WBB: Huskers vs Northwestern & Sugar Bowl Open Thread

David McGee

Tonight the Nebraska women's basketball team gets started in Big Ten Conference play against Northwestern. The game is at 8:00 pm at Pinnacle Bank Arena, and will be nationally televised on BTN.

#18/#15 Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-2 Overall, 0-0 Big Ten) vs Northwestern Wildcats (10-3 Overall, 0-0 Big Ten)
Thursday, Jan. 2, 8 p.m. (Central)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, Neb.)
Radio: 25-Station IMG College Husker Sports Network (PBP-Matt Coatney; Analyst-Jeff Griesch)
107.3 FM KBBK-Lincoln; 93.3 FM KFFF-Omaha; 880 AM KRVN-Lexington
Free Live Audio: Huskers.com
National Television: Big Ten Network (PBP-Kevin Kugler; Analyst-Mary Murphy)

#18 Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-2, 0-0 Big Ten)
3 - Hailie Sample - 6-1 - Jr. - F - 6.7 ppg, 5.6 rpg
23 - Emily Cady - 6-2 - Jr. - F - 13.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg
35 - Jordan Hooper - 6-2 - Sr. - F - 20.7 ppg, 10.8 rpg
33 - Rachel Theriot - 6-0 - So. - G - 11.5 ppg, 3.6 rpg
1 - Tear'a Laudermill - 5-9 - Jr. - G - 8.4 ppg, 2.9 rpg
Off the Bench
21 - Sadie Murren - 5-8 - So. - G - 4.6 ppg, 1.9 rpg
22 - Allie Havers - 6-5 - Fr. - C - 4.5 ppg, 3.1 rpg
13 - Brandi Jeffery - 5-7 - Jr. - G - 4.5 ppg, 2.2 rpg
10 - Hannah Tvrdy - 5-9 - Fr. - G - 1.8 ppg, 0.6 rpg
11 - Esther Ramacieri - 5-8 - Fr. - G - 0.1 ppg, 0.4 rpg
Head Coach: Connie Yori (Creighton, 1986)
12th Season at NU (225-137); 24th Season Overall (420-277)

Northwestern Wildcats (10-3, 0-0 Big Ten)
5 - Alex Cohen - 6-5 - Jr. - F - 7.0 ppg, 5.7 rpg
10 - Nia Coffey - 6-1 - Fr. - F - 15.5 ppg, 8.8 rpg
3 - Ashley Deary - 5-4 - Fr. - G - 7.2 ppg, 2.8 rpg
24 - Christen Inman - 5-10 - Fr. - G - 12.8 ppg, 3.8 rpg
25 - Maggie Lyon - 6-1 - So. - G - 13.8 ppg, 5.7 rpg
Off the Bench
11 - Lauren Douglas - 6-2 - So. - F - 11.1 ppg, 4.6 rpg
33 - Devon Brookshire - 6-2 - So. - F - 2.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg
4 - Meghan McKewon - 5-9 - Sr. - G - 2.6 ppg, 1.3 rpg
32 - La'Tierra Taylor - 5-11 - Sr. - G - 0.5 ppg, 0.9 rpg
31 - Allie Tuttle - 6-4 - Fr. - F - 0.3 ppg, 0.2 rpg
30 - Christen Johnson - 6-3 - So. - F - 0.3 ppg, 2.0 rpg
Head Coach: Joe McKeown (Kent State, 1979)
Sixth Season at Northwestern (81-88); 28th Season Overall (590-262)

Also tonight, the Sugar Bowl with Oklahoma vs Alabama. Maybe the Sooners can keep within 20 of the Crimson Tide, but most likely not. It'd be nice to see a Big 12 upset because SEC, but I don't see that happening. The Sugar Bowl will start around 7:30 PM on ESPN.

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