A closer look at the Nebraska women's basketball team's matchup against Ohio State.
Ohio State (11-9, 4-5 Big Ten)
|F Jaelynn Penn||5-10||Junior||10.8||4.2|
|G Ali Patberg||5-11||Junior||13.8||4.8|
|G Grace Berger||6-0||Sophomore||13.5||4.4|
|F Brenna Wise||6-0||Senior||8.5||5.8|
|F Aleksa Gulbe||6-3||Sophomore||8.7||5.7|
Nebraska (15-6, 5-5)
|G) Hannah Whitish||5-9||Senior||9.2||3.3|
|G) Sam Haiby||5-9||Sophomore||10.5||4.0|
|G) Nicea Eliely||6-1||Senior||8.7||4.1|
|F) Ashtyn Veerbeek||6-2||Sophomore||7.4||4.7|
|C) Kate Cain||6-5||Junior||7.4||7.4|
Time, location, TV, radio: 2 p.m., Pinnacle Bank Arena, NET2, 107.3.
Scouting: Ohio State doesn’t have a great record but has played an impressive schedule, with six of their nine losses coming to current top-25 teams, including UConn, Stanford, Maryland (2), Iowa and South Dakota. Ohio State has three wins against ranked teams, including a 67-60 victory against then-No. 2 Louisville. It is the only loss for the Cardinals this season.
Trending: Ohio State has won five of the last six games in the series against Nebraska, but Nebraska beat the Buckeyes 78-69 last season.
Forecasting: Look for the Huskers to be in another close game, just like each of Nebraska’s last four games. Ohio State is ranked No. 32 in the RPI. Nebraska is 58.
— Brent C. Wagner
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