Nebraska women beat No. 25 Michigan State 59-54

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 24, 2013 at 9:40 pm •  Published: January 24, 2013
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Hooper scored 25 points to lead Nebraska to a 59-54 win over No. 25 Michigan State Thursday night.

Lindsey Moore had 12 points and six assists for Nebraska (14-6, 4-3 Big Ten). Hooper also had seven rebounds for the Cornhuskers, who led most of the way.

Nebraska was ahead 30-23 at halftime and never trailed after that, and led by 10 with just over a minute to play.

Kiana Johnson scored 22 points, making four 3-pointers, to lead the Spartans, who had won three in a row. Michigan State (16-3, 4-2) was playing its first game at Nebraska.

Courtney Schiffauer added 11 points and Jasmine Thomas scored 10 for Michigan State.