Amy Williams
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.
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.
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.
Padding the Stats: A Time for Listening
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Current and former Nebraska players and coaches are talking about systematic racism and police brutality. Jacob Padilla writes that we need to listen.
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.
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.
Huskers Bounced from Big Ten Tourney by Michigan, 81-75
6 mo 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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.
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