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BASKETBALL

Barfknecht: Parity pain? See the oh-so-close Wildcats

No better example of what a crapshoot Big Ten men’s basketball is this season came Sunday night when Northwestern, on a five-game losing streak, played at No. 13 Maryland. Northwestern scored the game’s first two baskets; built a double-digit lead by the 10-minute mark; led by 11 points at halftime; and still was ahead by 11 at the last TV timeout with 3:28 to play. And lost.

FOOTBALL

Visit yields no new Husker commits but fortifies Davis twins' pledge

No new commits immediately came out of the biggest recruiting weekend of new Nebraska coach Mike Riley’s tenure, but the event hit a crucial mark in impressing two of th...

BASKETBALL

Hawkeyes still trying to solve Huskers

The Iowa women’s basketball team has been successful the last three seasons — three trips to the NCAA tournament, upper division finishes in the Big Ten — in all but one...

WRESTLING

NU dominates to finish weekend sweep

Mark Manning always is looking for his Nebraska wrestling team to build toward peaking at the Big Ten and national meets in March. This weekend was a big step in the rig...

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Barfknecht: Parity pain? See the oh-so-close Wildcats

No better example of what a crapshoot Big Ten men’s basketball is this season came Sunday night when Northwestern, on a five-game losing streak,...

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