Nwestern 22 27 49
Nebraska 24 40 64
Date of game: 1/26/2013

Recap: Nebraska vs. Northwestern

Lincoln, NE (Sports Network) - Dylan Talley produced 20 points and eight rebounds to lead the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a 64-49 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats in a Big Ten Conference matchup at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Brandon Ubel registered a double-double for Nebraska (11-10, 2-6 Big Ten) with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Ray Gallegos netted 11 points to help the Cornhuskers win for the second time in three games.

Dave Sobolewski went 8-of-16 from the field to net a team-best 21 points for the Wildcats (12-9, 3-5). Jared Swopshire notched a double-double of 11 points and 16 boards, but the other three starters combined to go just 4-of-21 from the floor.

Both sides were cold in the opening period. Nebraska took a narrow 24-22 lead into the intermission despite hitting only 37 percent of its field goal attempts and just 1-of-4 at the charity stripe in the first half. Northwestern converted just 32 percent of its attempts from the floor before the break.

The Wildcats continued to struggle after halftime as they went 3-of-19 from 3- point range. The Cornhuskers ran away to a 15-point decision by shooting 54.2 percent in the second stanza.

Although both teams were guilty of 11 miscues apiece, Nebraska outscored the Wildcats, 14-5, in points off of turnovers.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.