The South has never been so plentiful for Nebraska in recruiting. One day after landing a first prospect for this class out of Louisiana, the NU football team on Monday added another, safety P.J. Smith of greater New Orleans, to a group that already includes players from Georgia, Florida and nine from Texas.
Bob Knight resigned Monday at Texas Tech, a stunning midseason move by the winningest men's coach in major college basketball. Known as much for his fiery temper as his basketball brilliance, Knight gave no hint a change was coming. He will be replaced by his son, Pat, a Red Raiders assistant.
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Creighton is tied for third place in the Missouri Valley Conference with three of their next four opponents. The Jays take on Northern Iowa tonight at Qwest Center Omaha and will try to achieve some separation in the Missouri Valley standings.
Jenny Kropp and the Association of Volleyball Professionals will be in Omaha this week to bring a taste of the beach to the banks of the Missouri River. Considering the way this state is known for supporting volleyball, AVP organizers hope that their stop at Qwest Center Omaha on Thursday night might feel something like the Super Bowl of the "Hot Winter Nights" tour.
Johnny Determan, 16, moves up to he open division at Saturday's Omaha Golden Gloves tournament. Determan follows that up by competing in USA Boxing's Region 6 Tournament, and he has a possible bout on Victory Boxing Club's amateur show. It's a busy month for Determan, but it's one he's been preparing for.
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