Lincoln -- One year after playing in the Tokyo Olympics in 3x3 basketball, Nebraska rising junior Keisei Tominaga will make senior national team debut next week, as Japan travels to Australia for a pair of FIBA World Cup Asian qualifying games.
Former Nebraska swimmer Trischa Zorn-Hudson has earned induction into the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame, Class of 2022, as announced by the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. The class of 2022 is comprised of eight individuals, two teams, two legends, one coach and one special contributor who will be inducted tonight (June 24) during a ceremony at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs.
Lincoln – Nebraska will see a familiar foe in the 2022 ACC/Big Ten Men's Basketball Challenge, as the Huskers will host Boston College at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The matchup will mark the second meeting between the Huskers and Eagles and first since a 71-62 Husker victory at PBA in the 2017 Challenge.
Bryce McGowens became Nebraska's highest-drafted player since 1998, as he was selected in the second round (No. 40 overall) by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2022 NBA Draft Thursday night. His stay in Minnesota was short-lived, as his rights were traded to the Charlotte Hornets.
The University of Nebraska Athletic Department has kicked off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX by launching a website (huskers.com/TitleIX) where fans can explore the history of Husker women's athletics, learn about upcoming Title IX anniversary events and hear directly from current and former student-athletes on the impact Title IX has made in their lives.
Nebraska track and field senior Alex Talley was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team as the College Sports Information Directors of America announced its final honor of the 2021-22 season on Wednesday, June 22.