Isaac Copeland Junior had 20 points and eight rebounds, but the Nebraska men’s basketball team could not overcome a poor shooting night in a 70-52 loss to Texas Tech in the finals of the Hall of Fame Classic last night in Kansas City. The Huskers were held to just 35 percent shooting and were out rebounded 38-29. James Palmer Junior battled foul trouble, but still scored 13 points in 27 minutes. Nebraska is now 4-1 on the season and will play host to Western Illinois on Saturday. Tip-off will be at 1:00pm. We’ll have it on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM beginning at noon.
The Nebraska women’s basketball team will play Miami on Friday in the Miami Thanksgiving Classic. The Huskers are 1-2 on the season The Hurricanes are 4-1. Tip-off will be at 2:00pm.
Nebraska will play Radford on Sunday.
The Nebraska volleyball team will host Ohio State on Friday. First serve will be at 7:00pm. We’ll have it on “The Breeze,” KLIQ 94.5FM beginning at 6:30pm.
The Hastings College women’s basketball team raced out to a 29-17 first quarter lead en route to a 91-67 win over Bellevue University last night at Lynn Farrell Arena. Shandra Farmer had 20 points for the Broncos, Emma Grenfell had 18 and Mackenzie Willicott added 11. Hastings hit 53 percent of their field goals in the game, including 9 of 16 three pointers. Hastings is now 4-3 on the season and will host a Thanksgiving Classic this weekend. The Broncos will play Aquinas College on Friday at 4:00pm and Haskell Indian Nations University on Saturday at 3:00pm. We’ll have both games on 1230AM KHAS.
Kevin Miller of Hastings College has been named the men’s basketball Player of the Week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. Miller had 26 points and ten assists in a loss to Concordia, then came back with 14 points, six rebounds and four assists in an upset win over Dakota Wesleyan. Hastings is 7-2 on the season and will be off until November 28th when they play at Midland.
Baylor Scheierman threw for 189 yards and four touchdowns yesterday to lead Aurora to a 49-7 win over Ord in the Class C-1 State Championship game. Scheierman completed 17 of 25 passes and ends the season with 39-hundred 23 yards passing with 59 touchdowns. Aurora finishes 13-0 and wins their third state title, their first since 2009.
In the other games, Omaha Skutt beat Scottsbluff 48-27 to win the Class B state title. Centennial got by Norfolk Catholic 29-28 in overtime to win the Class C2 crown. Johnson Brock, Creighton and Omaha Burke won state championship games on Monday.