Husker Update: Basketball, Baseball News for 2/14

Women’s Basketball

Leigha Brown scored a game-high 20 points to lead four Huskers in double figures as the Nebraska women’s basketball team rolled to a 75-58 win over Penn State on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

The Huskers improved to 16-9 overall and 6-8 in the Big Ten behind a late run to end the first half and their best offensive third quarter of the season to take control and never look back. Penn State slipped to 7-18 overall and 1-13 in the conference.  The Huskers return to Big Ten road action this weekend by traveling to Evanston, Ill., to take on No. 19 Northwestern. Tip-off between Nebraska and the Wildcats from Welsh-Ryan Arena is set for 2 p.m (CT).

Men’s Basketball

The Nebraska men’s basketball team returns home on Saturday afternoon, as the Huskers play host to the Wisconsin Badgers at Pinnacle Bank Arena to begin a two-game homestand. Tipoff is at 1:15 p.m. and Saturday’s Legends Weekend game is sold out. Any returned tickets for Saturday’s game will go on sale at the Pinnacle Bank Arena box office beginning at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday.

Saturday’s game will be broadcast on Big Dog Country, 98.9 FM and 1340 AM, with the Husker Sports Network.

Baseball

The Nebraska baseball team begins a new decade and a new era this weekend, as first-year Head Coach Will Bolt leads the Huskers into Waco, Texas for a three-game series against Baylor.

Friday’s season opener is set for 6:35 p.m. (CT) at Baylor Ballpark. Saturday’s game is scheduled for 2:05 p.m., one hour earlier than the originally scheduled time due to Baylor’s men’s basketball team hosting a game at 3 p.m. Sunday’s series finale will begin at 1:05 p.m.

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