The UNO women’s basketball team faces UNK at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in an exhibition game. Here’s a capsule look at the matchup.
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When: 7 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Sapp Fieldhouse
F, Nadia Williams, 6-0, Sr. , 3.6
F, S. Zimmerman, 5-10, Jr. , 6.9
C, Melissa Norman, 6-2, So. , 4.4
G, Reed Levings, 5-9, Jr. , —
G, Ivy Jones, 5-5, Sr. , 4.0
F, Stacia Gebers, 6-0, So. , 7.4
F, Casse Vaughn, 6-0, .Jr., —
G, P. Frauendorfer, 6-0, Jr. , 13.1
G, C. Blair-Mobley, 5-10, Sr., —
G, Jamie Nash, 5-4, Sr. , 12.9
Scouting UNK: Lopers went 8-19 overall last year and 8-14 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. … UNK joins the MIAA this season and is picked to finish last in the 15-team league. … Lopers played an exhibition game Sunday at Nebraska, losing 68-38. UNK outrebounded Nebraska 47-44, but shot just 22 percent from the field. … Shelby Zimmerman and Melissa Norman each scored nine points against the Huskers. … Zimmerman, from Beatrice, Neb., is UNK’s leading returning scorer and rebounder after averaging 6.9 points and 4.6 boards last season. … Norman and guard Nicole Arp of Kearney are UNK’s other returning starters.
Scouting UNO: Coach Chance Lindley is still considering multiple possibilities for his starting lineup. … UNO went 15-12 last season, with 12 games against Division I opponents (2-10). Mavs will play 25 regular-season games against Division I teams this season. … UNO is picked to finish last in the nine-team Summit League. … Wing Paige Frauendorfer is a preseason second-team All-Summit League pick. … Point guard Jamie Nash has 271 career steals, second in school history behind Kriss Edwards (1977-81), who had 331. Nash is fifth in school history with 370 career assists. She needs six to pass Jena Janovy (1984-88). … Taijhe Kelly, a 6-4 sophomore, averaged 13.0 points and 16.5 rebounds in UNO’s last two games last season. … Senior guard Carly Cator, who averaged 2.4 points and 1.4 assists in 2010-11, is back after missing last year with a torn ACL. … UNO leads the all-time series with UNK 19-9. … UNO opens the regular season Monday with a 7 p.m. home game against North Carolina A&T.