LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jordan Hooper posted a double-double and No. 23 Nebraska beat Sam Houston State 85-72 on Tuesday night, rebounding from their first loss on Sunday.
Hooper had 19 points and 10 rebounds. Emily Cady had a season-high 18 points, and Lindsey Moore had 13 points and five assists.
The Cornhuskers (4-1) led 50-22 at halftime.
Nebraska shot 42.5 percent from the field for the game. The Bearkats shot 41 percent.
Sequeena Thomas had 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Bearkats (1-3). Chanice Smith added another 21 points and eight rebounds. Britni Martin added 16 points, with six assists.
South Dakota State handed Nebraska its first loss, 60-55, on Sunday.
Twenty years after winning gold in Atlanta, members of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team reunited and walked down memory lane while being honored by the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
At Saturday's Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction, this year's class -- including Natalie Williams and Jackie Stiles -- spoke about the ties that bind everyone in the women's hoops world.
Disappointed by being left off the U.S. Olympic volleyball team? Just reach the Olympics in another sport. Natalie Williams, one of six Hall of Fame inductees, was that athletically gifted.
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