Minnesota 21 30 51
Nebraska 23 30 53
Date of game: 3/6/2013

Recap: Nebraska vs. Minnesota

Lincoln, NE (Sports Network) - Brandon Ubel scored 15 points on 4-of-7 from the field to lead the Nebraska Cornhuskers to the 53-51 decision over the Minnesota Golden Gophers in Big Ten action at the Devaney Center.

Dylan Talley chipped in 12 points for Nebraska (14-16, 5-12 Big Ten) which snapped a two-game losing skid.

Trevor Mbakwe paced Minnesota (20-10, 8-9) with 15 points and six rebounds. Andre Hollins had 14 points off the bench while second and third leading scorers Rodney Williams and Austin Hollins went scoreless on a combined 0-of-9 from the floor.

Nebraska led 23-21 at the break despite shooting just 37.5 percent from the floor. Minnesota missed all five attempts from behind the arc and made 1-of-5 from the free throw line.

Andre Hollins nailed a triple with 2:57 remaining in the game and followed it up with two free throws to tie the score at 46-46. Ubel responded with an old fashioned three-point play and sunk four free throws in the final seconds to seal it for the Cornhuskers.

Nebraska improved to 16-51 all-time against Minnesota.

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