New era dawns in Husker Jordan Hooper's game

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Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — Jordan Hooper ran around the center circle of a basketball court more than halfway around the world, a Nebraska ranch girl in a Russian city where the sun hardly sets in the summer.

The Husker forward was starting her first game for Team USA in Monday's gold medal contest of the World University Games against the host country. Hooper was nervous, thrilled and uncertain. For her entire basketball career, the 6-foot-2 Hooper has always been the girl to jump at the opening tip. Not Monday.

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