Hot-shooting No. 16 Nebraska tops Alcorn St. 83-49
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Rachel Theriot scored 18 points and Tear'a Laudermill added 12 as No. 16 Nebraska defeated Alcorn State 83-49 on Sunday night, going unbeaten on the season-opening weekend.
The Huskers (2-0) took control about 5 minutes into the game when Theriot hit a jumper on an assist from Laudermill for a 14-11 lead, then Laudermill followed with a 3-pointer and Nebraska was off - building leads into the double digits.
Nebraska led by 20 at the half despite 13 first-half turnovers. They settled down after halftime and outrebounded the Braves (0-2) 47-29. Ten Huskers scored in the game, four in double figures as Brandi Jeffery added 11 and Anya Kalenta 10.
Olivia Brown paced Alcorn State with 21 points. Jazmin Strane added 11 points and five rebounds.