LINCOLN — The Nebraska women’s basketball team will play its first game as part of ESPN’s Big Monday package at 6 p.m. on Feb. 24 when the Huskers host Penn State at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

ESPN announced Nebraska’s game time with the Lady Lions, as part of its Big Monday package on ESPN2. The ESPN2 Big Monday Women’s Basketball series begins on Jan. 13 and runs through March 3. It includes 10 games with doubleheader nights on Jan. 27 and Feb. 10. Nebraska and Penn State are the only Big Ten teams featured in the series.

The late-February game between the Huskers and Penn State at Pinnacle Bank Arena is Nebraska’s first Big Ten Conference game announced this season. A full non-conference and Big Ten schedule will be announced soon.

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