2014-2015 Nebraska Cornhuskers Women's Basketball Schedule
In the Big 10, there don't tend to be many easy matchups,
but that only makes it that much more exciting when the Cornhuskers take to the hardwood because they get a chance to take
on some of the very best teams in the nation on a regular basis. The Cornhuskers women's basketball team faces off against
conference competitors including the Indiana Hoosiers, Purdue Boilermakers, Minnesota Golden Gophers, Michigan State Spartans,
Ohio State Buckeyes, Penn State Nittany Lions and Michigan Wolverines, among others.
Though the Cornhuskers joined the
Big Ten Conference with the 2011-12 season, they have already become a force to reckon with in the conference, competing against
top teams for the conference title. Nebraska is coming off a solid 2013-14 season in which they notched a 26-7 overall record
and a 12-4 mark in conference play. They were able to make the NCAA Tournament as a result of their solid season, and reached
the Sweet Sixteen before being eliminated.
A big game this season is sure to go down when the Penn State Nittany Lions
come to town. The Nittany Lions amassed the best record in the Big Ten last season and are looking to repeat that feat. Another
team that could be tough to defeat is the Michigan State Spartans, as they won 13 of their Big Ten matchups last season, and
the Huskers would love to send them back to East Lansing with a loss. These are just two of the great games on the docket
for the Huskers at home this season, though the regular season road matchups are also bursting over with possibilities as
the Huskers look to put together some big road wins as well. Home or on the road, the Cornhuskers have plenty of challenges
this season and the stands are sure to be rocking all season long.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Women's Basketball History
Nebraska lady Cornhuskers basketball team are part of the Big Ten Conference, and the annual conference basketball tournament
yields big results for the NCAA Tourney. The Big Ten Conference has seen some powerhouse teams throughout the years, and the
Big Ten especially churns out some dominant players, helping to make the conference a top one in NCAA women's basketball.
In the 2000s and beyond, some of the most dominant teams in the Big Ten have been Purdue and Ohio State, with the Boilermakers
taking home the Big Ten women's basketball tournament title in 2000, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013, and the Buckeyes
winning the title in 2006, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Other teams that have taken home the Big Ten title in recent years include
Iowa in 2001, Indiana in 2002, and Michigan State in 2005.
The Cornhuskers have also had some big-time success in the
year-end NCAA Tournament, with five appearances in the second round and two in the Sweet Sixteen, including in 2010 and again
in 2013. With a dominant program that has been one of the top teams in the Big 10 in recent seasons, the Cornhuskers are in
one of their most exciting eras, with fans eagerly waiting to see them take their game to the next level and make a title
push much sooner than later.
College Basketball Experience
The Cornhuskers sell out home games at Pinnacle
Bank Arena, and especially when the team is in action against conference competitors like the Purdue Boilermakers, Ohio State
Buckeyes, Indiana Hoosiers and Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Cornhuskers are gearing up for another big season of Big Ten
excitement, and all the action in Lincoln is heading to the Pinnacle Bank Arena to see the Nebraska Cornhuskers women's basketball
team take on the competition on the court. When the Lady Cornhuskers hoopsters head to their home venue for matchups against
conference competitors, fans can expect the grandstands to be packed with teeming Huskers fans cheering on the home team to
Nebraska Cornhuskers Women's Basketball Trivia
What was the first season than the Nebraska Cornhuskers
women's basketball team hit the court?
The answer is the 1974-75 season, in which the Huskers notched a winning record
of 9-7. The team was coached by Jan Callahan that season, her only run with the Huskers.
Women's Basketball Fans
Anyone who frequents the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus knows that the ultimate place
to be for sporting entertainment is the Pinnacle Bank Arena, where the Cornhuskers women's basketball stars on center court.
The Cornhuskers lady hoopsters fill the seats at the 14,970 capacity arena, where the team has called home since its opening
in 2013. Regardless of their move from the Big 12 to the Big Ten Conference, the Nebraska Cornhuskers have remained a solid
team that competes with the best in the league. The Cornhuskers sell out home games at Pinnacle Bank Arena, and especially
when the team is in action against conference competitors like the Purdue Boilermakers, Ohio State Buckeyes, Indiana Hoosiers
and Minnesota Golden Gophers. The fans of this women's hoops team love to pack the stands for big games, and you can join
them this season.