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Other Results:
Men's NIT: Nebraska 67, Charlotte 48 (NU faces Ole Miss; Creighton takes on Florida)
College Baseball: Creighton 8, Northern Colorado 5

 



NU Men's Basketball: Huskers rout Charlotte

Ade Dagunduro scored 15 points to lead Nebraska, and the Cornhuskers used tough defense to pull away from Charlotte in a 67-48 victory in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.



Photo gallery: Nebraska 67, Charlotte 48
NIT Wednesday: Gator rout sends Jays to Gainesville

Also:
Bellevue Basketball: After falling short, Bruins eye tall recruits

 


NU Baseball: Huskers' winning streak stopped

Winds of change swept into Haymarket Park on Wednesday, signifying an end to the flawless stretch of baseball that produced 14 consecutive victories for Nebraska. Arkansas, too, had a little something to do with it. The Razorbacks beat NU 9-4 to earn a split in this memorable, two-game series that brought coach Dave Van Horn back to coach in Lincoln for the first time since his 2002 departure from Nebraska.

Also:
CU Baseball: Creighton powers past Bears again

 


MLB: Yankees tell Joba he'll start in bullpen

Joba Chamberlain will begin the season in the New York Yankees' bullpen. "We think that's where he fits best right now," manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday. For much of spring training, Chamberlain was a contender for a spot in the starting rotation. He was a starter at Nebraska and the minors before New York switched him to a relief role last year and called him up in August to boost its shaky bullpen.

 


Plans unveiled for South High's new home field

Omaha South High School's hardscrabble Collin Field is about to become a first-rate soccer and football field. Heritage Services, the nonprofit group overseeing fundraising and development of the $8.7 million project, plans to break ground in May. South High athletes should be able to take the new field in August 2009.



Photo gallery: More architect's renderings

 


Kerr's View: A look at the sporting world

Omaha World-Herald artist Tom Kerr puts his own spin on what's hot in the sports world every week.

 


Got a burning sports question?

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Every day, World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel will answer your questions about all things sports in our feature, Shatel Online, available only on Omaha.com.

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