Ann Arbor, Mich. – Alexis Markowski and Jaz Shelley each produced double-doubles, but No. 12 Michigan outlasted Nebraska 80-75 at the Crisler Center on Sunday afternoon.
Markowski, a 6-3 sophomore center, led Nebraska with 18 points and tied her career high with 18 rebounds for her fifth consecutive double-double and 13th of the season. Shelley added a double-double of her own with 14 points and 10 assists, while Isabelle Bourne pitched in 18 points and six rebounds. Nebraska slipped to 14-11 overall and 6-8 in the Big Ten, while Michigan improved to 20-5 overall and 10-4 in the conference.
The Huskers hung tough with the Wolverines on the road by playing inside-out, not only getting big production in the paint, but also by hitting 11-of-25 three-pointers, including 5-of-8 combined three-point shooting from Bourne and Markowski. Nebraska continues Big Ten road action on Wednesday night when the Huskers travel to Minnesota. Tip-off between the Big Red and the Golden Gophers is set for 7 p.m.,
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