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No. 14 Northwestern women beat Nebraska 85-62

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 3, 2016 at 3:01 p.m.



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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Nia Coffey had 25 points, 17 rebounds and four blocks, and Christen Inman added 25 points to help No. 14 Northwestern beat Nebraska 85-62 on Sunday.

Coffey hit seven of Northwestern's 11 free throws and recorded her ninth double-double of the season. Inman made five 3-pointers and had five assists.

Northwestern jumped out to a 22-4 lead and extended it to 45-23 by halftime behind 17 points from Inman, who hit three of Northwestern's six 3-pointers in the first 20 minutes. Coffey added nine points with 11 rebounds.

The Wildcats finished 12-of-27 shooting from 3-point range and outrebounded Nebraska 57-46.

Maggie Lyon scored 16 points for Northwestern (12-2, 1-1 Big Ten) and Ashley Deary had 15 points, eight assists and eight steals.

Natalie Romeo led Nebraska (9-4, 0-2) with 17 points. Freshman Jessica Shepard had 12 points and 14 rebounds for her fifth double-double.

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