Huskers receive tough tournament draw
From left, Nebraska’s Courtney Aitken, Lindsey Moore and Tear’a Laudermill react after learning their tournament assignment. Nebraska, which was given a No. 6 seed, will face Chattanooga in the first round.
Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:10 pm, Thu May 8, 2014.
LINCOLN — As you read this, the Nebraska women’s basketball coaches will have already put hours of prep into their first-round NCAA tournament game against a team they’ve never seen. And they just might have put in that work with a bit of a chip on their shoulders.
Widely projected as a No. 4 or 5 seed for the tournament — even a No. 3 in ESPN’s bracket prediction — the Huskers instead got a No. 6 Monday and were shipped to a pod featuring one of the tougher environments in college basketball, old Big 12 foe Texas A&M.
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Monday, March 18, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:10 pm.