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Shavon Shields Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

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Shields Named Academic All-District
LINCOLN - Nebraska forward Shavon Shields was named first-team CoSIDA Academic All-District VII this morning. Shields is a sophomore microbiology major who carries a 3.77 GPA and will move on to the national ballot to contend for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors. On the season, he ranks second on the team in scoring (11.0 ppg), rebounding (5.7 rpg) and assists (1.8 apg). The Huskers are 11-9 on the season heading into a match-up with No. 10 Michigan on Feb. 5.

Feb. 23 Game Time vs. Purdue Set
The Big Ten Conference announced that Nebraska's game against Purdue on Sunday, Feb. 23, will tip off at 3:15 p.m. (CT). The game was part of a Big Ten Wildcard weekend, and the start time and television network was TBA. The only remaining game with a TBA start is Senior Day against Wisconsin on March 9.

Legends Weekend Set for Feb. 28-March 1

Nebraska basketball Coach Tim Miles is welcoming all former Huskers back for the 2014 Legends Weekend. The two-day event is from Feb. 28 to March 1 and is open to all former Husker basketball players, coaches and team managers.  

The second-annual event includes a private reception on Friday evening, tours of Nebraska's facilities, including the Hendricks Training Complex and Pinnacle Bank Arena, a chance to watch the Huskers' game-day shoot-around, as well as tickets to

Nebraska's game against Northwestern on Saturday, March 1.

All of the former players in attendance will be recognized during a special halftime ceremony and receive a special gift.

To sign up for Legends Weekend and for a special group rate, contact Teddy Owens in the Nebraska Basketball Office at or by phone at (918) 906-4229 by Feb. 12.

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