Kate Cain and Ashtyn Veerbeek both produced big double-doubles and Leigha Brown led four Huskers in double figures with a career-high 18 points, as Nebraska rolled to a 96-63 women’s basketball win over San Jose State on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Cain, a 6-5 sophomore center from Middletown, N.Y., notched her second double-double of the year with season highs of 16 points and 17 rebounds while adding three blocked shots. Cain went 8-for-9 from the field, while also adding a pair of assists and two steals in just 23 minutes of action. It was the seventh double-double of Cain’s career.
Nebraska completes its three-game home stand next Saturday when the Huskers take on Denver. Tip time for the match-up with the Pioneers will be at 4:30 p.m.
The Omaha women’s basketball team earned a 53-46 comeback win over CSU Bakersfield Sunday at Baxter Arena.
With the win, the Mavericks improved to 5-4 on the season while the Roadrunners are now 4-5.
Omaha returns to action on Friday, Dec. 14 against Bradley. Tipoff is set for noon at Sapp Fieldhouse.