December 19, 2014

Quick start leads to big win for NU women

The Nebraska women’s basketball team open up exhibition play with a 78-34 win over Pittsburg State. NU jumped out to a 44-7 halftime lead, starting the game with a 22-0 run. Pitt State was a team that advanced to the Division II Elite Eight last season and finished with a 27-6 record.

Jordan Hooper who has been a little banged up played 20 minutes and scored 17 points, nine rebounds and two assists. The team was 13 of 24 on three pointers.

Nebraska makes its final exhibition appearance on Sunday, Nov. 4 against Nebraska-Kearney. Tip-off between the Huskers and Lopers at the Devaney Center is set for 2:05 p.m.