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Nebraska's Amy Williams named Big Ten Coach of the Year

Posted at 3:43 PM, Feb 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 17:11:29-05

Nebraska's Amy Williams was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year on Monday. The former Husker walk-on was a unanimous selection by the media & coaches. 

Williams led the Huskers to a 20-9 regular season record and 11-5 in conference play in just her 2nd season in Lincoln.

That was a 13 win improvement from the 7-22 record Williams posted in year one at NU. 

Also on Monday, Nebraska's Kate Cain was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team as well as the league's All-Defensive team. Sophomore Hannah Whitish was named a 2nd team all-league pick.

Nebraska opens Big Ten Tournament play on Friday.

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