October 13, 2015

NU women win big over Iowa

Tear’a Laudermill scored a career-high 26 points and Jordan Hooper added 25 points and 13 rebounds to power Nebraska to an 80-67 women’s basketball win at Iowa on Saturday afternoon.

The Huskers improved to 15-5 overall and 5-3 in the Big Ten while notching their seventh consecutive victory in the series with the Hawkeyes over the last three seasons. Iowa slipped to 17-6 overall and 5-4 in the conference, as the Huskers snapped Iowa’s three-game winning streak.

In the best all-around performance of her career, Laudermill erupted for 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field, including 4-of-6 from three-point range to tie her career high with four threes. She also went a perfect 4-for-4 at thre free throw line, while grabbing four rebounds and dishing out three assists in 33 minutes. Laudermill scored Nebraska’s final six points to close out the win, after starting point guard Rachel Theriot fouled out with 3:33 left. Theriot finished with 10 points and four assists.

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