No. 11 Nebraska tops Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-55

Posted - Nov. 21, 2013 at 9:20 p.m.



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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Jordan Hooper scored 23 points, including 17 in the first half, as the No. 11 Nebraska women cruised by Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-55 on Thursday night.

Nebraska (4-0) opened the game on a 14-0 run, as Hooper scored the first 12 points of the game herself. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-4) could not recover as the Cornhuskers built a 42-17 lead at halftime.

The Cornhuskers were 40.7 percent (11 of 27) from 3-point range, their best performance of the season. Nebraska also had a 42-28 rebounding advantage, including a 13-5 advantage on the offensive boards.

Hooper finished 9 of 13 from the field, and 3 of 6 from 3-point range. Sadie Murren scored 12 points for the Cornhuskers and Emily Cady added 11.

Jazmyne Victorian scored 13 points to lead the Golden Lions. Cassidy Wright had 12 and Carlisha Walker added 10.

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