NU WBB: Huskers back home to face Spartans

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The Nebraska women’s basketball team returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena Sunday to begin the final stretch of the Big Ten season when the Huskers battle No. 17 Michigan State.

Tip-off between the Huskers (16-8, 7-6 Big Ten) and the Spartans (18-6, 9-4) is set for 3 p.m. (central), and tickets are available now at Huskers.com. The Pinnacle Bank Arena Box Office opens with the doors on game day at 1:30 p.m. for single-game ticket sales. Fans are encouraged to wear pink on Sunday to promote cancer awareness in Nebraska’s annual Play4Kay Day.

The live Husker Sports Network radio call of Matt Coatney and Jeff Griesch can be heard on B107.3 FM (Lincoln), ESPN 590 AM (Omaha), KRVN 880 AM (Lexington) and for free on Huskers.com.

The Big Ten Network will televise the game with Kevin Kugler on the call alongside current Washington Mystics (WNBA) head coach and former Omaha Racers (CBA) head coach Mike Thibault.

Nebraska is hoping to get well at home after suffering back-to-back road losses at Indiana and Minnesota. The Huskers have dropped three straight road games, but have won four straight at home and carry a 13-1 record at Pinnacle Bank Arena this season. Nebraska is shooting for its first win over a ranked foe this season.

Michigan State is coming off a 65-61 home loss to Penn State in East Lansing on Thursday.