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Nebraska women’s basketball center Kate Cain and her entire family contracted and recovered from the coronavirus. She revealed the news Monday in a self-shot cellphone video that was posted to Nebraska’s website.
LINCOLN — The Nebraska women’s basketball team, having lost seven players from last season’s roster through graduation and attrition, added a transfer for next season’s roster.
LINCOLN — Nebraska wrestling coach Mark Manning was five minutes from one of the hardest team meetings of his career when he answered his phone. He was asked to offer the emotions running through him as he learned one of the best teams in NU history wouldn’t have a chance to prove it at the …
Nebraska forward Leigha Brown didn’t start a game for the Huskers this season, but she more than lived up to the nickname given to her by coach Amy Williams. The “beast off the bench” won the Big Ten’s sixth player of the year award Monday.
LINCOLN — For once in a long, tough February, the Nebraska women’s basketball team made it look easy. The Huskers hit shots, grabbed rebounds, limited turnovers and played stingy enough defense to force shot clock violations.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Time and time again in a 65-52 loss to Ohio State on Wednesday night, Nebraska had chances to cut into a lead the young-but-reckless Buckeyes seemed willing to sacrifice.
LINCOLN — The positive for Nebraska on Sunday was that it battled all the way back from a 25-point deficit and had the ball with the score tied in the final minute against 18th-ranked Indiana.
IOWA CITY — The Iowa women’s basketball team has now won 33 straight home games for many reasons. But in Thursday night’s 76-60 win over Nebraska, one of those reasons was the Huskers’ ongoing struggles in the third quarter.
LINCOLN — After seven straight Michigan points put her team down by 13 on the heels of two straight road defeats, Nebraska coach Amy Williams called timeout early in the second half and stalked onto the court to meet her players as they trudged to the bench.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — In a rock fight full of seesawing runs, fouls, turnovers and missed free throws, the Nebraska women’s basketball team had one too many pebbles in its shoes.
LINCOLN — Sam Haiby could have let the ball go out of bounds or even back to her opponent. The Nebraska women’s basketball team held a double-digit lead at the time, and the third-quarter clock was running out.
LINCOLN — Kate Cain fell to the floor, clapped her hands and pounded both fists against the hardcourt — in joy. She had just hit a shot and drawn a foul in the best game she’d ever played as a Husker and she reveled, just for a minute, in the scene.
LINCOLN — In a sense, it’s almost encouraging that the Nebraska women’s basketball team could perform so poorly in three areas and still nearly steal a road win at Michigan State.