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The Husker women improved to 8-0 Wednesday on an 86-60 win over Wake Forest (7-1) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

Nebraska got ahead early and slowly pulled away from the previously undefeated Demon Deacons. The win gives the Huskers their best start to a season since the 2009-10 team went undefeated through the regular season. The eight wins to start the season tie the 1992-93 team for the third best start in program history.

The Huskers haven't had an eight-game winning streak at any point in a season since the 2012-13 season.

Jaz Shelley scored a game-high 18 points. MiCole Cayton added 12 points off the bench and Bella Cravens chipped in 10 points.

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The Huskers shot 52.3 percent from the field for the game, including 10-of-28 on threes.

Despite giving up 16 offensive rebounds, Nebraska won the rebounding battle 40-36.

Nebraska stays on the road Monday for its first Big Ten Conference matchup at Minnesota.