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The Huskers take on a ranked Spartans team

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

Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. 24/22 Michigan State Spartans

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 3 p.m. (CT)

Pinnacle Bank Arena (15,000) - Lincoln, Nebraska

Live TV: BTN (Mike Monaco, Brenda VanLengen)

Live Radio: Husker Sports Network (2:45 p.m.) Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst); Lincoln-B107.3 FM; Omaha-ESPN 590 AM

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Lineups

Nebraska Cornhuskers (11-14, 6-8 Big Ten)

44 - Kayla Mershon - 6-3 - Fr. - F - 3.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg

31 - Kate Cain - 6-5 - So. - C - 7.4 ppg, 6.2 rpg

3 - Hannah Whitish - 5-9 - Jr. - G - 9.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg

5 - Nicea Eliely - 6-1 - Jr. - G - 8.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg

33 - Taylor Kissinger - 6-1 - So. - G - 8.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg

Off the Bench

32 - Leigha Brown - 6-1 - Fr. - F - 10.0 ppg, 2.6 rpg

4 - Sam Haiby - 5-9 - Fr. - G - 9.8 ppg, 3.1 rpg

13 - Ashtyn Veerbeek - 6-2 - Fr. - F - 7.2 ppg, 5.6 rpg

24 - Maddie Simon - 6-2 - Sr. - F - 6.6 ppg, 3.0 rpg

14 - Grace Mitchell - 6-2 - Jr. - F - 1.2 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 (39-47); 12th Season Overall (232-156)

24/22 Michigan State Spartans (17-7, 7-6 Big Ten)

10 - Sidney Cooks - 6-4 - So. - F - 9.6 ppg, 4.6 rpg

33 - Jenna Allen - 6-4 - Sr. - C - 12.9 ppg, 6.8 rpg

0 - Shay Colley - 5-9 - RJr. - G - 15.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg

4 - Taryn McCutcheon - 5-5 - Jr. - G - 10.8 ppg, 3.1 rpg

24 - Nia Clouden - 5-8 - Fr. - G - 11.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg

Off the Bench

15 - Victoria Gaines - 6-1 - RJr. - F - 7.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg

2 - Mardrekia Cook - 6-0 - So. - G - 6.4 ppg, 4.0 rpg

12 - Nia Hollie - 6-0 - Jr. - F - 3.7 ppg, 2.6 rpg

42 - Kayla Belles - 6-3 - Fr. - F - 3.0 ppg, 2.3 rpg

5 - Claire Hendrickson - 5-11 - RFr. - G - 2.3 ppg, 0.3 rpg

1 - Tory Ozment - 6-1 - Fr. - G - 7.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg

Head Coach: Suzy Merchant (Central Michigan, 1991) 13th Season at Michigan State (261-129); 24th Season Overall (462-249)