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Huskers Push Maryland

Melo Trimble scored 26 points, including a pair of pivotal 3-pointers down the stretch, and No. 16 Maryland squeezed past Nebraska 69-65 Thursday night in the first-ever meeting between the teams.


Showdown Series Showdown Saturday

.South Dakota’s biggest athletic rivalry continues this weekend with the South Dakota Corn Showdown Series.


GPAC Titles On The Line

The 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships will be on Friday and Saturday, February 20-21, 2015 at Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska.


Jacks Survive Western Illinois

South Dakota State made a season-high 13 3-pointers on Wednesday at Western Illinois, and the Jackrabbits needed every one of them as they hung on for a 79-77 win over the Fighting Leathernecks.


SDSU Women Score Road Win

Senior Megan Waytashek led the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 60-49 win over Omaha Wednesday night in Summit League action in Sapp Fieldhouse.


USD Women Maintain Lead

Raeshel Contreras tallied 22 points and Margaret McCloud added 16 points as the South Dakota women’s basketball team moved closer to clinching the top seed at next month’s Summit League Tournament with a 79-68 win over Denver on Wednesday night.


Road Win For Cyclones

Jameel McKay had career highs of 17 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 14 Iowa State knock off No. 22 Oklahoma State 70-65 on Wednesday night.


Nebraska Women Fall In Big 10

Nia Coffey scored 17 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Northwestern to a 59-51 victory over No. 21 Nebraska on Wednesday night.


Garnett To Return To T-Wolves?

A person with knowledge of the discussions tells The Associated Press that the Timberwolves have had exploratory discussions with the Brooklyn Nets about possibly bringing back Kevin Garnett to Minnesota.


Vikings Claim Bostick

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end Brandon Bostick off waivers from the Green Bay Packers.


Coyotes Get Non Conference Win

Casey Kasperbauer was 5 of 9 from beyond the arc for 15 points to lead four players in double figures as South Dakota rolled over NAIA's Avila 84-60 on Tuesday night.


Minnesota Women Upset Iowa

Amanda Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed a conference-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota upset No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday night.


GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its basketball Players of the Week.


Augie Remains Second

For the second straight week, Augustana College men's basketball is ranked No. 2 in the National Association of Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll.


Trautmann Earns Honor

Augustana College senior Jenelle Trautmann has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Softball Player of the Week.


Summit Honors Coyote Star

South Dakota senior guard Tyler Larson was named Summit League Player of the Week for the period ended Feb. 15.


Cyclones Keep Spot

Iowa State remains #14 in the Associated Press basketball poll while Kentucky continues to roll along as the unbeaten #1.


Wild Suffer Tough Loss

Alex Biega scored the winner in his first NHL game and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Monday.


Husker Men Lose, Women Win

Nebraska lost a men's game and gained a women's victory in Big 10 basketball action Sunday.


Hawkeyes In Sunday Split

A tough overtime loss for the men and another win for the ranked women accounted for a Sunday split for Iowa basketball squads.

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