Women’s basketball takes off in second half to take down Purdue 68-54

The Huskers returned home to play Purdue following two straight losses on the road. Nebraska snapped its two-game skid by taking down the Boilermakers 68-54.

The Huskers battled it out with Purdue throughout the first half and entered the locker rooms up 32-29. However, Nebraska took off in third quarter, outscoring the Boilermakers 22-14 to enter the fourth up 54-43.

The Huskers finished the game with five players scoring double-digit points. Alexis Markowski and Darian White shared the top spot as Nebraska’s top scorer with both players delivering 14 points on the night.

Natalie Potts and Kendall Moriarty both finished runner-up in scoring for the Huskers in the win, dropping 11 points. Moriarty’s 11 points in the game also tied her career high. Jaz Shelley rounded out the double-digit scorers for Nebraska, tallying up 10 points on the night.

The Huskers move to 14-7 on the season and 6-4 in conference play. They will remain home to host Rutgers on Saturday afternoon. Tipoff is set 2 p.m. and can be viewed on B1G+ and Nebraska Public Media.

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