Hooper keeps No. 10 Nebraska women unbeaten



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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Jordan Hooper scored 25 points and No. 10 Nebraska opened up a 32-point first-half lead before rolling over UMass Lowell 77-42 on Wednesday night.

Nebraska (6-0) scored the first seven points before UMass Lowell (0-6) made its first basket with 15:40 left in the half. The River Hawks didn't score again for 10 minutes. They made just 1 of their first 26 shots.

The Huskers took a 34-2 lead on Tear'a Laudermill's 3 pointer with 6:23 remaining in the half. UMass Lowell outscored Nebraska 14-6 to cut the Husker halftime lead to 24. Nebraska outscored UMass Lowell 20-2 to open the second half, going up 60-18 on Hooper's 3 pointer with 14:39 remaining.

Joining Hooper in double figures for Nebraska was Emily Cady with 14 points. Shannon Samuel led UMass Lowell with 16 points.

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