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Wrestlers battle back to tie OSU
The third-ranked Nebraska wres
tling team won live of its last six
matches to come back from an 18-7
deficit and force an 18-18 tie with
sixth-ranked Oklahoma State at the
Reno Tournament of Champions in
Reno, Nev., on Saturday night.
Nebraska (6-0-1) was awarded the
tournament title based on havingmorc
near fall points and takedowns during
the course of the dual.
Capturing individual victories for
the Cornhuskcrs were Jason Krafi at
150 pounds, top-ranked Tcmocr Terry
at 158 pounds, Erik Josephson at 177
pounds, Ryan Tobin at 190 pounds
and top-ranked Tolly Thompson at
Huskcr wrestler Tony DeAnda suf
fered a broken nose early in his final
— Andrew Stmad
Swimmers split at MU
The 20th-ranked Nebraska men’s
swimming and diving team lost to
Missouri Sunday in Columbia, Mo.,
by the score of 123-120. The Tigers
won seven of 13 events. Nebraska fell
to 2-8 overall and 0-2 in the Big Eight.
The Cornhuskers lost to Kansas and
Missouri in Lawrence, Kan.,on Satur
The No. 9 Nebraska’s women’s
squad (4-2) rebounded from a loss
Friday at Kansas to defeat Missouri
134-109 on Sunday. Freshman diver
T.D. Rowe earned her sixth victory of
the year with a score of 299.32 on the
The Hu$ker women will play host
to Minnesota Friday night at the Bob
Devaney Sports Center, and the men
will face Iowa State on Saturday at 1
p.m. at the Devaney Center.
— Vince D'Adamo
Gymnasts win opener
The Nebraska women’s gymnas
tics team won its season-opener Sun
day night over Iowa State in Ames,
Iowa, by the score of 189.775-189.60.
The Cornhuskers were led by jun
ior Shelley Bartlett, who won the all
around with a score of38.325. Bartlett
also won balance beam (9.75). Senior
Joy Taylor placed third in the all
around (37.525) and junior Kim
DeHaan finished fourth with a score
of 37.425. Freshman Amie Dillman
won the vault with a 9.675 in her first
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We can go out and measure it.”
Said Boone, who scored 18 points:
“I didn’t see it go over the backboard.
It’s pretty hard, me being left-handed
on the right side for it to go over the
backboard without me being com
Head official Denny Freund called
the shot good before Range overturned
“He (Range) wanted to know if he
had the right call,” Freund said. “I
said,' If you really feel strongly (that)
the ball came from behind the
backboard, go with it.’ He obviously
was quite sure about it or he wouldn’t
have made the call.”
Cornhusker senior Erick Strickland
wasn’t so sure.
“He’s (Range) standing underneath.
I don’t see how he can see it. It’s like
lie’s trying to take over the game,”
“Why wouldn’t I think it was
good?” Nee said. “I didn’t think it was
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Nebraska took a 10-2 lead asjunior
forward Tina McClain scored six
points and senior center Pyra Aarden
hit a Held goal and two free throws.
Nebraska looked for the blowout
when Galligan hit a 3-pointer to give
theHuskcrsan 11-point lead just seven
minutes into the game, but the Husk
ers had to settle for a 29-22 halftime
“They kept hanging in there, and it
“We just couldn’t quite put them
Nebraska looked to take control of
the second half by scoring eight of the
first 10 points while building a 13
point lead, but the Wildcats cut
Nebraska’s lead to four points with 10
minutes remaining in the game.
But Nebraska sophomore guard
Jami Kubik hit a 3-pointer and two
free throws, and Kansas State was
never able to get closer.
“I thought her 3 was amajor key for
us,” Nebraska coach Angela Beck said.
“I think I might have been a little tight
right there,'but that 3 really opened it
up for us. I felt like we were in pretty
good control of this game.”
Continued from Page 7
third overtime and the Huskers trail
- ing 105-98.
“When I missed those free throws,”
Hamilton said, “I was thinking about
A year ago, Saturday’s game
wouldn’t have gone into overtime.
Nebraska would have lost in regula
tion. A big reason why the Huskers arc
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more competitive this season is Lue,
Hamilton and Bernard Garner, who
was Nebraska’s go-to guy in overtime
before he fouled out Saturday.
Together, the trio won 96 games a
year ago and lost eight.
“We are going to have a lot of
confidence now. Oklahoma is one of
the hardest places to play in, and we
know we can play here. They arc go
ing to say it was the officials,” said
Hamilton, pointing to Nebraska’s se
niors, who were surrounded in the
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“It wasn’t the officials. We just
didn’t play until the second half.”
Hamilton said he expected Ne
braska to beat the Sooners by 10 to 20
points. Maybe he was just an innocent
freshman who didn’t know what to
expect from the Big Eight. Maybe he
was a new player, a confident player
with the attitude Nebraska needs.
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Frazier passes test
in Shrine Bowl win
By Trevor Parks
Tommie Frazier had something
to prove during the East-West
Shrine Game on Saturday afternoon.
As an option quarterback at Ne
braska, Frazier never had a chance
to show off his passing ability to
NFL scouts. Playing in a pro-style
offensive set in the all-star game for
college seniors, Frazier finally got
The former Comhusker, who led
Nebraska to two national titles, pro
pelled the West squad to a 34-18
victory over the East, completing
1 l-of-20 passes for 162 yards and
one touchdown in Palo Alto, Calif.
He also added 33 yards rushing and
one score on six carries. He was
named the offensive player of the
Frazier, the offensive most valu
able player of the Jan. 2 Fiesta
Bowl, said Saturday that the Shrine
Bowl gave him the opportunity to
show off his passing skills.
“I’m not the type of player it)
brag about myself, but I had a pretty
good day,” Frazier said. “1 just did
what the coaches asked me to do.
We didn’t do anything fancy; we
just kept it simple.”
. Former UCLA coach and West
coach Terry Donahue said Frazier
had an outstanding performance.
“When I first saw Tommie
Frazier, the first day we had him in
practice on Monday, I was im
pressed with his arm strength and
arm speed,” Donahue said.
“Somebody’s going to invest in this
“He’s magical. He’s smart. He
knows what to do with the ball. This
guy is dangerous.”
In the fourth quarter, Frazier
showed how dangerous he could be.
After struggling through three
quarters, Frazier turned the game
around with his team trailing 18
A 5-yard touchdown run by
Frazier, the Huskers’ career leader
in touchdowns, made the score 21 -
18 with 10:07 remaining. On that
drive, he connected with Fresno
State’s Charlie Jones on a 37-yard
completion and threw a bullet into
the back of the end zone for a two
With the West leading 28-18,
Frazier connected on a 52-yard pass
to former UCLA wide receiver
Kevin Jordan for the final touch
down with 5:56 left.
“In the first half, we had a
tempo,” Frazier said. “We had no
rhythm in the third quarter. When
we got the rhythm back, we just got
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