Markowski Stars In 1st Start, Huskers Beat No. 8 Michigan

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Freshman Alexis Markowski scored a season-high 20 points in her first start, and Nebraska built a big lead early and went on to a 79-58 victory over eighth-ranked Michigan.

The Cornhuskers (13-1, 2-1 Big Ten) beat a top-10 opponent for the first time in seven years.

Michigan stars Naz Hillmon and Leigha Brown had trouble getting going. The two combined for nine points on 3-of-14 shooting in the decisive first half. Emily Kiser led the Wolverines (12-2, 3-1) with 13 points.

Hillmon and Brown finished with 10 points apiece.

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