Ohio State used a 15-0 run to end the first half on their way to a 78-60 women’s basketball win over Nebraska on Senior Day at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
With the loss, Nebraska ended the regular season with a 20-9 overall record and a 10-8 Big Ten mark. The Buckeyes secured the No. 3 seed and a double bye at next week’s Big Ten Tournament in Hoffman Estates, Ill., while Nebraska earned the No. 7 seed and a first-round bye.
The Huskers will play their first game at the Sears Centre Arena on Thursday, when they take on 10th-seeded Illinois. Tip-off between the Big Red and Fighting Illini is set for 6 p.m., and the game will be televised live by BTN.
Emily Cady led the Huskers with 21 points and 13 rebounds for her 33rd double-double and 11th of the season.
Nebraska’s four seniors ended their home career with a combined 55-11 record, on their way to a school-record 95 victories over the past four seasons The group combined for more than 500 appearances and more than 350 career starts.