Local Sports 2-13-2014

The Nebraska men’s basketball team will try to snap a seven game losing streak when they host Minnesota tonight at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  The Huskers are 13-11 on the season, 3-10 in the Big Ten Conference and have not won a game since knocking off Indiana 66-51 on January 14th.  They haven’t won a home game since beating Penn State 70-64 on January 10th.  Minnesota is 16-8 overall, 6-7 in the league.  They’re led by six-eight point guard Amir Coffey, who is averaging 15 points and 12 rebounds per game.  Tip-off will be at 8:00pm.  We’ll have it on ESPN 1550 KICS beginning with the pre-game show at 7:04pm.


The Nebraska women’s basketball team will play at 7th ranked Maryland tomorrow night.  The Huskers are 11-13 on the season, 6-7 in the conference after Sunday’s 67-61 win over Purdue.  The Terrapins are 22-2, 11-2 in the conference.  Maryland is 10-0 against Nebraska in the all time series.  Tip-off will be at 7:00pm.  We’ll have it on ESPN 1550 KICS beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45pm.


The Hastings College basketball teams will entertain Midland tonight at Lynn Farrell Arena.  The Broncos won two close games with the Warriors earlier this season.  The women won 70-65 on November 28th while the men picked up a 64-60 win.  The women’s game will be at 6:00pm with the men to follow at 8:00pm.  We’ll have the action on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 5:45pm.


Doniphan/Trumbull will play top seeded Hastings St. Cecilia tonight in the semifinals of the C2-10 Subdistrict Tournament at Adams Central.  The Cardinals took care of Franklin 61-26 last night.  Doniphan/Trumbull led 19-5 after the first quarter and led 35-8 at halftime. Katie Roach hit three three-pointers and finished with 13 points.   St. Cecilia beat Doniphan/Trumbull 55-36 earlier this season.  Tip-off will be at 6:00pm.  In the other game, Wood River will take on Blue Hill.  We’ll have the action on “The Breeze,’ KLIQ 94.5FM beginning with the pre-game show at 5:45pm.


In other action last night, Northwest won the B-6 Subdistrict Tournament with a 43-27 win over York.  C1-9 at Kearney, Minden got by Gibbon 31-30.  The Whippets will play Grand Island Central Catholic at 6:00pm tonight followed by Kearney Catholic and Adams Central at 7:30pm.  We’ll have the games on Power 99 KKPR beginning with the pre-game show at 5:45pm.  At the C1-10 Tournament at Central Valley High School in Greeley, Centura got by Ravenna 63-58 in three overtimes, C2-3 at Fairbury, Sutton beat Sandy Creek 56-38 and at the D1-4 Tournament at Grand Island Central Catholic, Lawrence Nelson beat Shelton 65-25 and Giltner knocked off Harvard 62-38.

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