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.

Nebraska 77, Ohio State 62: BOX | AP RECAP

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.


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HuskerPower on 3/3/2012 @ 5:53pm EDT Said:

I’m watching with my eight year old-she knows what “Sammy P” said and so do you- please stop glorifying her. Thank goodness my children attend home games where they can watch positive role models.

Jeff Hinsley on 3/4/2012 @ 3:46am EDT Said:

Great job Lady Huskers for having a great season and by beating 3 -time B10 tourney Champs Buckeyes now best to you Vs Purdue .You ladys in Nebraska sports sure are competing for conference titles.Now can the men step up ?