The UNO Men's Basketball team endured a roller coaster 2010-2011 season, falling just short of qualifying for the NCAA Division II Tournament.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha women's basketball team is looking for continued success as it rolls into only its second season of a full Division-1 & Summit League schedule.
I caught up with UNO Athletic Director Trev Alberts on Monday. He's a busy man these days, but he let me pick his brain about his decision to recommend eliminating the university's wrestling and football programs.
When the first semester ended and while most of us were still enjoying time off from classes and sleeping in, the Maverick hockey team embarked on road trips to two different time zones. UNO played in Colorado Springs against the Tigers of Colorado College and, eleven days later went across the country to Hamden, Conn. to face the Quinnipiac Bobcats.
In its first year, no one was sure what to expect out of Skate for a Cure. August isn't exactly the best time for hockey, and NHL players are enjoying their last weeks of free time before training camp opens.
Six months after its formation, a commissioner for the National Collegiate Hockey Conference has been named. Jim Scherr, the former Chief Executive Officer of the United States Olympic Committee and former executive director of USA wrestling, was introduced as The National's first commissioner on Wednesday morning.
Last season UNO was picked to finish eighth and ninth in two preseason conference polls, partly because of their youth and inexperience.
The Mavs had never skated in the ultra-competitive WCHA, and 10 of the teams' 25 members were freshmen, new to the college game. Experience in the WCHA won't be an issue this season.
Minnesota-Duluth skated into the CenturyLink Center Omaha as a team of history. When the Bulldogs left Saturday night, it was UNO's freshman forward Andrew Schmit who made some history of his own.