The Nebraska football team will play its final home game of the season tomorrow when they take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Huskers are 8-2 on the season, 4-2 in the Big Ten Conference. The Gophers are 7-3, 4-2 in the conference. Minnesota features a strong rushing attack that averages 224 yards per game, David Cobb ranks seventh nationally with 1,305 yards. Minnesota's passing attack ranks 121st out of 125 teams nationally. But even though the Golden Gophers average just 135 passing yards per game, they rank 12th nationally with an average of 14.6 yards per completion. Kickoff is at 11:00am. Pre-game show begins at 6:00am on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM.
Nebraska I-Back Ameer Abdullah has been named a finalist for two national awards. The Husker senior was named as one of five finalists for the Paul Hornung Award and is one of four finalists for the Pop Warner College Football Award. The Hornung Award is presented to the most versatile player in college football. The Pop Werner College Football Award honors a player who has contributed at a high level on the field, in the classroom and in the community.
The Nebraska volleyball team will try to push their winning streak to eight in a row when they host Michigan on Saturday. The Huskers are 19-7 on the season, 13-4 in the Big Ten Conference. The Huskers will close out the regular season next week with games at Illinois and Penn State.
The Nebraska men's basketball team hits the road for the first time this season when they play at Rhode Island tomorrow. Tip-off will be at 6:05pm. We'll have the game on 1230AM KHAS. The Nebraska women will host Utah on Sunday. Tip-off will be at 1:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 12:45pm on 1230AM KHAS.
The season came to an end for the 4th ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team yesterday. The Lopers lost to Southwest Minnesota State in the first round of the NCAA Regional in Duluth, Minnesota. The scores were 26-24, 25-17, 24-26, 21-25, 15-9. Bailey Sokolowski and Kaitlyn Thomas had 10 kills apiece for the Lopers. UNK ends the season 27-4.
The Hastings College sports teams will be busy this weekend. The basketball teams will take on nationally ranked Morningside tomorrow at Lynn Farrell Arena. The women's game starts at 2:00pm with the men to follow at 4:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 1:45pm on 1230AM KHAS. The men's soccer team will play Bellevue University in the opening round of the NAIA National Championship at Lloyd Wilson Field. Game time will be at 5:00pm. The Hastings College women's soccer team will play at Olivet Nazarene in the opening round of the national tournament. Game time is at 1:00pm.