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WBB Game #16, (L, 62-56), Sun, 1/13, vs Rutgers, (12-3) (4-0), @ PBA, 2:00pm CT, BTN

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  1. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Husker Ladies (7-8) (2-2)


    Next-Up:
    Sun, 1/13, vs Rutgers, (12-3) (4-0), @ PBA, 2:00pm CT, BTN


    Huskers to Battle Big Ten Unbeaten Rutgers

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~GOOOOOO LADY :Huskers:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


    :Hooray: LET'S PACK PBA & BEAT RUTGERS!!!!! :Pirate: GET 'ROWDY' & MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!!!!! :Hooray:

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    GRIT; NO QUIT LADY HUSKERS!

    o Huskers Game Page: http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211786101

    o VIDEO: BTN - https://www.btn2go.com/game/rutgers-at-nebraska-on-01132019
    Announcers: Mike Monaco and Vera Jones

    o Audio Links:
    (TuneIn: https://tunein.com/radio/Husker-IMG-Sports-Network-s230240/?_branch_match_id=586027771734753162)

    (Huskers.com: http://www.huskers.com/liveEvents/liveEvents.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=100&DB_OEM_ID=100&DB_OEM_ID=100
    Matt Coatney & Jeff Griesch on the Call

    o Live Game Stats:

    http://www.huskers.com/liveStats/liveStats.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&DB_OEM_ID=100

    o Game Notes: http://www.huskers.com/pdf9/5481136.pdf
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    The Huskers enter Sunday’s game trying to rebound from back-to-back losses to top 25 Big Ten teams at No. 19 Iowa and to No. 9 Maryland.
    • Rutgers comes to Nebraska riding a seven-game winning streak that includes a 73-65 win at then-No. 4 Maryland (Dec. 31), along with wins over Penn State, Northwestern and Illinois.
    • Nebraska and Rutgers feature two of the Big Ten’s deepest and most balanced teams. The Huskers regularly use a 10-player rotation with nine averaging double-figure minutes in conference games. Rutgers also has nine players averaging double-digit minutes in league play and have at least 12 players contending for time in Big Ten action.
    • Nebraska’s Leigha Brown, who was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 7), owns the highest scoring average for either team in Big Ten games-only. The 6-1 wing from Auburn, Indiana is averaging 13.5 points through four conference contests.
    • Husker freshman Sam Haiby enters the Rutgers game with the best season scoring average by a Nebraska player. The 5-9 guard from Moorhead, Minn., is averaging a team-best 10.5 points per game overall on the season.

    Scouting the Rutgers Scarlet Knights
    • The Scarlet Knights are 12-3 overall and unbeaten in Big Ten play at 4-0.
    • The balanced Scarlet Knights attack features seven players averaging better than six points per game.
    • Fifth-year senior forward Stasha Carey averages 10.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.6 blocks per game.
    • Four more seniors make Rutgers one of the Big Ten’s most experienced groups, including starting post Victoria Harris (6.1 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 2.0 spg) and starting guard Charise Wilson (7.9 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 3.0 apg). Harris leads Rutgers in steals (28), while Wilson leads the Scarlet Knights with 45 assists. Wilson also ranks second among the Scarlet Knights with 18 three-pointers.
    • Caitlin Jenkins, a 6-3 forward averaging 6.6 points and a team-best 7.4 rebounds, and 6-0 senior guard Sierra Calhoun, a transfer from Ohio State who is averaging 5.9 points, round out the Rutgers senior contributors.
    • Junior guard Ciani Cryor has returned from an early season injury and is averaging 9.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 8.3 assists and 4.0 steals per game.
    • 5-11 sophomore guard Arella Guirantes is averaging team bests of 10.6 points per game on the season and 12.3 points in Big Ten play. A transfer from Texas Tech, she ranks third on the team with 16 three-pointers.
    • Freshman Noga Peleg Pelc, a 5-7 guard from Israel, is averaging 6.9 points per game. She leads Rutgers with 25 threes on the season, including 7-of-11 shooting (.636) from long range in Big Ten play.

    • Rutgers has always been known for their suffocating defense. The Scarlet Knights are holding opponents to just 52.7 points per game and they have held seven of their 15 opponents to fewer than 50 points.
    • Offensively, Rutgers is averaging 64.4 points per game, outscoring opponents by 11.7 points per game while out-rebounding foes by 8.7 boards per contest. Rutgers also owns a plus-0.5 team turnover margin.
     
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  2. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    I've got my 'Husker' Gear On (down to the 'N' on my shoes) :nod:

    Will it Work? It did vs Penn State! :Lol:

    :Gobigred:
     
  3. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    How Nice of BTN to finally pick up the WBB @ 6:40 in the First Quarter :Confused:

    (AFTER Rutgers has already gone out to a 5-1 Lead! :()
     
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  4. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Half Time Stats:
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  5. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Move-Over Maryland; There's a New Kid on the Block! :eek:

    I'm pretty sure I've seen some of those Rutgers girls playing pick-up 'Street-Ball' games at the 6th Avenue and West 4th Subway Station Playground! :Signhuh:
     
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  6. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Rutgers Fouling a lot (and getting called for it! :eek:)
     
  7. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Stats at the end of Q3:

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  8. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Rutgers seems to be going cold (and Husker Ladies are chipping away at the lead! (We've got 'em right where we want 'Em!)

    Let's GET the LEAD! :Cheer2::Cheer2::Cheer2:
     
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    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Two consecutive TO for Rutgers!

    Now Tied in LIncoln!
     
  10. katymac

    katymac Scout Team 5 Year Member

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    Atleast it's tied.:thumbsup:
     
  11. Red Don

    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    We Just Can't get a ball to Drop! :(
     
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    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Grit; No Quit Husker Ladies! :thumbsup:

    Good Job Hanging in there, Ladies; especially when the chips were down to come back and tie the game late! :Banana:

    Tied the Game and had our chances, but couldn't get final shots to Drop!
     
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    Red Don Water Boy 5 Year Member

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    Final Stats:

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  14. BGRed

    BGRed Starter 15 Year Member

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    Final wrestling match between top wrestling programs...it's usually a little easier to guess at when wrestling will finish as they have a set number of matches at max 8 minutes each. I watched a little of that off and on; didn't see any reason for a delay.
     
  15. BGRed

    BGRed Starter 15 Year Member

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    Good comeback with 4 freshmen on the floor for much of it. Of course, I saw a couple of things to complain about from my couch.

    1A. Questioned sitting Leah Brown and playing Kissinger after Brown was key to the comeback.
    1B. Questioned sitting Kissinger after she scored 8 early in the 4th.

    2. Both Whitish and Haiby were very impatient on drives down the stretch. Quick, forced shots that were critical posessions. Haiby, as a freshmen, makes sense. Whitish, as the team leader, seemed a little rattled down the stretch and we need her to make the right decisions in those types of tight games.

    3. Missing 10 FTs also probably is the result of the young team.

    Still more to be optimistic about than not. Verbeek looks like a very good post player fore the future, Brown is a player who could be a go-to scoring option.
     

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