Omaha, NE Basketball


Jasen Green commits to stay home, play at Creighton

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Millard North senior Jasen Green announced his decision Thursday to stay home and play college basketball at Creighton. The 6′7″ forward was also a target for the Huskers, but Green chose the Bluejays over Nebraska and several other schools. Green has been part of Millard North...
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Millard North's Green picks Creighton

(Omaha) -- Millard North standout Jasen Green made a verbal commitment to Creighton on Thursday. Green is the No. 2 ranked recruit in Nebraska for the Class of 2022 and is ranked No. 185 overall and No. 35 at power forward, according to 247Sports composite rankings. Green picked the Bluejays...
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Jasen Green commits to Creighton

Creighton secures the second commitment in the class of 2022 with the announcement from Jasen Green. The 6-foot-7, 220 pound Power Forward (unfair description as he fits the positionless basketball mold) out of Omaha, NE chose the Bluejays over a potpourri of high major offers including Iowa State, Colorado, Kansas State, and Nebraska. With the final list being Creighton and Colorado.
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Mound City's Osburn explains commitment to Omaha

(Mound City) -- Mound City’s Tony Osburn will play Division I basketball with the Omaha Mavericks. The two-time KMAland Missouri Boys Basketball Player of the Year announced his commitment on social media Wednesday. “It’s definitely been a long and stressful process,” Osburn said. “I think it came down to wanting...

Millard North’s Jasen Green Commits to Creighton, Joins 2022 Class

Creighton Bluejays men's basketball, Millard North High School, Green Party of the United States, Saint Thomas, Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball. 6’7” forward Jasen Green will be staying in Omaha, committing to Creighton on Thursday as part of their 2022 class. 100% committed!! Let's go Bluejay Nation!!! @BluejayMBB — Jasen...

Omaha Athletics Mask Policy

In accordance with the University of Nebraska Omaha's updated COVID-19 policies announced on Aug. 25, Omaha Athletics will follow a reinstituted face covering (mask) mandate for all indoor spaces in athletic venues. The mask mandate will affect Omaha Athletics' games differently depending on the venue. This preventative measure will remain...
Fremont Tribune

Midland University alumni to be honored as part of homecoming festivities

Midland University will recognize outstanding alumni and one distinguished family during the Alumni and Awards Legacy Banquet Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Fremont Golf Club as part of homecoming weekend. Jennifer Bixby, ‘97, is being honored with the Alumni Achievement Award while C.J. Anderson, ‘12, and Alex Knobbe, ‘12, are...

Mound City's Osburn commits to Omaha

(Mound City) -- The Omaha men's basketball program landed a commitment from Mound City standout Tony Osburn on Wednesday. Osburn committed to the Mavs over interest from North Dakota State and UMKC. Many other schools, such as Lipscomb, Navy and Wofford expressed interest in the sharp-shooting Osburn. Osburn averaged 27.5...

Mavericks add Tania Davis to round out coaching staff

Omaha women’s basketball head coach Carrie Banks rounded out her staff for this upcoming season with the addition of Tania Davis. Davis comes to Omaha after spending the past two years as a graduate assistant at Clemson. “Tania is a tremendous addition to our coaching staff, and I am excited...

Mavericks Selected Fifth In NCHC Preseason Poll

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Omaha Mavericks were tabbed fifth in the NCHC Preseason Poll, the league announced Wednesday afternoon. The rankings come from local media members from each school, as well as select national media that cover the conference. Omaha received 114 points falling between Denver in the fourth...
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

Bears' Baughman signs with Benedictine College

Blair High School senior Makayla Baughman, her teammates and coaches have built the Bears' basketball program into a winner with back-to-back district final appearances. After this upcoming season, the point guard will join another winner at the college level. “They've been good for 20 years,” Baughman said Friday after signing...

AL, Ashland-Greenwood boys to compete in Heartland Hoops Classic

(KMAland) -- The Abraham Lincoln and Ashland-Greenwood boys basketball teams will compete in the 2022 Heartland Hoops Classic. The event features 16 teams and will take place on February 12th at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska. Ashland-Greenwood kicks off the action at 8 a.m. against Northwest while...

Omaha's Primeau lands on NCHC Preseason All-Conference team

(Omaha) -- Omaha’s Chayse Primeau has been named to the NCHC Preseason All-Conference. Primeau received 13 points and was voted as a forward after earning NCHC All-Conference Second Team last year. View the complete release from Omaha athletics linked here.

Heartland Christian senior has already completed basic training

It’s not unusual for a young person to enlist in a branch of the Armed Forces before graduating from high school, but Max King went one step further. A senior at Heartland Christian School, he completed basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia over the summer. “Max showed a lot of...

Lessons I was able to teach my daughter during her time on the bench

My freshman daughter plays volleyball for her high school. Coming from a family with five kids, we’ve never had the time or energy to invest in select sports. So she grew up playing recreation leagues and attending the occasional summer sport camp. We’ve let her play volleyball, basketball and soccer, never seeing a need to focus her skills in one specific sport.

Mavericks Finish 13th at Wildcat Invitational

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Omaha opened the fall season with a 13th place finish at Kansas State. In the third round on Tuesday the Mavericks shot 313, finishing the invite with a total score of 942. Winning the tournament and scoring 864 is Sam Houston State. Kansas State and Kansas City placed second and third with scores of 873 and 880, respectively.
Gretna Guide & News

Senior Spotlight – TJ Silliman

Gretna’s TJ Silliman knows high school sports are meant to be fun. Silliman is a three-sport athlete who represents the Dragons in all four seasons throughout the year. The senior has one common trait in all three of the sports he plays. In baseball, football and basketball, Silliman is the head of morale. “I always try to be a leader, […]