Amy Williams
What the Losses of Veerbeek, Mershon Mean for Nebraska
2 days 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.
Huskers Bounced from Big Ten Tourney by Michigan, 81-75
23 days ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska looked to be in full control, having put key Wolverines in foul trouble. Then UM's Naz Hillmon re-entered the action and created a massive problem in the paint for the Huskers. Nebraska went one-and-done at the Big Ten tournament as a result.
Huskers Close Out Regular Season with Brutal Loss to No. 22 Indiana
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The light seemed to come on for Indiana late in the third quarter. Nebraska then got its doors blown off. A season-worst shooting performance gave way to the worst loss of the season in the final game of the regular season.
Hudson's Two Years at Nebraska Just the Start of Her Coaching Career
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Kristian Hudson took a grad transfer to Nebraska before the start of the 2018-19 season. The production on the court hasn't been there in abundance, but her two years have done well to prepare her for what's next.
A One-Time Free Transfer Is the Right Move. . . If Handled Properly
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The NCAA Transfer Waiver Working Group is considering a change to the current transfer restrictions for football, baseball, hockey, and men's and women's basketball. Undergrad student-athletes would be able to transfer for free once. That's good. It's not easy.
Red-Hot Huskers End Senior Day in Best Possible Way with 80-58 Win
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska exploded out of the gates against Illinois on Senior Day Saturday, building up a 30-point lead before the halftime break. That led to a huge win, a curtain call for four seniors at the end, and smiles all around.
A Special Senior Day for Nebraska's Coach on the Court
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska hosts Illinois Saturday on Senior Day. Which means afterward, head coach Amy Williams will have to say a goodbye to the only point guard she’s really known at Nebraska, and one who's meant a whole heck of a lot.
Nebraska Gets Back to Winning Ways with 75-58 Win Over Penn State
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
The losing streak is over. Nebraska used a hot-shooting third quarter and a dominant second half to topple Penn State at home Thursday night, 75-58.
Huskers' Comeback Comes up Short against the No. 18 Hoosiers
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
A nightmarish first quarter and two mistakes late were too much to overcome for the Huskers on Sunday afternoon as Nebraska fell to No. 18 Indiana 57-53 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Nebraska Lets Things Slip Away in 80-74 Overtime Loss to Ohio State
1 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska can't seem to find the right ingredients for a full, 40-minute basketball game. It has head coach Amy Williams searching for answers. It was never more evident than during a Sunday afternoon overtime loss to Ohio State.
Huskers Slip Up Again on the Road, Fall 67-61 to Minnesota
1 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska, now 2-4 in true road games this season and losers of four of its last six, couldn't hang onto the basketball Thursday night and couldn't down the Minnesota Gophers because of it.
Inside Taylor Kissinger's Latest Setback, and Her Road to a Comeback
2 mo ago by Derek Peterson
For the rest of this 2019-20 season, you’ll find Taylor Kissinger on the Nebraska bench with a clipboard instead of sneakers. But don't expect her to sit at 90 degrees for too long.
Nebraska Erases 10-Point Fourth-Quarter Deficit, Beats Wisconsin 72-71
2 mo ago by Hail Varsity Staff
It was a back-and-forth affair between Nebraska and Wisconsin until late in the third quarter when the Badgers built a 10-point lead and the Huskers promptly erased it.
Lethargic Start Comes Back to Haunt Huskers, Who Fall 76-68 to Purdue
2 mo 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
2 mo 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.
Contributions All Around, but Cain-Veerbeek Pair Working Wonders
2 mo 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.
We'll Find Out Soon Enough, But These Huskers Might Be Special
2 mo 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
2 mo 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.
Leigha Brown Leads Nebraska Past Manhattan
3 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
3 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.
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