NU Rolls Over Oral Roberts 89-53, 30 For Hooper

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Jordan Hooper scored 30 points as No. 18 Nebraska returned from Christmas break and pummeled Oral Roberts 89-53 Sunday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Hooper came into the game needing 27 points to catch Kiera Hardy at fifth place on Nebraska's career scoring list. She scored nine of her points in Nebraska's (10-2) game-opening sprint to a 24-0 lead. The Huskers were up 62-25 at halftime.

Christian Key and Kaylan Mayberry scored nearly all of the Golden Eagles (1-9) points with 25 and 20, respectively. Oral Roberts was pressured into 22 turnovers, 12 by NU steals and were out-rebounded 41-29. Hooper also snagged 11 boards.

Mayberry put Oral Roberts on the board with a jumper at 12:39 of the first half.

Emily Cady scored 15 points for Nebraska and Tear'a Laudermill, Rachel Theriot and Sadie Murren scored 11 each. The Huskers shot 52.5 percent from the field and drained 12-of-24 three-pointers.


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