Nebraska ousts 3-time reigning champ OSU
No. 24 Nebraska toppled three-time reigning Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament champion and No. 16 Ohio State, 77-62, in semifinal action Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. With the win, the Huskers advance to the Big Ten tourney title game, where it plays No. 25 Purdue at 4 p.m. ET Sunday. We tracked tweets from a variety of official school sources, fans and media folks who were covering the action. Check it out here. Also, throughout the tourney, join the conversation on Twitter by using the #B1Gtourney.
Jordan Hooper had 21 points and 10 rebounds Saturday as Nebraska knocked off Ohio State 77-62 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 Penn State or Purdue. Lindsey Moore added seven assists.