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Nebraska women’s basketball coach Connie Yori returned home early Sunday evening after a brief stop at a Lincoln hospital for precautionary tests Sunday afternoon. Yori fainted on the sideline near the 12-minute mark in the second half of the Huskers’ win over Indiana at Pinnacle Bank Arena earlier in the day. NU went on to win the game, 76-61, with Associate Head Coach Sunny Smallwood leading the defense and Assistant Coach Dayna Finch guiding the offense.
There was a scary moment in Nebraska’s 76-61 victory over Indiana on Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Just after the Huskers tied the score at 50 with 12:12 left in the second half, Nebraska coach Connie Yori collapsed on the sideline. The medical team attended to Yori during the break and brought a stretcher out onto the floor. Luckily, Yori didn’t need the stretcher, as she walked off under her own power next to her husband. She did not return.
Eight Big Ten women’s basketball teams were in action Sunday afternoon, including three ranked clubs. All three were victories, too, as No. 11 Penn State dropped Wisconsin, No. 21 Nebraska rallied past Indiana and No. 23 Purdue nipped Iowa. Catch up on all the action and video highlights in this post.
There was a BTN doubleheader of Big Ten women’s basketball Saturday, and it started with Minnesota running away from Northwestern, 82-64, and finished with Michigan State cruising to an impressive 70-49 win over Ohio State. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post.
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Lisa Bluder became Iowa’s all-time wins leader in the Hawkeyes’ 90-84 victory over Northwestern on Monday night.
There was a trio of Big Ten women’s basketball games Sunday. No. 25 Purdue dropped Michigan, 65-56, No. 9 Penn State breezed by Ohio State, 74-54, and Minnesota outlasted Illinois, 66-61. Catch up on all of Sunday’s action in this post.
Saturday featured a pair of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including a battle of ranked teams. No. 22 Nebraska rolled No. 24 Michigan State, 76-56, and Indiana took down Wisconsin, 76-69, in the other game. Catch up on all the action in this post.