No. 19 Nebraska rolls past Creighton 63-38

Posted - Dec. 14, 2013 at 12:29 p.m.



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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Emily Cady scored 14 points and Jordan Hooper added 15 rebounds as No. 19 Nebraska downed Creighton 63-38 on Saturday.

The Huskers led at the half by eight points (35-27) and went on a 10-0 run after the break to stretch the lead to 18. Creighton did not score for the first six minutes of the second half, missing 12 attempts until Sammy Jensen made a 3-pointer.

Hailie Sample scored 13 points for Nebraska (8-2) and Brandi Jeffery came off the bench to shoot a perfect 4-4 from the floor and make both her free throws for a total of 11 points.

The Bluejays (4-5) took 31 shots from behind the 3-point arc, making seven, and shot just 23.1 percent from the field. The team held its largest lead four minutes into the first half at 10-7. Alyssa Kamphaus and Marissa Janning led Creighton with eight points each.

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