Cady, Theriot lead No. 16 Nebraska past Utah 66-43

November 23, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Emily Cady had 25 points with nine rebounds, Rachel Theriot added 20 points with six assists, and No. 16 Nebraska rolled past Utah 66-43 on Sunday.

The Cornhuskers (4-0) shot 42.2 percent from the field, committed just seven turnovers and had a 28-14 advantage in the paint. Theriot also had six rebounds and four of Nebraska's 11 steals.

Utah (1-2) was limited to 27.5-percent shooting and gave up 24 points off turnovers. Malia Nawahine led the Utes with 14 points while Tanaeya Boclair and Paige Crozon each had nine.

The Cornhuskers pulled away early, opening the game on a 17-3 run sparked by two jumpers and a three-point play from Cady. A seven-point burst from Cady along with Natalie Romeo's 3-pointer made it 31-8 at the 5:03 mark in the first half.

Nebraska led 38-17 at half and coasted through the final 20 minutes.