The 15th ranked Husker women were outrebounded and outworked by 25th ranked Penn State as Nebraska suffered their first Big Ten loss 93-73, Sunday in Lincoln. Jordan Hooper who averages 20 points was held to 13 on 4 of 18 shots. NU shot just 7 of 29 in the second half.
Penn State, the preseason pick to win the Big Ten lit up for 55 second-half points to overcome a 44-38 halftime deficit to the Huskers.
Nebraska, which allowed more points in the second half to the Lady Lions than it had been allowing per game at home (48) through its first eight home games this season, slipped to 15-2 overall and 4-1 in the Big Ten. The loss snapped Nebraska’s nine-game winning streak, which tied for the second-longest streak in school history.