Nebraska senior Autumn Haebig captured the first Big Ten Conference swimming title in school history on Thursday night, when she raced to a school-record time of 1:44.39 in the 200 freestyle at the 2021 Big Ten Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.
Winning seven individual matches on the day, the Nebraska wrestling team closed the 2021 regular season with a 25-9 win over Illinois on Sunday in Champaign, Ill. The Huskers finish the conference-only slate 7-1, going undefeated in the last six duals of the regular season.
Isabelle Bourne tied her career high with 22 points and produced her third consecutive double-double by pulling down 11 rebounds to lead five Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska rolled to an 87-72 women’s basketball win over visiting Penn State on Sunday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The fourth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team bounced back from its first loss of the season to hand No. 5 Minnesota its first loss of the season in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 sweep on Sunday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
The Nebraska women’s basketball team shoots for a season sweep of Northwestern when the Huskers travel to Evanston, Ill., on Wednesday. Tip-off between the Huskers (9-9, 7-8 Big Ten) and the AP No. 24 Wildcats (11-4, 9-4 Big Ten) is set for 6 p.m. (CT) at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
The Nebraska men’s basketball team concludes a grueling run with a pair of games at Maryland this week. The Huskers and Terrapins will clash at the XFINITY Center on both Tuesday and Wednesday with start times set for 6 p.m. (central) on both nights.
The Nebraska softball team is scheduled to play a 44-game, conference-only schedule this spring, the Big Ten announced on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Huskers will play multiple games against all of the other 13 Big Ten teams.