Women's Hoops Blog

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Sunday, January 24, 2010

"Grease is the word."

Or, maybe, "Huskers" is the word.

From Mechelle:
If you're looking for overnight success stories, look elsewhere. Get rich quick? Forget it. Coming from out of nowhere? Nope, not here.

Nebraska is one of two undefeated teams left in Division I women's basketball -- the other one is located somewhere in the Northeast -- and the story here is basically good old-fashioned perseverance. Might sound dull, but right now it doesn't feel that way.

Especially not on Saturday, when the Huskers beat Kansas State 71-56 in front of the largest crowd (13,303) ever to attend a women's hoops game at the Devaney Center.

"That was awesome," said senior Kelsey Griffin. "The feeling out there was amazing."