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NCAA Game Summary - Nebraska at Penn State



(Thursday, January 23rd)

Final Score: Penn State 58, Nebraska 54

University Park, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - D.J. Newbill tallied 16 points as the Penn State Nittany Lions narrowly defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers 58-54 in a Big Ten tilt at the Bryce Jordan Center.

John Johnson had 13 points for the Nittany Lions (10-10, 1-6 Big Ten), who snapped a six game losing skid and picked up their first conference win. Brandon Taylor and Tim Frazier each scored 11 points with Frazier clearing nine rebounds and adding six assists.

Terran Petteway led the Cornhuskers (9-9, 1-5) with 15 points, as they fell fro the sixth time in the last seven games. Ray Gallegos added 10 points while Shavon Shields brought down 10 rebounds.

Nebraska shot 40 percent from the field including 5-of-10 from 3-point range in the first period and took a lead 29-22 at the break. PSU struggled and made just 24.1 percent of its field goal attempts.

The Nittany Lions came out in the second frame and made 46.4 percent of their shots from the floor and forced eight turnovers. Newbill made a dunk with 1:05 left following a Deverell Biggs turnover to put Nittany Lions up 52-51. They would close the game on a 6-3 run to seal the win.

PSU dominated play inside as it outscored the Cornhuskers 30-10 in the paint.

01/23 23:41:57 ET

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