No. 16 Nebraska women beat Washington State 82-61
Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:30
Tear'a Laudermill scored 20 points on Wednesday night, and No. 16 Nebraska used a big second-half run to pull away from Washington State 82-61.
A few minutes into the second half, Nebraska (3-0) started a 19-2 run, turning a two-point lead into a 59-40 advantage on Allie Havers' layup with 10:35 left.
Washington State (2-1) was unable to recover and the Huskers avenged a 76-72 loss to the Cougars last year in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Hailie Sample had 16 points, Rachel Theriot scored 14, Emily Cady added 12 and Brandi Jeffery 11. Sample and Cady also had nine rebounds and Jeffery had eight.
Washington State rallied back to a 69-59 deficit on Lia Galdeira's layup with 3:13 left. The Cougars also fell behind in the first half but pulled even at 34-all by the break.
Shalie Dheensaw had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Galdeira scored 14 and Tia Presley 13.
USD, SDSU fans urged to donate toward food
Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:21
University of South Dakota and South Dakota State fans can support their team and help feed South Dakota families.
Saturday's football matchup between the schools in Brookings is part of the South Dakota Corn Showdown Series, which tracks athletic and academic performance among student-athletes of both universities.
The Corn Utilization Council says the series has provided tens of thousands of meals over its first two years.
Before the game, fans can donate money toward the effort at a First Bank & Trust branch or online at bankeasy.com.
USD leads SDSU 3-2 in the Corn Showdown Series point standings, following the 2014 volleyball, soccer and cross country matchups.
Kickoff for Saturday's game is 2 p.m. at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium on the SDSU campus in Brookin