Turner Becomes Seventh Husker in WNBA
Junior guard Emily Wood leads a group of four Husker women's basketball student-athletes who will earn their degrees from the University of Nebraska during commencement exercises at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday morning.
Four Nebraska women's basketball student-athletes were honored for their achievements on the court and in the classroom by capturing Academic All-Big Ten accolades on March 22.
Jessica Shepard and Hannah Whitish each scored 16 points to lead five Huskers in double figures, but the Nebraska women’s basketball team had its season end with a 79-70 loss to Illinois in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday.
The Nebraska women’s basketball team opens Big Ten Tournament play on Wednesday when the Huskers take on Illinois in Indianapolis. Tip-off between the Big Red (7-21, 3-13 Big Ten) and the Fighting Illini (8-21, 3-13 Big Ten) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse is set for 12:30 p.m.
Nebraska sophomore Jessica Shepard earned All-Big Ten honors for the second straight season, claiming spots on the second team by both the coaches and Big Ten media when conference honors were announced on the BTN Women's Sports Report on Monday afternoon.
Jessica Shepard scored a season-high 32 points and Hannah Whitish added a career-high 24 to lead the Nebraska women’s basketball team to a 76-74 overtime win over Michigan State on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Husker senior contributes with key plays down stretch as Nebraska knocks off Michigan State in overtime on Senior Day
Jessica Shepard and Allie Havers led four Huskers in double figures with 12 points apiece, but the Nebraska women's basketball team fell behind big early and could not recover in an 88-60 loss to No. 25 Michigan at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Thursday night.
The Nebraska women’s basketball team plays its final regular-season road game when the Huskers travel to Ann Arbor to take on No. 25 Michigan Thursday. Tip-off between the Huskers (6-20, 2-12 Big Ten) and the Wolverines (21-7, 10-4 Big Ten) at Crisler Arena is set for 6 p.m. (CT).
Sunday was a breakthrough day for Nebraska women’s basketball freshmen guards Hannah Whitish (5-9, Barneveld, Wis.) and Nicea Eliely (6-1, Colorado Springs, Colo.) Both saw dreams come true that
Nebraska's Hannah Whitish earned the first Big Ten Women's Basketball Freshman of the Week award of her career on Monday after helping the Huskers to a 67-64 win over Indiana on Sunday.