January 22, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Tear'a Laudermill and Emily Cady combined for 34 of their 43 points in the first half on Thursday to lead No. 16 Nebraska to an 89-72 win over Wisconsin.

Laudermill had 18 of her 24 points and Cady 16 of her 19 as the Cornhuskers (15-3, 5-2 Big Ten) shot 62 percent in the first half for a 53-31 lead.

Rachel Theriot added 11 points, Hailie Sample 10 and Cady, who hit 8 of 9 shots, grabbed 12 rebounds as Nebraska won its fifth straight.

Dakota Whyte and Nicole Bauman had 15 points each for the Badgers (7-11, 3-5). Tessa Cichy scored 14 and Cassie Rochel 10 with 12 rebounds.

Wisconsin only trailed by seven with 8:17 to go in the first half when the Huskies went on a 14-2 run to lead 39-20 on a Theriot jumper at the 4:15 mark. The Badgers never got closer than 14 early in the second half.

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