Griffin leads No. 24 Huskers past Creighton 69-56
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Kelsey Griffin scored 22 of her 31 points in the second half and No. 24 Nebraska remained undefeated, beating Creighton 69-56 on Wednesday night for its ninth straight victory.
The Cornhuskers (9-0) matched the program's longest winning streak to start a season, established in 1996-97.
Nebraska's 8-0 run broke open a game that was 30-29 at halftime. A 3-pointer by Megan Neuvirth pulled Creighton (5-2) to 58-55 with 5:21 left. The Bluejays committed three turnovers and missed three shots on their next six possessions, and Griffin scored eight points as the Huskers finished on an 11-1 run.
Dominique Kelley added 13 points and Lindsey Moore 11 for Nebraska, which never trailed.
Neuvirth had 25 points and 11 rebounds and Kelsey Woodard 12 points for the Bluejays.
Updated December 9, 2009