Amy Williams Named Semifinalist For Coach of the Year Award

Nebraska women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has been named a semifinalist for the Naismith coach of the year award.

The second-year Husker coach has led one of the nation’s top turnarounds in women’s hoops.  NU is 19-8 overall and 10-4 in the Big Ten this season, after going 7-22 a year ago.

Williams and Nebraska host Penn State tonight.  It’s Senior Night for the Huskers’ regular-season home finale at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised on BTN.