Two basketball video games are by no means the identical, however this was actually one thing.
An 80-51 win for the Nebraska ladies’s basketball workforce on Wednesday towards Penn State was fueled partially by a giant turnaround from past the arc.
In its final recreation, Nebraska shot simply 2-for-25 on three-pointers in a disappointing loss at Rutgers.
Only a few days later, Nebraska had already matched that variety of made threes within the opening 4 minutes of the sport, and the Huskers had been simply getting began. Nebraska completed 13-for-28 on threes, outscoring Penn State by 24 factors from deep.
Most significantly, the win ended a three-game shedding streak for the Huskers. It additionally marked 300 profession wins for Nebraska coach Amy Williams — 97 at Rogers State (NAIA), 96 at South Dakota and 107 at Nebraska.
Williams is 300-199 (.600) in 16 profession seasons, together with a 107-90 (.541) document in seven years at her alma mater.
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Freshman Callin Hake scored a career-high 16 factors, and made 4 of 6 three-pointers. Jaz Shelley nearly had one other triple-double, ending with 10 factors, 10 assists and 9 rebounds.
Alexis Markowski had 11 factors and 15 rebounds. Maddie Krull added 14 factors.
Makenna Marisa led Penn State (11-6, 2-4 Huge Ten) with 14 factors.
The Huskers shot 46% on threes — simply off the season-best of 48% — after taking pictures 8% within the final recreation. It was Nebraska’s ninth recreation making double-digit threes this season. Nebraska ranks second within the Huge Ten in made three-pointers (8.4 per recreation).
Hake made back-to-back threes to place the Huskers up 12-8, and at that time all of Nebraska’s factors had been off three-pointers.
The Huskers simply stored going, with a 12-2 run to finish the primary quarter giving Nebraska a 21-10 lead.
Within the first half Nebraska was 8-for-20 on three-pointers. Early within the third quarter. Krull made Nebraska’s ninth and tenth three-pointers because the Husker lead reached 17 factors.
Bourne made No. 11 early within the fourth quarter and Nebraska was nonetheless in management with a 64-38 lead.
Nebraska additionally did work on the boards, outrebounding Penn State 52-33.
Nebraska hosts undefeated and third-ranked Ohio State on Saturday.
Images: Nebraska seeks finish to 3-game skid vs. Penn State
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