Feb 12, 2020 4:56 PM

Huskers send scare into #9 Maryland

Posted Feb 12, 2020 4:56 PM

Associated Press

Jalen Smith had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Eric Ayala scored 16 and No. 9 Maryland edged Nebraska 72-70 to extend its winning streak to seven games and remain alone atop the Big Ten. Maryland let a 14-point lead dwindle to 71-70 before Smith swatted away a shot in the final seconds to preserve the victory. Haanif Cheatham scored 20 and Thorir Thorbjarnarson added 15 for Nebraska, which has lost nine straight and is 0-9 on the road.

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AHS Senior Erik Folchert signs with Doane

Alliance High School Senior Erik Folchert will continue his football career at Doane University. Folchert signed his Letter of Intent on Tuesday and will join the Tiger football team this fall.  During his senior season, Erik lead the Alliance Bulldogs in both rushing and tackling, running for 664 yards and 6 touchdowns and had 88 total tackles. He plans to play outside linebacker in college. 

Doane University is an NAIA school,  located in Crete, Nebraska.  The Tigers compete in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).

Erik is the son of Dana and Steve Folchert of Alliance.