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Sunday is massive night time in university basketball, as remaining yr’s champion Notre Dame takes on Baylor for the championship.
This is a ladies’ university basketball.
If you haven’t been immersed in the NCAA Women’s Tournament, then you’ve overlooked lots of exciting competition — and you’ve got lots of agency. The men’s tournament gets a great deal more interest. The Nebraska men’s tennis team fell in a pair of suits against No. 1 Ohio State and No. 30 Penn State on Friday and Sunday at the Sid and Hazel Dillon Tennis Center.
The two losses extended Nebraska’s dropping streak to four games and taken its record to 9-thirteen on the season and 1-6 in Big Ten play.
No. 1 Ohio State turned into too much for the Huskers on Friday nighttime because the Buckeyes rolled to a 6-1 victory. The Buckeyes began their domination of Nebraska with convincing wins at No. 1 and No. Three doubles to earn the doubles point.
Ohio State persevered its dominance in singles play. Buckeye junior JJ Wolf, the No. 1 singles player within the you. S. A ., defeated Nebraska senior Toby Boyer 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 singles. Junior Micah Klousia fell in a difficult-fought, 3-set conflict to No. 24 John McNally at No. 2 singles.
Freshman William Gleason earned Nebraska’s simplest factor, downing Ohio State’s Martin Joyce at No. Three singles.
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Sunday’s contest towards No. 30 Penn State turned into nearer, as the Huskers and Nittany Lions exchanged points all afternoon. The doubles pairs of Boyer and Gleason and junior Chris Dean and sophomore Isaac Nortey positioned the Huskers at the front foot using combining to earn the doubles factor.
After Penn State senior Ben Lieb defeated Nortey at No. 5 singles, the Huskers and Nittany Lions commenced replacing points returned-and-forth.
With the Huskers trailing three-2, Gleason earned a massive victory in a three-set overcome Penn State’s Gabriel Nemeth at No. Three singles to tie the match and maintain Nebraska’s wish of a disappointed alive. Gleason, a Lincoln local, turned into the simplest Husker to head 2-zero at the weekend.
Unfortunately, hopes of salvaging a victory have been beaten as freshman Victor Moreno Lozano did not win his 0.33 set against Penn State’s Christos Antonopoulos at No. 4 singles to present the Nittany Lions a 4-3 victory.
The Huskers will look to earn their second Big Ten victory following weekend as they journey to face Indiana on Saturday, April 13, and Purdue on Sunday, April 14.
The Nebraska women’s tennis group received one in every of two fits against Maryland and Rutgers at domestic, ending an eight-fit dropping streak.
Against Maryland, the Huskers received 6-1 on Friday. In singles, Nebraska won 5 of the six matchups with Nebraska senior Vasanti Shinde being the lone loss. Nebraska juniors Claire Reifeis and Jeannie Lozowski and freshman Jessica Aragon won in straight units, at the same time as junior Hayley Haakenstad and senior Marina Cozac wanted a further set to win their matches. The Huskers earned the doubles factor as well.
After an afternoon of relaxation, Nebraska played in opposition to Rutgers on Sunday and lost 4-3.