LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sam Griesel scored 15 factors — together with a pair free throws in closing seconds — and grabbed seven rebounds Wednesday evening to assist Nebraska beat Ohio State 63-60 and prolong the Buckeyes’ shedding streak to 5 video games.
Keisei Tominaga added 11 factors for Nebraska (10-9, 3-5 Large Ten). Derrick Walker, Nebraska’s main scorer (14.1 factors per recreation) and rebounder (7.7), fouled out when he was known as for a cost with 2:09 left, completed with eight factors, 10 rebounds and 4 assists.
The Cornhuskers improved to 6-20 all-time in opposition to Ohio State (10-8, 2-5).
Brice Sensabaugh scored back-to-back buckets to provide Ohio State a two-point lead with 8:55 to play however the Buckeyes went with out a area purpose for the subsequent 6 1/2 minutes. Denim Dawson answered with a layup and Jamarques Lawrence adopted with a 3-pointer to make it 52-49 a minute later and the Cornhuskers led the remainder of the best way.
Sean McNeil missed a clear have a look at a possible tying 3-point shot from the left wing as time expired.
Sensabaugh led the Buckeyes with 18 factors and 10 rebounds. McNeil scored 13 factors and Zed Key added 11 factors, 10 rebounds and three blocks.
Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg was known as for a technical foul with 12:33 to play. He appeared upset after a no-call on what he thought was a Buckeyes foul and exploded when Wilhelm Breidenbach was known as for an transferring display screen moments later. McNeil, who went into the sport 18-for-18 from the free-throw line this season for Ohio State, missed each technical free throws.
Nebraska has performed the nation’s hardest schedule in keeping with the NCAA’s NET rankings and 10 of its 19 video games this season have been in opposition to Quad 1 opponents.
Ohio State returns residence to play Iowa on Saturday
Nebraska hits the highway to tackle Penn State on Saturday
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