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The Husker women take on the Boilermakers in round 2 of the season series

NCAA Womens Basketball: Nebraska at Iowa Jan. 3, 2019 Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Purdue Boilermakers
Sunday, February 10, 2019, 2 p.m. (CT)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,000) - Lincoln, Nebraska
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
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Nebraska Cornhuskers (10-13, 5-7 Big Ten)
44 - Kayla Mershon - 6-3 - Fr. - F - 2.9 ppg, 2.7 rpg
31 - Kate Cain - 6-5 - So. - C - 7.3 ppg, 6.3 rpg
3 - Hannah Whitish - 5-9 - Jr. - G - 10.3 ppg, 2.9 rpg
5 - Nicea Eliely - 6-1 - Jr. - G - 7.7 ppg, 4.2 rpg
33 - Taylor Kissinger - 6-1 - So. - G - 9.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg

Off the Bench
4 - Sam Haiby - 5-9 - Fr. - G - 9.9 ppg, 3.1 rpg
32 - Leigha Brown - 6-1 - Fr. - F - 9.3 ppg, 2.5 rpg
13 - Ashtyn Veerbeek - 6-2 - Fr. - F - 7.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg
24 - Maddie Simon - 6-2 - Sr. - F - 7.1 ppg, 3.2 rpg
14 - Grace Mitchell - 6-2 - Jr. - F - 1.1 ppg, 1.2 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 (38-46); 12th Season Overall (231-155)

Purdue Boilermakers (16-9, 7-5 Big Ten)
25 - Tamara Farquhar - 6-0 - So. - F - 6.9 ppg, 7.5 rpg
32 - Ae’Rianna Harris - 6-1 - Jr. - F - 13.3 ppg, 9.2 rpg
1 - Karissa McLaughlin - 5-7 - So. - G - 15.7 ppg, 3.0 rpg
11 - Dominique Oden - 5-8 - Jr. - G - 15.5 ppg, 4.4 rpg
3 - Lyndsey Whilby - 5-11 - So. - G - 3.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg

Off the Bench
23 - Kayana Traylor - 5-9 - Fr. - G - 5.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg
5 - Cassidy Hardin - 5-10 - Fr. - G - 3.2 ppg, 1.0 rpg
45 - Fatou Diagne - 6-4 - RJr. - C - 2.2 ppg, 2.8 rpg
30 - Nyagoa Gony - 6-2 - Fr. - F - 1.1 ppg, 1.5 rpg

Head Coach: Sharon Versyp (Purdue, 1989) 13th Season at Purdue (273-156); 19th Season Overall (390-221)

Nebraska Numbers to Watch

(2) Taylor Kissinger is two three-pointers away from 100 in her career.

(2) Hannah Whitish is two threes away from moving up to No. 3 on Nebraska’s all-time three-point list (183, Yvonne Turner, 2007-10).

(3) Whitish is three assists away from 100 on the season.

(3) Kate Cain is just three blocks away from 60 on the season, which would make her just the third Husker in history with a pair of 60-block seasons, joining Danielle Page (2007, 2008) and Catheryn Redmon (2009, 2010, 2011).

(4) Nicea Eliely is four rebounds away from 100 on the season.

(10) Whitish is 10 assists away from No. 9 on Nebraska’s career assist list (342, Ami Beiriger, 1979-83).

(50) Nicea Eliely is expected to make her 50th consecutive start for the Huskers on Sunday.