Scores

Final

(24) Nebraska 77

(24-7, 10-6 Big Ten)

(14) Ohio State 62

(25-6, 11-5 Big Ten)

    5:00 PM ET, March 3, 2012

    1 2 T
    #24NEB 36 4177
    #14OSU 30 3262

    Top Performers

    Nebraska: J. Hooper 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Ohio State: S. Prahalis 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast

    Jordan Hooper helps Nebraska knock off Ohio St. in Big Ten semis

    Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Jordan Hooper had 21 points and 10 rebounds Saturday as No. 24 Nebraska knocked off Ohio State (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 14 AP) by a 77-62 score in the semifinals of the Big Ten women's tournament.

    Kaitlyn Burke scored 20 points and Emily Cady 10 for the sixth-seeded Cornhuskers (24-7), who advanced to Sunday's final against Purdue (No. 25 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP). The Boilermakers upset Penn State (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) 68-66 in the other semifinal.

    Lindsey Moore added seven assists for Nebraska.

    Samantha Prahalis scored 23 points for the second-seeded Buckeyes (25-6), who were denied a chance to win their fourth straight tournament title. Raven Ferguson added 13 points and Tayler Hill 10.

    Trailing 24-11, Nebraska unleashed a 16-0 run late in the first half. Burke scored seven points during the spurt, which put the Huskers ahead 27-24 with 2:50 left. They led 36-30 at the break and stayed in control in the second half.

    Nebraska is competing in its first Big Ten tournament.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEB
    OSU
    Points 77 62
    FG Made-Attempted 26-66 (.394) 25-61 (.410)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 2-16 (.125)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 13

    Game Leaders

     
    NEB
    OSU
    PointsJ. Hooper 21S. Prahalis 23
    ReboundsJ. Hooper 10A. Stokes 8
    AssistsL. Moore 7S. Prahalis 4
    StealsE. Cady 6R. Ferguson 3
    BlocksJ. Hooper 1A. Adams 4

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 19, 2012 @OSU 82, NEB 68Recap | Box Score
    Feb 26, 2012 @NEB 71, OSU 57Recap | Box Score
    » Mar 3, 2012 NEB 77, @OSU 62Recap | Box Score