The Nebraska women’s basketball team will visit Virginia Tech in The Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
The December first game in Blacksburg, Virginia will feature a pair of first year coaches. Amy Williams took over at Nebraska after leading South Dakota to 32 victories and Postseason WNIT title while Kenny Brooks is the new coach at Virginia Tech after leading James Madison to a third straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
The Hokies finished 18-14 overall this past season and 5-11 in the ACC.
Nebraska owns a 2-3 record in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Huskers rolled to an 88-67 win over NC State at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on Dec. 3, 2015. The Huskers also defeated Duke, 60-54, at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Dec. 3, 2014.
The Huskers are 0-2 in road ACC/Big Ten Challenge games, losing at Georgia Tech, 73-57, on Nov. 30, 2011, and at North Carolina, 75-62, on Dec. 4, 2013. The Big Red also suffered a 90-71 loss to Maryland in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln on Nov. 28, 2012.