Theriot with 31, lifts No. 12 Nebraska past High Point 83-57
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Rachel Theriot scored a season-high 31 points, and Tear'a Laudermill chipped in 22 to help No. 12 Nebraska roll to an 83-57 victory over High Point on Saturday.
Theriot dished out five assists and made 13 of her career-high 24 attempts from the floor to pick up her second career game scoring more than 30 points. Theriot scored a career-best 33 points against Minnesota last season, which the Cornhuskers face December 29 to open conference play.
Emily Cady had 12 points, six rebounds and three steals before leaving with a bruised tailbone with about 15 minutes remaining.
Hailie Sample had six assists and nine rebounds to go with her six points.
Nebraska (10-1) led by as many as 28 points and played with only three bench players with the rest out with various injuries.
Kaylah Keys had 14 points and four assists, but eight turnovers for High Point (6-5).