No. 20 Nebraska women’s basketball team had its 10-game winning streak snapped as No. 7 Penn State shot nearly 70% in the second half on its way to an 82-67 win in the final game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Sunday. Lindsey Moore scored 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the field. Emily Cady added her fifth double-double of the conference season with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Jordan Hooper just missed a double-double of her own with 14 points and nine rebounds.
The Big Ten Conference announced the bracket for the 2013 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. Penn State secured its second consecutive outright Big Ten Championship and the No. 1 seed in the tournament. Nebraska enters the tournament as the No. 2 seed after compiling a 12-4 conference record and a 22-7 mark overall this season. The Huskers face their first competition in Friday’s first game at 11:30 a.m. CT.
The tournament is set for March 7-10 at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, IL.
Six conference teams have taken home the Big Ten Tournament title since the event’s inception in 1995, led by Purdue’s record eight titles. Ohio State owns four tournament titles, including three straight from 2009-2011. Iowa and Penn State have each won the title twice, while Indiana earned the crown in 2002 and Michigan State took home the title in 2005.