Women's hoops roundup: Nebraska nips Florida State
Jordan Hooper had a career-best 36 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 25 Nebraska slip by No. 24 Florida State 78-77 on Saturday, handing the Seminoles their first loss.
Hooper was 6 of 11 from 3-point range in her double-double performance. Emily Cady had 15 points. Lindsey Moore had 14 points, eight assists.
Nebraska (7-3) led 40-36 at halftime in a game with 17 lead changes.
No. 19 Dayton 60, Michigan State 53
Cassie Sant scored 19 points, grabbed five boards and had four assists as No. 19 Dayton women defeated Michigan State 60-53 Saturday, snapping an eight-game winning streak for the Spartans.
Andrea Hoover (10 rebounds) and Ally Malott scored 12 points apiece for Dayton.
Dayton (10-0) missed 13 of its first 18 shots as Michigan State (8-1) opened up a 22-10 lead with 8:17 left in the first half. But Sant hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-7 run over an 11-minute span that gave the Flyers a 32-29 lead 3 minutes into the second half. Sant, who had 11 points during the spurt, capped the run with a jumper.