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The Huskers and Bulldogs meet in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: MAR 05 Big Ten Women’s Tournament - Iowa v Nebraska Photo by James Black/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

No. 8 Nebraska Cornhuskers (24-8, 11-7 Big Ten) vs. No. 9 Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-6, 15-2 WCC)
Friday, March 18, 2022, 2:30 p.m. (CT)
NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
KFC Yum! Center - Louisville, Kentucky
Live Television: ESPN News (John Brickley-PBP; Meghan McKeown)
Live Radio: Huskers Radio Network (2:15 p.m.) Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst) Lincoln (107.3 FM), Omaha (ESPN 590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

No. 8 Nebraska Cornhuskers (24-8, 11-7 Big Ten)

34 - Isabelle Bourne - 6-2 - So. - F - 11.2 ppg, 4.5 rpg

40 - Alexis Markowski - 6-3 - Fr. - F/C - 12.8 ppg, 8.0 rpg

1 - Jaz Shelley - 5-9 - So. - G - 13.1 ppg, 6.5 rpg

3 - Allison Weidner - 5-10 - Fr. - G - 7.4 ppg, 3.6 rpg

4 - Sam Haiby - 5-9 - Jr. - G - 10.7 ppg, 4.5 rpg

Off the Bench

14 - Bella Cravens - 6-3 - Jr. - F - 6.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg

21 - Annika Stewart - 6-3 - Fr. - F - 5.3 ppg, 2.2 rpg

32 - Kendall Coley - 6-2 - Fr. - F/G - 2.4 ppg, 1.7 rpg

5 - MiCole Cayton - 5-9 - Gr. - G - 2.4 ppg, 1.2 rpg

11 - Ruby Porter - 5-10 - Fr. - G - 2.0 ppg, 0.9 rpg

10 - Whitney Brown - 5-8 - Fr. - G - 1.5 ppg, 0.6 rpg

15 - Kendall Moriarty - 6-1 - Fr. - G - 1.4 ppg, 0.4 rpg

Head Coach: Amy Williams (Nebraska, 1998)Sixth Season at Nebraska (96-83); 15th Season Overall (289-192)

No. 9 Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-6, 15-2 West Coast)

1 - Anamaria Virjoghe - 6-5 - RSr. - F - 3.5 ppg, 5.6 rpg

23 - Melody Kempton - 6-1 - Sr. - F - 10.9 ppg, 6.3 rpg

4 - Abby O’Connor - 6-0 - Sr. - G/F - 6.5 ppg, 4.6 rpg

11 - Kayleigh Truong - 5-9 - Jr. - G - 10.8 ppg, 2.4 rpg

13 - Cierra Walker - 5-8 - RSr. - G - 9.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg

Off the Bench

14 - Kaylynne Truong - 5-8 - Jr. - G - 10.8 ppg, 2.1 rpg

15 - Yvonne Ejim - 6-1 - So. - F - 10.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg

12 - Eliza Hollingsworth - 6-3 - RSo. - F - 3.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg

35 - Bree Salenbien - 6-2 - Fr. - G - 2.6 ppg, 1.4 rpg

24 - McKayla Williams - 6-1 - So. - G - 1.9 ppg, 2.2 rpg

5 - Maud Huijbens - 6-3 - Fr. - F - 1.5 ppg, 1.3 rpg

0 - Esther Little - 6-2 - Fr. - G - 0.2 ppg, 0.5 rpg

Head Coach: Lisa Fortier (CSU Monterey Bay, 2004) Eighth Season at Gonzaga (204-53); Eighth Season Overall (204-53)