Tear'a Laudermill scored 22 of her career-high 27 points and made six of her seven 3-pointers in the first half, and No. 16 Nebraska defeated eighth-ranked Penn State 94-74 to stay alive in the Big Ten race on Monday night.
Jordan Hooper scored 31 points, including a clinching 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and Nebraska (No. 23 AP) won its Big Ten debut with a 71-63 victory over Penn State (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 16 AP) on Friday night.
Danielle Adams had 22 points while No. 11 Texas A&M forced Kelsey Griffin to the bench with early foul trouble and spoiled No. 3 Nebraska's unbeaten season with an 80-70 victory Saturday in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Kelsey Griffin's career-high 36 points helped spark a second-half rally, and No. 3 Nebraska beat Kansas State 82-72 on Saturday to become the first Big 12 to roll unbeaten through an entire regular season.