LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Maddie Simon scored 19 points, Hannah Whitish added 18 and Nebraska beat No. 20 Iowa 74-65 on Tuesday night.

Jasmine Cincore’s 3-point play on a fast break extended Nebraska’s lead to 70-63 with 1:21 to go. Hannah Stewart scored at the other end but Iowa went scoreless from there. Nebraska was just 4 of 10 from the free-throw line in the final minute and finished 17 of 35 (48.6 percent).

Taylor Kissinger had 12 points and eight rebounds for Nebraska (13-6, 4-2 Big Ten). Kate Cain, who entered ranked fifth nationally in blocked shots at 3.5 per game, had five blocks and six points.

Megan Gustafson had 29 points and 18 rebounds for her NCAA-leading 18th double-double of the season for Iowa (15-4, 3-3). She scored half of Iowa’s 24 first-half points and also grabbed nine rebounds. Amanda Ollinger scored a career-high 12 points.

Nebraska snapped a five-game losing streak in the series dating to 2014-15.

Nebraska 74, Iowa 65

IOWA (15-4) — Coley 3-8 2-2 8, Gustafson 13-23 3-5 29, Mohns 1-5 0-0 2, Doyle 2-11 4-6 8, Sevillian 0-4 0-0 0, Ollinger 6-8 0-0 12, Stewart 2-10 2-4 6, Sanders 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 27-69 11-17 65.

NEBRASKA (13-6) — Simon 6-13 4-6 19, Cain 2-5 2-3 6, Cincore 1-4 1-5 3, Eliely 1-4 4-8 6, Whitish 7-12 2-6 18, Blackburn 0-1 0-0 0, Mitchell 0-1 0-0 0, Washington 0-0 0-0 0, Kissinger 3-11 4-6 12, Morton 3-8 0-1 7, Stallworth 0-0 0-0 0, Wood 1-4 0-0 3, Totals 24-63 17-35 74.

Iowa 14 14 19 18 — 65

Nebraska 14 23 16 21 — 74

3-point goals—Iowa 0-7 (Doyle 0-4, Sevillian 0-2, Stewart 0-1), Nebraska 9-25 (Simon 3-4, Cincore 0-1, Whitish 2-4, Kissinger 2-7, Morton 1-5, Wood 1-4). Assists—Iowa 12 (Doyle 5), Nebraska 14 (Whitish 5). Fouled out—Iowa Gustafson, Ollinger, Nebraska Cain. Rebounds—Iowa 53 (Gustafson 18), Nebraska 40 (Kissinger 8). Total fouls—Iowa 26, Nebraska 15. A—3,667.

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