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Nebraska 81, Oklahoma State 56

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Jessica Gerhart hit a perfect 8-of-8 from
the field and scored 16 points to lead Nebraska to a win over
Oklahoma State 81-56 on Tuesday night in Big 12 Conference play.

Nebraska (15-10, 7-7) shot 61.8 percent in the first half while
the Cowgirls shot 36.7 percent. Oklahoma State (6-19, 0-14) ended
up trailing Nebraska 53-30 at the half.

Oklahoma State closed in on Nebraska in the second half,
outscoring them 28-26. But both teams saw their field goals drop.
The Cowgirls shot 34.5 percent overall while Nebraska more than
halved their percentage to 30.8 percent.

Kiera Hardy had 10 points for the Huskers. Elena Diaz had a
game-high nine rebounds. LaToya Howell tied a career-high 10
assists, with eight in the second half.

For Oklahoma State, Whitney Pegram had 14 points. Catherria
Turner had 11.