Category Archives: Husker Women’s Basketball

Huskers Dominate Illinois on Senior Day

Huskers Dominate Illinois on Senior Day

The four seniors were celebrated at Pinnacle Bank Arena, and the team sent them off their home court in grand fashion. Nebraska (17-11, 7-10 Big Ten) took control of the game from the tip, getting a jump hook from Kate Cain on the first possession. After an Illinois (11-16, 2-14) jumper to answer, the Huskers…Read more »

Nebraska Continues Conference Slide with Loss at Ohio State

Nebraska Continues Conference Slide with Loss at Ohio State

The Big Ten Conference hasn’t been kind to Nebraska. The Huskers (16-11, 6-10 Big Ten) began the season 13-2, including a 3-1 start to the conference. But since that time they’re just 3-9 and have dropped six of the last seven. The tough times continued Wednesday at Ohio State¬†(17-9, 10-5 Big Ten), the¬†fifth RPI Top…Read more »

Huskers Can’t Close Upset Bid at No. 19 Northwestern

Huskers Can’t Close Upset Bid at No. 19 Northwestern

At the time of year when every game feels like it has more weight on postseason hopes, Sunday was almost a shot in the arm for the Huskers. Almost. Nebraska (16-10, 6-9 Big Ten) dominated the game on the defensive end, holding No. 19 Northwestern (22-3, 12-2 Big Ten) to just 28.8-percent shooting for the…Read more »

Huskers Get Much Needed Win Over Penn State

Huskers Get Much Needed Win Over Penn State

After having lost four games in a row and seven of the last nine, Nebraska desperately needed a win on Thursday. Boy, the Huskers did just that. “Certainly feels good to get a win, and to do that at home for our fan base and for our team right now is important,” said Nebraska coach…Read more »

No. 18 Hoosiers Survive Husker Comeback on Pink Day at PBA

No. 18 Hoosiers Survive Husker Comeback on Pink Day at PBA

On the same day that Nebraskans honored those that have fought and are still fighting cancer, the Huskers used that same never give up attitude. The No. 18 Hoosiers(19-6, 9-4 Big Ten) took control from the tip, scoring 12 straight while Nebraska(15-9, 5-8 Big Ten) went 0-for-7 and had three turnovers, including a pair of…Read more »

Rough Road Continues for Nebraska in Loss at No. 20 Iowa

Rough Road Continues for Nebraska in Loss at No. 20 Iowa

The tough stretch for the Huskers continues. Nebraska(15-8, 5-7 Big Ten) were 11-1 after their last game with No. 20 Iowa(19-4, 10-2 Big Ten). Since that game, the Huskers have gone 4-7, including a Thursday loss in Iowa City. The game started with a drastic lack of success for both teams. Nebraska shot 0-for-6 from…Read more »

Groundhog Day: Another Second-Half Collapse for Nebraska in Loss

Groundhog Day: Another Second-Half Collapse for Nebraska in Loss

In the same week Nebraska women’s basketball had moved up to a 10-seed in ESPN’s Bracketology, the Huskers fell twice due to poor second-half performances. On Thursday, it was a nine point halftime lead that gave way to being outscored 37-22 on 38.7-percent shooting in the second-half to lose 67-61 at Minnesota. Sunday saw a…Read more »

Turnover-Plagued Huskers Fall at Minnesota

Turnover-Plagued Huskers Fall at Minnesota

One of the key indicators for success is turnovers. Nebraska(15-6, 5-5 Big Ten) was in the top 50 nationally for turnovers per game heading into Thursday night with just a 13.9 average. The Huskers turned the ball over 22 times in a 67-61 loss in Minneapolis. A back-and-forth first half saw the Huskers leading 39-30…Read more »