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                 === No. 22 Nebraska pummels Southern Miss ===
 
 Lincoln,  NE (Sports  Network) - Taylor Martinez tossed three touchdown passes
 and  Ameer  Abdullah ran for  a pair of  scores as 22nd-ranked Nebraska easily
 handled Southern Miss, 56-13.
 
 Martinez  completed 15-of-23 passes  for 170 yards and ran for 34 yards on six
 carries.  Abdullah gained  114 yards on the ground on 17 attempts while Quincy
 Enunwa,  Kenny Bell  and Sam  Burtch all  had a  touchdown catch  for Nebraska
 (2-0).
 
 "It  was very important just to get our rhythm going," Martinez said. "I think
 we did a pretty good job up front on offense."
 
 Allan  Bridgford  went 21-of-35 passing  for 222  yards, a touchdown and three
 interceptions  in  defeat for  Southern Miss  (0-2), which has  not won a game
 since the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl against Nevada on Dec. 24, 2011.
 
 "I  don't care  who we are playing, we  are going to come to win and we didn't
 get  that accomplished," Southern Miss head coach Todd Monken said. "There are
 no  moral  victories. We have to  work on things  to make us a better football
 team, and give us a chance to win."
 
 The Cornhuskers outgained Southern Miss, 479-284.
 
 Stanley  Jean-Baptiste's second  interception in  as many  games put  Nebraska
 ahead  7-0 quickly  when he returned Bridgford's errant throw 43 yards for the
 opening score.
 
 After consecutive three-and-outs, Southern Miss marched down the field but had
 to settle for a 32-yard Corey Acosta field goal when they were flagged for two
 penalties in the red zone.
 
 Enunwa reeled in his third touchdown reception of the season late in the first
 quarter  to put Nebraska up 14-7. Martinez found Enunwa on 3rd-and-7 to extend
 the drive and five plays later hit him again from 16 yards out for the score.
 
 On  USM's first play of the ensuing drive, Bridgford was picked off yet again,
 this  time  by Ciante  Evans,  who  returned it  untouched  22  yards for  the
 Cornhuskers' second defensive touchdown of the first quarter.
 
 Both  teams settled  for punts  on their  first series  of the  second quarter
 before  Nebraska executed a 14-play scoring drive, capped by Abdullah's 3-yard
 touchdown  plunge.  Martinez completed  three third-down  passes on the drive,
 including a 15-yard toss to Jordan Westerkamp on 3rd-and-9.
 
 Acosta  drilled  his second field goal  of the contest minutes before halftime
 but  USM  left Nebraska too much  time. The Cornhuskers marched right down the
 field and with 12 seconds left, Martinez found Bell for a 21-yard score.
 
 The  Golden  Eagles forced a  quick Nebraska punt to  open the second half and
 took  advantage,  scoring their first  offensive touchdown when Bridgford went
 over the top and found Rickey Bradley for a 41-yard touchdown.
 
 Nebraska  scored  a touchdown of its  own moments later. Bell took the kickoff
 return  63  yards to  the Southern  Miss 37  and Abdullah  gathered a pitch by
 Martinez and scampered down the right sideline for his second rushing score.
 
 Evans' second pick of night set up Martinez's third touchdown strike, this one
 to Burtch from 26 yards out.
 
 Imani Cross, who had 105 yards and two scores in a win over Wyoming last week,
 added  a  rushing touchdown 22  seconds into the  fourth quarter for the final
 tally.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Nebraska  now holds a 4-1 all-time series lead ... The Cornhuskers have won 10
 straight  home games dating back to 2011 ... Nebraska picked up 30 first downs
 while holding Southern Miss to 16 ... Nebraska gained 285 yards on the ground,
 marking  the  14th time in its  last 16 games to  pick up at least 200 rushing
 yards ... DeBarriaus Miller recorded a game-high 14 tackles for USM.
 
 
 09/07 23:14:06 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
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MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
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PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR