Kate Cain signed a training camp contract with a WNBA team.
Sam McKewon, Evan Bland and Abby Barmore discuss Husker baseball bidding to be a post-season host and how they project at this point. The crew looks at roster additions for Fred Hoiberg and company. Finally they look at Husker spring football developments ahead of an open practice on Saturday.
The career blocked shot leader for Nebraska women's basketball has found a spot to begin her professional career.
Kate Cain signed a WNBA training camp contract with the Las Vegas Aces over the weekend.
The 6-foot-5 Cain set blocked shot records for a season (101) and a career (352) while playing for the Huskers from 2017 until this spring. Her career blocks were 114 more than NU's previous leader in that category.
Cain was a mainstay in the Husker lineup, making 117 consecutive starts. As a senior, she averaged 10.2 points and 6.3 rebounds while shooting 57.5% from the field and 74.1% from the foul line.
Cain had 15 career double-doubles, and she's the ninth player in program history to finish with more than 1,000 points and 750 rebounds for her career.
Looking back at the last five seasons of Nebraska women's basketball
Record: 13-13 Coach: Amy Williams
Notables: Reached second round of the Big Ten tournament, season ended with loss to Colorado in the second round of the WNIT
Record: 17-13 Coach: Amy Williams
Notables: Season ended with first-round loss to Michigan in the Big Ten tournament, postseason tournaments canceled due to COVID-19
Record: 14-16 Coach: Amy Williams
Notables: Season ended in first-round loss to Purdue in the Big Ten tournament
Record: 21-11 Coach: Amy Williams
Notables: Williams won Big Ten coach of the year, reached second round of Big Ten tournament, season ended with first-round loss to Arizona State in the NCAA tournament
Record: 7-22 Coach: Amy Williams
Notables: Former Husker Williams' first season as Nebraska's head coach, season ended with first-round loss to Illinois in the Big Ten tournament