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Jaz Shelley scores 14 straight points in Nebraska’s overtime win over Mississippi State

Jaz Shelley added another indelible moment to her basketball career at Nebraska. The junior guard scored 14 straight points in a little more than two overtime minutes to propel NU to its best win of the year, 73-65 over Mississippi State. Shelley finished with 32 points — in part on 7-of-12 shooting from 3-point range …

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Everything you need to know as the Nebraska women face Tarleton

Amie Just and Luke Mullin break down Nebraska’s loss to Wisconsin on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Tarleton vs. NEBRASKA WOMEN Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena, 6pm TV | Radio: BTN+ | 107.3 FM in Lincoln, 590 AM in Omaha (Huskers Radio Network) C – Nyajah Mitchells 6-4 Jr. 10.3 F – Viktora Ivanova 5-10 Jr. 10.0 …

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The summer plan for ‘special athlete’ Mendelson; workouts begin; scheduling items

The Nebraska women’s basketball team now has a 17-year-old player on its team. Two-sport Husker athlete Maggie Mendelson arrived in Lincoln last weekend. She’ll play both basketball and volleyball at Nebraska, and in time, that she should pay off for both programs. Mendelson has played for the US youth national team in both sports. She’s …

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With small-town roots and a competitive drive, new Husker assistant Keller to ‘beat the path’ recruiting

Chris Basnett and Nate Head welcome Amie Just to the Journal Star and Husker Extra team. We learn more about Just her connection to Lincoln, and her time covering the NFL and college football in New Orleans and Montana. Lincoln Journal Star Jessica Keller loves competition, but that’s not a surprising trait for a coach …

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Early impressions of NU, ‘Fangirling’ over John Cook, Youth national teams — and Crumbl Cookies

Maggie Mendelson may not fully understand the difficulty of what she’s doing, but her new teammates do. Playing one college sport is a mental and physical grind and only offers about two months off each year. Mendelson, a Nebraska freshman, is going to play two. That journey started one month ago when the volleyball middle …

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Maddie Krull once dreamed of playing for Nebraska. Now, it’s become her di lei reality

JORDAN MCALPINE Omaha World Herald GRETNA — As Maddie Krull stood inside a Gretna gym to lead a youth basketball camp Friday, her passion and enthusiasm were genuine. “This is one of my favorite things to do,” she said. “I truly love just teaching the game and jumping in drills with all of the kids …

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Nebraska women drop second straight game as Drake rolls to 80-62 win

Another team caught fire from three-point range to sink the Nebraska women’s basketball team. This time, it was Drake, which made nine three-pointers to sink the Huskers 80-62 on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Nebraska, ranked No. 22 nationally in the preseason poll, has now lost two consecutive games. Creighton made 11 threes to down …

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Sale of booze at Husker events in Pinnacle Bank Arena to be considered by NU board

Months after the taps were turned on at Pinnacle Bank Arena for the Big Ten Wrestling Championships, the University of Nebraska could make beer sales a permanent part of Husker events at the venue. Next week, the NU Board of Regents will consider carving out an exemption from the prohibition on beer sales at Husker …

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Sam Haiby’s season-ending injury leaves Husker women without their closer

Sam Haiby often saved his best work for the final minutes of fourth quarters. That’s when the Nebraska women’s basketball guard found an extra gear for aggressive, twisting drives that usually ended in layups or foul shots. NU will have to find a new closer after coach Amy Williams announced Haiby will miss the entire …

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