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Fast-break points: Lineups and quick hits for Nebraska-Michigan

December 28, 2018
Nebraska's Taylor Kissinger shoots a three-pointer against USC Upstate at Pinnacle Bank Arena earlier this month. The sophomore guard leads the Huskers in playing time at 27 minutes per game.

Michigan (9-3)

Player; Ht.; Yr.; PPG; RPG

G Deja Church; 5-10; So.; 9.4; 4.3

G Nicole Munger; 5-11; Sr.; 11.3; 3.8

G Amy Dilk, 6-0; Fr.; 6.5; 4.2

F Hailey Brown; 6-1; So.; 6.5; 4.6

C Hallie Thome; 6-5; Sr.; 12.2; 5.3

Nebraska (5-6)

Player; Ht.; Yr.; PPG; RPG

G Hannah Whitish; 5-9; Jr.; 8.3; 2.8

G Nicea Eliely; 6-1; Jr.; 8.0; 4.6

G Taylor Kissinger; 6-1; So.; 10.3; 4.5

F Maddie Simon; 6-2; Sr.; 8.2; 4.3

C Kate Cain; 6-5; So.; 9.2; 7.0

Scouting: Michigan’s Hallie Thome is one of the better centers in the Big Ten. In two games against Nebraska last season, she averaged 17.0 points and 6.5 rebounds while shooting 52 percent from the field.

Trending: Nebraska sophomore guard Taylor Kissinger has scored in double figures in four consecutive games. She leads the Big Ten in three-point shooting percentage, making 51 percent of her attempts (27-52).

Forecasting: Michigan is in the middle of the pack in Big Ten standings with a 9-3 record, but is just 1-3 against ranked teams. Nebraska and Michigan split two games last season, with Michigan winning the regular season game in overtime, and Nebraska beating Michigan by seven points in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.

— Brent C. Wagner

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