No. 16 Huskers Battle Badgers on Play4Kay Sunday at Devaney

By: Courtesy: NU Media Relations
By: Courtesy: NU Media Relations

The No. 16 Nebraska women's basketball team will try to get back on the winning track when the Huskers take on Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon in Lincoln.

Tip-off between the Huskers (19-6, 8-5 Big Ten) and the Badgers (8-17, 4-9 Big Ten) is set for 1:05 p.m. (central) on Play4Kay Day at the Devaney Center. Play4Kay Day (formerly Pink Zone and Think Pink) is the WBCA cancer initiative that honors former NC State coaching legend Kay Yow and promotes cancer awareness. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game, and the Huskers will be sporting various pink accessories. Pink items will also be available to fans at the game.

Tickets are on sale now at Huskers.com, or fans can call the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office at 1-800-8-BIG-RED during regular business hours. Tickets are also available at the Devaney Center the day of the game, beginning 90 minutes before tip.

In addition to the Play4Kay festivities, Husker fans will also have a chance to view a scale model of Nebraska's new Pinnacle Bank Arena, which is set to open before the 2013-14 season. The model will be on display beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Hendricks Training Complex main lobby. Nebraska Athletic Department administrators, ticket office representatives and Huskers Athletic Fund personnel will also be on hand to answer questions about the upcoming facility.

The Big Ten Network will provide a live telecast with Kevin Kugler and Vera Jones on the call. Live radio coverage will be provided by the Husker Sports Network. Matt Coatney and Jeff Griesch will be on the radio call with flagships B107.3 FM in Lincoln and The Wolf 93.3 FM in Omaha as part of Nebraska's 25-station radio network. Free live audio is also available worldwide on Huskers.com.

Nebraska will try to snap back after three straight losses. The Husker offense has fallen on hard times, failing to reach 60 points in all three games. Through the first 22 games this season, Nebraska fell short of 60 points just one time. Over the last three games Nebraska has hit just 30.7 percent of its shots from the field, including just 25 percent of its three-pointers. NU has also struggled to hit just 57.5 percent of its free throws.

Wisconsin will try to snap a four-game losing streak with all four setbacks to top-tier Big Ten teams.

Courtesy: Nebraska Media Relations


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