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Older Kubik joins NU coaching staff
Former Nebraska basketball player Jami Kubik has joined the Cornhusker coaching staff as an administrative assistant.

Nebraska's Kubik picked in first round of WNBA draft
Lincoln -- Nebraska guard Nicole Kubik was selected Tuesday by the Los Angeles Sparks with the 15th overall pick in the first round of the WNBA Draft.

Point guard leaving Nebraska team
LINCOLN (AP) -- Junior point guard Melody Peterson is leaving the Nebraska women's team, which will have just one starter left from a squad that made it to the NCAA tournament this year.

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Nebraska's Komine, A&M;'s Holt win honors; Peterson leaves NU women's squad

Boston College's rapid start dooms Cornhuskers
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- It was a fast start that never stopped.

Low seed doesn't bother NU coach
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska's No. 12 seed in the Mideast Regional of the women's NCAA basketball tournament doesn't bother coach Paul Sanderford.

Nebraska women earn No. 12 seed in Mideast
The Nebraska women's basketball team earned its third consecutive at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament when the Huskers claimed a No. 12 seed in the Mideast Region when the tournament pairings were announced by the NCAA Selection Committee on Sunday.

Cyclones hammer NU women
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Put a line in front of Stacy Frese's feet -- curved, straight, no matter -- and she's ready to let fly.

Husker women earn tourney win over KU
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nicole Kubik scored a tournament-record 32 points to lead Nebraska to an 80-67 victory over Kansas in the second round of the Big 12 women's tournament Wednesday.

Huskers cruise past Baylor
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Casey Leonhardt scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Nebraska beat Baylor 82-61 Tuesday in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.

NU's Kubik nets pair of awards
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska's Nicole Kubik has been named to the first-team All-Big 12 women's basketball team as voted by league coaches.

NU women beat Kansas State
LINCOLN (AP) -- Senior Nicole Kubik scored 19 points and had 10 rebounds in the final home game of her career as Nebraska defeated Kansas State 65-56 Saturday.

Husker women edge Cowgirls in overtime
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska got 24 points from Nicole Kubik and 19 from Brooke Schwartz on Tuesday to beat Oklahoma State 75-71 in overtime.

NU women lose to Texas Tech
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Aleah Johnson scored 18 points and Keitha Dickerson had 12 points and 15 rebounds in leading No. 12 Texas Tech to a 66-62 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday.

Kubik leads Huskers past Kansas, 75-72
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska senior Nicole Kubik isn't going to miss playing Kansas.

No. 22 Sooners down NU women
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- LaNeishea Caufield and Phylesha Whaley had 26 points each and No. 22 Oklahoma beat Nebraska 91-69 Saturday.

No. 8 Iowa State edges past Nebraska women
LINCOLN (AP) -- Iowa State guard Tracy Gahan said she was far more nervous about her second free throw with two seconds left against Nebraska than she was on the first.

NU women concentrate on playing full game
LINCOLN (AP) -- The number 40 is big in Nebraska this week.The Cornhuskers are reminding themselves that there are 40 minutes in a regulation basketball game, something they seemed to forget the last time they played Iowa State.

Kubik scores 26 points, leads Huskers to victory
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Nicole Kubik connected on 9-of-13 field goals, including 5-of-6 from 3-point range Sunday, as Nebraska beat Kansas State 68-61.

Kubik leads NU women past Buffs
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nicole Kubik scored 17 points Wednesday to lead Nebraska to a 79-66 Big 12 victory over Colorado.

NU women hold off Texas A&M;, 74-71
LINCOLN (AP) -- The Nebraska Cornhuskers grabbed a nine-point halftime lead, then held off Texas A&M; on Saturday for a 74-71 win.

Husker women top Missouri
LINCOLN (AP) -- Amanda Went was 7-of-9 from the free throw line and finished with 17 points Tuesday as Nebraska beat Missouri 80-63.

Cornhusker women lose
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Big runs have become a part of Iowa State's game, and the eighth-ranked Cyclones put together another one Saturday.

Husker women upset No. 21 KU
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Nicole Kubik scored 17 points as Nebraska beat No. 21 Kansas 81-69 Tuesday night.

NU women slumping at wrong time
LINCOLN (AP) -- Having lost three of four, Nebraska is not in a very good position headed into a two-game road trip.

Texas muscles past Nebraska women, 72-68
LINCOLN -- As long as Texas wasn't shooting well, the Longhorns felt they might as well rebound.

Nebraska women outmuscle Creighton
LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Cornhuskers knew they were bigger and stronger than Creighton and showed it Sunday.

NU freshman injures knee
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska forward Stephanie Jones will miss the rest of the season after tearing a knee ligament Sunday while diving for a loose ball against Creighton.

BYU runs past Huskers
LINCOLN (AP) -- Brigham Young shot 14 of 26 on 3-pointers on its way to an 81-57 victory over Nebraska in women's college basketball Thursday.

NU women rally for win
LINCOLN (AP) --The Nebraska Cornhuskers rallied from a 45-42 halftime deficit to defeat Washington 89-86 Monday night in women's college basketball.

NU women to start key homestand
LINCOLN -- The Nebraska women's basketball team begins a 4-game homestand tonight and with it, the quest to battle its way back into the nation's top 25.

Wisconsin downs NU women in OT
LINCOLN (AP) -- Jessie Stomski 24 points, including six in overtime, and grabbed 14 rebounds Sunday to lead Wisconsin past No. 24 Nebraska 92-85 in the championship game of the Time Warner Classic.

Huskers win exhibition
LINCOLN (AP) -- The Nebraska women's basketball team raced past Lithuania 102-51 Wednesday night in exhibition play.

Nebraska women ready to face foes
LINCOLN -- The Nebraska women's basketball team will offer a sneak preview of the upcoming season as it opens its exhibition play tonight.

GICC's Cowgill chooses Huskers
K.C. Cowgill's stellar basketball career will continue next year in Lincoln.

Sanderford expecting competitive preseason camp
LINCOLN -- Veterans of Nebraska's NCAA Tournament team last year will have to battle the rest of the squad for starting jobs when practice starts this weekend, women's basketball coach Paul Sanderford said.

Women's basketball team is taking shape
LINCOLN -- After taking Nebraska to the NCAA Tournament in his first two years, women's basketball coach Paul Sanderford is anxious to start with this year's Cornhuskers.

Husker women win again in France
NICE, France (AP) -- Charlie Rogers posted her second double-double in three games to lead the Nebraska women's basketball team to a 78-72 win over the Cavigal No. 1 Club team in Nice, France, Monday.

NU women win game in France
Six Cornhuskers scored in double figures Sunday as the Nebraska women's basketball team cruised to a 104-28 win over the Cavigal club team in Nice, France.

Kentucky trips up Nebraska women
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Stymied by Nebraska's trapping defense, Kentucky needed 20 minutes to figure things out. The Wildcats nearly ran out of time.
From March 16

Terry Douglass: NU women maxed out this season
Even when his team still had aspirations of advancing in the NCAA Tournament, you got the feeling that Nebraska women's basketball coach Paul Sanderford was just glad to be there.
From March 16

Sanderford gets reacquainted with Kentucky coach Mattox
LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska coach Paul Sanderford, who coached at Western Kentucky before coming to Lincoln, is pretty familiar with Kentucky -- the Cornhuskers' opponent in the NCAA women's tournament.
From March 10

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