2018–19 Nebraska Cornhuskers women's basketball team

The 2018–19 Nebraska Cornhuskers women's basketball team represents the University of Nebraska during the 2018–19 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Cornhuskers, led by 3rd year head coach Amy Williams, play their home games at Pinnacle Bank Arena and are a member of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 14–16, 11–5 in Big Ten play to finish in a 4 way for sixth place. They lost in the first round of the Big Ten women's tournament to Purdue.

2018–19 Nebraska Cornhuskers women's basketball
Nebraska Cornhuskers logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Record14–16 (9–9 Big Ten)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • Tom Goehle
  • Chuck Love
  • Tandem Mays
Home arenaPinnacle Bank Arena
Seasons
2018–19 Big Ten women's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
No. 9 Maryland 15 3   .833 29 5   .853
No. 8 Iowa 14 4   .778 29 7   .806
Rutgers 13 5   .722 22 10   .688
Michigan 11 7   .611 22 12   .647
Ohio State 10 8   .556 14 15   .483
Minnesota 9 9   .500 21 11   .656
Michigan State 9 9   .500 21 12   .636
Northwestern 9 9   .500 21 15   .583
Nebraska 9 9   .500 14 16   .467
Indiana 8 10   .444 21 13   .618
Purdue 8 10   .444 19 15   .559
Penn State 5 13   .278 12 18   .400
Wisconsin 4 14   .222 15 18   .455
Illinois 2 16   .111 10 20   .333
2019 Big Ten tournament winner
Rankings from AP poll

RosterEdit

2018–19 Nebraska Cornhuskers women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 3 Hannah Whitish 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Barneveld Barneveld, WI
G 4 Sam Haiby 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Moorhead Moorhead, MN
G 5 Nicea Eliely 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Jr Rampart Colorado Springs, CO
G 11 Kristian Hudson 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Sr Clay-Chalkville
Florida International
Birmingham, AL
F 13 Ashtyn Veerbeek 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Western Christian Sioux Center, IA
G/F 14 Grace Mitchell 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Jr Wellington Wellington, KS
G 24 Maddie Simon 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Sr Pius X Lincoln, NE
C 31 Kate Cain 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) So Pine Bush Middletown, NY
F 32 Leigha Brown 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr DeKalb Auburn, IN
G/F 33 Taylor Kissinger 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Minden Minden, NE
F 44 Kayla Mershon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr Minnetonka Chanhasen, MN
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/03/2018*
4:00 pm
Nebraska–Kearney W 94–41 
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,749)
Lincoln, NE
Non-conference regular season
11/07/2018*
7:00 pm
Drake L 77–83  0–1
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,738)
Lincoln, NE
11/11/2018*
11:00 am
USC Upstate W 87–64  1–1
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,638)
Lincoln, NE
11/16/2018*
9:00 pm
at Washington State L 84–87 2OT 1–2
Beasley Coliseum (535)
Pullman, WA
11/23/2018*
2:00 pm
at No. 24 Miami (FL)
Miami Thanksgiving Tournament
L 68–82  1–3
Watsco Center (730)
Coral Gables, FL
11/25/2018*
11:00 am
vs. Radford
Miami Thanksgiving Tournament
W 77–39  2–3
Watsco Center (425)
Coral Gables, FL
11/29/2018*
6:00 pm
at No. 5 Louisville
ACC–Big Ten Women's Challenge
L 68–85  2–4
KFC Yum! Center (7,334)
Louisville, KY
12/02/2018*
1:00 pm
at Creighton L 65–74  2–5
D. J. Sokol Arena (1,533)
Omaha, NE
12/05/2018*
7:00 pm
Kansas W 58–52  3–5
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,688)
Lincoln, NE
12/08/2018*
12:00 pm
San Jose State W 96–63  4–5
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,601)
Lincoln, NE
12/15/2018*
4:30 pm
Denver W 96–71  5–5
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,703)
Lincoln, NE
12/18/2018*
7:00 pm
at Arkansas L 80–84  5–6
Bud Walton Arena (1,335)
Fayetteville, AR
Big Ten conference season
12/28/2018
6:00 pm, BTN
Michigan W 70–56  6–6
(1–0)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (4,450)
Lincoln, NE
12/31/2018
12:00 pm, BTN
at Ohio State W 78–69  7–6
(2–0)
Value City Arena (5,530)
Columbus, OH
01/03/2019
7:00 pm
at No. 19 Iowa L 71–77  7–7
(2–1)
Carver–Hawkeye Arena (4,391)
Iowa City, IA
01/08/2019
7:00 pm
No. 9 Maryland L 63–81  7–8
(2–2)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,796)
Lincoln, NE
01/13/2019
2:00 pm, BTN
Rutgers L 56–62  7–9
(2–3)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (4,222)
Lincoln, NE
01/17/2019
7:00 pm
at Illinois W 77–67  8–9
(3–3)
State Farm Center (1,349)
Champaign, IL
01/20/2019
5:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 23 Minnesota W 63–57  9–9
(4–3)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (4,072)
Lincoln, NE
01/24/2019
7:00 pm
Northwestern L 54–58  9–10
(4–4)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,660)
Lincoln, NE
01/27/2019
2:00 pm
at Wisconsin L 69–70  9–11
(4–5)
Kohl Center (6,074)
Madison, WI
01/31/2019
7:00 pm, BTN
at Purdue W 84–64  10–11
(5–5)
Mackey Arena (5,901)
West Lafayette, IN
02/03/2019
2:00 pm
Indiana L 78–82  10–12
(5–6)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,893)
Lincoln, NE
02/07/2019
6:00 pm, BTN
at Michigan L 61–67  10–13
(5–7)
Crisler Center (2,572)
Ann Arbor, MI
02/10/2019
2:00 pm
Purdue W 67–61  11–13
(6–7)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (4,298)
Lincoln, NE
02/14/2019
7:00 pm, BTN
at No. 7 Maryland L 63–89  11–14
(6–8)
Xfinity Center (4,467)
College Park, MD
02/17/2019
3:00 pm, BTN
No. 24 Michigan State W 82–71  12–14
(7–8)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (5,588)
Lincoln, NE
02/21/2019
7:00 pm
at Northwestern W 71–64  13–14
(8–8)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (446)
Evanston, IL
02/25/2019
7:30 pm, BTN
No. 12 Iowa L 58–74  13–15
(8–9)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (5,071)
Lincoln, NE
03/02/2019
2:00 pm, BTN
at Penn State W 79–74  14–15
(9–9)
Bryce Jordan Center (2,542)
University Park, PA
Big Ten Women's Tournament
03/07/2019
8:00 pm, BTN
(6) vs. (11) Purdue
Second Round
L 71–75  14–16
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (3,445)
Indianapolis, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in CST Time.

RankingsEdit

Regular Season Polls
Poll Pre-
Season
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Final
AP N/A
Coaches
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
(RV)   Received Votes

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women's Basketball-Schedule". Nebraska Athletics.