Saturday, October 24, 2015

Northwestern 30 Nebraska 28

Oct 24, 2015 - Lincoln, NE. - On a beautiful sunny fall Saturday, the Northwestern Wildcats came to Lincoln with a two game loosing skid.  Nebraska entered the game with confidence after a well needed victory on Oct. 17th in Minneapolis against the Minnesota Gophers.

Northwestern lead at the half 17-12.  Nebraska came out in the third quarter to take a 19-17 lead on a Tommy Armstrong Jr. 4 yd rushing touchdown.  Nebraska out scored Northwestern in the 2nd half 16-13 but came up short after Northwestern ran out the clock.  Final: Northwestern 30 Nebraska 28.

Game statistical leaders:  Terrell Newby, 16 carries for 53 yards; Tommy Armstrong Jr., 24-48-1 for 298 yards passing-12 carries for 35 yards; Jordan Westerkamp, 5 receptions for 92 yards; and punter Sam Foltz, 6 punts for 304 yards- 50.7 per punt avg.

Friday, October 23, 2015

McDermott's return to Nebraska is a game winner for the Bulls!

Oct 23, 2015 - Lincoln, NE. - The Chicago Bulls' and former Creighton University men's basketball All-American Doug McDermott gave the Pinnacle Bank Arena sellout crowd of 15,297 their money worth when he sank the game winning shot with 3.2 seconds to defeat the Dallas Mavericks 103-102.

This is McDermott's second NBA season with the Bulls and first game played in Nebraska since being picked in 1st round of 2014 draft.

Doug was the main draw for this rare NBA preseason game in Nebraska and he did not disappoint.  McDermott signed autographs for his fans before and after the game.

Seeing current NBA stars on the court such as Mavericks Dirk Nowitzki, Raymod Felton and Charlie Villanueva - Bulls Derrick Rose, Paul Gasol and Kirk Hinrich was exciting for the fans.

McDermott's final stats:  Min: 28:37, FG: 2 FGA: 10, 3P 1 3PA 4, DR: 7, PTS: 5

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Creighton Men's Soccer 2nd Half Come Back Defeats Drake

Creighton's #1 ranked men's soccer team had a 1st half scare when former Missouri Valley Conference foe Drake took a 1-0 led in to the break.

Timo Pitter scored Creighton's 1st goal of the 2nd half at the 11 minute mark to tie the match 1-1.  Approximately six minutes later, Ricky Lopez-Espin scored the go ahead goal with an assist from teammate Vincent Keller.  Creighton out shot Drake 21-2 in the 2nd half.

Creighton improves its record to 11-0-0 under coach Elmar Bolowich.  Big East Conference opponent St. John's comes to Omaha on Saturday.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Creighton Men's Soccer Improves To 10-0

The #1 ranked Creighton men's soccer team remained undefeated and improved their record to 10-0 after Saturday night's match against visiting DePaul University.

In front of a home town crowd of 3,387 fans Creighton's Fabian Herbers scored in the 35th minute of the 1st half.  This lone goal proved to be the only scored and the game winner.  Creighton out shot DePaul 24-4 and limited DePaul to two shots in each half.