College Basketball

more stats

53
Final 12Score
Nebraska163753
Northwestern222749
Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Wrap | Box
49


NCAA Game Summary - Nebraska at Northwestern



(Saturday, February 8th)

Final Score: Nebraska 53, Northwestern 49

Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Terran Petteway tallied 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists as the Nebraska Cornhuskers held on for a 53-49 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats in a Big Ten Conference battle at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Walter Pitchford knocked down 5-of-8 shots from the floor to add 15 points for the Cornhuskers (12-10, 4-6 Big Ten) as they collected their first true road win of the season.

JerShon Cobb netted 14 points for Northwestern (12-12, 5-6), which had a two- game winning streak snapped with the setback. Drew Crawford chipped in 13 points and six rebounds, but also committed five of the Wildcats' 13 turnovers.

Northwestern limited the visitors to 25 percent efficiency from the floor including a 2-of-11 clip from 3-point range in the opening period. The Wildcats took a 22-16 lead into the intermission despite connecting on only 38.1 percent of their field goal tries in the first half.

Nebraska heated up to sink 56.5 percent of its shots from the floor including 5-of-9 from beyond the arc. The Cornhuskers overcame the halftime deficit and held a 44-36 edge on the scoreboard with just over six minutes remaining, but Northwestern used an 8-0 run to even the score with 3:52 left in regulation. The Cornhuskers scored the next five points and held off the Wildcats the rest of the way.

Both teams finished the contest with 31 total rebounds.

02/08 15:22:57 ET

Other Stories

  • PGA Golf: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Today at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Super Bowl: Seattle vs. New England

    Tonight at 6:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC Women: Louisville at Duke

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 620am

  • ACC: NC State at Wake Forest

    Tuesday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Anaheim

    Tuesday at 10:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
1st
ECU 2
CIN 0
 
1:00pm Today
BOS
MIA
2:00pm Today
NYK
LAL
1st
FSU 14
MIAMI 28
 
1st
YOUNG 31
OU 42
 
1st
ECU 2
CIN 0
 
1st
MSU 2
MICH 2
 
2:00pm Today
DAY
FORD
2:00pm Today
MON
MAN
 
2:00pm Today
CAN
MAR
 
2:00pm Today
NIAG
QUIN
 
2:30pm Today
USC
UTAH
3:00pm Today
WASH
CAL
3:00pm Today
HOU
UCONN
3:00pm Today
WILL
NDST
 
1:00pm Today
MON
ARI
1:00pm Today
WAS
STL
2:00pm Today
PIT
NAS
3:00pm Today
VAN
MIN
6:30pm Tonight
SEA
NEP