Nebraska vs Illinois

Illinois 59, Nebraska 54

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Joseph Bertrand scored a career-high 25 points and hit the shot that gave Illinois a decisive lead with 53 seconds to play Saturday on the way to a 59-54 victory over Nebraska.

The Cornhuskers (8-7, 0-4 Big Ten) were looking for their first Big Ten win and were tied 54-54 when Bertrand hitting a running floater that gave Illinois (14-3, 3-1) a 56-54 lead.

Bertrand made 11 of his 12 shots in his third career start. Brandon Paul added 11 points for the Illini.

Nebraska led 25-22 at the half and held a 48-45 edge with just under 5 minutes to play.

Bo Spencer led Nebraska with 13 points. Toney McCray added 12 and Brandon Richardson scored 10.

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Nebraska Cornhuskers
B. Ubel, F251-31-23333
B. Richardson, G353-53-431210
T. McCray, G345-91-460112
B. Spencer, G265-100-011413
C. Walker, G250-21-27101
D. Talley281-34-41156
J. Diaz223-43-33129
C. Hilliard20-00-00010
C. Niemann20-00-00000
M. Fox10-00-00000
Totals 18-3613-192481854
 50%68.4% 
Illinois Fighting Illini
T. Griffey, F200-31-22011
M. Leonard, C243-51-24247
B. Paul, G394-132-463311
J. Bertrand, G3511-123-522325
T. Abrams, G343-41-43128
D. Richardson211-40-00002
N. Egwu150-10-02030
M. Henry81-22-20025
M. Shaw30-00-00000
I. Djimde10-00-00020
Totals 23-4410-192082059
 52.3%52.6% 
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas16-231-53
Baylor12-627-811
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
TCU6-1224-1567
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
Oklahoma5-1311-20171
Texas4-1411-22157

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
Other games
Florida 56 Final
Tenn 67
GTOWN 62 Final
W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
TXTCH 60
DART 47 Final
HARV 63
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
GONZ 82
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98