No. 3 Nebraska 82, Missouri 78

No. 3 Nebraska 82, Missouri 78

Published Feb. 13, 2010 4:35 p.m. ET

Kelsey Griffin scored 28 points and Yvonne Turner had two steals and a third key defensive play in the final minute to help No. 3 Nebraska overcome a late deficit and remain unbeaten with an 82-78 win over Missouri on Saturday.

Griffin added 12 rebounds for Nebraska (23-0, 10-0 Big 12). Turner and Dominique Kelley scored 19 points each for the Cornhuskers, who trailed by six points with 3 minutes remaining.

Jessra Johnson led Missouri (11-13, 1-10) with 21 points. RaeShara Brown added 14 points and Christine Flores scored 13 off the bench for the Tigers.

Turner made two free throws after the first of her last-minute steals to give Nebraska a 79-78 lead with 42.6 seconds remaining. A Huskers full-court press then kept Missouri from inbounding the ball, with Turner deflecting the ball to a teammate. She added another steal to keep Missouri from taking a potentially game-tying shot.