Scores

Final

Iowa 61

(20-12, 8-8 Big Ten)

(21) Nebraska 76

(23-7, 12-4 Big Ten)

12:30 PM ET, March 8, 2013

Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, Illinois

1 2 T
IOWA 24 3761
#21NEB 34 4276

Top Performers

Iowa: T. Taylor 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

Nebraska: J. Hooper 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

Jordan Hooper leads No. 21 Nebraska to Big Ten semis

Associated Press

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Jordan Hooper scored 24 points to lead No. 21 Nebraska to a 76-61 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

Lindsey Moore had 13 points and six assists, and Emily Cady had eight rebounds and six assists for the Huskers (23-7), the second seed in the tournament.

In the Big Ten semifinals, Nebraska will face third-seeded Purdue, which defeated Wisconsin 74-62 in the second quarterfinal game.

Hooper also grabbed seven rebounds to help Nebraska take a 44-30 advantage on the boards. The Huskers shot 46 percent from the field while the Hawkeyes shot 38 percent.

Theairra Taylor scored 22 points to lead Iowa (20-12). Melissa Dixon scored 18 points for the Hawkeyes.

Rachel Theriot's 3-pointer just before halftime gave Nebraska a 34-24 lead, and the Huskers led by as many as 27 points in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
IOWA
NEB
Points 61 76
FG Made-Attempted 23-60 (.383) 29-63 (.460)
3P Made-Attempted 8-26 (.308) 7-20 (.350)
FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 11-15 (.733)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 27

Game Leaders

 
IOWA
NEB
PointsT. Taylor 22J. Hooper 24
ReboundsT. Taylor 7E. Cady 8
AssistsT. Taylor 4E. Cady 6
StealsS. Logic 4T. Laudermill 3
BlocksM. Johnson 5L. Moore 1

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Feb 11, 2013 NEB 76, @IOWA 75Recap | Box Score
Feb 24, 2013 @NEB 66, IOWA 46Recap | Box Score
» Mar 8, 2013 @NEB 76, IOWA 61Recap | Box Score