|Minnesota (14-8, 3-5 B1G) at Nebraska (15-6, 5-3 B1G)
|Date||Sunday, February 3, 2013|
|Time||2:00 p.m. CT|
|Location||Lincoln, Neb. / Devaney Center|
|Series Record||Minnesota trails, 6-7|
|Last Meeting||January 20, 2013 (Nebraska, 84-63)|
|Radio||Learfield / 1500 ESPN (Listen Online)|
|(Play-by-Play: Corbu Stathes / Analyst: Lynnette Sjoquist)|
|Live Stats||Click Here|
|Game Notes||Minnesota | Nebraska|
|Season Statistics||Minnesota | Nebraska|
|Social Media||Facebook | @GophersWBB | @PamBorton|
Feb. 2, 2013
THE OPENING TIP - QUICK NOTES
The University of Minnesota women's basketball team hits the road yet again for a Big Ten rematch at Nebraska Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. The contest will be streamed live from the Devaney Center on the Big Ten Digital Network and on Gophersports.com via Gophers All-Access.
Fans can also listen to the game live on 1500 ESPN or for free through Stretch Internet on GopherSports.com with Corbu Stathes and Lynnette Sjoquist on the call.
Minnesota and Nebraska will be meeting on the hardwood for the 14th time, with Nebraska leading the all-time series, 7-6, following its win at Williams Arena on Jan. 20.
The Gophers are 2-6 when facing the Huskers in Lincoln, Neb., getting its last victory on the road on Dec. 5, 2006.
According to the latest RPI report released by the NCAA on Monday afternoon, the Gophers currently rank No. 56.
Minnesota boasts an impressive .453 field goal percentage, which is the 14th-best mark nationally and is the second-highest percentage in the Big Ten behind Ohio State (.457).
Eleven of Minnesota's 14 victories this season have come at the friendly confines of Williams Arena, as the Gophers are 11-3 on their home court.
Following back-to-back 30-point outings, sophomore Rachel Banham is once again the Big Ten's leading scorer with a points-per-game average of 21.5. The guard also ranks 10th nationally in points per game and eighth in free throw percentage.
In the past two games, Rachel Banham has combined to score 71 points on back-to-back 30-point outings and now holds a 21.8 points per game average in Big Ten action.
The guard has also made 19-straight free throws dating back to the Gophers' victory vs. Ohio State on Jan. 10.
Shayne Mullaney ranks fifth in the Big Ten and 69th nationally in assist turnover ratio. Her 1.7 ratio is tied for the best mark among the nation's rookies this season.
Micaëlla Riché has already surpassed her season point total from last season with 280 points and a 12.7 points per game average, an improvement of 6.9 points per game.
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