Local Sports 11-30-2015
Clemson is still on top of the AP College Football Poll. The Tigers are 12-0 on the season after Saturday's 37-32 win over South Carolina. Alabama is second followed by Oklahoma, Iowa and Michigan State. Rounding out the top ten are Ohio State, Stanford, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Florida State.
The Nebraska volleyball team will open the NCAA Tournament at home for a 12th straight season, as the Bob Devaney Sports Center was chosen as one of the 16 host sites for the NCAA first and second rounds. The Huskers, making their 34 straight NCAA Tournament appearance, were selected as the number four overall seed in the 64-team field. The Huskers will open the tournament on Friday against the Harvard Crimson, the first ever meeting between the two teams. It also marks Harvard's first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. The match will start at either 7:00pm or 30 minutes after the conclusion of the 4:30pm match between Kansas State and Wichita State. The winners will play on Saturday to battle for a spot in the Lexington, Kentucky Regional on December 11th and 12th.
The Nebraska volleyball team closed the regular season with a three game sweep of Penn State on Saturday. The Huskers won the match 25-18, 25-18, 25-22. With the victory the Huskers claimed sole possession of second place in the Big Ten standings and are riding a 10-match winning streak, their longest since 2011.
The Nebraska men's basketball team shot 60 percent from the field in the second half to post an 82-71 win over Tennessee in the consolation game of the Barclays Center Classic on Saturday in Brooklyn, New York. The Huskers are 5-2 on the season and will host Miami tomorrow night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Tip-off is set for 8:00pm. We'll have it on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 7:04pm.
The Nebraska women's basketball team was crushed by top ranked UConn 88-46 on Saturday afternoon. The Huskers are 4-1 on the season and will host North Carolina State on Thursday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Tip-off will be at 7:00pm. We'll have it on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM beginning with the pre-game show at 6:45pm.
Morningside is headed to the NAIA Football Championship Series Semifinals for the fourth year in a row after beating Tabor College 51-6 in the quarterfinals on Saturday. The Mustangs will host defending NAIA Champion Southern Oregon on Saturday, while Marian of Indiana will travel to St. Francis of Indiana in the other semifinal.
The NAIA Volleyball Tournament gets underway tomorrow in Sioux City. Hastings College will play Loudes of Ohio in their first game of pool play. First serve will be at 3:15pm.
The Hastings College women's basketball team stretched their season opening winning streak to nine games on Saturday with a 81-64 win over Southwestern College. Holly Hild led the way with 20 points. The Broncos will play at Doane on Wednesday.
The Tri City Storm lost to Muskegon 4-3 on Saturday. The Storm will play at Lincoln on Saturday. Face-off is set for 7:05pm.