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Flakes: Huskers Hope to Get Back to Winning Ways vs Buckeyes

The Husker men's basketball team takes on Ohio State tonight at the Vault. We even leave Nebraska to get all the way to Antarctica and the moon. Several other winter sports teams are doing really well. Should we worry about our country's security when Husker rifle defeats Army for the second year in a row?

Glynn Watson about to shoot a free throw as Tai Webster watches David McGee

The Husker men's basketball team takes on Ohio State tonight. The Buckeyes are 1-4 in conference play and looking to take advantage of a Morrow-less Nebraska squad. As usual, Patrick will have a preview for us (later today) and there will be a game thread tonight. Hopefully the Huskers will get back on the winning track.

Huskers Host Buckeyes Wednesday Night at PBA - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The Nebraska men's basketball team returns home for an important Big Ten matchup Wednesday evening, as the Huskers host the Ohio State Buckeyes. A limited number of tickets remain for Wednesday's game for as low as $10 by visiting, by calling 800-8BIGRED or at the Pinnacle Bank Arena box office beginning at 6:30 p.m. The first 750 Red Zone members in attendance on Wednesday will receive a free t-shirt.

Corn Flakes

Huskers win Mid-Winter Invitational - News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Posted By: Sports Courtesy: NU Media Relations Jonesboro, Ark. – The third-ranked Nebraska bowling team defeated No. 4 McKendree 4-2 Sunday in the championship match at the Mid...

Nebraska wrestling dominates Michigan, Wisconsin | Sports |
With nine bonus-point victories this weekend, the fifth-ranked Nebraska wrestling squad cruised to dual wins against No. 21 Wisconsin, 28-11, and No. 13 Michigan, 29-15 at the Devaney Center.

Huskers fall to Illinois despite big night from Shepard - Omaha Sports Insider
Despite an impressive performance from sophomore forward Jessica Shepard, the Nebraska women's basketball team fell to Illinois 79-59 Sunday.

Meet the Eppersons: Husker Gymnastics Unique Family - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
This weekend’s N-Sider has found a golden nugget for every Nebraska fan who follows any Husker sport. Give Mike Epperson the credit for unlocking the door to the definitive description of why...

Huskers Roll Past Army West Point, 4,665-4,647 - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
West Point, N.Y. --- For the second consecutive match, the Nebraska rifle team produced a strong air rifle score to earn a come-from-behind victory - this time over Army West Point on Monday. The Huskers out shot the Black Knights by 20 points in air rifle to roll to a 4,665-4,647 win.

Walker flips to Nebraska -
Nebraska landed a commitment Monday from in-state offensive tackle Chris Walker.

Two Huskers share all-around crown as NU women win first meet | Big Red Today |
Led by a team bars score of 49.425, the Nebraska women topped No. 18 Penn State 195.700-192.900 at the Tumble N Rumble in front of 2,213 at the Devaney Center

Elsewhere In Sports

Creighton's Maurice Watson Jr. suffers torn ACL - Omaha Sports Insider
Creighton's Maurice Watson Jr. announced on twitter that his college basketball career has come to an end due to a torn ACL.

Frank Beamer's back, as 1 of 3 new members of the College Football Playoff committee -
BEAMER’S BACK (OK, not really, but kinda)!

3 Oregon football players reportedly hospitalized after ‘grueling’ offseason workouts -
Oregon says it’s "implemented modifications" to its training program.

Incoming Trump administration heightens anxiety about reversal in Title IX progress
Women's and LGBTQ advocates have celebrated the 2011 Dear Colleague letter that expanded the reach of Title IX protections. But the ruling is neither ironclad nor universally embraced.

Indiana volleyball players test their skills on the gridiron
The Indiana women's volleyball team stepped off the court and onto the gridiron for a few drills with former IU football player Mark Deal. It went ... well?

Then There's This

Antarctic science station will empty for winter due to ice shelf cracks | Ars Technica
UK plays it safe with staff at portable Halley Station.

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on moon, dies at 82 | Reuters
Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon - an experience that he said made him "belong to the universe," died on Monday at the age of 82, the U.S. space agency said.