The Nebraska women’s basketball team lost to 9th-ranked Maryland last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena, 81-63. The loss snapped the Husker’s five-game home winning streak and drops them to 7-8 on the season and 2-2 in the Big Ten. The Huskers will host conference co-leader Rutgers this Sunday. The Scarlet Knights are receiving votes in both national polls and are 3-0 in Big Ten play. Tip time between Nebraska and Rutgers is set for Sunday afternoon at 2:00.
In other Husker related news; The Huskers are mentioned in several early top 25 rankings for 2019 and are tied for the eighth-best national title odds according to one Las Vegas sports book. Adrian Martinez wins the Football Writers Association of America’s first Shaun Alexander Inspirational Freshman of the Year Award. The Dallas Cowboys have added former Husker receiver Brandon Reilly to their practice squad. Juco running back Dedrick Mills says he’ll enroll this summer instead of this semester as originally planned…and, former Husker head coach Frank Solich has been named the 2019 AFCA President. Visit www.HUSKERMAX.com for more.