No. 15 Nebraska women pull away from Michigan 75-60
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Tear'a Laudermill scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half when No. 15 Nebraska took control for a 75-60 win over Michigan on Sunday.
Hailie Sample and Rachel Theriot added 14 points apiece for the Cornhuskers (17-4, 7-3 Big Ten), who shot 36 percent in the first half and trailed 31-25. Theriot had 12 points in the second half when Nebraska shot 59 percent and made all nine of its free throws after no attempts in the first half. Emily Cady had nine rebounds to surpass 1,000 for her career.
Shannon Smith led Michigan (13-8, 5-5), which shot 52 percent in the first half but 35.4 in the second, with 22 points.
Theriot and Cady had three-point plays before Theriot's jumper tied the game at 33. Later, the Wolverines led 51-45 on Siera Thompson's 3 before the Cornhuskers reeled off 11 straight, capped by another three-point play by Theriot.