Sunday's Results

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#19/21 Nebraska 67, Illinois 47
Champaign, Ill. - Lindsey Moore scored a game-high 20 points and Jordan Hooper produced her 10th double-double of the year with 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead the No. 19 Nebraska women's basketball team a 67-47 win at Illinois on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, Nebraska improved to 18-3 overall and 7-2 in the Big Ten by notching its fourth Big Ten road win. Illinois slipped to 7-15 overall and 1-8 in the conference. Moore, a junior point guard from Covington, Wash., scored seven straight points in a crucial stretch late in the second half to seal the win for the Huskers to secure her sixth 20-point game of the season and 12th of her career. Moore added four rebounds, three assists and three steals. RECAP

Minnesota 76, #9/9 Ohio State 65
The University of Minnesota women's basketball team shocked No. 9/9 Ohio State 76-65 Sunday afternoon in front of a Williams Arena crowd of 5,626. The triumph moves the Gophers to 12-11 overall and 4-5 in Big Ten Conference play, while the Buckeyes suffered only their second loss of the season to drop to 20-2 overall and 7-2 in league action. It was the first time the Gophers had defeated a ranked opponent since March 22, 2009, when it took down No. 23/20 Notre Dame in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, while it was the first time the squad beat a ranked team at Williams Arena since clinching a 79-70 win over the Buckeyes on Jan. 24, 2008. The Maroon and Gold had four players score in double-figures in the victory, led by freshman Rachel Banham's 20 points. Senior Kiara Buford added 15 points, while Katie Loberg and Kionna Kelloggchipped in 13 and 11 points, respectively. RECAP

Michigan State 83, #18/19 Penn State 77
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Porsche Poole scored a career-high 32 points and Michigan State rallied to beat No. 18 Penn State 83-77 on Sunday. Following a 28-point effort in a loss to Illinois, Poole was 10-for-15 from the field, including hitting three 3-pointers, for the Spartans (13-9, 5-4 Big Ten). She also had six rebounds, six assists and three steals. The win ended a three-game skid for Michigan State and completed a sweep of the Nittany Lions (16-5, 6-3). The Spartans jumped out to a 22-point halftime lead and won 75-65 on Jan. 7. It was much tougher this time in a game neither team led by more than nine points. But with 16 points and 12 rebounds from Lykendra Johnson and 13 points and six assists from Kiana Johnson, Michigan State was just a bit quicker. RECAP

Northwestern 68, Indiana 61
EVANSTON, Ill.-- Northwestern fought off a late comeback bid by Indiana to claim a 68-61 victory at Welsh-Ryan Arena Sunday afternoon. Both Dannielle Diamant (22 points, 11 rebounds) and Kendall Hackney (16 points, 11 rebounds) posted double-doubles for NU, the first duo to do so this year. With the win, the Wildcats swept the season series for the first time since the 1996-97 season and improved to 13-9. Morgan Jones also notched 17 points for Northwestern, marking the fourth time this season that three `Cats have recorded 15 or more points in a game. RECAP

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