Huskers Defeat Iowa, Advance to Big Ten Semifinals

By: Michael Bennett Email
By: Michael Bennett Email


  • Nebraska is 4-1 in Big Ten Tournament action.
  • In five tournament games since joining the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers are averaging 78.2 ppg, having never scored fewer than 70 points in tournament action.
  • The Cornhuskers have won 11 of their last 12 games.

The Nebraska women's basketball team is one step closer to a Big Ten tournament title after a 76-61 win against Iowa Friday in the Big Ten Women's Tournament.

Jordan Hooper scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Nebraska downed Iowa 76-61 in the first game of the second day of the Big Ten Women’s basketball Tournament. Hooper was 3 of 7 from three-point range.

Lindsey Moore added 13 points in the win.

Theairra Taylor scored a team-high 22 points for Iowa in the loss. Melissa Dixon added 18, while Jaime Printy only scored 4 for the Hawkeyes.

Nebraska will play the winner of Purdue-Wisconsin at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

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