No. 21 Nebraska got 23 points for Jordan Hooper to grab a 76-68 win over Michigan at Crisler Arena on Thursday night. The win, the Huskers fifth consecutive Big Ten victory, improves NU to 18-5 overall and 8-3 in the Big Ten.
Hooper took over the No. 2 spot on Nebraska’s career scoring list when she hit a three-pointer with 6:38 left to pass Maurtice Ivy (1985-88), who scored 2,131 career points. Hooper finished the night with 2,134 points. Hooper just missed a double-double with nine rebounds, while going 3-for-3 from three-point range. She added one assist, while going 8-for-10 from the field overall. The Huskers had their best shooting night of the season as a team, high 59% of their shots.
The two-time All-American and first-team All-Big Ten selection ranks among the top 12 active players in the nation in career points, rebounds (1,032) and three-pointers made (264) while starting all 121 games of her Husker career.