Nebraska 18 29 47
Indiana 27 49 76
Date of game: 2/13/2013

Recap: Indiana vs. Nebraska

Bloomington, IN (Sports Network) - Cody Zeller had 16 points and five rebounds in No. 1 Indiana's 76-47 win over Nebraska.

Christian Watford finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds, while Victor Oladipo added 13 points and eight boards for the Hoosiers (22-3, 10-2 Big Ten), who have rebounded with back-to-back wins since losing at Illinois last Thursday.

Dylan Talley netted 16 points to lead Nebraska (12-13, 3-9), which has dropped nine of its last 12 contests.

Indiana took a 27-18 lead into the break and blew the game open in the second half.

"We definitely wanted to start the second half off fast," Watford said. "We wanted to play our style of basketball. We felt like we were kind of letting them lure us in a little bit in the first half. We definitely wanted to get out in the second half and share the basketball."

After the Hoosiers opened up a 39-23 advantage a little less than four minutes into the stanza, Indiana went on a 19-4 run a bit later in the frame.

Zeller had six points during the surge, including the last four to open up a 58-32 cushion with 7:40 to play.

The hosts cruised the rest of the way.

"The trouble in the second half came with their 3-point shooting and their ability to get to the foul line," said Nebraska head coach Tim Miles. "They are always on the attack. That's just how they are."

Earlier, the Cornhuskers had a 14-11 edge midway through the first stanza before the IU outscored them 16-4 over the final 10 minutes to close the period.

Game Notes

Indiana moved to 9-2 all-time against Nebraska ... The Huskers have lost 16 straight and 37 of 38 road matchups against Top-25 foes dating back to 1999 ... Will Sheehey had nine points for the Hoosiers.

Aloha! Western Carolina to visit Hawaii in 2017

Western Carolina's football program will open its 2017 season at the University of Hawaii in a first-ever meeting between the two programs.

NASCAR News
Newman's No. 31 team penalized for tire manipulation

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Ryan Newman's No. 31 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday for altered tires used in the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.

NBA fines Clippers' Davis $15K for cushion kick

Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for kicking a seat cushion into the stands during Sunday's game against Boston.

Oilers sign D LaLeggia

The Edmonton Oilers added depth and scoring punch from the college ranks on Monday, signing defenseman Joey LaLeggia to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.