Michigan State vs. Nebraska, 2.17

Nebraska guard Sam Haiby (right) makes an offensive foul against Michigan State guard Taryn McCutcheon (left) on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Nebraska won 82-71. 

The matchups have been announced for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for women’s basketball, and Nebraska will get a home game in the annual series. Nebraska will host Duke on Dec. 4.

Duke had a 15-15 record last season, while Nebraska went 14-16.

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The Blue Devils return a trio of double-digit scorers, led by first-team All-ACC guard Haley Gorecki. The 6-foot senior-to-be averaged team bests of 17.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.6 steals per game last season.

Last season Nebraska lost its game in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge by 17 points at No. 5 Louisville.


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Brent has worked at the Journal Star for 14 years. His beats include Nebraska volleyball, women's basketball and high school soccer and cross country.

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