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Nebraska knocks off No. 25 Rutgers for 2nd straight win over ranked opponent

Posted at 7:41 PM, Jan 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-21 20:41:10-05

After defeating No. 20 Iowa at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Tuesday for its win over a ranked opponent in nearly two years, Nebraska women's basketball followed suit Sunday afternoon on the road at No. 25 Rutgers, knocking off the Scarlet Knights, 52-42.

Nebraska is now a perfect 7-0 in true road games this season, as the Huskers improved to 14-6 overall this year and 5-2 in the Big Ten.  NU led for the final 35 minutes of the contest against Rutgers.

Freshman Kate Cain led the Huskers with 14 points and 8 rebounds. Senior Jasmine Cincore added 11 points for the Big Red.

Nebraska now returns home for a match-up against Purdue on Wednesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Tip is set for 7 p.m.