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NCAA Basketball: Penn State at Nebraska Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Big weekend for Husker men and women basketball. While the ladies were barely beat by a very good Maryland team they did end up with the #3 seed in the Big Ten Basketball Tournament. A huge jump from last year when they ended the season 8-22 and 3-13 in the Big Ten. They ended this season 20-9 and 11-5 in the Big Ten. A huge jump for second year coach Amy Williams.

Maybe Eichorst didn’t do so bad on coaching hires....

It would be poor of me to not mention the Husker men’s squad. They fully dominated Penn State at home 76-64 at home to a very loud sellout crowd at Pinnacle Bank Arena. With the win they have secured the #4 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and a nice two game bye cushion that will benefit them greatly in New York.

Husker baseball went 2-2 in the Big Ten/PAC 12 Challenge this weekend. They beat Utah twice and were defeated by #2 ranked Oregon State twice.

Not a bad weekend for Huskers sports.

Anyway, on to flakes...


Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced :: Big Ten Conference
Tournament to be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City from February 28 -- March 4

Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament Bracket Announced :: Big Ten Conference
The Big Ten Conference has announced the full bracket for the 25th Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament that will take place Feb. 28-March 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Nebraska basketball: Time for NCAA Tournament selection committee to believe in Huskers
Don’t believe your eyes, Bruce Rasmussen? Fine. Believe Greg McDermott. Beilein says he talked to Greg McDermott earlier in the year and McDermott told him

Nebraska women battle back but lose at No. 13 Maryland | Women's Basketball |
The Nebraska women’s basketball team came up just short of what would have been its most significant win of the season Sunday.

Nebraska baseball's offense comes back to life with victory over Utah | Baseball |
The Huskers wrapped up the Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge with a 7-4 triumph against Utah on Sunday afternoon.

Nebraska getting early start to beach volleyball season | Volleyball |
The Huskers are stepping up their beach volleyball game in the sixth year of having it as a sport at Nebraska.

Other Sports

Stan Van Gundy says NCAA 'maybe the worst organization in sports' |
"They certainly don't care about the athlete," Stan Van Gundy said about the NCAA.

Highlights Of The Pyeongchang Olympics Closing Ceremony, In Photos : The Torch : NPR The flame is extinguished and the torch is passed to Beijing, host of the next Winter Games.

Winter Olympics: 17 unforgettable moments from Pyeongchang
The Winter Olympics are done but the memories they left us with are unforgettable. Here are 17 of the best moments from Pyeongchang.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

Russia was behind the cyberattack during the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics - The Verge
The country tried to make it appear as though the North Koreans were responsible

German Olympians Drink a Lot of (Nonalcoholic) Beer, and Win a Lot of Gold Medals - The New York Times
The brewery Krombacher has supplied about 1,000 gallons of nonalcoholic beer to the athletes’ village. It’s commonly consumed as a sports drink in Germany.

‘Black Panther’ Is Groundbreaking, But It’s Shuri Who Could Change The World | FiveThirtyEight
“Black Panther” — which hit theaters on Thursday — is notable for a number of reasons. It is the first comic-book movie in decades to have a black protagonist…