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
Kansas13-527-93
Iowa St.12-625-99
Oklahoma12-624-1118
W. Virginia11-725-1024
Baylor11-724-1010
Texas8-1020-1442
Oklahoma St.8-1018-1449
Kansas St.8-1015-17100
TCU4-1418-15131
Texas Tech3-1513-19184

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wisconsin16-236-44
Maryland14-428-713
Michigan St.12-627-1223
Iowa12-622-1243
Purdue12-621-1355
Ohio St.11-724-1141
Indiana9-920-1461
Illinois9-919-1473
Michigan8-1016-1680
Minnesota6-1218-1598
Northwestern6-1215-17124
Nebraska5-1313-18158
Penn St.4-1418-16108
Rutgers2-1610-22179
 
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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
TTU 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