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Griffin scores 17 points to lead Nebraska to victory

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Kelsey Griffin scored 17 points and grabbed
12 rebounds to lead Nebraska to a 66-59 victory over New
Mexico (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) on Monday.

It was the second loss in a three games for the Lobos, who were
routed by then-No. 13 Arizona State 67-49 on Sunday.

Kiera Hardy scored 16 points and Jelena Spiric added 13 for
Nebraska, which shot 40 percent from the field.

Dionne Marsh led the Lobos with 16 points, while Brandi Kimble
had 12 and Julie Briody had 11. Katie Montgomery had six steals for
New Mexico.

Nebraska took a 33-30 lead at halftime as the Lobos struggled
with their shooting. New Mexico shot 40 percent from the floor in
the first half, but made only 2-of-11 3-pointers.