Category Archives: Husker Women’s Basketball

Offense Leads Women’s Basketball Over Duke

Offense Leads Women’s Basketball Over Duke

Nebraska(8-1) had stifled six of its first eight opponents to under 55 points to start the season. A hot Duke(6-3) team would mean the offense needed to shine. Duke shot 61-percent in the first half but trailed 49-45 as Nebraska employed a strategy that Creighton had used to defeat the Huskers: the three point shot.…Read more »

Nebraska Handed First Loss of Season by Rival Creighton

Nebraska Handed First Loss of Season by Rival Creighton

Two streaks were going toe-to-toe on Sunday. Nebraska had won their first five games of the season. Creighton had won the last three games against Big Red. The Bluejays made it four Sunday in a 79-74 win to give the Huskers their first loss of the 2019-20 season. Creighton(4-1) was an analytics case study in…Read more »

Women’s Basketball Stays Unbeaten in 73-39 Win over Southern

Women’s Basketball Stays Unbeaten in 73-39 Win over Southern

Nebraska Women’s Basketball has won ugly, has won close, and has won big in their unbeaten start to the season. Wednesday night fell into that last category. The Huskers(5-0) dominated the opening quarter, shooting 60-percent from the floor on the way to a 20-7 lead after the first. A tighter second quarter saw Nebraska only…Read more »

Nebraska Women Stay Undefeated on Strong Second Half

Nebraska Women Stay Undefeated on Strong Second Half

Nebraska Women’s Basketball(4-0) is undefeated through four games for the first time since the 2015-16 season. It was ugly early, but a strong second half paved the way for a 64-49 win over Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville(1-3). Both teams found success early, keeping the game tight at 10-9 with Nebraska on top. Then a trio of…Read more »

Women’s Basketball Starts 2019-20 Campaign with Win

Women’s Basketball Starts 2019-20 Campaign with Win

Nebraska got up early and never looked back. Utilizing 57-percent shooting in the first quarter, the Huskers raced out to a 20-9 lead after one and 35-14 at the half. The shooting cooled off in the third quarter where the Bulldogs actually outscored the Huskers 17-14, but the deficit and a strong fourth quarter earned…Read more »

With the Help of Kissinger, the Huskers are on the Verge of a Win Streak

With the Help of Kissinger, the Huskers are on the Verge of a Win Streak

(Photo by Kenny Larabee) “I mean, I think it looks pretty good.” Taylor Kissinger’s comment prompted abrupt laughter from her teammate, freshman Ashtyn Veerbeek, at Tuesday’s pre-Northwestern press conference. The sophomore was referring to her unconventional shooting method. “I think a lot of people (say) I ‘cock it and lock it.’ That I just wind…Read more »

Kristian Hudson joins Nebraska women’s basketball as grad transfer, her and Simon look to lead young team

Kristian Hudson joins Nebraska women’s basketball as grad transfer, her and Simon look to lead young team

Kristian Hudson of Florida International is joining the Nebraska women’s basketball team as a graduate transfer. This news was announced on Friday. Hudson was her team’s starting point guard the last three years and averaged 14.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists in the 2017-18 season. Hudson fills a position of need for the Cornhuskers.…Read more »

Huskers will travel to Louisville for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Huskers will travel to Louisville for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

The Nebraska women’s basketball team will square off with 2018 NCAA Women’s Final Four participant and ACC regular-season and tournament champion Louisville in the 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The conferences announced the match-ups for the 12th consecutive season of the challenge, which pits two of the nation’s premier women’s basketball conferences against each other in…Read more »