No. 19 Nebraska rolls over South Dakota 87-53
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP)
Jordan Hooper scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as No. 19 Nebraska rolled over South Dakota 87-53 on Saturday.
Tear'a Laudermill had 15 points with five rebounds. Emily Cady had 10 with seven rebounds and Rachel Theriot added nine with five assists for the Cornhuskers (9-2).
Nebraska opened with an 11-0 run in the game's first four minutes and had a 20-point lead by halftime. The Coyotes (7-6) hit just 30 percent from the field in the first half.
Hooper sank a 3-pointer at 15:25 in the second to cap a 14-6 Nebraska run. Allie Havers' layup at 8:16 gave the Cornhuskers a 30-point advantage and put the game away for good.
Nebraska was 46 percent from the field overall and 79 percent from the line.
Raeshel Contreras scored 17 points to lead the Coyotes. The loss breaks a five-game winning streak for South Dakota.