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(21) Nebraska 59

(13-5, 3-3 Big Ten)

Northwestern 63

(13-7, 3-4 Big Ten)

    5:00 PM ET, January 26, 2014

    Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    #21NEB 34 2559
    NW 34 2963

    Top Performers

    Nebraska: T. Laudermill 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Stl

    Northwestern: N. Coffey 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Northwestern sneaks past No. 21 Nebraska 63-59

    Associated Press

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Nia Coffey scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Northwestern avenged an earlier loss to No. 21 Nebraska with a 63-59 win on Sunday.

    Northwestern lost to the Huskers 66-65 in its opening game of Big Ten play and were coming off a loss to No. 22 Purdue 90-65 on Thursday.

    The game saw eight ties and 14 lead changes.

    Tied at 51 with 7:54 remaining, neither team scored until Coffey's free throw with 4:23 left. Nebraska's Emily Cady broke the field goal drought at the 3:53 mark for a three point lead.

    Knotted at 57, Maggie Lyon made a basket and Christen Inman nailed a 3-pointer to give Northwestern a 62-57 lead with 31 seconds left.

    Inman had 12 points for Northwestern (13-7, 3-4) and Ashley Deary added 10 points and five assists.

    Tear'a Laudermill led Nebraska (13-5, 3-3) with 18 points, Cady had 12 and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEB
    NW
    Points 59 63
    FG Made-Attempted 20-62 (.323) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 10-15 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    NEB
    NW
    PointsT. Laudermill 18N. Coffey 22
    ReboundsE. Cady 10N. Coffey 10
    AssistsR. Theriot 5A. Deary 5
    StealsT. Laudermill 3N. Coffey 4

    2013-14 Season

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