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Corny Awards: Men’s and Women’s Basketball Winners

The votes have been cast, the ballots have been tallied, and now we have the winners of the first annual 2020 Corny Awards!

You’ve already seen the results for volleyball/wrestling yesterday. Today we have the results for men’s and women’s Nebrasketball.

As a reminder, the overall categories that were voted on were as follows:

  1. Best Husker Football Player
  2. Best Husker Football Game
  3. Best Husker football play of the season
  4. Best Husker Volleyball Player
  5. Best Husker Volleyball game of the season
  6. Best Husker Basketball Player
  7. Best Husker Basketball game of the season
  8. Best Women’s Husker Basketball Player
  9. Best Women’s Husker Basketball game of the season
  10. Best Husker wrestler
  11. Best CN Article of the Year Award
  12. Staff Writer of the Year Award
  13. CN Community Newcomer Award
  14. Best Podcast

So let’s get into our announcement of the winners!


Best Women’s Husker Basketball Player

Nebraska v Maryland Photo by G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images

The nominees were:

Leigha Brown
Hannah Whitish
Nicea Eliely
Kate Cain
Sam Haiby
Isabelle Bourne

The vote breakdown:

The Winner is:

First is Hannah Whitish with 31.3% of the vote!

Second is Kate Cain with 29.2%
Third is Leigha Brown at 22.9%


Best Men’s Husker Basketball Player

Nebraska v Indiana Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The nominees were:

Cam Mack
Thorir Thorbjarnarson
Haanif Cheatham
Dachon Burke Jr.
Charlie Easley

The vote breakdown:

The Winner is:

Cam Mack wins first place with 31.5% of the vote!

Second place is Thorir Thorbjarnarson with 28.8%
Haanif Cheatham is third with 24.7%
Charlie Easley also earned 9.6%


Best Women’s Husker Basketball game of the season

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: JAN 25 Women’s Nebraska at Wisconsin Photo by Lawrence Iles/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The nominees were:

at Missouri 90-85 OT
South Point Shootout in Las Vegas: USC 67-54
B1G-ACC Challenge: vs. Duke 83-79
vs. Iowa 78-69
vs. Wisconsin 65-50
vs. Michigan 74-71
at Wisconsin 72-71

The vote breakdown:

The Winner is:

First is the B1G-ACC win over Duke with 33.3% of the vote!

Second is the OT win at Missouri with 22.2%
Third is the home win over Iowa at 18.5%


Best Men’s Husker Basketball game of the season

Nebraska v Iowa Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images

The nominees were:

12/15 vs. Purdue 70-56
1/7 vs. Iowa 76-70
11/25 Cayman Islands vs. Wash. St. 82-71
3/11 64-89 loss to Indiana in BTT

The vote breakdown:

The Winner is:

The home win over Iowa with 47.1% of the vote!

Second goes to the home win over Purdue with 32.9%
Third is the win over Washington State with 17.1%


That’s it for today’s results. Be sure to check back tomorrow for more winners!