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Nebraska women get home game in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Nebraska women get home game in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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.

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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