Women's Basketball
Lethargic Start Comes Back to Haunt Huskers, Who Fall 76-68 to Purdue
1 day ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska fought back Wednesday night against the Boilermakers, all but erasing what was once a 21-point deficit and taking a fourth-quarter lead. But a disappointing start ultimately proved too much to overcome in a 76-68 home loss.
Huskers Bounce Back in Big Way with 74-71 Win Over Michigan
4 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska needed a bounce-back kind of showing against Michigan at home Sunday afternoon. With offensive firepower from Hannah Whitish and Sam Haiby, and key plays from the supporting cast down the stretch, the Huskers got just that.
LOOK: Nebraska Overcomes 13-Point Deficit to Defeat Michigan, 74-71
4 days ago by John Peterson
Nebraska trailed Michigan by as many as 13 points in the third quarter before coming back to win by 3. Check out all the game action from the Huskers’ 74-71 win by Hail Varsity staff photographer John Peterson.
Huskers Handled in College Park, Fall 87-69 to No. 20 Maryland
7 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska women's basketball dropped its second straight on a tough road trip, falling to No. 20 Maryland 87-69.
Huskers Fall 69-65 to Rutgers in Battle of Big Ten Powers
11 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
It was a game of runs, and the Huskers’ final push came up just short. In a battle of teams atop the Big Ten standings, it was Rutgers who took a 69-65 win over the Huskers.
Contributions All Around, but Cain-Veerbeek Pair Working Wonders
11 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska women's basketball coach Amy Williams is maximizing what she gets from each lineup she puts on the floor, but the big lineup with Kate Cain and Ashtyn Verbeek is offering the biggest returns.
Nebraska Continues Strong Start, Rolls to 65-50 Win Over Wisconsin
14 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska women's basketball took Wisconsin's first punch then responded with a flurry of its own to cruise to a 65-50 win Thursday night in Lincoln.
LOOK: Nebraska Tops Wisconsin 65-50 in Lincoln
14 days ago by Eric Francis
Nebraska women's basketball dominated the Badgers in the second half, rolling to a 65-50 win. Check out the photo gallery by staff photographer Eric Francis.
Mailbag: Plug and Play Freshmen, New Coaches, Super Bowl Thoughts
15 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
It’s Wednesday and Wednesday means it’s time for the mailbag. The Hail Varsity staff is back to answer your questions on everything from plug and play freshmen, new coaches and the Super Bowl.
We'll Find Out Soon Enough, But These Huskers Might Be Special
18 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska is working on its best start to a season since the 2011-12 Huskers opened the year 15-1. It’s time to start paying attention to this group of Huskers. They just might be special.
Standout Play by Kate Cain Powers Huskers Past No. 24 Gophers, 72-58
19 days ago by Derek Peterson
The best game Kate Cain has played in a Nebraska uniform? “Absolutely,” head coach Amy Williams said after a 72-58 Nebraska win over 24th-ranked Minnesota Saturday night.
Nebraska Falters Late on the Road, Loses 78-70 to Michigan State in OT
23 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Sophomore guard Sam Haiby led four Huskers in double figures with 19 points, but Nebraska couldn’t close the door on the Michigan State Spartans on the road and dropped a 78-70 overtime loss.
Huskers Roll Past Iowa 78-69 in Big Ten Opener
26 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Kate Cain produced her first double-double of the season—16 points and a season-high 12 boards—Nebraska put four others in double-figures scoring, and Nebraska rolled to a 78-69 win over Iowa at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday afternoon.
Leigha Brown Leads Nebraska Past Manhattan
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Leigha Brown caught fire in the first half and led Nebraska to a 71-51 win over Manhattan at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon. Brown exploded for a season-high 25 points off the bench to lead all scorers.
Ashtyn Veerbeek's Time is Split, and that's Perfectly All Right
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Her mom is a record-breaking high school volleyball coach. She was an all-time kind of high school basketball player. There's room in Ashtyn Veerbeek's life for both sports.
Huskers Move to 9-1 on the Year with a 77-67 Win Over Oral Roberts
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Ten days off is good for rest, bad for rust. Nebraska women's basketball had to shake off a little of the latter before taking control for a 77-67 win over Oral Roberts.
Nebraska Downs Duke 83-79 for Signature B1G-ACC Challenge Victory
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Last season the Nebraska women's basketball team lost 10 games by six or fewer points. On Wednesday night, the Huskers won one of those beating Duke 83-79 in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge.
LOOK: Huskers Hold Off Blue Devils
1 mo ago by John Peterson
Nebraska held off Duke for an 83-79 win Wednesday night. Check out the action in the gallery.
Huskers Clamp Down Sacred Heart for 72-49 Win
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
It was the second night of a back-to-back for Nebraska at the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas, but stout defense carried the Huskers to their second straight win.
Nebraska Suffers First Loss of Season to In-State Foe Creighton
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska suffered its first loss of the season and fourth straight against in-state foe Creighton on Sunday afternoon as the Jays lit it up from the perimeter en route to a 79-74 win at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
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