No. 23 Nebraska beats Sam Houston State 85-72

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 04:15 hrs

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.

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