Isaac Copeland scored a season high 24 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Nebraska men’s basketball team lost to Iowa 93-84 last night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Huskers struggled from the three point line making only 4 of 23 shots. The 93 points is the most Nebraska has given up all season. James Palmer Junior chipped in with 20 points. Thomas Allen had 10. Nebraska is now 11-4 on the season, 1-3 in the Big Ten Conference. They’ll play host to Penn State on Thursday. Tip-off will be at 8:00pm. We’ll have it on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM beginning with the pre-game show at 7:00pm.
The Nebraska women’s basketball team will be in action tomorrow night against Maryland. The Huskers are 7-7 on the season, 2-1 in the conference. Tip-off will be at 7:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 6:45pm on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM.
The Hastings College men’s basketball team lost to 6th ranked Briar Cliff 106-103 in overtime on Saturday at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City. Kevin Miller scored a season high 36 points for the Broncos. Bart Hiscock had 25 and Brendan Lipovsky had 15. Hastings is now 12-6 on the season, 5-5 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. They’ll play host to Concordia on Wednesday.
The Hastings College women’s basketball team broke a four game losing streak with a 74-66 win over Briar Cliff. Taylor Beacom and Gabby Grasso scored 16 points apiece. Mackenzie Willicot had 10 points and nine rebounds. Hastings is now 10-7, 6-5 in the conference. They’ll play 3rd ranked Concordia on Wednesday at Lynn Farrell Arena.
The Nebraska-Kearney men’s basketball team lost to Central Missouri 62-58 in overtime on Saturday. Kanon Koster had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Lopers. UNK is now 5-8, 0-4 in the MIAA.
The Nebraska-Kearney women’s basketball team lost to Central Missouri 64-49. Brooke Carlson led the Lopers with 16 points, three rebounds and two blocks. Kelsey Sanger scored 12 points. UNK is now 8-5, 1-3 in the conference.
The Kearney High boys basketball team will play Lincoln Pius tonight for the championship of the Heartland Athletic Conference. This will be the fourth game in the last six days for the Bearcats. The Thunderbolts have won eight games in a row. Tip-off will be at 7:00pm in Lincoln.
In boys high school basketball from Saturday, Hastings High edged Lexington 49-48. The Tigers are now 7-2. Adams Central ran past St. Paul 50-29. The Patriots are now 8-3. Hastings St. Cecilia lost to Lincoln Christian 55-38. The Hawks are now 5-6.
In girls basketball, Hastings High beat Lexington 47-41. The Tigers are now 5-2. Adams Central improved to 9-3 on the season with a 46-31 win over St. Paul. St. Cecilia got by Lincooln Christian 52-50. The Hawkettes are now 10-0.