Huskers Get Second Win in Europe
Jordan Hooper, Emily Cady and Rebecca Woodberry all produced double-doubles, as the Nebraska women's basketball team picked up its second win on its European Tour with a 77-41 victory over Horsholm in Copenhagen, Denmark on Saturday.
Hooper, a 6-2 sophomore forward from Alliance, Neb., notched her second consecutive double-double with team highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds. Hooper went 2-of-3 from three-point range, while adding a steal and a block without committing a turnover.
Cady, a 6-2 true freshman forward from Seward, Neb., scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, including nine offensive boards, for the Huskers. She added two blocks, two steals and one assist without committing a turnover for the Huskers. Cady's performance followed a 32-point effort her last time out in a win over Ullern BBC in Oslo, Norway.
Woodberry, a 5-11 redshirt freshman from Phoenix, Ariz., notched her second straight double-double on the trip with 10 points and 12 rebounds. She added a block and an assist while committing just one turnover againgst Horsholm.
A third freshman, 5-9 guard Tear'a Laudermill from Riverside, Calif., provided a fourth Husker in double figures with 10 points, including a pair of three-pointers. She added four boards and one assists. Fellow true freshman Brandi Jeffery added eight points and three rebounds, while NU's fourth true freshman, Hailie Sample, contributed three points and four assists.
Junior point guard Lindsey Moore managed five points, five assists and five rebounds, while fellow junior Meghin Williams pitched in six points, five boards and two blocks in a solid effort off the bench.
Redshirt freshman forward Katie Simon added four points and two rebounds, while sophomore center Adrianna Maurer rounded out the scoring with two points and six rebounds.
The Huskers jumped out to a double-digit lead at the end of the first quarter and continued to pull away throughout the game against a Horsholm squad that included several players who are active in the Danish National program.
For the game, Nebraska hit 30-of-91 shots from the field, including just 4-of-23 three-pointers. The Huskers also connected on 7-of-10 free throws. NU crashed the boards hard against Horsholm, pulling down 63 rebounds, including 28 on the offensive end.
Nebraska concludes competition on its European Tour on Sunday when the Huskers square off against the Danish National Team. NU returns to Lincoln on Monday, Aug. 15.