Mizzou Women’s Basketball used a 23-2 first half run on their way to a 55-35 road victory at Nebraska to advance to Thursday’s Preseason WNIT Semifinals. The Tigers held the Huskers to the fewest points scored in a game as an NCAA program, with the last time coming in 1975. Mizzou’s 20-point win was the Tigers’ largest margin of victory over their former Big 12 rivals since 2003.
The Tigers held Nebraska to just four field goals over the final 20 minutes.
Senior Sierra Michealis (Mercer, Mo.) and sophomore Sophie Cunningham (Columbia, Mo.) scored 18 points each. Michaelis buried four three-pointers and is now tied for fourth in career treys among active players in the SEC with 121 career trifectas. Cunningham added 10 rebounds to secure her fifth career double-double. She’s now scored in double figures in seven of her last eight games.
Mizzou will play Washington who beat Colorado State 101-68. The Preseason WNIT Semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 17, with location and game times yet to be determined by tournament officials.