Sunday women's hoops roundup: Huskers cruise

There were five Big Ten women’s basketball games Sunday. Nebraska kicked off the action with an impressive 87-64 win over Southern University. Minnesota topped Navy, Iowa got the best of UNI, and Ohio State fell to Bowling Green. Catch up on all the day’s scores and stats in this post.

MINNESOTA 62, NAVY 55 | RECAP | BOX
Three Gophers scored in double figures as the University of Minnesota (4-1) women’s basketball team Navy (4-2) defeated visiting Navy, 62-55, Sunday afternoon at Williams Arena on Military Appreciation Day. Rachel Banham was the Gophers’ top scorer with 18 points and seven rebounds, while Amanda Zahui B. secured her third double-double in the last four games with 16 points and a team-best 13 rebounds. Kayla Hirt notched a season-high 10 points and three assists and Sari Noga added nine points and two assists.

NEBRASKA 87, SOUTHERN 64 | RECAP | BOX
(AP) Jordon Hooper scored 23 points and gathered 8 rebounds as the No. 11 Nebraska women beat Southern University 87-64 on Sunday afternoon. Hooper, an All-American, bettered her season scoring average (17.8) for the game. Emily Cady added 18 points making 5 of 6 from the field, and gathering 14 rebounds. Rachel Theriot also scored 13 points with eight assists for the Cornhuskers.

IOWA 67, UNI 60 | RECAP | BOX
Riding a double-double by point guard Samantha Logic, the University of Iowa women’s basketball team returned to the win column with a 67-60 road victory at Northern Iowa on Sunday in the McLeod Center. Logic scored 17 points with 10 rebounds to pace the Hawkeyes (5-1 overall), who bounced back from their first road loss of the season Wednesday at Colorado. Northern Iowa is 2-3.

BOWLING GREEN 64, OHIO STATE 52  | RECAP | BOX
The Ohio State women’s basketball team dropped a 64-52 decision to the Bowling Green Falcons on Sunday, with each team playing in its third game in three days at the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at Value City Arena. Ohio State, which won two out of three games over the weekend, drops to 5-2 on the season while Bowling Green improves to 6-1.

NORTHWESTERN, CALIFORNIA  | RECAP | BOX

Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, I have worked at the Big Ten Network since 2012 and took over my role as web editor and blogger in August, 2013. Follow me on twitter for constant Big Ten updates @srmerriman. Thanks and enjoy!!

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