of-the-Week award of her young career when the conference announced its weekly honors on Monday. The 6-5 center from Middletown, N.Y., averaged 13.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots in a pair of starts for the Big Red last week. In Saturday's win over Arkansas Pine Bluff, Cain notched her second double-double with 16 points and...More >>
  • Rimington Trophy announces three finalists

    Rimington Trophy announces three finalists

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Rimington Trophy Committee New York, NY-The Rimington Trophy Committee announced its 2017 finalists for the most outstanding center in college football. They are: Bradley Bozeman, Alabama Bozeman is in his second year as the Crimson Tide’s starting center. The Crimson Tide are 25-2 in his starts. He was a midseason All-American and helps anchor the Alabama line that is a finalist for the Joe Moore Award. He has graded out at 85....

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    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: Rimington Trophy Committee New York, NY-The Rimington Trophy Committee announced its 2017 finalists for the most outstanding center in college football. They are: Bradley Bozeman, Alabama Bozeman is in his second year as the Crimson Tide’s starting center. The Crimson Tide are 25-2 in his starts. He was a midseason All-American and helps anchor the Alabama line that is a finalist for the Joe Moore Award. He has graded out at 85....

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  • Nebraska announces seven assistants for Scott Frost's coaching staff

    Nebraska announces seven assistants for Scott Frost's coaching staff

    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has announced the hiring of seven assistant coaches on his Husker football staff. A 2017 national coach of the year candidate, Frost was hired as Nebraska’s head coach this weekend. The seven new Nebraska assistant coaches all come to Lincoln after spending the past two seasons on Frost’s UCF staff. The group has been a part of orchestrating one of the bigg...More >>
    Posted by: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications LINCOLN-Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has announced the hiring of seven assistant coaches on his Husker football staff. A 2017 national coach of the year candidate, Frost was hired as Nebraska’s head coach this weekend. The seven new Nebraska assistant coaches all come to Lincoln after spending the past two seasons on Frost’s UCF staff. The group has been a part of orchestrating one of the bigg...More >>
  • NU Aces First Tournament Test, Sweeps Stony Brook

    NU Aces First Tournament Test, Sweeps Stony Brook

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska volleyball team cruised into the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 25-10, 25-14, 25-12 sweep of Stony Brook in front of a crowd of 8,213 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday night. The Huskers (27-4) won their 14th straight match overall and 29th straight match at home on the strength of their serve. Nebraska had nine aces on the night - one shy of its season high - in...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska volleyball team cruised into the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 25-10, 25-14, 25-12 sweep of Stony Brook in front of a crowd of 8,213 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday night. The Huskers (27-4) won their 14th straight match overall and 29th straight match at home on the strength of their serve. Nebraska had nine aces on the night - one shy of its season high - in...More >>
  • NEB WBB: Huskers Shoot for Fifth Win Against Lady Lions

    NEB WBB: Huskers Shoot for Fifth Win Against Lady Lions

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations For complete game information, including links to live coverage, visit: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211688013 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-3) vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff (2-3) Saturday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. (CT) Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, Nebraska) Live Video: BTN Plus Live Radio: Husker Sports Network Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst) Lincoln - 107.3 FM; Omaha - ESPN 590 AM Free L...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations For complete game information, including links to live coverage, visit: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211688013 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-3) vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff (2-3) Saturday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. (CT) Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, Nebraska) Live Video: BTN Plus Live Radio: Husker Sports Network Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst) Lincoln - 107.3 FM; Omaha - ESPN 590 AM Free L...More >>
  • NEB WBB: Huskers Fall in Final Seconds to Clemson

    NEB WBB: Huskers Fall in Final Seconds to Clemson

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    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - Nebraska led 66-61 with 3:28 left, but the Huskers were held scoreless the rest of the way in a 67-66 loss to Clemson in the women's basketball Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on Thursday night. The Huskers slipped to 4-3 overall while Clemson improved to 5-2 on the year. In a back-and-forth game, Nebraska trailed 60-54 just 16 seconds into the fourth quarter, before outscoring th...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations Lincoln - Nebraska led 66-61 with 3:28 left, but the Huskers were held scoreless the rest of the way in a 67-66 loss to Clemson in the women's basketball Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on Thursday night. The Huskers slipped to 4-3 overall while Clemson improved to 5-2 on the year. In a back-and-forth game, Nebraska trailed 60-54 just 16 seconds into the fourth quarter, before outscoring th...More >>
  • NEB WRES: Huskers Clash with Nation's Elite at Cliff Keen Invitational

    NEB WRES: Huskers Clash with Nation's Elite at Cliff Keen Invitational

    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations No. 13 Nebraska Cornhuskers at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational Friday, Dec. 1-Saturday, Dec. 2 – 11 a.m. (CT); 11 a.m. (CT); Las Vegas, Nev. (Las Vegas Convention Center) Live Stream: FloWrestling (Subscription Required) Live Brackets: FloArena Huskers Clash with Nation’s Elite at Cliff Keen Invitational Nebraska looks to prove its place among the top teams in the nation th...More >>
    Posted By: Sports sports@klkntv.com Courtesy: UNL Media Relations No. 13 Nebraska Cornhuskers at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational Friday, Dec. 1-Saturday, Dec. 2 – 11 a.m. (CT); 11 a.m. (CT); Las Vegas, Nev. (Las Vegas Convention Center) Live Stream: FloWrestling (Subscription Required) Live Brackets: FloArena Huskers Clash with Nation’s Elite at Cliff Keen Invitational Nebraska looks to prove its place among the top teams in the nation th...More >>
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    Brett Edwards

    Brett Edwards

    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.

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    Like most youngsters, Brett Edwards spent a lot of time in the backyard of his home town of Vinton, Iowa playing sports.   His passion for sports lead him to Wayne State College in Nebraska, where he played quarterback for the Wildcats.

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  • Ryan Hillman

    Ryan Hillman

    Ryan Hillman is from Elizabeth, CO, where he grew up playing sports ranging from football to baseball to basketball.  “Growing up, I loved sports and discussing sports with my grandfather.”  Ryan says.

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    Ryan Hillman is from Elizabeth, CO, where he grew up playing sports ranging from football to baseball to basketball.  “Growing up, I loved sports and discussing sports with my grandfather.”  Ryan says.

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  • Phil Bergman

    Phil Bergman

    Phil grew up in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, PA.  Ever since he was two years old, the only job he wanted to do is be a sports reporter.  Well, to be fair, he really wanted to be a professional athlete.

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    Phil grew up in the Philadelphia suburb of Media, PA.  Ever since he was two years old, the only job he wanted to do is be a sports reporter.  Well, to be fair, he really wanted to be a professional athlete.

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