Former Husker Watson signs contract with Greek team

Former Husker guard Glynn Watson has signed a professional contract with Lavrio Aegean Cargo in Greece.

The 6-foot Watson was a four-year starting point guard for the Huskers, averaging 13.6 points and 4.1 rebounds as a senior. He hit a teamleading 82 3-pointers last season when Nebraska went 19-17.

Watson finished his Husker career first in program history in games played (134), second in starts (113), fourth in 3-pointers (184), tied for fourth in steals (177) and tied for seventh in assists (382).

Former Maverick Hahn will begin pro career in Germany

Former UNO forward Mitch Hahn has signed a professional contract with a club basketball team in Germany, it was announced Friday.

Hahn signed with the Kirchheim Knights, who play in the ProA league, the second-tier level of pro basketball in Germany.

"I couldn't be more excited to start my professional career in Germany," Hahn said in a release. "I've had such great support from family, friends and the Omaha community, which has made this transition much easier for me."

A two-year captain for the Mavericks, the Fremont High product averaged 13.6 points and 6.3 rebounds a game as a senior and was an All-Summit League first-team selection. UNO went 21-11 and reached the Summit tournament final this season.

Hahn, who graduated from UNO in May, will join his Kirchheim club next week.

Husker women finish trip through Europe at 3-0

The Nebraska women's basketball team went undefeated on its three game trek through Italy and Spain, capping the trip with a 94-77 win over the Barcelona All-Stars on Friday in Barcelona, Spain.

Leigha Brown scored 23 points for the Huskers Friday, shooting 8 for 18 from the field and 4 for 7 on 3-pointers. Kate Cain added 18 points and nine rebounds while shooting 9 for 9. All nine Huskers who played in Barcelona scored.

The Huskers opened their European trip Aug. 3 with a 60-43 win over TTT Riga in Rome. Brown scored 18 points and Hannah Whitish added 14 points.

On Aug. 5, Nebraska cruised to a 78-46 win over the EuroBasket Turkish All-Stars in Florence, Italy. Taylor Kissinger made six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points.

The Huskers will stay in Barcelona on Saturday before returning to the United States on Sunday.


Former Huskers will compete at international tournaments

Former Husker All-Americans Jordan Burroughs and James Green will be competing in international westling events this weekend.

Burroughs, the 2012 Olympic champion, will wrestle in the PanAmerican Games in Lima, Peru. Burroughs previously won titles in 2011 and 2015 at the event, which is held once every four years.

A four-time World champion, Burroughs will compete in freestyle at 74 kg. The preliminary round begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, with the finals at 4:30 p.m.

Green will compete in freestyle at 70 kg at the Medved International in Minsk, Belarus. The preliminary round begins at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, while the final will be Sunday.


Oklahoma DB Norwood out for season with undisclosed injury

NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma defensive back Tre Norwood is out for the season with an undisclosed injury.

Coach Lincoln Riley made the announcement Friday.

Norwood started all 14 games last season and was the projected starter at nickel back this season. Riley said the junior will be missed because of his experience and versatility, including his play on special teams.

Last season, Norwood tied for fifth on the team with 58 tackles. He had an interception in the final minute of last season's Big 12 title game victory over Texas and five tackles in the College Football Playoff loss to Alabama.

In other college news:

Pittsburgh junior defensive lineman Rashad Weaver's season is over. The school announced Friday that Weaver will miss all of 2019 after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during practice Thursday. Weaver led the Panthers with 6½ sacks, 14 tackles for loss and three fumble recoveries in 2018 while helping Pittsburgh win the ACC's Coastal Division title.

Duke receiver Jake Bobo is out indefinitely with a broken clavicle. Team spokesman Art Chase said Bobo had surgery Friday, a day after he broke his right collarbone during practice.

Compiled from press services and local reports.

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