banner

College Basketball

more stats

57
Final 12Score
Purdue253257
Nebraska344276
Preview | Lineup | Wrap | Box
76


NCAA Game Summary - Purdue at Nebraska



(Sunday, February 23rd)

Final Score: Nebraska 76, Purdue 57

Lincoln, NE (SportsNetwork.com) - Terran Petteway scored a game-high 29 points to lead his Nebraska Cornhuskers to a 76-57 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers in Big Ten Conference action at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Petteway connected on 10-of-19 shooting from the field, and hit all eight of his free-throw attempts for Nebraska (16-10, 8-6 Big Ten). Shavon Shields tallied a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Walter Pitchford chipped in 10 points with five rebounds. The Cornhuskers have won five consecutive games, and seven of their last eight.

Bryson Scott notched a double-double for Purdue (15-12, 5-9), scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. A.J. Hammons blocked four shots in the loss for Purdue, which has dropped three of its last four games.

Nebraska shot 41.4 percent from the field in the first half, including 2-of-9 from 3-point distance, and took a 34-25 lead into the intermission. Purdue seriously struggled offensively in the frame, netting just 22.2 percent of its field goal tries, including just 1-of-9 from deep. The Boilermakers stayed competitive thanks to 12-of-12 shooting from the free-throw line.

The Cornhuskers improved to 51.9 percent shooting in the second period, hitting 4-of-11 from distance as well. Purdue increased its shooting percentage to 38.5 from the floor, but fell even further behind Nebraska's lead in the stanza.

Nebraska outscored Purdue from 3-point range, 18-9, and forced 14 Boilermaker turnovers while committing just nine of its own.

02/23 19:09:01 ET

Other Stories

  • NFL: Tampa Bay at Atlanta

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Friday at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CFB: Maryland at Syracuse

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida at Alabama

    Saturday at 3:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Dave Doeren Show

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Tampa Bay at Atlanta

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • High School Wrap Up Show

    Saturday at 9:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • CFB: NC State vs. Presbyterian

    Saturday at 6:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • Football Friday

    Friday at 11:35 pm

Scoreboard
MLB
3:10pm Today
COL
LOS
3:40pm Today
ARI
SFG
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
BOS
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
TOR
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
WAS
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
CIN
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CWS
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
CLE
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
DET
8:15pm Tonight
STL
MIL
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
SEA
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
TEX
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
PHI