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Huskers Fall in Final Minutes at Penn State

University Park, Pa. - Nebraska battled back from a nine-point third-quarter deficit to take a four-point fourth-quarter lead, but Penn State made the plays and the free throws down the stretch to hand the Huskers an 85-74 women's basketball loss at the Bryce Jordan Center on Thursday night.

Senior center Kate Cain led the Huskers with 21 points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots, but it was not enough to prevent Nebraska from slipping to 9-6 overall and 7-5 in the Big Ten. Johnasia Cash answered with a huge 27-point, 19-rebound effort for Penn State, which improved to 7-7 overall and 4-6 in the Big Ten.