Nebraska to play Arizona State in NCAA Tournament

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska women's basketball team is going dancing!

It was announced Monday evening that the team made the NCAA Tournament and will play Arizona State in the first round.

The game will be played in Austin, Texas on Saturday at 2:30 p.m and will be televised by ESPN2, while a radio call of the game will be provided by the Husker Sports Network.

Nebraska is ranked as a 10-seed. You can see the full NCAA women's bracket here.

The Huskers last played March 3 when the team lost to Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament.

Nebraska’s 21 wins mark a 14-game improvement in the win column over last year’s 7-22 overall record, when the Huskers tied for last in the Big Ten Conference. The improvement is the largest increase by any team in 2018 NCAA Tournament field and tied for the biggest jump in Division I with fellow Big Ten partner Rutgers.

This will be Nebraska's 14th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history and its first since 2015.