BTN.com staff, February 19, 2012
There was a trio of Big Ten women's basketball games Sunday afternoon, including Michigan State upsetting ranked Purdue, 67-52, in overtime. In other action, Michigan topped reeling Indiana, 61-48, and Nebraska took down Wisconsin, 68-59, to snap its three-game losing funk. Catch up on all three games on our BTN.com scoreboard and get stats, video and recaps in this post.
Michigan 61, Indiana 48 BOX
Rachel Sheffer recorded a double-double (18 points, 13 rebounds) to lift Michigan to a 61-48 win at Indiana on Sunday at Assembly Hall. Sheffer connected on 7-of-15 shooting and grabbed a career high in boards, all defensive, for her second career double-double. Courtney Boylan chipped in 14 points, 11 in the first half, on 4-of-9 shooting while adding a game-high five assists. Read the full recap at MGoBlue.com.
Nebraska 68, Wisconsin 59 BOX | AP RECAP
(AP) Jordan Hooper had 19 points, 18 rebounds and two blocks to lead No. 16 Nebraska to a 68-59 victory against Wisconsin on Sunday. Emily Cady scored 13 points and Lindsey Moore and Kaitlyn Burke 11 each for the Cornhuskers (20-6, 9-5 Big Ten), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Morgan Paige had 15 points and Taylor Wurtz 14 for the Badgers (8-18, 4-10).
Michigan State 67, Purdue 52 OT BOX | AP RECAP
(AP) Becca Mills scored 17 points and Michigan State beat No. 17 Purdue 67-52 in overtime Sunday. Lykendra Johnson had 15 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots for the Spartans (17-10, 9-5 Big Ten), who scored the first 11 points in overtime and outscored the Boilermakers 18-3 in the extra five minutes.