Women's Basketball
Husker Basketball's Leadership Interns, Haiby's Growth, Season Prep
2 days ago by Derek Peterson
With a start date on the horizon, a ramp-up period now in full swing to get ready for practice in October, and a new team to mold, Husker women's basketball coach Amy Williams has plenty on her plate in the coming weeks. Fortunately, she's got some help from a few key returning Huskers.
Mailbag: Football is Back, Questions Remain
8 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
With the Big Ten breaking major news on Wednesday, we kicked the mailbag to a new day this week to make sure all your questions about the new season were covered. The Hail Varsity staff runs through a lot.
Padding the Stats: On Taylor Kissinger and High School Volleyball
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Staff Writer Jacob Padilla offered his thoughts on Taylor Kissinger's retirement and what he saw in Tuesday's big high school volleyball showdown at Norris.
College Basketball Season to Begin Nov. 25
9 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The NCAA Division I Council voted on Wednesday to make Nov. 25 the official start date for the 2020-21 season according to multiple reports.
Husker Wing Taylor Kissinger Medically Retires from Basketball
10 days ago by Derek Peterson
The prolonged offseason has been unkind to Amy Williams and her program. The latest hit came Tuesday when wing Taylor Kissinger announced her playing career was over.
Quarantine Spurs Change of Heart, Markowski Commits to Nebraska
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
One of the most dominant post players in the state is staying home for her college ball. Previously committed to South Dakota State, Pius X center Alexis Markowski flipped her commitment to Nebraska this past Sunday. Husker coach Amy Williams might have to give an assist to quarantine for that one.
Coaching from Home: Carpool Karaoke, Zoom Calls with Amy Williams
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
For Nebraska women's basketball coach Amy Williams, the last few months of quarantine have been filled with things like carpool karaoke and interrupted Zoom calls.
How Nebraska Women's Basketball Is Managing a Return to Campus
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Husker women's basketball coach Amy Williams joined the Varsity Club Podcast last week to talk through a number of different topics. One of them: what life is going to look like in the coming weeks and months as her team gets back to campus.
How COVID-19 Has Impacted Several in the Nebraska Family
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska isn't a COVID-19 hotbed like other parts of the country, and it hasn’t been hit by the virus in ways other states have, but the Husker family has still dealt with it.
Catching Up with Husker WBB Coach Amy Williams | The Varsity Club Podcast
3 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Amy Williams joined the podcast this week, and we covered quite a bit of ground. We get into various basketball-related topics—because of course—like Kate Cain's leadership and Sam Haiby's growth. But there's also a little schedule talk, how COVID-19 is impacting the team, and more.
Nebraska Athletes Set to Return to Campus June 1
4 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska has its plan in place. The Huskers expect to welcome a number of athletes back to campus beginning June 1, including football, basketball (both men’s and women’s), volleyball and soccer.
Mailbag: Any First-Rounders Coming Down the Pipeline?
4 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Hail Varsity staff is back once again to answer your mailbag questions. This week, it's a lot of draft talk, a lot of Noah Vedral talk, and a little of a lot else.
Amy Williams Talks Transfers, Cheeseburgers and More
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Husker women’s basketball head coach Amy Williams took on Sports Nightly Monday night. In a conversation that spanned roughly 12 minutes, she covered a good deal of ground.
Kendall Coley's Road to Nebraska
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Kendall Coley looked at the college basketball landscape and thought why wait? “It really was down to two schools I really enjoyed, and I ended up picking Nebraska because I felt like that was the right place for me."
Huskers Add Cal Grad Transfer Mi'Cole Cayton, TTU's Nailah Dillard
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Between graduation and transfer, Nebraska was looking at seven departures from the 2019-20 squad, four of them from the backcourt. The start of the offseason had not been kind to NU so far, but two transfer additions may just change that.
Recruiting Wins, Football Controversies, and Transfer Hits
5 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Fred Hoiberg is challenging the traditional recruiting narrative at Nebraska, Dabo Swinney has something to say but has no say, and the Huskers' women's basketball program gets some needed good news.
Nebraska Guard Leigha Brown Puts Name in NCAA Transfer Portal
5 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Nebraska women’s basketball team roster has taken another hit. Leigha Brown, the Huskers’ leading scorer, has put her name in the NCAA transfer portal.
Padding the Stats: On the NCAA's Decision Regarding Winter Athletes
5 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The NCAA did the right thing granting spring athletes another season of eligibility. Jacob Padilla writes the NCAA probably got it right by declining to offer the same eligibility for winter athletes as well, unfortunately.
What the Losses of Veerbeek, Mershon Mean for Nebraska
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Losing one would hurt any program outside college basketball's elite. Losing both forwards, as Nebraska did Wednesday, could prove a significant blow to Nebraska's build.
Forwards Ashtyn Veerbeek, Kayla Mershon Leaving Nebraska
6 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska was hit hard with some offseason attrition Wednesday afternoon when two members of coach Amy Williams’ frontcourt rotation announced they were leaving Nebraska.
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