Big Ten semis: Huskers roll, will face Iowa for title

(AP) Tear’a Laudermill scored 20 points and Rachel Theriot added 18 as third-seeded and No. 16 ranked Nebraska, exploded for a 50-point first half in beating No. 19 Michigan State, the No. 2 seed, 86-58 on Saturday in the Big Ten semifinals.

The Cornhuskers (24-6) advance to the Big Ten tournament championship game against No. 23 Iowa, the fifth-seeded team, on Sunday.

Nebraska was on top 24-17 in the first half prior to Laudermill’s 3-pointer that capped a 9-0 Cornhusker run and stretched the lead to 33-17 over Michigan State (22-9). Over the next 6 minutes, Nebraska upped that margin to 23 points and led the Spartans 50-27 at the break.

Read full AP recap.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014
Game 11: No. 5 Iowa vs. No. 3 Nebraska (1 p.m. ET, ESPN)

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Bob Jones on 3/8/2014 @ 10:46pm EDT Said:

Huskers playing exceptionally well the last month, best team in conference by far. Set for a long, long run.

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