Robbi Ryan scored 16 points and Kianna Ibis added 14 to lead No. 7 seed Arizona State over No. 10 Nebraska 73-62 in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
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- Ex-Nebraska coach Yori joins Creighton's staff
- Nebraska OK's $128 million deal with Adidas
- Shepard, Big Ten's ROY, headed to Notre Dame
- Huskers star sophomore Shepard to transfer
It's a lucky draw for Oregon and a rocky road for Duke, as Graham Hays breaks down the winners and losers after the selection committee revealed the women's NCAA tournament bracket.
Will Baylor wind up as a No. 1 seed? Is the bubble any clearer after the NCAA's final eight reveal on Sunday? And which 16 teams will host the early rounds? The women's NCAA tournament bracket will be revealed on Selection Monday (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET).
The NCAA committee revealed the final eight teams being considered for the last four spots in the bracket. Nebraska didn't make the list. So what does that mean for the rest of the bubble? Charlie Creme lists Minnesota, Rutgers, Buffalo and Creighton as the "last four in." And the Cornhuskers are a No. 9 seed.
How did Saturday's eight conference tournament finals impact our latest projection? Six new teams -- Cal State Northridge, Elon, Grambling, Seattle, Stephen F. Austin and Western Kentucky -- joined the field. Rutgers, Buffalo, Creighton and Nebraska are the "last four in."
The NCAA tournament field is taking shape, as five more automatic bids were won Tuesday. That left South Dakota on the wrong side of the bubble, and Minnesota, Rutgers, Creighton and Nebraska as the "last four in."
Championship Week upsets can shatter NCAA tournament dreams for bubble teams. And after George Washington upset Dayton in the A-10 semifinals, Charlie Creme projects the league will put two teams in the NCAA field -- which leaves Nebraska on the outside looking in.
Brianna Fraser scored 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Eleanna Christinaki had 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to help No. 17 Maryland beat Nebraska 66-53 on Saturday night in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
Hannah Whitish scored 10 of her 17 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 3 seed Nebraska beat sixth-seeded Michigan 61-54 in a Big Ten Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night.
Kaila Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Stephanie Jones had the go-ahead free throws and a huge block with 13.9 seconds left and No. 13 Maryland held on to defeat Nebraska 77-75 on Sunday to secure the second-seed for this week's Big Ten Tournament.
Kaila Charles scored 25 points with a career-high 16 rebounds and three blocked shots and No. 11 Maryland turned back Nebraska 64-57 on Sunday.
Applying the philosophy the NCAA Division I women's basketball committee appeared to use in its first reveal shed some light further down the S-curve. That was good news for Creighton, Purdue and Nebraska but not for TCU.
Two years after resigning as Nebraska's head coach amid allegations of bullying, Connie Yori is returning to women's basketball as a member of the staff at her alma mater, Creighton.
Kate Cain scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Jasmine Cincore added 11 and seven to help Nebraska beat No. 25 Rutgers 52-42 on Sunday night.
Maddie Simon scored 19 points, Hannah Whitish added 18 and Nebraska beat No. 20 Iowa 74-65 on Tuesday night.
Katelynn Flaherty got 24 points and set a career scoring record to lead No. 23 Michigan past Nebraska for a 69-64 overtime win Saturday night.
Kelsey Mitchell tossed in 25 points and Linnae Harper added 14 points and eight rebounds as No. 12 Ohio State opened Big Ten Conference play with a 73-61 victory over Nebraska on Thursday night.
She hasn't recorded a kill or a block. But former Nebraska basketball standout Allie Havers hopes to help Nebraska volleyball during its transition in the post-Rolfzen twins era.
Adidas and Nebraska have agreed to a new sponsorship deal that will funnel more than $128 million in cash and goods to the athletic department over the next 11 years.
Jessica Shepard, who won Big Ten Rookie of the Year honors in 2016 for Nebraska, has confirmed that she will transfer to Notre Dame.
Two-time All-Big Ten center Jessica Shepard says she plans to leave Nebraska to transfer to another school.
Ali Andrews had career highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, leading three Illinois freshman who reached 20 points, and the No. 12-seeded Illini beat No. 13 seed Nebraska 79-70 on Wednesday in
Katelynn Flaherty made five 3-pointers and scored 25 points and No. 25 Michigan defeated Nebraska 88-60 on Thursday night to clinch third place in the Big Ten.