Nebraska basketball ranked among Big Ten's least attractive coaching jobs

If every coach left tomorrow, where would it be easiest to win?

Former Jay Anthony Tolliver inspired the creation of a new basketball statistic

Anthony Tolliver is so good at one particular aspect of basketball, the people at analytics-based website FiveThirtyEight had to invent a new statistic to measure it.

After three seasons in Canada, former Husker Brett Maher signs with NFL team

Former Nebraska kicker and punter Brett Maher signed with the Cleveland Browns, the team announced Monday.

Video: Rim-rattling dunks, vicious blocks and more highlight Creighton hoops commit Jacob Epperson's mixtape from his senior season

Recent Creighton basketball commit Jacob Epperson now has a mixtape to match his highlight-reel play on the court.

Report: Nebraska native Danny Woodhead to sign with the Baltimore Ravens

North Platte native and Chadron State grad Danny Woodhead will reportedly sign with the Baltimore Ravens.

Video: UNO fans hold pep rally before Summit League championship

With the Mavs' first NCAA tournament berth on the line, UNO fans got fired up before the game.

Dick Vitale names Justin Patton his Big East diaper dandy of the year

Dick Vitale announced his player of the year, coach of the year and diaper dandy of the year for each major conference Saturday.

Fox Sports unveils 25-year anniversary all-Missouri Valley tournament team

Fox Sports revealed its 25-year anniversary all-Missouri Valley tournament team. Creighton was well represented.

Kyle Korver caps record-breaking 3-point performance by Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers were feeling it from long range Friday.

Will Compton reads to kids for Dr. Seuss week while repping Huskers

Former Husker and Washington Redskins linebacker Will Compton helped kick off Read Across America week in style.

Former Husker Jeremiah Sirles staying with the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have chosen to keep former Nebraska offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Former Husker Monte Kiffin leaving NFL to join sons at FAU

Former Husker player and coach Monte Kiffin is leaving the NFL to join his sons on the Florida Atlantic coaching staff.

Missouri Vallery Conference writers remember, honor former World-Herald writer Steve Pivovar

Missouri Vallery Confereence beat writers took some time at Arch Madness to toast to the life of Steve Pivovar. As The World-Herald's Creighton beat writer, Pivovar covered the Jays in the Missouri Valley until they joined the Big East in 2014.

Athlon Sports ranks Huskers second in the Big Ten West entering spring practice

With spring practice right around the corner, Athlon Sports ranked each team in the Big Ten and picked Nebraska second in the West division behind Wisconsin.

Woodmen Tower will be blue for Creighton's Senior Day

With Senior Day on deck Tuesday night for the Jays, the Woodmen Tower will be helping honor the seniors.

Kyle Korver recalls his best story of Allen Iverson

Everyone knows about Allen Iverson's "practice" rant, but former Creighton star Kyle Korver recalled another tangent the NBA Hall of Fame guard went on.

Columbus manager Kyle Anderson, who is battling cancer, hits gym's final shot by a Discoverer

Someone had to hit the last shot for the Discoverers in their gymnasium. It couldn't have been anyone better.

Video: Kyle Korver throws down a monster dunk and joins an elite club in NBA history

Former Creighton standout Kyle Korver must love playing against the Indiana Pacers.

Cavs, Kyle Korver still learning to mesh

Kyle Korver can hit shots. That's no surprise.

Former Creighton star Anthony Tolliver is investing in post-NBA career

Anthony Tolliver hopes to replicate the success of an unconventional NBA role model.

Former Husker linebacker Trevor Roach calls it a career, announcing NFL retirement

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Trevor Roach, a former Husker who also starred at Elkhorn High School, announced his NFL retirement Friday after two seasons.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott picks his dream 3-on-3 team

Doug McDermott was asked what his dream 3-on-3 team would be. He was a bit of a homer.

Video: Kyle Korver ties career high with eight 3-pointers, passes Jason Kidd on all-time list

Former Jays standout Kyle Korver is finding his groove with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Pair of NBA mock drafts peg Justin Patton as lottery pick

Creighton center Justin Patton is the top NBA prospect at his position, according to two mock drafts released this week.

Carissa Kuchta's last-second runner lifts Wynot

Down 42-41 and with the clock expiring, Wynot needed to make a play.

Creighton lost, but Justin Patton still held a block party

Creighton may have lost 82-80 to Xavier on Saturday, but that doesn't make Justin Patton's block party any less impressive.

Prep highlights: DC West's Jeff Widhelm throws down a monster dunk; Kearney students at it again

Jeff Widhelm got some major elevation for DC West on Thursday.

Rivals names Keith Williams one of nation's top 25 recruiters

Rivals included Nebraska wide receivers coach Keith Williams among its list of the nation's top 25 college football recruiters.

Butler sends Maurice Watson well wishes on a speedy recovery

Butler is one of Creighton's top rivals in the Big East, but the Bulldogs set that aside to send a note of support to Maurice Watson.

Watch: Damion Daniels makes the call for Nebraska

Damion Daniels, a three-star defensive tackle from Dallas, made his much-anticipated announcement on national signing day.

Prep highlights: Ed Chang hits game-winner for Papio; Wyatt Barta's late layup downs C-1 No. 3 Swedes

Down 58-56, Ed Chang hit a step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the top-ranked Monarchs over Lincoln Northeast.

Prep highlights: Wildcats come up short; Drum battle; Jaime Troester’s last-second 3-pointer

Isaiah Poor Bear Chandler’s free throw put Class A No. 9 Omaha Central ahead of Top 10 No. 4 Millard West by one, but the Wildcats still had 2.5 seconds on the clock.

Video: Husker football commits answer 'Why Nebraska?'

Early enrollees Tristan Gebbia, Broc Bando, Andrew Bunch, Avery Roberts, Jaevon McQuitty and Keyshawn Johnson Jr. answered why they chose Nebraska in a video posted by the Husker football's Twitter account.

NU quarterback commit Tristan Gebbia named Parade All-America honorable mention

Husker commit Tristan Gebbia, an early enrollee at Nebraska, earned All-America honors from Parade for his record-breaking senior season.

Creighton basketball commit Ty-Shon Alexander scores 50 in Oak Hill Academy's win

Jays basketball commit Ty-Shon Alexander had a monster game in Oak Hill Academy's 93-64 win over Shooting for Greatness.

Sports Illustrated has Creighton as a No. 3 in latest bracketology; ESPN tabs the Jays as a No. 4 seed

Creighton was predicted as a No. 3 seed in Sports Illustrated's latest bracketology. In ESPN's latest bracketology, the Jays were projected as a No. 4 seed.

Justin Patton named to Wayman Tisdale Award midseason watch list

Creighton's Justin Patton is on the midseason watch list for the United States Basketball Writers Association's Wayman Tisdale Award, given to the nation's best freshman.

Creighton coach Greg McDermott advances in Coaches' Charity Challenge

Creighton coach Greg McDermott is among 16 coaches remaining in the seventh annual Coaches' Charity Challenge.

Vincent Valentine 'throws the bones' after making big play for Patriots

Down 17-6, Pittsburgh was threatening to score in the red zone, but a big stop by former Husker Vincent Valentine hindered the Steelers' plans.

Prep highlights: Aurora's Henry Penner powers down a dunk; Hartington CC's Sean Kathol dishes crafty assist

Henry Penner had a big game for Top 10 No. 8 Aurora on Friday, which included an impressive dunk.

Former Kimball star Mike Daum scores 42 for the Jackrabbits

Mike Daum, a Kimball graduate, scored 42 points in South Dakota State's 77-67 win over IPFW on Saturday.

Video: Creighton basketball commit Mitchell Ballock hits game-winning shot

Jays commit Mitchell Ballock went coast-to-coast to give Eudora (Kan.) High School a last-second 63-61 win over Metro Academy.

Wahoo coach Kevin Scheef earns 400th career win

The Wahoo Warriors defeated Fort Calhoun 67-20 to help coach Kevin Scheef earn his 400th career win.

Omaha Central's Jordan Flowers commits to Central Missouri

Omaha Central quarterback Jordan Flowers announced his commitment to Central Missouri on Twitter.

Husker fans won an unfortunate title among recruits — most annoying

247 Sports surveyed many of the top prospects at the U.S. Army All-America Bowl on Jan. 7 on which fan base was the most annoying. Nebraska fans didn't fare well.

Creighton's Justin Patton discusses his recruitment and how his redshirt season helped him

With Justin Patton's NBA draft stock rising, Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis took a look back at Patton's recruitment and his redshirt season.

Former Husker Richie Incognito named to third NFL Pro Bowl

Richie Incognito will play in the Pro Bowl for the second straight year and third time in his NFL career.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott records first professional double-double

Doug McDermott grabbed 10 rebounds to complement his 17 points as the Chicago Bulls came from behind to win 123-118 in overtime against the Toronto Raptors.

Video: Oakland-Craig sinks buzzer-beater to pick up 10th straight win

Trailing late against Stanton, Oakland-Craig (10-2) needed a miracle to keep its winning streak alive.

Tim Miles buys 100 tickets to ensure Nebraska students get in free

Tim Miles is picking up the tab for 100 UNL students to get into Sunday's Husker hoops game against Northwestern.

Video: Doug McDermott has perfect first half for the Bulls

Former Jays star Doug McDermott had a hot start to Chicago's key Eastern Conference matchup with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Former Husker linebacker Zaire Anderson carted off field after suffering neck injury

Denver linebacker Zaire Anderson was carted off the field Sunday following a scary collision with a teammate.

Rex Burkhead has career day for Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead set several career marks Sunday.

Kickoff return fumble leads to Ryker Fyfe touchdown run

A costly Tennessee turnover led to a Ryker Fyfe touchdown.

Brandon Reilly's second TD grab keeps Huskers alive

Brandon Reilly is putting the Nebraska offense on his back.

Brandon Reilly's spectacular touchdown grab brings Huskers within a score

Nebraska's offense didn't have much success in the first half. At least until Brandon Reilly got involved.

Huskers lose Terrell Newby, Antonio Reed in first half

Nebraska safety Antonio Reed was carted to the locker room late in the second quarter. I-back Terrell Newby was also ruled out after suffering an injury.

Tommy Armstrong not dressed for Music City Bowl

Despite holding out hope he might be available, Tommy Armstrong won't play Friday in the Music City Bowl.

Tennessee presents Sam Foltz jersey to Husker specialists

As other teams have done this season, Tennessee had a special tribute for late Husker punter Sam Foltz.

Former Husker and Elkhorn grad Trevor Roach added to Bengals roster

Elkhorn grad Trevor Roach was signed to the Bengals' active roster after spending most of the season on their practice squad.

Former Husker Randy Gregory makes season debut on Monday Night Football

Former Husker defensive end Randy Gregory is active for the first time this season as Dallas hosts Detroit on Monday Night Football.

Former Husker linebacker Zaire Anderson says Nebraska is 'the best college in America'

Former Blackshirt Zaire Anderson is now a key member of the Denver Broncos' special teams unit. He's played in every game for the Broncos this season and has 14 tackles and a forced fumble.

Creighton's Justin Patton named to ESPN's "Must-watch players who get overlooked" list

Justin Patton, the Jays' high-flying big man, has already earned some recognition for his play this season. Now, the Omaha North grad has been named to ESPN's "Must-watch players who get overlooked" list.

Crazy catch sends Bo Pelini and Youngstown State to the FCS championship

Youngstown State's last-second comeback to upset No. 2 Eastern Washington 40-38 was capped by an insane touchdown catch by Kevin Rader.

Former Creighton star Doug McDermott drawing raves for his work in the post

Known for his work in the post at Creighton, McBuckets is using that "craftiness" in the NBA. His fancy post moves and baselines cuts drew praise from ESPN analyst Zach Lowe.

Former Boys Town standout Shaquil Barrett nails backward halfcourt shot at Nuggets game

Perhaps Denver Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett might've had a future with the Harlem Globetrotters.

CBS Sports analyst ranks Jays point guard Maurice Watson fifth on player of the year rankings

Creighton's Maurice Watson continues to garner attention from the national media.

Video: Buzzer beater by Waverly's Merrick Deger caps wild final seconds in Waverly-Blair game

Merrick Deger's dagger as the buzzer sounded crowned a crazy final 4.5 seconds and gave Waverly a 53-50 win over Blair.

Terence 'Bud' Crawford will bring Big Red with into the ring

Terence 'Bud' Crawford will have Husker Power with him Saturday when he defends his WBC/WBO titles against John Molina Jr.

Take off work Friday and go watch Nebraska volleyball with this excuse letter from John Cook

Don't bother going to work or school on Friday.

Creighton's Justin Patton repeats as Big East freshman of the week

Justin Patton's career has gotten off to a quick start.

Former Husker Rex Burkhead wore Team Jack cleats Sunday

Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead wore cleats honoring Team Jack on Sunday.

Lavonte David takes deflected pass back for six

Former Husker and current Tampa Bay Buccaneer linebacker Lavonte David caught a deflected pass and took it back for a touchdown Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.

Video: Nebraska's Kadie Rolfzen uses her head for set-clinching play

The Nebraska volleyball team produced one of the more bizarre plays you'll see Saturday night against TCU in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Rex Burkhead takes most snaps of Bengals backs

Former Husker Rex Burkhead is making a name for himself in Cincinnati. On Sunday, he took more snaps than usual starter Jeremy Hill.

Quincy Enunwa's spectacular TD catch earns unfortunate nickname

Quincy Enunwa made a spectacular touchdown catch as the New York Jets took a 17-13 lead over the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter Sunday.

Stanley Morgan reels in Huskers' first touchdown

Nebraska had to wait until the second half to get its first touchdown of the game, but Stanley Morgan delivered.

Brandon Reilly's diving catch a rare highlight in Huskers' ugly first half against Iowa

Nebraska didn't have much to celebrate in the first half against Iowa, taking a 20-3 deficit into the locker room.

Iowa gives Sam Foltz his own locker, Hawkeye jersey

The Hawkeyes made sure Sam Foltz was with his Husker teammates in the visiting locker room.

Creighton hoops up to 10th in ESPN power rankings

After an impressive start to the season, Creighton jumped to 10th in ESPN's power rankings.

Terrell Newby scores his third touchdown of the game

Terrell Newby is having a productive day in his final home game at Memorial Stadium.

Ryker Fyfe touchdown pass gives Huskers 21-point lead near halftime

Ryker Fyfe's second touchdown pass of the season gave Nebraska a 21-0 lead seconds before halftime.

After Ryker Fyfe's fourth-down conversion, Terrell Newby gets second touchdown

Terrell Newby got his second touchdown in as many possessions.

Terrell Newby puts Nebraska ahead on first offensive drive

Nebraska didn't waste much time taking a 7-0 lead on Maryland Saturday.

Maryland presents its own customized Sam Foltz jersey

On an emotional senior day for the Huskers, Maryland provided its own tribute to late Nebraska punter Sam Foltz.

Polls: Predict the 2016 Nebraska prep football finals

The Nebraska high school football championships will be held Monday and Tuesday.

Video: Kyle Korver displays his range with 3-pointer from way downtown

Former Creighton standout Kyle Korver continues to impress from behind the arc. In the Atlanta Hawks' 107-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, Korver stepped back and drained a three from the Hawks' logo.

Video: Creighton raises the roof of the CenturyLink Center with back-to-back dunks in the final minute

The Bluejays had some fun in the final minute to cap their victory over the Badgers in the Gavitt Games.

Kieron Williams seals Husker win with red zone interception

Mitch Leidner had Minnesota driving toward a potential game-tying touchdown until Kieron Williams got in the way.

Tommy Armstrong runs into the end zone, gets carried off the field

Tommy Armstrong put Nebraska into the lead with a fourth-quarter touchdown run, but it came with pain.

Terrell Newby sheds tacklers to turn screen pass into 31-yard touchdown

Terrell Newby refused to go down on his way to a 31-yard touchdown.

Nebraska's Caleb Lightbourn punts for negative distance against Minnesota

It's not often you see a punt lose yards.

Tre Bryant speeds down the sideline to put Huskers ahead

Freshman I-back Tre Bryant showed some tremendous burst spring pasting the Minnesota defense for a touchdown.

Minnesota follows lead of other Husker opponents with special Sam Foltz jersey

Minnesota added to the list of tributes to Sam Foltz this season with a special pregame presentation.

Phillies trade former Bluejay Darin Ruf to the Dodgers

Former Creighton baseball star Darin Ruf is headed to the West Coast.

"Meet me at the rim! Don't be late": Doug McDermott dunk causes camera malfunction

Former Creighton standout and Chicago Bull Doug McDermott skied for a one-handed "McDunk" in transition against the Atlanta Hawks and briefly caused a camera malfunction Wednesday.

Nebraska's first drive ends in Ohio State pick six

Nebraska's first possession against Ohio State ended in disaster.

Michael Rose-Ivey kneels during national anthem

Nebraska players were on the field for the national anthem Saturday — the first time since the Northwestern game — and Michael Rose-Ivey knelt during its playing.

Jays point guard Maurice Watson named honorable mention on Sports Illustrated All-American team

Creighton point guard Maurice Watson's list of accolades continues to grow rapidly.

ESPN's Bracketology projects Creighton as a No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament

The Jays believe they can contend in the Big East.