No. 13 Colorado 95, Nebraska 60
Feb. 07, 2002
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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) _ Jenny Roulier scored 17 points to pace six players in double figures as No. 13 Colorado beat Nebraska 95-60 Wednesday night for its eighth straight victory.
The Buffaloes (18-6, 8-3 Big 12) beat the Cornhuskers for the 18th straight time in Boulder. Nebraska (12-11, 2-8) absorbed its fourth loss in a row, three of them to ranked teams.
Kate Fagan added 15 points and Tera Bjorklund 13 for Colorado, which has gone unbeaten since opening conference play 0-3.
Keasha Cannon had 25 points on 11-of-15 shooting and seven rebounds for the Huskers.
Roulier, 5-of-7 from 3-point range, had three 3-pointers and 11 points in the first half to help stake Colorado to a 49-23 lead at the break. She opened the second half with two more 3s for a 55-25 advantage, and Nebraska got no closer than 26 points after that.
Colorado gradually extended its lead to 39 points at 91-52 on Syreeta Stafford's 3-pointer with 2:44 left.
With runs of 9-0, 12-0 and 10-0, the Buffaloes raced to their halftime bulge.
Mandy Nightingale's three-point play and her ensuing layup capped nine straight points, putting Colorado ahead 14-4 five minutes into the game.
Cannon's steal and layup cut the deficit to 16-10, but Fagan's 3-pointer started Colorado's 12-point flurry for a 28-10 lead with 9:16 to go in the half.
Back-to-back 3-pointers by Roulier started a 10-0 surge for a 40-17 lead.
For the half, Colorado outshot Nebraska 53 percent to 36 percent, outrebounded the Huskers 24-12 and hit 13 free throws to the Huskers' none.