Husker Women Hoopsters Defeat Creighton

On Sunday afternoon, the Nebraska women's basketball team improved to 8-1 on the year by knocking off Creighton 70-62 at the Devaney Center.  Keasha Cannon-Johnson scored 23 points and Margaret Richards added 11 points and 15 rebounds to pace Nebraska.  The Blue Jays and Huskers were tied 31 all at the half.  The Jays jumped out to a 7 point lead in the 2nd half, but Nebraska's defense and free throwing shooting proved to be the difference down the stretch.  Nebraska next plays at Rice on December 30th.