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NU GUARD COOKIE BELCHER gestures to a sellout Hilton Coliseum
crowd after being fouled on a successful dunk attempt with 3:09 left
in the game. Belcher finished with a season-high 21 points in NU’s
70-62 victory over Iowa State Saturday.
to six games
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point until the 5:47 mark of the first
half. Lue was 2 for 8 from the field in
the first half, but the Huskers still led
In the second half, Lue caught
fire and hit on all nine shots and
matched his career high with nine
“In the first half, I tried to pass to
get the team involved,” Lue said.
“But in the second half, coach said
I’ve got to look to score and take over
the game.” .
As a team, the Huskers shot 58
percent from the field, their second
best performance of the season.
Defensively, without its main
stopper Florence, the Huskers limit
ed the Cyclones to 42 percent shoot
ing from the field. ISU fell to 12-17
overall and 5-11 in the conference.
The Huskers also lost the services
of Hamilton with just under three
minutes in the game as he too went
down with a sprained ankle with the
Huskers leading 61-55.
“There’s a war going on out there,
and we had to participate in it,
because Iowa State’s in our path into
getting into the NCAA Tournament,”
The Huskers have a first-round
bye in the Big 12 Tournament and will
play the winner of the Baylor-Texas
A&M game Friday.
Swimmers place second >
The Nebraska men’s swimming anc
diving team finished second at las
weekend’s Big 12 Championships ir
College Station, Texas.
No. 3 Texas blew the competitior
away, finishing with 886 points; The
No. 15 Cornhuskers were next with
Junior Valery Kalmikovs led NU or
Saturday, winning the 200-yard breast
stroke with an NCAA provisional-qual
ifying-mark time of 1 minute, 59.21
seconds. All-American sophomore
Adam Pine placed third in the 100-yarc
freestyle with a time of 44.17 seconds.
NU ends trip with shutout
The Nebraska baseball team endec
its six-game road trip on a good note
defeating Toledo 11-0 Sunday after
noon at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville
The Cornhuskers finished the trip
with a 4-2 mark and improved theii
overall record to 7-5.
NU was led Sunday by sophomore
Ken Harvey who blasted a three-rur
homer, his fourth overall, in the firsi
inning. Harvey finished the game 3 foi
5 with 5 RBIs and two runs scored.
Starting pitcher Pete Lythgoe
earned his first victory of the year, as
five Husker pitchers combined to shui
out the Rockets.
The Huskers tossed two shutouts
over the weekend and also blanked
Louisville 1-0 Friday.
Sophomore Chad Wiles (2-0) threw
a complete-game shutout and struck oul
four, while scattering six hits. -
“All of our pitchers did an excelled
job throwing strikes and keeping us ir
the games all weekend,’’ NU Head
Coach Dave Van Horn said
The Huskers travel to Waco, Texas,
next weekend to open Big 12
Conference play against Baylor.
NU beats top competition
Starting pitcher Jenny Voss led
Nebraska’s softball team to two victo
ries over top-ranked teams Sunday ir
The Cornhuskers (9-4 overall)
downed No. 9 California 1-0 before
defeating 1 lth-ranked South Carolina
| 8-0 to finish 5-1 in the NFCA Leadoff
i Voss (6-3) pitched every inning of
both contests, allowing five hits through
i 14 innings of scoreless work.
Shortstop Ali Viola provided an
offensive punch for the Huskers against
South Carolina as the senior went 4 for
4, knocking two solo homers. Viola hit
five home runs in the tournament.
The Huskers’ only loss in the tour
nament came 1-0 to Washington.
Nebraska will return to action next
; weekend at the Razorback Invitational
in Fayetteville, Ark.
Nebraska tallies NCAA high
The Nebraska men’s gymnastics
team found the confines of the Bob
Devaney Sports Center friendly Sunday
afternoon as it tallied the top score in the
nation this year.
The No. 3 Comhuskers’ score of
231.050 surpassed No. 10 Oklahoma
(227.850) and No. 11 New Mexico
Freshman Jason Hardabura led the
charge with a career-best 57.975 in the
all-around, and Derek Leiter was sec
ond with a career-best 57.600.
Hardabura finished in the top four
in all six events, posting career bests in
five out of six.
Junior Marshall Nelson, who
claimed third in the all-around, won the
floor exercise and parallel bars.
On Friday night, NU defeated No.
15 Minnesota 229.575 to 221.275.
Leiter claimed tHe all-around title
with a 57.50. Nelson was second with a
56.975, and Bill Mulholland was third
with a 56.900.
NU will be ranked No. 1 in this
week’s gymnastics poll after last week
end’s scores are compiled.
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Huskers win in last seconds
Isabelle Momeau scored a goal with
10 seconds remaining in the game to
give the Nebraska soccer team a 5-4 vic
tory over Florida Sunday in Gainesville,
In their spring exhibition season
opener, the Comhuskers battled back
from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Gators,
who finished the 1997 season ranked ‘
“I am pleasantly surprised that we
won because we lost four outstanding
players from last year’s team,” NU
Coach John Walker said. “Whenever
you lose four big-time players like Kari
Uppinghouse, Rebecca Hombacher,
Tanya Franck and Stephanie Vacek, you
are going to have a lot of questions. This
win answered a few of those questions.”
With the team trailing by two goals,
forward Kim Engesser scored
Nebraska’s first goal of the spring.
Lauren Tatum and Jenny Benson added
goals to give the Huskers a 3-2 lead.
Lindsay Eddleman provided NU’s
fourth goal, setting the stage for
Nebraska will travel to Clemson,
S.C., March 12 to face the U.S. Under
20 National Team.
NU wins three in Phoenix
With three wins last weekend in
Phoenix, Ariz., the Nebraska men’s ten
nis team improved to 8-2.
The Comhuskers defeated Weber
State 7-0 Friday, Northern Arizona 7-1
Saturday and Indiana State 6-1 Sunday.
NU returns home to play Kansas at
2 p.m. Friday.
Huskers fall to Texas Tech
The Nebraska women’s tennis
team fell 5-4 to Texas Tech Sunday at
the Woods Tennis Center.
The 67th-ranked Cornhuskers,
wjbo, had won five of their last six
matches, fell to 5-3 overall and 0-2 in
the Big 12 Conference.
NU senior Lisa Hart improved to
6-2 on the season with a 6-3,6-4 vic
tory over Amanda Earhart. Senior
Adriana Dulic posted NU’s only other
singles Win for Nebraska.
“We were out completely today,”
NU Coach Scott Jacobson said. “We
had chances to win at No. 1 and No. 5
singles, but lost the third set in both
matches. We need to win those
matches to be competitive.”
The Huskers will host Te^as
A&M Sunday at 10 a.m.
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