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What to watch as Husker women gear up for tough Big Ten/ACC Challenge foe

Given its success last season, the Nebraska women’s basketball team figured it’d get a tough draw in the 2022 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. But NU hoped for a home game, too. The Huskers got the hard assignment — No. 9 Virginia Tech. Despite winning at Wake Forest in 2021, the Challenge assigned NU — and a …

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Jaz Shelley scores 14 straight points in Nebraska’s overtime win over Mississippi State

Jaz Shelley added another indelible moment to her basketball career at Nebraska. The junior guard scored 14 straight points in a little more than two overtime minutes to propel NU to its best win of the year, 73-65 over Mississippi State. Shelley finished with 32 points — in part on 7-of-12 shooting from three-point range …

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Everything you need to know as the Nebraska women face Tarleton

Amie Just and Luke Mullin break down Nebraska’s loss to Wisconsin on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Tarleton vs. NEBRASKA WOMEN Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena, 6pm TV | Radio: BTN+ | 107.3 FM in Lincoln, 590 AM in Omaha (Huskers Radio Network) C – Nyajah Mitchells 6-4 Jr. 10.3 F – Viktora Ivanova 5-10 Jr. 10.0 …

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Nebraska women drop second straight game as Drake rolls to 80-62 win

The Nebraska women’s basketball team wants defense to be its calling card this season. But, for the second straight game, an opponent had little trouble solving the Husker defense. This time it was Drake, which shot over 50% and drained nine three-pointers to dispatch Nebraska 80-62 on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. “It’s just disappointing …

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Maddie Krull once dreamed of playing for Nebraska. Now, it’s become her di lei reality

JORDAN MCALPINE Omaha World Herald GRETNA — As Maddie Krull stood inside a Gretna gym to lead a youth basketball camp Friday, her passion and enthusiasm were genuine. “This is one of my favorite things to do,” she said. “I truly love just teaching the game and jumping in drills with all of the kids …

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Nebraska looks to bounce back from Creighton loss as Huskers prepare for Drake

Luke Mullin and Amie Just recap Nebraska’s loss to Michigan and discuss the Huskers’ chances against Wisconsin amid news of Casey Thompson’s return in the latest episode of Life in the Red. Nebraska women’s basketball coach Amy Williams had a two-word phrase to explain the caliber of opponent her team faced at Creighton vs. two …

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Sam Haiby’s season-ending injury leaves Husker women without their closer

Sam Haiby often saved his best work for the final minutes of fourth quarters. That’s when the Nebraska women’s basketball guard found an extra gear for aggressive, twisting drives that usually ended in layups or foul shots. NU will have to find a new closer after coach Amy Williams announced Haiby will miss the entire …

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Huskers ‘heartbroken’ for Haiby, but injury sparks heightened motivation

Nebraska Women’s Basketball Head Coach Amy Williams discusses losing Sam Haiby for the season due to a knee injury and how Haiby and the team have responded. Amy Williams heads into her sixth season with a Nebraska women’s basketball roster flush with returning faces. After a “great” first practice Monday, Williams expressed clear excitement about …

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