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The Huskers and Badgers meet in Madison for a midseason match

NCAA Womens Basketball: Connecticut at Nebraska Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska Cornhuskers at Wisconsin Badgers
Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2 p.m. (CT)
Kohl Center (17,152) - Madison, Wisconsin
Live Video: BTN Plus
Live Radio: Husker Sports Network (1:45 p.m.) Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst); Lincoln-B107.3 FM; Omaha-ESPN 590 AM
Huskers.com, Huskers App, TuneIn

The Huskers have a good chance to get their conference record back over .500 but this is no gimme game against a defense as stingy and Wisconsin’s.

Nebraska Cornhuskers (9-10, 4-4 Big Ten)

44 - Kayla Mershon - 6-3 - Fr. - F - 3.2 ppg, 2.7 rpg

31 - Kate Cain - 6-5 - So. - C - 6.9 ppg, 6.3 rpg

3 - Hannah Whitish - 5-9 - Jr. - G - 8.9 ppg, 2.8 rpg

5 - Nicea Eliely - 6-1 - Jr. - G - 7.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg

33 - Taylor Kissinger - 6-1 - So. - G - 9.1 ppg, 3.9 rpg

Off the Bench

32 - Leigha Brown - 6-1 - Fr. - F - 10.1 ppg, 2.5 rpg

4 - Sam Haiby - 5-9 - Fr. - G - 10.0 ppg, 3.2 rpg

13 - Ashtyn Veerbeek - 6-2 - Fr. - F - 8.2 ppg, 6.1 rpg

24 - Maddie Simon - 6-2 - Sr. - F - 7.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg

14 - Grace Mitchell - 6-2 - Jr. - F - 1.1 ppg, 1.1 rpg

11(out) - Kristian Hudson - 5-5 - Sr. - G - 2.4 ppg, 1.6 rpg

Head Coach: Amy Williams (Nebraska, 1998)

Third Season at Nebraska (37-43); 12th Season Overall (230-152)

Wisconsin Badgers (10-10, 1-7 Big Ten)

2 - Kelly Karlis - 6-2 - Sr. - F - 8.1 ppg, 4.7 rpg

11 - Marsha Howard - 6-0 - Sr. - F - 12.4 ppg, 9.3 rpg

34 - Imani Lewis - 6-1 - Fr. - F - 11.9 ppg, 7.9 rpg

10 - Kendra Van Leeuwen - 5-10 - Jr. - G - 4.5 ppg, 3.9 rpg

22 - Niya Beverley - 5-7 - So. - G - 5.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg

Off the Bench

14 - Abby Laszewski - 6-2 - Jr. - F/C - 6.8 ppg, 4.4 rpg

44 - Alex Luehring - 6-2 - RFr. - G - 5.9 ppg, 2.5 rpg

3 - Suzanne Gilreath - 5-4 - Jr. - G - 5.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg

23 - Jasmine Hale - 5-9 - Fr. - G - 2.3 ppg, 2.3 rpg

30 - Kara Crowley - 5-10 - So. - G - 1.7 ppg, 0.8 rpg

20 - Diamond Bragg - 5-7 - Fr. - G - 1.1 ppg, 0.9 rpg

13 - Sydney Mathiason - 6-1 - Fr. - F - 0.5 ppg, 0.2 rpg

Head Coach: Jonathan Tsipis (North Carolina, 1996)

Third Season at Wisconsin (28-53); Seventh Season Overall (121-91)