No. 6 Colorado 73, Nebraska 55
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Isabelle Fijalkowski scored 19 points and No. 6 Colorado pulled away in the second half to a 73-55 victory over Nebraska, the Buffaloes’ 10th straight win.
Colorado (15-2, 5-0 Big Eight) led 57-50 with five minutes to play and went on a 14-0 run over the next 3:55. Fijalkowski, a 6-foot-5 senior center from France, began the run with a three-point play and added a field goal and two free throws to close it. Reserve guard Amy Palmer added five points in the game-winning run.
Fijalkowski also had 10 rebounds, while Shelley Sheetz added 15 points and Palmer had 10.
Freshman guard Anna DeForge led Nebraska (10-8, 1-5) with 13 points and Pyra Aarden and Tina McClain had 10 each.
Sheetz hit consecutive 3-pointers to give Colorado, which led 31-30 at halftime, a 43-38 lead with 13:51 to play.
Nebraska was within three on a jumper by McClain with 11:46 left, but the Cornhuskers scored just five points over the next 10 minutes.
Colorado outrebounded Nebraska 39-22 and had 17 offensive rebounds. The Buffaloes shot just 39 percent in the first half and improved that to 60 percent in the second half.