Hot-shooting Cougars stun NU
Nebraska's Jordan Hooper, No. 35, rebounds against Washington State's Sage Romberg and Brandi Thomas, No. 24.
Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:10 pm, Thu May 8, 2014.
LINCOLN — There's a difference, Nebraska women's basketball coach Connie Yori said Saturday night, between playing defense with the hope the opponent misses shots and playing defense to force missed shots.
The 10th-ranked Huskers settled too much for the first kind of defense and wound up with their first loss — an upset, no less — in Pinnacle Bank Arena. Washington State (4-4) beat NU 76-72 and led for all but 45 seconds of the game. Two large Nebraska comebacks — one in each half — weren't enough to overcome the Cougars hitting 12 3-pointers and scoring 26 points off Husker turnovers.
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Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:10 pm.