Nebraska Cornhuskers News: Keisei on Senior Day, coaching clinic, more

Nebraska Cornhuskers guard Keisei Tominaga (30) warms up (Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports)
Nebraska Cornhuskers guard Keisei Tominaga (30) warms up (Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports) /

The Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball team’s season is winding down on a good note. The Huskers improved to 15-14 over the weekend after winning their fourth straight and it’s quite clear that one of the reasons they’ve managed to go on this kind of a run is Keisei Tominaga.

The Japanese shooter has reached hero status of late and that was most recently demonstrated when Keisei’s parents finally came to see him play for the Huskers for the first time. Is it possible that they’re also going to see him play for the last time in Lincoln?

On Monday, it was announced that Keisei is going to be walking with seniors Sam Griesel and Derrick Walker. It’s possible that means that the fourth year player, who could graduate is doing with Nebraska basketball.

However, it’s not a done deal. Head coach Fred Hoiberg said that nothing has been decided yet and there is still a chance that Tominaga could come back. He’s walking on Senior Day because his parents will still be in town. This is one story that Nebraska basketball fans are going to have to pay some serious attention to in the next few weeks.

Other Nebraska Cornhuskers news

  • The massive NIL operation, the 1890 Initiative is getting a bit bigger. The Athlete Impact Management collective is being folded into 1890. That appears to be a sign that NIL in Nebraska is getting a bit bigger and that can’t be bad for recruiting.

  • The Nebraska baseball and softball teams both had good weekends but no one had a better weekend than softball pitcher Sarah Harness. Following a no-hitter, Harness was named the Big Ten pitcher of the week.
  • The Nebraska football coaching staff is going to be imparting their wisdom to high school coaches at the end of next month. The coaches are going to be holding a clinic on March 31 and will be offering their time to all the High School coaches in the state.